Founded in August 2013, Bitcoin Suisse is a pioneer and global market leader in crypto-financial services. Bitcoin Suisse provides its global institutional and private client base with the following services: Brokerage, ICO facilitation/advisory and other related offerings such as storage solutions.
More than 50 employees in Switzerland and Denmark service private and institutional clients and develop inhouse technology. Bitcoin Suisse is a licensed financial intermediary incorporated in Switzerland, operating under Swiss law and according to AML (Anti-Money-Laundering) regulations.
Bitcoin Suisse has played an important role in some of the most successful and influential projects in the crypto space, such as Ethereum.
Board of Directors
Bitcoin Suisse has long-term and ambitious vision. To realize these goals, Bitcoin Suisse is building a team of highly talented people who share the vision and who are passionate about creating world-changing financial products and services.
Highlights of each year
Bitcoin Suisse is founded by Niklas Nikolajsen and Dr. Johannes Schweifer
First Bitcoin brokerage activities
First Bitcoin ATM in Switzerland deployed
Bitcoin Suisse starts deploying Bitcoin ATMs in Switzerland
Bitcoin Suisse becomes first-ever VQF (SRO) member from the crypto-financial scene
The Ethereum launch and associated FINMA approval of crowdsale, establish the precedence and legality of selling crypto tokens against fiat currency
Introduction of physical Bitcoin certificates
First brokerage customers
Successful first audit by our regulator: VQF
Zug tax authority issue detailed answers on how to handle Bitcoin in regard to taxes
The City of Zug accepts Bitcoin through Bitcoin Suisse AG – they are the first public body in the world
First large 6-digit (CHF) lump sum tax payments in Bitcoin in Switzerland, through Bitcoin Suisse
Launch of quoting gateway; a solution for clearing and settlement of crypto asset trades for financial institutions, funds and banks
Start of ICO Boom (Melonport, OmiseGO, Status, …)
Falcon Private Bank becomes first bank to allow its customer to buy and hold Bitcoin
Increasing focus on institutional clients
Bitcoin Suisse starts joint venture with Swiss Gold Safe to establish Swiss Crypto Vault
Dr. Arthur Vayloyan joins Bitcoin Suisse as new CEO
Outsourcing of ATM Network to Värdex AG
Bitcoin Suisse’s Brokerage Desk reaches a trading volume of 1 Billion USD in 30 days for the first time
Swiss Crypto Vault joint venture opens up for first HNWI customers
Bitcoin Suisse AG reaches 50 employees
Bitcoin Suisse moves to new office at Grafenauweg 12 with capacity for 80 employees
Looking for a career in the crypto space? Bitcoin Suisse currently has more than 50 employees, many of whom have joined the firm from leading banks and financial service providers.
Blockchain technology combines many different fields of expertise, such as banking & finance, IT and legal/compliance. This provides for a diverse and exciting work environment.