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Blockchain Startup
Bitwala

Blockchain Banking

Banking

Bitwala

Bitwala is Germany’s cryptocurrency flagship with the mission of building the bank to bridge traditional and blockchain-based finance. Based in Berlin, Bitwala offers the world’s first all-in-one platform combining a regular bank account, a Bitcoin wallet, and seamless bitcoin trading options. Our customers can easily buy and sell bitcoin - whether online or mobile - with fast liquidity directly from their bank account, hosted by a German partner bank. Bitwala only charges a competitive 1 percent fee for every bitcoin trade.

Customers in all 31 countries of the European Economic Area can access the benefits of a German bank account. Euro deposits up to €100,000 are protected by the German deposit guarantee scheme. Moreover, the account comes with a free debit Mastercard that can be used for contactless payments and free withdrawals at 40 million ATMs and POS’ worldwide. To protect the bitcoin in the Bitwala wallet, the private keys remain in the hands of the customer. The high legal and technical standards render Bitwala one the safest and quickest ways to trade and manage Bitcoin holdings.

Category Banking
Name Bitwala GmbH
Founding Date 2016-1-22
Token Offering No
Technology Blockchain
Investors HTGF, Digital Currency Group, Coparion, Earlybird, Global Brain, Sony Financial Ventures
Job Offers Current Openings
Looking for Investors n/a
Looking for Equity Investors n/a
Looking for Speaking Opportunities Yes

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Founders of Bitwala

Jörg von Minckwitz (CEO)
Benjamin Jones (CTO)
Jan Goslicki (COO)