The Bitcoin payment service company Bitwala has announced they have been nominated as a top 70 startup entrant at the 2016 Pioneers Festival. The festival is one of the largest entrepreneurship and technology conferences held in the European region. Bitwala will be featured in the financial services category with many other fintech teams. CEO Jörg von Minckwitz will showcase the group’s platform displaying the great attributes of the digital currency Bitcoin with the company’s services.
Out of 500 Entries, Bitwala Makes The Cut As One of 70 Contestants
Bitwala was founded by Jan Goslicki, Jörg von Minckwitz, and Benjamin Jones and has provided people with a way to pay bills, set up recurring payments, and transfer wealth easier all with Bitcoin. Recently Bitwala received €800,000 in funding from firms such as the Digital Currency Group, KfW Banking Group, Deutsche Post DHL, Deutsche Telekom, Robert Bosch, and RWE. The capital will go towards the expansion of its Bitcoin SEPA transfer services.