Airbitz Launches “Password Recovery 2.0,” with Privacy Features

Password Recovery 2.0 prompts the user to choose two questions and provide their unique answers either when the account is created or to already existing accounts. The user then sends an email to themselves that includes a special link, which by itself is useless. Tapping on the link will take the user to their questions, […]

Airbitz Opens Bitcoin to Third Party Apps with Plugin API

Airbitz says they have been hard at work with Airbitz SDK integrations,Glidera implementations, Edge Security partnerships, and now with the latest Plugin API. With this feature service, developers can develop fully integrated plugins for the Airbitz mobile application enabling third party services to collaborate with the company’s resources. The plugins are HTML/Javascript applications embedded in […]

Augur Partners with Airbitz

Ethereum-based prediction market platform Augur is using Airbitz Edge Security, the battle-tested blockchain security solution that automatically encrypts, backs up, and synchronizes private keys and account data across devices. The Edge Security Platform delivers an easy to use, secure ­ account creation process and works by securing personal devices of end-users including phones and tablets, […]

5 Questions for a San Diego Startup

Bitcoin, the growing digital currency that isn’t connected with a central bank, is well known but perhaps not so well understood and maybe even a little scary to some people. San Diego startup Airbitz has set out to change that with a secure, easy-to-use digital wallet for bitcoins. The wallet became available in October from […]

Venture capital arrives to Airbitz bitcoin walllet

Venture capital investments in bitcoin and blockchain technology have reached $800 million since 2012 and there is $380 million pledged in rounds for 2015 according to Coin Desk yesterday. A portion of the VC monies has already arrived in San Diego from Block26 of Los Angeles to Airbitz, the bitcoin digital wallet company. Contribution of […]

New Bitcoin and Blockchain VC Firm Block26 Invests $450K in Airbitz Wallet

Newly established venture capital firm Block26 has made its first dive into the Bitcoin space with a US$450K investment in Bitcoin wallet Airbitz. The investment is part of an ongoing US$1.25 million investment round for the mobile wallet, which Block26 led, according to forex industry news portal Leap Rate. Block26 is a Los Angeles-based blockchain […]

VC Firm Block26 Makes First Bitcoin Bet on Airbitz Wallet

Los Angeles-based venture capital firm Block26 has completed its first investment, contributing $450,000 to the ongoing seed round for bitcoin wallet provider Airbitz. Launched in June, Block26 has indicated it plans to focus specifically on blockchain and digital currency ventures, contributing to seed to later-stage rounds. Calling the funding the company’s “first big announcement”, Block26 […]

Block26 Leads Seed Round in Bitcoin Wallet Platform Airbitz With $450,000 Investment

LOS ANGELES, CA, Jul 10, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — Block26, the blockchain venture firm, today announced that it has invested $450,000 in Airbitz Inc., a digital wallet platform. Block26 joins Airbitz Board of Directors while leading a $1,250,000 seed round expected to close later this summer. The $450,000 infusion marks the first investment from Block26, led […]

Airbitz Invents First ‘One-Touch 2-Factor Authentication’ for Mobile Wallet

Airbitz has developed a way to make two-factor authentication (2FA) “dirt simple” for everyone. The mobile wallet provider has invented a one-step process that merges the functionality of an app like Google Authenticator directly into their Bitcoin wallet. CEO Paul Puey told CoinTelegraph: “We believe even the slightly technical people will understand the benefits of […]

Airbitz launches One-Touch 2-Factor Authentication bitcoin wallet

San Diego based Airbitz announced today the launch of its “One-Touch 2-Factor Authentication” to their mobile Bitcoin wallet for iPhone and Android devices. Airbitz provides a Bitcoin wallet that is decentralized, secure and backed up for its user’s financial autonomy and privacy. CeBIT 2015 Technology Trade Fair Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images The security of […]