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Thinkers, Architects, Makers in a tokenized world.

We are Keyrock: meritocratic, value-driven and fiercely passionate about digital financial markets. Here visionary ideas materialize through disciplined, data-driven approaches and thoughtfully designed technology. And we have loads of fun in the process, too!

Our values

Our values
Our values
Our values
Our values
Our values
Our values


We are more than the sum of our parts.

  • Value and respect diverging opinions and experiences
  • Make empathy and shared context central to effective collaboration
  • Realize personal achievement through your team’s success


Nothing is somebody else’s problem.

  • Own and learn from successes and failures
  • Dare to push projects you believe in and see them through to the end
  • Act with the big picture in mind


Each of us is passionate.

  • Never settle
  • Cultivate self-awareness to thrive
  • Guide your passion with data

Meet our Leadership team

Former consultant at Roland Berger. Deeply passionate about digital assets and decentralized technologies, has been profesionally active in the domain since 2014. Graduate of Commercial Engineering in Financial Markets.

Kevin de Patoul

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder

A full stack developer and technology leader with strategic mind, committed to co-creation of tokenized economies. Before founding Keyrock, he led teams developing complex, cyber-secure applications in EU institutions and banking industry.

Jeremy de Groodt

Chief Technical Officer and Co-Founder

Serial entrepreneur, strategist and business developer, fascinated by topics of innovation and social impact. Graduate of Masters in Innovation and Management of Solvay. Keyrock is his fourth successful company.

Juan David Mendieta

Chief Strategy Officer and Co-Founder

Former managing director of trading desks in Wall Street-based division of Bank of America Merill Lynch. Seasoned trader and recent graduate of MSc in Data Science from BSE.

Eric Beckwith

Chief Investment Officer

Our story

Our story
Our story
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Our story

Back in 2016 we began to envision the impact of tokenization on capital markets of the future. We quickly understood what would be their critical need: liquidity. While many looked for short-term gains in a booming crypto market, we focused on a long-term vision: to gradually develop a self-adaptive trading technology that enables swift, secure and scalable liquidity solutions for tokenized markets.

Creation of beta version of our algorithm trading software
Seed round led by Volta Ventures and incorporation of Keyrock
Trading over 10 assets on 5 exchanges
Release of the V1 of our enterprise-level Market Making system
Coming out of the bear market as a industry reference for liquidity
Release of second generation Market Making HFT technology
Round A Financing (by SIX, Middlegame Ventures, Volta Ventures)
Over 50 employees, 80 exchanges, 200 markets and growing!

What it’s like to work at Keyrock

My two years at Keyrock have been an incredible journey. Co-workers became friends, mentors and source of inspiration. I’m thrilled to be part of the transition to a digital financial system.

Laura Chaput

Head of compliance

Already during my first months as an intern I was given big responsibilities and it helped me get more confident and understand the dynamics of this new asset class at a fast pace.

Kevin Zhang

DeFi trader

Working days and challenges at Keyrock are never boring. I found myself growing tremendously while improving and securing our cloud environments and joining an organization that never settles easily.

Ioannis Moustakis


Working at the intersection of quantitative research and programming, I can witness how mathematical models change into real Rust-programmed bots - incredibly interesting and rewarding.

Eugen Liubarshchuk

Senior Algorithm Developer

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