The exchange has been founded by Tristan D'Agosta in January, 2014. Much of employees of Poloniex still keep anonymity. The company is based in San Francisco, the State of California. Initially the exchange was guided by the market of the United States, but the general popularity and large volumes of the auctions have involved altcoin-traders from all around the world. The service is working and developing, and the ratings can be the main proof.