About us

We wanted a trading terminal that was powerful, but easy to use. After failing to find anything suitable, we built it ourselves from scratch.

Meet the team

Jonathan Maycock

Co-founder and CEO

Jonathan worked as a software developer at Scottish Equitable International before returning to academia to complete a PhD in Wave Optics. Afterwards he set up and ran the Manual Intelligence Lab at CITEC in Bielefeld University for over 8 years. It took bitcoin to entice him back to finance.

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Christof Elbrechter

Co-founder and CTO

Before moving to the cryptocurrency and Fintech space, Christof worked for 11 years in the Neuroinformatics Group at Bielefeld University where he led the Computer Vision Group. He finished his PhD (with honors) in the field of robotic manipulation of paper with a focus on real-time image processing, computer vision and machine learning. Christof has more than 20 years C++ experience and created the open source computer vision library ICL.

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Irène Binder


Irène started her career in banking and then joined the Henkel Group where she held several positions in Finance including Treasury and Controlling in East Europe to become the European Controller for the Institutional Business. She was CFO and member of the board of Semaia Pharmaceuticals, a Biotech Start-Up. Irène is a graduate from University of Geneva in Economics and European Studies.

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Thoren Huppke

Senior software developer

After studying mathematics in his Bachelor degree, Thoren finished his Masters degree in Intelligent Systems in 2017 and joined the margin team directly. Although relatively new to the crypto-space he is very excited about it and enthusiastic about the team and the product.

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Sarah Drapalski

Customer Success and Communications Manager

Sarah has always been focused on individual experience from her previous background in teaching. She is a graduate of Mars Hill University in North Carolina and holds a degree in Teaching English as a Second Language. She recently moved to Germany where she was eager to join the growing startup culture in Bielefeld.

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