About

The first European DLT exchange1


21X is a Frankfurt-based fintech and is in in the process of being authorised as a financial institution that will launch the first ESMA-licensed, blockchain-based exchange under the EU DLT regulation - DLTR. We are a global team of capital markets, digital assets and public blockchain experts with a proven track record of building regulated digital asset exchanges


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Our mission

We strive to democratize financial services by making financial instruments accessible to anyone, anywhere.

Our role

We are building a DLT-based trading venue on a public permissionless blockchain, allowing for highly efficient disintermediated and secure trading of financial instruments. We will be a licensed DLT trading and settlement system, operating under the EU DLT Regime.

Our values

We are pioneers, builders and innovators
We believe in distributed ledger technology
We foster co-opetition and open ecosystems
We foster financial inclusion and open market access
We are powering the futhure of capital markets

 TEAM

Get to know our team

We love technology and how it can be used to disrupt today’s financial world for the better . As well as a deep passion for blockchain and decentralization, our diverse team comes with unsurpassed knowledge, understanding and experience in digital asset exchanges, capital markets, scaling technology solutions and regulatory expertise. We are determined to shape the future of the financial industry through DLT.

Max Heinzle
CEO
Marc Hegen
CTO
Mathias Breier
CFO
Ulf Medek
Director of Legal
Julia Heinzle
Head of Administration
Severin Kranz
Head of Business Development
Thomas Brandstetter
Head of Development
Richie MacTaggart
Head of PR & Marketing
Jeffrey Hartjes
Founders Associate
Nicolas Klose
Business Analyst
Christoph v. Döhren
Risk Manager
Dennis Knauer
AML & Compliance Officer
Thomas Zraunig
Information Security Officer
Markus
Software Architect
Onur
Full-Stack Developer
Hendrik
Full-Stack Developer
Thu-Ha
Test Manager
Marek
Blockchain Architect
Lukas
Senior Blockchain Engineer
Michal
Solidity Developer
 Board

Introducing our supervisory board

We are working with thought leaders and industry experts having executives from the largest financial institutions and most innovative Web3 companies on our supervisory board.

Alexander Höptner
Chairman of the supervisory board
Peter Grosskopf
Member of the supervisory board
Michael Guzik
Member of the supervisory board
PARTNERS

We are a community of passionate beings

This passion is driving us to build a highly innovative open market infrastructure for digital finance. And we’re dong it together with industry experts from the world of banking, fintech and legal.