26 07, 2017

SegWit: the upgrade Bitcoin has been waiting for

By |July 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments

As the leading Bitcoin to local currency transfer service, Bitwala has been asked by a lot of our users about SegWit and the upcoming upgrades to the Bitcoin network. This article addresses these questions on how to prepare for the situation, safely store your Bitcoins and keep using Bitwala. An overview For nearly 2 years, [...]

19 07, 2017

The comprehensive guide on how to buy Ethereum

By |July 19th, 2017|How-To|0 Comments

Nowadays everyone has heard about Ethereum due to its surge in price and popularity with ICOs. Since then we had more and more users asking us about it and so we wrote this blog post addressing some of the most popular questions surrounding the topic. What is Ethereum? Ether is a cryptocurrency which runs on [...]

6 07, 2017

Top 10 places to spend Bitcoin in Berlin

By |July 6th, 2017|Announcements|1 Comment

What makes Berlin so great? The former Berlin Burgermeister himself, or Mayor, said it best, “Berlin is poor but sexy”. After the fall of the Berlin Wall, many West Berliners flooded into East Berlin (The Soviet-controlled part). The abandoned cheap flats and workspaces attracted artists, musicians and the likes from around the world. This resulted [...]

12 06, 2017

Why Bitcoin is the best way to send money abroad

By |June 12th, 2017|Announcements|0 Comments

Have you ever sent money abroad and felt that you paid sky-high fees for money to arrive many days later? This feeling is all too familiar for both businesses with overseas branches and individuals who have ever moved abroad. Despite how far we’ve come in terms of technology advancements, when it comes to international money [...]

1 06, 2017

Bitwala Introduces Business Accounts

By |June 1st, 2017|Announcements|0 Comments

Next step for leading blockchain company as it launches the first of its kind account for businesses to manage their money internationally June 1, 2017 Berlin, Germany Today Bitwala announced Bitwala for Business which allows businesses to carry out unlimited, fast, and low cost and instant mass payouts in over 20 world currencies using 40+ [...]

29 05, 2017

Meet the Bitwala Customer Support Team

By |May 29th, 2017|Announcements|4 Comments

The most important part of Bitwala is the great Bitcoin and cryptocurrency community behind it. This is why we are committed to providing the highest quality of support for all Bitwala users. We believe technology cannot be great without excellent support and are lucky to have an international support team that collectively speak more than [...]

23 05, 2017

How we celebrated Bitcoin Pizza Day

By |May 23rd, 2017|Announcements|0 Comments

As most Bitcoiners may know, May 22nd 2010 is an important day in the cryptocurrency world, when programmer Laszlo Hanyecz purchased two pizzas worth a titanic sum of US$ 18,080,000 today. Seven years since Bitcoin had a taste of practical, real-world use, we at Bitwala celebrated this historic day by receiving donations to give out [...]

16 05, 2017

Donate on Bitcoin Pizza Day

By |May 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

It has been seven years since the historic transaction that coined Bitcoin Pizza Day. In 2010 a developer bought the first pizza (in fact the order consisted of two pizzas) using bitcoin with a value of 10000BTC. For cryptocurrency enthusiasts this is an eye watering number in today’s terms, especially given the recent surge in [...]