Synthetic Liquidity

Synthetic Liquidity works with operators of compliant and risk-responsible digital wallets, exchanges, remittance services, and marketplaces that hold or move money for their users. We partner with these operators by providing liquidity services. These services free our partners’ working capital, so that they can deploy funds to higher-value R&D and marketing efforts.

What We Do

  • Liquidity
    Between Ledgers

    Instant move
    of funds to/from your ledger

  • Currency
    Conversion API

    Instant Forex
    conversion to/from any currency

  • Backstop
    for Reserves

    Deposit assurance for your value holders

Our Team

  • Jun Hiraga

    CEO and Co-Founder

    Jun Hiraga is CEO and co-founder of Synthetic Liquidity. Prior to Synthetic Liquidity, Jun was a managing director at UBS Investment Bank, where he served as the West Coast head of Client Trading and Execution. From January 2000 to April of 2012, Jun was a managing director at Merrill Lynch and Bank of America, where he was also co-head of West Coast Institutional Equities. Throughout his 30-year career on Wall Street, Jun held a variety of leadership roles and was instrumental in driving value to clients through superior trading and execution strategies.

  • Greg Kidd

    Co-Founder and Advisor

    Greg Kidd is the CEO of global iD and the former chief risk officer at Ripple, in addition to his role at Synthetic Liquidity. His investment firm Hard Yaka backs many fintech and regtech companies. He is a former Promontory, Federal Reserve, and Booz Allen professional. Greg was a first round investor in Twitter, Square, and Coinbase. He has significant positions in crypto holdings.

  • Katie Sullivan

    Senior Administrative Officer

    Katie Sullivan is a team member at Synthetic Liquidity, providing organizational and operational direction from her main post as Hard Yaka's program manager. Her experience prior to joining the Synthetic Liquidity team includes serving as project analyst for BAR Architects and as a ranger at Yosemite National Park.

  • Norman Reed

    Regulatory and Strategic Advisor

    Norman Reed is a regulatory and strategic advisor at Synthetic Liquidity, bringing a background specializing in solving regulatory issues for companies building new financial technologies to his advisory role. He also currently serves as general counsel for Carta, with prior roles at Ripple and Omgeo, LLC. Norman has worked at the Security and Exchange Commission’s Division of Trading and Markets and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.