OKCoin Takes Over – Part of Strategy to be King of Bitcoin World?

The website has been taken over by China-based BTC exchange OKCoin.

Previously, controlled management of, and before that the domain name was under BTC exchange TradeHill’s control. TradeHill suspended trading in 2013.

Speculation on Chinese bitcoin forums is that Roger Ver, an investor in and OKCoin, has turned over or lent the website address to OKCoin.

OKCoin made the announcement on Tuesday December 16th.

The front page of is the following:


OKCoin has not responded to enquiries regarding its plans for the new site.

Nonetheless, OKCoin has recently declared its goal of becoming the “Google” of the Bitcoin space. Undoubtedly a public listing is also in its long term plans. So, is the adoption of such a coveted brand like part of that strategy?

Journalist, policy analyst, and evangelist of new, disruptive technologies including big data analytics, Internet of Things, and cryptocurrencies. Internet industry veteran with regional c-suite experience, and journalist credentials earned at, Internet World magazine, and Mecklermedia Corporation.
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