Poloniex is a US-based cryptocurrency exchange platform. The company was founded in January 2014 by Tristan D’Agosta and is based in Wilmington, Delaware.
As of May 2018 Poloniex ranked as the 25th World largest crypto exchange by data tracker CoinMarketCap.com, with almost 100 tokens listed and a daily trading volume of $70m. In February 2018, Poloniex was acquired by Circle Internet Financial Ltd., a closely held mobile-payments firm backed by Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
To protect your money, Poloniex keeps most deposits in air-gapped cold storage. Online, Poloniex has only what’s needed for active trading. The also monitor activity 24/7 to block any suspicious activity.