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On this page, you can compare Gemini with Kraken. Which exchange is better to use? You can compare exchange characteristics, fees, trading features, safety, and social media presence.

At the end of this page, you can see our final ratings for both exchanges.

In the table below you can see general information on both exchanges. Gemini was founded in 2015 in USA. Kraken was founded in 2011 in USA.

When choosing an exchange for trading, you should take into account how long it has been an active market player. Older exchanges usually have a good reputation and tend to be more reliable. It may be a good decision to use the older exchange, which is Kraken. At the same time, newer projects may be more technologically advanced.

You should also pay attention to where the exchange is located. Some countries have strict financial regulations, which makes it difficult to seek court assistance when needed.

Gemini is Centralized and Kraken is Centralized. You can read more about the pros and cons of centralized and decentralized exchanges in this article.

Gemini has a mobile app available for iOS and Android. Kraken has a mobile app available for iOS and Android.

Gemini has 1 language available, which is English. Kraken has 14 languages available, including English, Japanese, Portuguese, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Vietnamese, Turkish, Filipino, Thai, Ukrainian and Taiwanese.

Company
User rating User rating 2.0 / 5 6 user reviews User rating 3.4 / 5 21 user reviews
Cryptogeek rating Cryptogeek rating 4.0 / 5 Cryptogeek rating 4.0 / 5
Trust Score How it works Trust Score 3.64 / 5 Trust Score 4.08 / 5

User rating

2.0 / 5 6 user reviews 3.4 / 5 21 user reviews

Cryptogeek rating

4.0 / 5 4.0 / 5

Trust Score

How it works
3.64 / 5 4.08 / 5

About

Gemini is an exchange founded in 2015 in the USA. The platform is open for traders from the USA, Canada, Europe, and the UK.
Kraken was founded back in 2011 but was officially opened two years later. It is one of the oldest active cryptocurrency exchanges. Kraken provides efficient trading opportunities in numerous Fiat currencies. It is currently holding the world leadership in terms of Bitcoin to Euro trading volumes. The exchange supports both crypto and Fiat deposits as well as withdrawals.

Founding Date

2015 2011

Country

USA USA

Type

Centralized Centralized

Languages

English English, Japanese, Portuguese, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Vietnamese, Turkish, Filipino, Thai, Ukrainian, Taiwanese

Mobile app

iOS, Android iOS, Android

Full address

600 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10016, U.S.A Payward Trading Ltd c/o SHRM Trustees (BVI) Limited Trinity Chambers, P.O. Box 4301 Road Town, Tortola, VG1110 British Virgin Islands

Fees

Fees vary according to volume exchanged. See full fee schedule here: https://gemini.com/trading-fee-schedule/#trading-fee-schedule < 50,000$: 0.16% Maker | 0.26% Taker
< 100,000$: 0.14% Maker | 0.24% Taker
< 250,000$: 0.12% Maker | 0.22% Taker
< 500,000$: 0.10% Maker | 0.20% Taker
< 1,000,000$: 0.08% Maker | 0.18% Taker
< 2,500,000$: 0.06% Maker | 0.16% Taker
< 5,000,000$: 0.04% Maker | 0.14% Taker
< 10,000,000$: 0.02% Maker | 0.12% Taker
> 10,000,000$: 0.00% Maker | 0.10% Taker

Full fee schedule:
https://www.kraken.com/en-us/features/fee-schedule
https://support.kraken.com/hc/en-us/articles/360000767986-Cryptocurrency-withdrawal-fees-and-minimums
About
Gemini is an exchange founded in 2015 in the USA. The platform is open for traders from the USA, Canada, Europe, and the UK.
Kraken was founded back in 2011 but was officially opened two years later. It is one of the oldest active cryptocurrency exchanges. Kraken provides efficient trading opportunities in numerous Fiat currencies. It is currently holding the world leadership in terms of Bitcoin to Euro trading volumes. The exchange supports both crypto and Fiat deposits as well as withdrawals.
Founding Date Founding Date 2015 Founding Date 2011
Country Country USA Country USA
Type Type Centralized Type Centralized
Languages Languages English Languages English, Japanese, Portuguese, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Vietnamese, Turkish, Filipino, Thai, Ukrainian, Taiwanese
Mobile app Mobile app iOS, Android Mobile app iOS, Android
Full address Full address 600 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10016, U.S.A Full address Payward Trading Ltd c/o SHRM Trustees (BVI) Limited Trinity Chambers, P.O. Box 4301 Road Town, Tortola, VG1110 British Virgin Islands
Fees Fees Fees vary according to volume exchanged. See full fee schedule here: https://gemini.com/trading-fee-schedule/#trading-fee-schedule Fees < 50,000$: 0.16% Maker | 0.26% Taker
< 100,000$: 0.14% Maker | 0.24% Taker
< 250,000$: 0.12% Maker | 0.22% Taker
< 500,000$: 0.10% Maker | 0.20% Taker
< 1,000,000$: 0.08% Maker | 0.18% Taker
< 2,500,000$: 0.06% Maker | 0.16% Taker
< 5,000,000$: 0.04% Maker | 0.14% Taker
< 10,000,000$: 0.02% Maker | 0.12% Taker
> 10,000,000$: 0.00% Maker | 0.10% Taker

Full fee schedule:
https://www.kraken.com/en-us/features/fee-schedule
https://support.kraken.com/hc/en-us/articles/360000767986-Cryptocurrency-withdrawal-fees-and-minimums

Trading

Gemini trading volume is 9,282,337.0. The exchange has 15 available trading pairs. Fiat trading is not available on the exchange. Margin trading is not available.

Kraken trading volume is 90,468,680.0. The exchange has 99 available trading pairs. Fiat trading is available on the exchange. Margin trading is available.

Please note: The bigger number of available trading pairs provides you with more trading opportunities, but may cause technological shortcomings at the same time.

Volume

9282337 90468680

Pairs

15 99

Coins

6 26

Fiat trading

-

Deposit

Free Depends on currency and volume

Fees

Percentage Percentage

Margin

-
Volume Volume 9282337 Volume 90468680
Pairs Pairs 15 Pairs 99
Coins Coins 6 Coins 26
Fiat trading Fiat trading - Fiat trading
Deposit Deposit Free Deposit Depends on currency and volume
Fees Fees Percentage Fees Percentage
Margin Margin - Margin

Safety

Two factor authentication

Verified

Verified Verified
Two factor authentication Two factor authentication Two factor authentication
Verified Verified Verified Verified Verified

Social

Website

gemini.com r.kraken.com

Twitter

@GeminiDotCom Krakenfx

Number of followers

154 376000
Website Website gemini.com Website r.kraken.com
Twitter Twitter @GeminiDotCom Twitter Krakenfx
Number of followers Number of followers 154 Number of followers 376000

Rating

User rating User rating 2.0 / 5 6 user reviews User rating 3.4 / 5 21 user reviews
Cryptogeek rating Cryptogeek rating 4.0 / 5 Cryptogeek rating 4.0 / 5

Cryptogeek summary

Gemini user rating is 2.0, based on 6 user reviews. Kraken user rating is 3.4, based on 21 user reviews.

We also calculate the special Cryptogeek TrustScore based on the characteristics of each exchange.

We choose the winner based on our TrustScore Rating. Please remember, it’s still up to you which company to choose! How do we calculate Trust Score?
We choose the winner based on our TrustScore Rating. Please remember, it’s still up to you which company to choose! How do we calculate Trust Score?
Trust Score: 3.64 / 5 Write review
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Trust Score: 4.08 / 5 Write review

On this page, you can compare Gemini with Kraken. Which exchange is better to use? You can compare exchange characteristics, fees, trading features, safety, and social media presence.

At the end of this page, you can see our final ratings for both exchanges.

In the table below you can see general information on both exchanges. Gemini was founded in 2015 in USA. Kraken was founded in 2011 in USA.

When choosing an exchange for trading, you should take into account how long it has been an active market player. Older exchanges usually have a good reputation and tend to be more reliable. It may be a good decision to use the older exchange, which is Kraken. At the same time, newer projects may be more technologically advanced.

You should also pay attention to where the exchange is located. Some countries have strict financial regulations, which makes it difficult to seek court assistance when needed.

Gemini is Centralized and Kraken is Centralized. You can read more about the pros and cons of centralized and decentralized exchanges in this article.

Gemini has a mobile app available for iOS and Android. Kraken has a mobile app available for iOS and Android.

Gemini has 1 language available, which is English. Kraken has 14 languages available, including English, Japanese, Portuguese, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Vietnamese, Turkish, Filipino, Thai, Ukrainian and Taiwanese.