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18 10, 2016

Meet Bitwala at Money 20/20

By |October 18th, 2016|Announcements|0 Comments

We are on a mission to make international money transfers as fast, uncomplicated and with the lowest price tag possible. What better way to make our presence better known than to be at Money 20/20? What is Money 20/20? Money 20/20 is often billed as the world's largest FinTech event. Money 20/20 is an annual event [...]

12 10, 2016

Introducing LolaBot, the Siri for Bitcoin

By |October 12th, 2016|Feature, Technology|9 Comments

"Hello, I'm Lola. Ask me something about Bitcoin." We are proud to announce the launch of the world's first-ever Bitcoin virtual assistant, the LolaBot. Inspired by Bitwala's own French bulldog, LolaBot uses artificial intelligence tools such as natural language processing and voice recognition. Who is Lola? Lola is Bitwala's very own Chief Happiness Officer. Known as [...]

6 10, 2016

Bitwala is Coming to Mexico and We Need Your Help

By |October 6th, 2016|Announcements, How-To|3 Comments

We at Bitwala aim to provide the easiest, most convenient and safest way for sending money abroad. We have a number of new supported Fiat currencies lined up for our customers. Following our announcement on the Japanese Yen, we are excited to announce that we will be supporting the Mexican Peso. In order to be [...]

4 10, 2016

Bitwala is Coming to Japan and We Need Your Help!

By |October 4th, 2016|Announcements, How-To|9 Comments

One of our goals here at Bitwala is to make sending money abroad as easy, convenient, and secure for anyone. Every feature or product that we’ve released is aimed to reach that goal. We are now a step closer to it. We are excited to announce that we will be supporting a new Fiat currency: [...]

14 09, 2016

Dear customers: You talked, we listened

By |September 14th, 2016|Announcements, Feature|0 Comments

As a small but growing company, we are aware of how valuable customer feedback is in growing our platform. Bitwala was built on the importance of having financial freedom and the possibility to live off of Bitcoin exclusively. With that grand idea in mind, we continuously develop and built products and features that we think [...]

8 09, 2016

Everybody is excited about Altcoins, but nobody is using them!

By |September 8th, 2016|Announcements|13 Comments

The intention of this post is not to bash Altcoins. There are a lot of exciting projects out there, with vibrant communities, tirelessly working on advancing Blockchain projects and the fascinating world of cryptocurrencies. But let's face the truth: Nobody is using Altcoins. And by Altcoins, we mean projects that use a tradeable token to [...]

5 09, 2016

You can use Steem to pay for pretty much anything worldwide – but nobody does!

By |September 5th, 2016|How-To|3 Comments

Bitwala accepts Steem... About 3 weeks ago, we announced that we started to accept Steem for our service at Bitwala. With a little help from our partner @shapeshiftio, it is now possible to pay any bank account in the world or use a debit card funded directly through Steem. In other words: Bitwala offers the first [...]

29 08, 2016

Bitwala is now accepting Monero!

By |August 29th, 2016|Announcements|2 Comments

We’re happy to highlight yet another addition to the list of accepted Altcoins and Cryptocurrencies: Monero! Welcome to the family! You can now use Monero to pay for your bills, send out international bank transfers and use it to top up your Bitwala Prepaid Card. It’s fast, cheap and convenient. Monero? What exactly is that? Monero [...]

23 08, 2016

Meet the people behind Bitwala

By |August 23rd, 2016|Announcements|0 Comments

Here at Bitwala, we believe that Bitcoin can improve banking and improve lives. Our mission is to provide blockchain-based banking services that are faster, cheaper and accessible to anyone anywhere. Behind all our products and services are 12 awesome people. With 9 different nationalities, we are united by love, passion or interest in the two Bs: [...]

22 08, 2016

Bitwala is now accepting Dash!

By |August 22nd, 2016|Announcements|2 Comments

We’re happy to highlight yet another addition to the list of accepted Altcoins and Cryptocurrencies: Dash! Welcome to the family! You can now use Dash to pay for your bills, send out international bank transfers and use it to top up your Bitwala Prepaid Card. It’s fast, cheap and convenient. Dash? What's that? Dash is a [...]