A list of frequently asked questions by our community.
Paradigm is an institutional-grade communications platform that automates price negotiation and settlement workflows for OTC digital asset traders.
Our mission is to bring traders together and drive efficiencies in their workflows so that they can focus on what matters most: trading!
Paradigm is built for professional traders and institutions in the OTC digital asset business. We provide liquidity takers and makers a state-of-the-art communications platform to negotiate pricing and settlement terms for OTC transactions.
No. Paradigm does not list its own tradable contracts or securities. Furthermore, Paradigm neither maintains an orderbook nor matches multiple bids and offers in an automated and non-discretionary fashion. All price agreement is via a bilateral RFQ process embedded within the Paradigm communications platform.
No. Paradigm does not engage in market-making activity in any financial markets. Paradigm is focused on doing what it does best: making communication between counterparties quicker, easier, and more efficient.
Absolutely not! Paradigm does not engage in any proprietary trading activity.
Paradigm currently supports bi-laterally negotiated spot, futures and options products on digital assets. For a full list of supported assets, please contact email@example.com.
No. We will never ask for your private keys or seek custody of your fiat or digital assets.
Yes. Paradigm stores chat and trade data that users can access and export at anytime.
Paradigm is built using the latest in web-technology (Electron) and can run as a native desktop application as well as in a web-browser (Chrome) on a PC or a MAC.
As a communication tool, Paradigm is and will always remain free to all users. Our automated workflow solutions are charged on a pay-per-use basis. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Paradigm is an invitation-only service. You can request access at email@example.com. For certain cleared products, Paradigm adheres to the same jurisdiction restrictions set by the clearing venue. A complete list of supported products and corresponding jurisdiction restrictions can be found here.