Bitcoin Suisse

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Bitcoin Suisse AG
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TypeCrypto Financial Service Provider
LocationZug, Switzerland
Key peopleArthur Vayloyan (CEO)
CurrencyBitcoin, Ether, Gold, Colored coins, ERC-20,
Websitewww.bitcoinsuisse.ch

Bitcoin Suisse AG is a regulated crypto financial broker, asset manager and financial services provider based in Crypto Valley, Zug, Switzerland[1] .

The company, established in 2013, is headed by CEO Arthur Vayloyan. The main service areas of the company include brokerage, asset management, trading, financial services, Bitcoin mining and payment gateway services.

Payment solution for government body[edit]

Bitcoin Suisse is the payment gateway service provider for the town of Zug, the first public entity globally to accept bitcoin payments for public services.[2][3][4][5][6][7] [8][9][10]

Other business implementations[edit]

The company operates a network of bitcoin ATMs in most major Swiss towns,[11][12][13][14] performs exchange and treasury services, and trades with and on behalf of a number of the major companies and actors in the virtual currency and asset markets.

Bitcoin Suisse AG acts as an asset manager on behalf of both institutions and private individuals, with a specific focus on digital/crypto assets & currencies, as well as physical precious metals. The trading division of the company reported being active in the global arbitrage market of digital assets, as well as in bulk OTC-trading.[15]

Bitcoin Suisse AG is involved with mining the crypto currency ether through the Alpereum mine.[16] Alpereum is connected to a mining pool.

Bitcoin Suisse AG has since 2014 issued a line of physical bitcoin certificates (paper wallets designed to be directly exchangeable between third parties). Holograms, serial numbers and other security features are part of these certificates.[17][18]

Regulation[edit]

Bitcoin Suisse AG is regulated by the self-regulatory organization the VQF (The Financial Services Standards Association), on behalf of the FINMA (Swiss Financial Market Authority).[19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bitcoin Suisse Needs More Space". finews.com. 2018-07-06. Retrieved 2018-07-10.
  2. ^ kpa and dpa, (May 10, 2016) "Schweizer Stadt akzeptiert Bitcoins als Zahlungsmittel" Der Spiegel
  3. ^ bus and sda, (Jul 1, 2016) "Zuger können jetzt mit Bitcoins zahlen"20 Minuten
  4. ^ pd, sda and chg, (Jul 1, 2016) "Stadt Zug testet Bezahlung mit Bitcoin"Neue Luzerner Zeitung
  5. ^ Christian Uhlig, (Jul 1, 2016) "Alpine 'Crypto Valley' pays with Bitcoins"Deutsche Welle (DW)
  6. ^ Jamey Keaten, (May 11, 2016) "Seen as global first, Swiss town to accept bitcoin payments" Phys.org
  7. ^ Ernst Meier, (retrieved Oct 13, 2016) "Neues Geld kämpft um Akzeptanz"Neue Luzerner Zeitung
  8. ^ Christian Uhlig, (Jun 30, 2016) "Crypto Valley in den Alpen" Deutsche Welle (DW)
  9. ^ sda, (Jul 1, 2016) "Erste Bitcoin-Zahlung im Stadthaus Zug" Neue Luzerner Zeitung
  10. ^ fal, (May 10, 2016) "Zug setzt als weltweit erste Stadt auf Bitcoin"20 Minuten
  11. ^ Marc Badertscher, (Dec 10, 2014) "Neue Bitcoin-Automaten in der Schweiz"Handelszeitung
  12. ^ Matthias Sander, (Jul 30, 2014) "Zürcher Bitcoin-Automat wieder in Betrieb"Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ)'
  13. ^ Lukas Rohner, (Jul 29, 2014) "Finma erlaubt nun doch Zürcher Bitcoin-Automaten" Handelszeitung
  14. ^ sda, lur and vst, (Aug 6, 2014) "Bitcoin: Berg- und Talfahrt einer Revolution"Handelszeitung
  15. ^ Bitcoin Suisse, (retrieved Oct 13, 2016) "About Bitcoin Suisse" BTCS
  16. ^ Marc Badertscher, (Apr 15, 2016) "Schweizer schürfen in Alpen nach Bitcoin-Konkurrenz" Handelszeitung
  17. ^ Marc Badertscher, (Oct 3, 2014) "Bitcoin: Digitale Währung jetzt als Geldschein" Handelszeitung
  18. ^ Matthias Sander, (Oct 10, 2014) "Zuger Firma verkauft Bitcoin-Scheine"Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ)'
  19. ^ SRO Member search, "Bitcoin Suisse AG" FINMA

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