Digital and crypto business of Boerse Stuttgart Group

As a strategic pillar, Boerse Stuttgart Group has built the largest digital and crypto business of the European exchange groups and is particularly active in trading and custody of digital assets. Boerse Stuttgart Group provides a reliable, regulated and transparent access to the crypto world – both for retail investors and institutional partners.

Boerse Stuttgart Digital Holding GmbH bundles all activities of the digital and crypto business of Boerse Stuttgart Group. Managing directors are Dr Matthias Voelkel (Chairman), Dr Ulli Spankowski and Dr Oliver Vins.

Offerings of Boerse Stuttgart Group in the digital and crypto business:


Uncomplicated and secure trading in cryptocurrencies: this is possible with BISON, Boerse Stuttgart Group’s crypto platform. BISON makes crypto trading as easy as possible and is active in the German, Austrian and Swiss market.

Active users: 590,000

Trading volume in 2021: around EUR 5.6 billion

Boerse Stuttgart Digital Exchange

Boerse Stuttgart Digital Exchange (BSDEX) is the multilateral trading venue for digital assets of Boerse Stuttgart Group. Currently, three institutional participants that provide liquidity in trading are connected to BSDEX. With its stable technology and transparent trading environment, BSDEX is a reliable long-term partner in the crypto market.

► Registered users: 90,000

Trading volume in 2021: around EUR 2,5 billion


Within Boerse Stuttgart Group, blocknox takes care of the custody of cryptocurrencies on an escrow basis for users of BISON and Boerse Stuttgart Digital Exchange (BSDEX). A multilevel security concept has been developed and implemented at blocknox for the custody of cryptocurrencies.

► Countervalue of cryptocurrencies under custody in 2021: at times over EUR 2 billion

AI & Predictive Data Analytics

Sowa Labs is a fintech startup specialized in predictive data analytics and disruptive applications in trading of financial assets and cryptocurrencies.

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