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Financial infrastructure provider for the emerging bitcoin economy.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Financial Services
  • Location Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  • Currency AUD
  • Founded May 2013
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

CoinJar is the consumer-friendly approach to buy, sell, trade, and accept bitcoin. Based on our proven market maker model, we enable all levels of bitcoin transactions. Our API's allow developers to tap into our financial ecosystem to build the next generation of bitcoin apps. CoinJar provides the consumer experience of an intuitive web service while maintaining the framework of a financial institution.


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    Asher Tan
    Co-Founder, CEO

    Asher previously led the macroeconomics department at industry research firm IBISWorld. There he oversaw analysis and delivery of industry risk rating scores for both Australia and the UK. He has also lead projects for Australian business magazine BRW, including cover articles for Top 500 Private Companies and Top 1000 lists. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Economics and Finance from Curtin University, Western Australia.

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    Ryan Zhou
    Co-Founder, COO

    Ryan (@zhoutong) was the sole founder of Bitcoinica the world’s first bitcoin platform offering margin trading, short selling and stop orders. Total trades in its first 6-months of operation exceeded $40M. He subsequently exited to a private investor two months after launch. Ryan is a keen Ruby developer.

Previous Investors

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    Angelcube, Venture Accelerator