In August 2018, Intercontinental Exchange announced it was forming a new company, Bakkt, which was intended to leverage Microsoft online servers to manage digital assets. Two years later, Bakkt announced a new all-time high for trade volume in physically delivered Bitcoin futures contracts. On September 15, 2020, this figure amounted to 15,955 BTC (more than $200 million at the time of announcement).
About the owners and the team
Operating in the United States of America, Bakkt has roughly 300 employees managed by CEO Gavin Michael.