Purse partners with Swiss bitcoin broker Bity.com

Announcements | February 23, 2017 By:

Purse has announced its partnership with Switzerland-based bitcoin broker Bity.com.

Bity is a Swiss cryptocurrency broker which serves the majority of users in Switzerland, France, and Germany but operates throughout Europe. The exchange accepts both EUR and CHF. “By partnering, Purse can increase the number of on-ramps for individuals looking to purchase bitcoin in order to spend them on our unique service”, according to Purse’s announcement.

Switzerland has been at the forefront of embracing financial innovation. The City Council of Zug in the east Switzerland launching a pilot project allowing paying for municipal services with bitcoin in May 2016. In addition, Switzerland railway firm “SBB” announced plans in late 2016 to start selling bitcoin from railway terminal ticket machines.

“We believe Switzerland is ripe for making bitcoin legal for financial operations in the public sector. The sentiment for bitcoin in Switzerland and surrounding countries continues to trend positive as adoption spreads,” said Purse.

Purse is a bitcoin-based marketplace.