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Our next chapter: we're moving to Coinbase to continue the mission.

By Jason Victor
January 7, 2021

Routefire supporters and users,

After an incredible journey that began in early 2018, it is with pride and a deep sense of gratitude that today we are announcing we will be discontinuing Routefire's services and our team will be joining Coinbase to continue developing best-in-class execution services for digital assets.

We've had an incredible few years serving this community. When we entered the space, crypto market infrastructure was in its infancy, and traders were sorely in need of a solution that allowed them to execute quickly and efficiently across venues without suffering the market impact common to large block orders. Our mission was to enhance trading infrastructure in crypto markets, and we developed one of the most performant tools in the space, routinely filling $1mm+ orders with 50 bps or more in price improvement. Most of all, we enjoyed listening to and partnering with our customers to build the Routefire platform.

While we'll no longer be supporting the Routefire platform, we are very excited to continue on our mission of bringing advanced trading infrastructure to the rapidly developing cryptocurrency markets by joining Coinbase. We remain deeply committed to this ecosystem and are excited to help develop Coinbase’s market-leading suite of institutional products, which provides the true end-to-end solution that we believe best meets our customers' needs.

Thank you all for joining us on this incredible journey. We understand that trust is the foundation of this business, and we deeply appreciate your faith in us. We hope to continue working together with you at Coinbase, and look forward to serving you for many years to come.