On February 6, 2019, Opera via Twitter account announces a collaboration with Safello, a crypto brokerage based in Sweden. This collaboration will allows Android users to buy cryptocurrency Ethereum (ETH) directly from its browser-based wallet, with the convenience of credit and debit card payments, and transfers over trusted payment networks.
Frank Schuil, CEO & co-founder Safello, said:
“ This partnership is an important step in our strategy to drive wider adoption of cryptocurrencies. We make crypto ownership easier and more accessible by integrating our brokerage across a range of platforms, from browsers like Opera, to wallet providers, apps and other sites that serve crypto enthusiasts. Opera, with its first blockchain-enabled browser for Android, is the ideal partner with whom we share the same vision. ”
Currently services are available for users in Sweden, Norway and Denmark. To purchase crypto in Opera for Android, download the “Opera browser beta” from Google Play store.
Founded in July 2013 Safello set out to bring greater compliance and security to the Bitcoin industry. Its user-friendly approach has since attracted thousands of customers throughout Europe with an easy way to get into Bitcoin. Today Safello supports direct payments in 32 countries and payment methods like Swish, bankgiro, SEPA and international wire. With tens of millions of SEK, Euro and GBP in and out of Bitcoin processed, Safello is leading the crypto currency revolution in Europe. Our backers include the largest blockchain fund in the world, Digital Currency Group, and Safello closed a crowdfunding round in 2015 that was oversubscribed within a week. Safello is a Techstars alumni, nominated “best crypto currency company” by Techcrunch’ The Europas twice, winner of the Websummit Angel Awards, Finalist of the BBVA Challenge 2015 and the first company to close a Bitcoin proof-of-concept with a tier I bank, Barclays.
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