20 10, 2017

Why we (temporarily) stopped processing most SEPA currencies

By |October 20th, 2017|Announcements|2 Comments

Yesterday our exchange partner has experienced a sudden technical disruption which stopped their ability to process eight European SEPA currencies. Unfortunately for our customers, this means they can only exchange cryptocurrency into EUROs and GBP. Unfortunately, no other FIAT currencies can be exchanged until the problem is resolved. The currencies affected are CHF, CZK, DKK, [...]

13 09, 2017

A closer look at the state of Bitcoin and Bitcoin market in the UK

By |September 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments

As Europe’s leading bitcoin and altcoin payment processor, we recorded the differences in the adoption rate of crypto currencies among different European countries. In this article, we talk about the Bitcoin market in the UK and why it lags behind its neighbours despite the country’s historically strong financial focus. While Bitcoin has come a long [...]

6 09, 2017

Announcing Bitwala Multi Wallets

By |September 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Last year we announced the launch of the Bitwala Wallet, a multi-sig wallet that allows owners to have absolute control over their funds. Starting today, we will officially roll out a major update to the Bitwala Wallet. Multiple wallets under one account Bitwala customers can now create multiple Bitcoin wallets on their accounts. Be creative [...]

30 08, 2017

Bitwala cards and currencies update

By |August 30th, 2017|Announcements|8 Comments

Dear Bitwala customers, As we operate in the intersection of the cryptoeconomy and traditional banking, we have to comply with constantly changing Anti Money Laundering rules and regulations that are so prevalent in this sector. And now there are two new updates that will be affecting our users world wide. Currency suspension Starting September 1st, [...]

22 08, 2017

Bitwala’s Statement on SegWit2x

By |August 22nd, 2017|Announcements|93 Comments

Disclosure: Barry Silbert’s DCG owns a minority stake of Bitwala. We have received an increasing number of inquiries regarding Bitwala’s support of the New York Agreement (short “NYA”). To reiterate, the NYA was based on the Hong Kong Agreement of 2016 (short “HKA”) in which miners and developers originally had agreed (or seemed to have [...]

2 08, 2017

What is Bitcoin Cash: a first look at what to expect

By |August 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Over the past weeks, the Bitcoin network has undergone a lot of turbulences. BIP91 was activated, thereby paving the way to end a two years old feud over Bitcoin’s scaling capacity. Signalling for SegWit has begun, the controversial BIP148 was activated on August 1st (but nothing happened) and Bitcoin’s price experienced a fluctuation of nearly [...]

26 07, 2017

Best Bitcoin Debit Card

By |July 26th, 2017|Announcements|4 Comments

As Bitcoin acceptance and user base grows, due to recent price spikes and its adoption as an official currency by many countries, users around the world have started looking for the best ways of spending it. The corresponding growing ubiquity of shops that accept Bitcoin makes it easy to send it directly from one's wallet to [...]