The Bitwala Newsroom
The Bitwala Newsroom
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Bitwala is a Germany’s flagship cryptocurrency company founded in 2015. Its vision is to empower people to exchange value like they exchange ideas. Globally, instantly & at lowest possible cost.
What is Bitwala?

Together with its partner bank, Bitwala offers a bank account that combines easy and secure cryptocurrency trading and reliable everyday banking in one account.

The current account comes with a debit card and a user controlled bitcoin wallet for maximum security and freedom. Since the account is regulated in Germany by the BaFin (German financial regulator) all user funds up to €100,000 are protected by the guarantee scheme of German banks.

Bitwala’s investors include High Tech Gründerfonds, ALSTIN, the investment arm of the Maschmeyer group, and Digital Currency Group, a New York VC focusing on blockchain innovations, Earlybird Venture Capital and coparion.

Latest press releases

October 24, 2018
German Cryptocurrency Regulation Needs to Improve

Bitwala holds a public rally in front of the Brandenburg Gate to raise awareness about the lack of regulation surrounding cryptocurrencies in Germany.

October 9, 2018
Blockchain banking with a German bank account is only weeks away

Bitwala announces partnership with solarisBank to build the first blockchain bank account regulated by German banking laws and introduces its new website.

September 25, 2018
Bitwala Raises over EUR 4 Million to Launch Germany’s First Blockchain Banking Service

The company raises over EUR 4 million from Earlybird Venture Capital and coparion to accelerate product development and growth.

February 26, 2018
Award-winning FinTech company Bitwala announces crypto-first, blockchain banking experience coming soon

Bitwala announces its upcoming relaunch as a crypto-first bank together with its German banking partner

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Jörg von Minckwitz - President and co-founder
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Konstantin Werhahn - CPO
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