2 02, 2018

The Big Short

By |February 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|6 Comments

We are happy to inform you that we have received the long-awaited confirmation that we can start transferring back all customer pending bank transfers. The refund process will start today, February 2nd. In order for us to perform these refunds, we had to set up a reversed refund option with the help of our long-term [...]

12 01, 2018

A turning point in Bitwala’s history

By |January 12th, 2018|Announcements|31 Comments

Over the last 2 weeks we’ve had the busiest time Bitwala has ever seen. Both our card and bank transfer services were suspended. We’ve been working around the clock to return customers’ money to them in the quickest and simplest way possible. We wanted to take this opportunity to explain how this impacts Bitwala and [...]

5 01, 2018

Bitwala cards have been disabled

By |January 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|27 Comments

Yesterday our Bitwala Card issuer WaveCrest Holdings Ltd received direction from Visa Europe to immediately suspend all Bitwala cards effective immediately. Unfortunately, neither Visa nor WaveCrest were able to provide us or you with more time to prepare for this announcement. How card users are affected Your Bitwala card is now deactivated and you will [...]

19 12, 2017

“Bitcoin this Christmas” Competition

By |December 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The holiday season is approaching and after another great year, we are excited to welcome the new year with a handful of new features and products on our roadmap and would like to see how you celebrate ‘tis season as well! Get your crypto selfie game on Upload any crypto-themed festivities you have this holiday [...]

13 12, 2017

SegWit is now implemented in the Bitwala Wallet

By |December 13th, 2017|Announcements|0 Comments

We’re happy to announce that we have implemented SegWit into the Bitwala Wallet! SegWit is a technical improvement of the Bitcoin Blockchain that paves the way for cheaper transactions and enables scaling solutions on top of Bitcoin. It is now available for all of our 60000 users. Overview Segregated Witness was activated on the Bitcoin [...]

8 12, 2017

First look at Revolut’s Cryptocurrency exchange

By |December 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

As the popularity of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies continues to surge, more and more companies are adding features to allow people to participate in the crypto market. By adding its crypto-fiat exchange service yesterday, UK-based Revolut is the latest of these companies. Earlier yesterday we congratulated the team on joining the crypto club and expanding [...]

21 11, 2017

Recover, store, and send Bitcoin Cash to any bank account with Bitwala

By |November 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|26 Comments

It’s finally here! Starting today, Bitwala wallets support Bitcoin Cash! In August the Bitcoin network experienced a chain split, or commonly known as a hardfork, which created a new kind of cryptocurrency: Bitcoin Cash (BCH). Bitcoin Cash was developed from bitcoin’s main forked blockchain, this means that if you owned Bitcoin (BTC) in software wallets [...]