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The Lykke exchange is a semi-decentralized exchange for cryptocurrencies and fiat. The company’s subsidiaries, which are licensed as financial companies, provide broker and trading services for clients. All possible asset pair types are tradable: fiat fx to fiat fx, fiat fx to crypto, and crypto to crypto. Lykke, as a company, provides liquidity, issuance services, and consulting. The commissions and fees for Lykke are essentially zero.



Lykke is building a secure global marketplace for the exchange of all financial assets. Encouraging participation from all users, the Lykke Exchange levels the financial playing field through direct ownership of assets and immediate settlement of trades. Lykke coin (LKK) is a colored coin that represents a 1/100 of a share in Lykke Corp. Each registered share of Lykke Corp corresponds to 100 Lykke coins.[1]

Project website

ICO start date: 2016-10-09


Lykke was founded by Richard Olsen, a distinguished pioneer in high frequency finance. He has been laying the conceptual foundations for Lykke for most of his professional life.[2] The company was established in Switzerland and received initial seed funding in 2015.


Lykke is creating a single global marketplace, where any sort of financial instrument can be traded and settled peer to peer with second-by-second interest payments. The marketplace utilizes blockchain pioneered by Bitcoin to offer immediate settlement and direct ownership. The medium of exchange is the colored coin.

More information in the project whitepaper:

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Team of the projectEdit

Richard Olsen, Founder, CEO

Richard is a pioneer in high frequency finance with extensive entrepreneurial experience and well known for his academic work. He was a co-founder of OANDA, a currency information company and market maker in foreign exchange.

Sergey Ivliev, Products & Operations

Executed and supervised 100+ large scale system implementation projects with total revenue exceeding 40 Mio. Regional Director at PRMIA Russia and associate professor at Perm State University.

Anton Golub, Science

Anton is a renowned specialist in quantitative analysis, high-frequency trading, market microstructure. His work experience includes research at Olsen Ltd, Manchester Business School as a Marie Curie Research Fellow, several research projects funded by the European Union, BigDataFinance project.

Michael Nikulin, Technology

Michael is architect, designer and developer with 10 year experience in creating market solutions for financial institutions, including Anti-Money Laundering, Fraud Detection and Financial Markets Compliance solutions. Combines deep knowledge of financial architecture with Blockchain settlement mechanisms.

Andrey Migin, Software Development

Andrey is exceptional team leader with 8 year professional experience of FX marketplace systems development.

Seamus Donoghue, Lykke Singapore, Asian Markets

Seamus has 25 years of experience in financial markets, having worked for top-tier investment banks and a FinTech startup focused on the wholesale trading of physical commodities.

Michael Klena, Lykke USA

Over the past 25 years, Michael has helped financial services to transition into the digital space. He was a senior executive at several of the largest retail trading firms, at various times overseeing the Sales, Product, Service, and Operations divisions in the U.S. and around the world.


LKK market cap on 5 JAN 2018: $56,121,096

LKK price on 5 JAN 2018: $0,211616

Lykke coin (LKK) PriceEdit

Lykke (LKK) coin price is available online on Coinmarketcap widget:

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