Berlin-based Bitwala is one of Europe’s leading Bitcoin companies. With an array of products and services, it might be difficult to fully understand how Bitwala can benefit in your everyday life. We’ve created a short and sweet guide to explore the seven things you didn’t know you could do on Bitwala. Let’s get started.
First of all, what is Bitwala?
Bitwala is a Blockchain-based service that empowers people to make cheaper and faster international money transfers using Bitcoin as a payment method. Meet our CEO Jörg von Minckwitz who will tell you a bit more.
1. Recharge prepaid phones with Bitcoin
Use Bitcoin to recharge your prepaid SIM card online with Bitwala. Our Bitcoin-to-mobile-top up is available from over 500 operators in 150 countries, all at the most competitive fees.
2. Free mobile money transfers to Africa
Yes, you read that right. With Bitwala, you can transfer money to mobile money accounts using Bitcoin – free of charge. This service is currently only available in 3 countries: Nigeria, Tanzania, and Uganda.
3. Even we can’t access your wallet
Bitcoin is a decentralized currency that you own. No central authority has control, not even us. No one can take your Bitcoin away from you. Our wallet allows you to decide how you want to backup your password, keys, and enjoy absolute control over your funds.
4. Enjoy a €500,000 per month limit
Do you need to transfer large amounts of money each month? No stress, we’ve got you covered with our level 4 user accounts. All you need to do is verify yourself as a level 3 user then contact our support team to unlock the highest private account we currently offer with a monthly limit of 500,000€.
5. Express delivery of your Bitwala card
Need your card in a hurry while traveling? No worries. Opt for express shipping, receive tracking information, and have your card arrive within 4 business days. We use DHL Express and charge a fee of 69 € for express card issuance and delivery.
6. Join our bug bounty program
Our recently launched bug bounty program allows the Bitcoin community the chance to take part in identifying issues from minor annoyances to serious security threats. Research, report and get rewarded for making us a more secure platform. Read more here.
7. Real time push notifications
Be on top of any activity from your account with real-time push notifications. Receive alerts on outgoing transactions or glance at your Samsung Gear to see that coffee purchase you made using your Bitwala card.
We’re confident that our products and services will help you save time and cut costs, so you can sit back and enjoy using Bitcoin and alternative cryptocurrencies easily in your everyday finances.