Secure Digital Markets Inc (SDM) is a leading global digital asset trading, marketing making, and treasury management firm with an MSB license that provides boutique financial services to small medium and large capital management groups, payments and forex corporations and other financial institutions, governments and individuals. SDM was founded in 2017, is headquartered in Toronto and New York City with partners and representatives in financial centers around the world.
Secure Digital Markets is committed to providing cutting edge trading solutions to financial institutions and global liquidity to digital asset issuers with a mission of making blockchains and digital assets mainstream. SDM is a specialized digital asset trading firm within GDA Capital Corporation, a diversified capital markets firm with operations around the world.
Who we Serve
Secure Digital Markets serves institutional clients across the blockchain industry including miners of bitcoin and alternative digital currencies, capital markets institutions, active traders, exchanges, BTM Networks, and high net worth individuals.
Secure Digital Markets has a suite of financial products including SDM.live that provide us with off market liquidity at all times of bitcoin and alternative digital currencies.
People and Culture
We pride ourselves on our innovative corporate culture and passionate team members. Our organization is only as good as our people and we strive to consistently raise the bar by bringing the smartest group to the table.
See the biographies of our firm's board of directors and senior management.
Locate our offices around the world in Canada, the United States and globally.
We provide liquidity and market making strategies to digital asset issuers and large holders and boutique trading and treasury management strategies to individuals, hedge funds, family offices, private equity funds and other capital management firms. Learn more about our various businesses and find a solution that meets your personal or business needs.
Digital Asset Trading
Trading and liquidation services to help organizations issuing or holding digital assets with liquidity and boutique trading and investment strategies for individuals and capital management firms.
Customized treasury management strategy to liquidate digital assets over set periods of time with specific return goals across global exchanges to ensure limited price movement and hedge long term exposure to any particular asset
Our people share in our mission of advancing the digital asset and blockchain industry by providing access to global liquidity and market making strategies for digital asset issuers and boutique digital asset trading strategies for capital management firms and other financial institutions.
Our founders our pioneers in digital asset and blockchain trading
We commit people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow.
Secure Digital Markets works with the highest ethicacy and always ensures that we ca . In addition to our trading services, we look to add value in other ways such as .
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Basic entity information
Basic entity information (full legal name, EIN or company registration number, date of formation, jurisdiction of formation, primary business address, list of officers, website).
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Entity formation documents (e.g., certificate of formation, articles of incorporation, certificate of organization, or equivalent documents).
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Intended cryptoassets to trade.
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