Safello is a Stockholm based Bitcoin company founded in July 2013. The company is focused on supporting the cryptocurrency market with a safe way to buy, sell and use bitcoins. To facilitate its increasingly international user base, Safello have localised their website to help customers across Europe to buy and sell bitcoins safely and simply. With numerous payment methods and 86 supported banks for direct payments, Safello is lowering the barrier for consumers to take their first step into Bitcoin.
Frank Schuil, CEO of Safello says that they want to make it easier for people “With this release we want to make a proactive effort to tailor to those customers who have fewer options to choose from in their home market.”
Up until now Stockholm based Safello have been primarily focused on their home market, Sweden. With the funding it received in February from astute investors like Erik Voorhees and Roger Ver the company’s mission expanded to the wider European market. Frank Schuil, CEO of Safello on its mission: “In 2013 we quickly became the market leader in Sweden and saw some European interest. We did a pilot in the Netherlands that taught us a lot about how to enter a local market. We took those lessons to heart and with this release we want to make a proactive effort to tailor to those customers who have fewer options to choose from in their home market. It is the first step in our plan to grow into a global company.”
“In 2013 we quickly became the market leader in Sweden and saw some European interest [...] It is the first step in our plan to grow into a global company.”
Safello provides its users with a way to buy bitcoins without having to trust the company with its money. Instead of wiring an initial deposit customers buy their bitcoins directly from Safello. Schuil explains: “We have seen an increasing amount of people who no longer want to store their bitcoins at exchanges after the Mt Gox debarcle. Safellos customers have full control over their funds at any time as orders get executed directly to the market and bitcoins are sent to the preferred bitcoin address of the customer. We think it is the safer choice for the consumer and for Safello that’s priority one.”
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