Airbitz expands to Europe

Announcements | February 4, 2016 By:

Airbitz announced that they are adding an office in Zug, Switzerland, the unofficial “Silicon Valley” of Europe.

“Airbitz is announcing a presence in Zug, Switzerland. Zug has been dubbed the Silicon Valley of Finance in Europe and boasts offices from Xapo, Shapeshift.io, Monetas, and many more. The office can be located at Poststrasse 22 6300 Zug, Switzerland,” said Airbitz.

While expanding its services to the U.K. region, the company has also hired Lucas Betschart as a core developer to the Airbitz infrastructure. Betschart has worked with Monetas and will bring his C++ and Build/CI Systems skills to the company’s constant development. The new Airbitz developer spends his spare time organizing Bitcoin talks and community events in Switzerland while also donating to open source projects.

Airbitz is a mobile wallet that includes a location-based directory of companies that accept bitcoin.