Company updates

2022 Awards and Accolades: A Year in Review

, December 22, 2022

While this year proved packed with challenges for the crypto industry, the positive third-party affirmation CEX.IO enjoyed along the way was both a bright spot, and a validation of our time-tested dependability. From rising in user ratings, to earning the approval of industry authorities, to appearing in the pixels of leading publications, we have been fortunate to be seen and celebrated for our efforts in 2022. 

After nearly a decade of innovation, supported by tireless work, each new accolade helps confirm that our mission of an inclusive and accessible crypto ecosystem is reality. And none of these would be possible without the dedication of our global community.

Therefore, we want to extend a special thank you to all the individuals and institutions alike who continue to choose CEX.IO as their port of call in the digital asset space. We owe each and every one of these honors to you. 

Explore some of our 2022 highlights, and here’s to keeping the momentum going in the New Year, and years to come.

Forbes: The Best Global Crypto Exchanges

On March 16, CEX.IO was ranked among the “Top 20 Best Global Crypto Exchanges” from a pool of nearly 600 candidates. Receiving perfect scores for Jurisdiction, Regulation, and Client Review, Forbes recognized our recent forays into the institutional space, while lauding our tenured experience as industry leaders.

Learn more about our ranking here.

FinTech Breakthrough Awards: Best Overall DeFi Platform – 2022

Also in March, CEX.IO was named “Best Overall DeFi Platform” at the 2022 FinTech Breakthrough Awards. Open to all individuals, companies, and organizations operating in the FinTech space, this year’s award honored products and services that managed to “break through” a crowded field. According to the judges, CEX.IO did just that.

View the complete list of winners here.

CryptoCompare: 9th Best Cryptocurrency Exchange

In April, CEX.IO was ranked 9th in CryptoCompare’s Exchange Benchmark Report. Designed to assess the risk of centralized and decentralized exchanges, CryptoCompare acknowledged our commitment to KYC and curbing Transaction Risk by awarding a full score of 15/15 and an overall “A” rating.

Read the full report here.

Hedgeweek: Best Exchange – 2022

After being shortlisted for “Best Exchange” earlier in the year, CEX.IO brought the title home at Hedgeweek’s inaugural European Digital Assets Awards in June. Recognized for excellence among fund managers and services providers in the digital asset space, CEX.IO was selected by a voting body of over 9900 Hedgeweek subscribers.

View the complete list of winners here

Kaiko: Cryptocurrency Exchange Ranking for Q2 2022

In July, CEX.IO climbed to number eight on Kaiko’s Q2 2022 Exchange Ranking with an overall score of 81/100. Evaluated on governance, business, liquidity, security, technology, and data quality, CEX.IO also received a “AA” rating from the outlet for displaying excellence in these areas.

Learn more about our ranking here

International Business Magazine: Most Trusted Crypto Exchange and Most Secured Trading Platform in the U.K.

In September, CEX.IO notched a double win at the 2022 International Business Magazine Awards as both the most trusted and most secure U.K.-based exchange. Located in Dubai, UAE, International Business Magazine delivers the latest news from the financial world and applauds innovative solutions working to drive the industry forward.

View the complete list of winners here.

Cryptowisser: CEX.IO Reaches #2 on Cryptocurrency Exchange List

In November, CEX.IO climbed to the #2 ranking on Stockholm-based comparison site, Cryptowisser. With an overall score of 4.34/5 based on 1220 user votes, CEX.IO also received high marks for its U.S. accessibility, array of diverse funding options, and long-standing relationships with global regulators.

Learn more about our ranking here.

Business Tabloid News: Best Cryptocurrency Exchange 2022

In December, CEX.IO received the title of “Best Cryptocurrency Exchange 2022” at the 4th annual Business Tabloid Awards. Located in the UAE, Business Tabloid News is a global publication that focuses on companies setting the standard for quality and driving innovation in their industries. This was CEX.IO’s first acknowledgement from this outlet.

View the complete list of winners here.

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