To celebrate their 5 year birthday and achievement of securing an EU license, Bitstamp have launched their funding round for BnkToTheFuture qualifying investors.
Bitstamp is one of the oldest companies in the Bitcoin sector and are the first licensed exchange in Europe. Founded in 2011, Luxembourg based Bitstamp is a leading global digital asset exchange and the largest Bitcoin exchange in the EU in terms of volume. Currently, they are offering trading pairs of USD and EUR with BTC and the exchange is set to include other fiat and cryptocurrencies in the months ahead. Bitstamp has been backed by Venture Capitalist Pantera Capital to the tune of $10 million.
Bitstamp was recognised as the first Bitcoin exchange to implement the high security multi-sig wallet and the first to become a nationally licensed Bitcoin exchange in all 28 EU members states.They passed 1 million transactions in 2012 and have handled over $12 billion in volume since they began.
BnkToTheFuture In The News
Our CEO and co-founder, Simon Dixon, was recently invited to The Blockchain Show to discuss possible outcomes for the decade ahead in terms of money, central banking and finance. Simon also gives a look inside the Bitfinex hack recovery plan and how they found an alternative to liquidation proceedings after their unfortunate hack.
Other BnkToTheFuture News
New Live Pitch:
Tallysticks is aiming to reinvent the multi trillion dollar invoice financing market using their new Blockchain application. They graduated from the Barclays accelerator and are building several proof of concepts for large multinationals and small to medium sized businesses that need access to their funds prior to invoices being settled. Check out their pitch here.
Bitfinex conversion pitch has now raised over $30,600,000:
Bitfinex and BnkToTheFuture have now facilitated the swap of over $30,600,000 worth of BFX tokens for Bitfinex equity, for the victims of recent theft. If you own BFX tokens and have a Bitfinex account more details can be found here.
Congratulations to Airbitz:
Airbitz – single sign on solutions to Blockchain applications funding round closed last week after raising $712,241, which is well over their original $500,000 investment goal. We look forward to watching them progress.
Over $118,000,000 invested:
Our goal for 2016 was to pass $100m invested in funding rounds listed on our Online Investment Platform by the end of this year and we are delighted to have surpassed that goal early. We thank every investor who has contributed to an investment in the future of finance and technology.
We have now paid our BnkToTheFuture Professional Investor Members over 545,000 dividends and over $1,300,000 has been returned through our dividend paying pitches. Be sure to keep a look out for more dividend paying pitches coming soon only on – BnkToTheFuture.
We are delighted to have over 31,400 (and counting) real active registered BF Professional Investor Members on our Online Investment Platform who are waiting for more Financial Innovation & Technology Investment opportunities to invest in. First time BnkToTheFuture qualifying investor members are able to receive a complimentary investment on us. Click here to find an opportunity you like.
More financial innovation:
If you are involved in Financial Innovation & Technology, then we would love to receive your application and explore if you can raise investment with us. 82% of companies that have listed on our platform so far have raised at least their minimum funding goal. You can see our live pitch statistics and success rates on our ‘Apply For Finance’ page. Once you have checked them out make a quick application for finance here and we will follow up.