About Us

CryptoCompare is a central authority for clear and concise information, offering unrivalled breadth, scope and depth of data, bridging the gap between the crypto asset and traditional financial markets.

Founded in 2014, CryptoCompare is a global cryptocurrency market data provider, giving institutional and retail investors access to real-time, high-quality, reliable market and pricing data on 5,300+ coins and 240,000+ currency pairs. By aggregating and analysing tick data from globally recognised exchanges, and seamlessly integrating different datasets in the cryptocurrency price, CryptoCompare provides a comprehensive, holistic overview of the market. At a granular level, we produce: cryptocurrency trade data, order book data, blockchain and historical data, social data, reports and a suite of cryptocurrency indices.

We pride ourselves on our data integrity and scope of data and we continually invest in our technology and API to ensure our infrastructure remains robust and both the retail and institutional investors can access data to execute their investment portfolios. CryptoCompare adheres to the most rigorous standards to safeguard data integrity, normalising global sources to ensure consistency and confidence in the market. To ensure the integrity of our data, we regularly review crypto exchanges, monitor for market abuse and take regional anomalies and geographical movements into consideration.

Our Founders

Charles Hayter

CEO & Co-Founder

Co-founded CryptoCompare in 2014. Previously an Equity Research Analyst at CitiBank and Westhall Capital.


Vlad Cealicu

CTO & Co-Founder

Co-founded CryptoCompare in 2014. Previously a Web Developer for ADVFN and the Head of Software Development at LSBF.

Our Board & Advisers

Alex Preston


Prior to CryptoCompare Alex co-founded Verivox, Germany’s leading utility price-comparison company, with Andrew Goodwin in 1998.

Herbie Skeete

Non-Executive Director

Founder and managing director of Mondo Visione. Formerly a senior Reuters executive.

Dr. Mike Aitken

Board Adviser

Serial Entrepreneur behind Smarts surveillance and of SIRCA in 1997, CMCRC in 2007, and a key driving force for former Thomson Reuters Tick history, Digicash & Infinigold.

Our Team

Peter Seebohm

Finance Director

Previously Ernst & Young and Finance Director at high growth SaaS company Privax, which was sold to AVG technologies.

James Butler

Head of Engineering

Previously Software Developer at De La Rue and in the Government sector.

Alissa Ostrove

Chief of Staff

Previously led people-driven initiatives in the humanitarian and not-for-profit sectors, most notably supporting the economic integration of refugees in the United States.

Daniel Welbers

Head of Advertising

Previously worked in the online gaming and gambling industry.

FCA Authorisation

CryptoCompare is a registered Benchmark Administrator authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

The FCA authorisation, awarded to CryptoCompare’s data and index subsidiary, CC Data Limited, licenses CryptoCompare to issue benchmarks for financial instruments, financial contracts and the measurement of fund performance.

CCCAGG, CryptoCompare’s proprietary family of benchmarks for pricing digital assets, is based on 24-hour, volume-weighted average calculation, time-penalty factor and outlier methodology, covering 500+ liquid asset pairs.

CryptoCompare’s industry-standard indices are relied upon by a diverse range of globally recognised clients, offering comprehensive market valuation benchmarks that power leading digital asset financial products. These indices, based on CryptoCompare’s proprietary methodology and research, provide institutional-grade access to the largest and most liquid digital assets.

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