Berlin-Based Staking Startup Certus One Acquired by Jump Trading
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Blockchain engineering firm Certus One has been acquired by Chicago-based quantitative trading company Jump Trading for an undisclosed amount, the companies said Tuesday.
Following the acquisition, Certus One’s CEO and co-founder, Hendrik Hofstadt, has been appointed director of special projects as part of Jump Trading Group’s Digital Assets group. The Certus One team will join Jump Trading’s team of 900 employees made up of engineers, quants and traders. Certus One was a core developer of Wormhole, the bi-directional bridge between ETH and SOL. In June, Oxygen, a kind of decentralized finance brokerage built on the high-throughput Solana blockchain, added Jump Trading as a strategic partner.