Mt. Gox

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Mt. Gox
IndustryFiat exchange
FoundedJuly 18, 2010
DefunctFebruary 25, 2014
HeadquartersShibuya, Tokyo, Japan
Founder(s)Jed McCaleb
Key peopleMark Karpeles
ParentTibanne Ltd.

Mt. Gox, called "Mount Gox" or simply "Gox", was the most widely used bitcoin currency exchange market from shortly after its inception in 2010 to its insolvency late 2013.[1] The market was closed February 25, 2014 and has since filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan and the United States, after losing 640 thousand bitcoins.

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  1. 2011-06-07 on #bitcoin-otc: "MagicalTux: you could use the count of users on mtgox (went over 30k recently)"