Industry: Cryptocurrency
Company Nickname: Vircurex
Public or Private: Private


Vircurex was founded in 2011 as an online exchange where users could deposit US dollars and Euros to buy, sell, and exchange digital currencies. Its name stands for Virtual Currency Exchange. On March 24, 2014, the company froze users’ accounts by preventing them from withdrawing Bitcoin (BTC), Litecoin (LTC), Terracoin (TRC), and Feathercoin (FTC). It is unclear where the company is located or if it was ever incorporated.