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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 [...]

22 08, 2016

Why we’re using BitGo, despite the Bitfinex hack

By |August 22nd, 2016|Bitcoin Business, Feature, Technology|0 Comments

You're moving to Ghana? Ebola had reached its peak and the whole world was freaking out. I'd just accepted a volunteering job teaching code in Accra and to the average news-reader, moving to West-Africa was dangerous. Guess what? Ebola never made it to Ghana. Google search traffic: Ebola ..and for BitGo [...]

18 08, 2016

Bitwala launches secure and easy to use Bitcoin wallet

By |August 18th, 2016|Announcements|3 Comments

Following the release of our Bitwala messenger just earlier this month, we are excited to be officially launching our Bitwala wallet! Bitwala launches Bitcoin wallet You can now set up your own Bitwala wallet right from your Bitwala user account. Through seamless website integration, the Bitwala wallet allows users to pay and send bitcoins from [...]

18 08, 2016

Bitwala is now accepting Steem!

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

We’re happy to announce our latest addition to the list of accepted Altcoins and Cryptocurrencies: Steem! Welcome to the family! You can now use Steem to pay for international bank transfers and use it to top up your Bitwala Prepaid Card. It’s fast, cheap and convenient. What is Steem? And what is Steemit? Steem is [...]

10 08, 2016

Did California just kill innovation for Fintech Industries?

By |August 10th, 2016|Bitcoin Business, Politics & Economics|0 Comments

The US used to be a pioneer with regard to Bitcoins compared to other jurisdictions. Although the US has put enormous effort into the attempt to understand Bitcoins and its potential risk, there were no formal recommendations or guidance on a federal level. Consequently, regulatory bodies and courts have acted independently from each other, resulting [...]

10 08, 2016

Bitwala is now accepting LBRY!

By |August 10th, 2016|Announcements|0 Comments

We're happy to announce our latest addition to the list of accepted Altcoins and Cryptocurrencies: LBRY! Welcome to the family! You can now use LBRY Credits (LBC) to pay for international bank transfers and use it to top up your Bitwala Prepaid Card. It's fast, cheap and convenient. So what is it all about? LBRY's [...]

9 08, 2016

Chat and Send Money Using the New Bitwala Messenger

By |August 9th, 2016|Announcements, Feature|8 Comments

The new and improved Bitwala comes with a number of new features designed to ease and improve customer experience on the BItwala platform. Today, we’ll focus on one feature that we believe will be a game-changing addition: the Bitwala messenger. What is it? The Bitwala messenger is our newly released web app messenger that allows [...]