Bitpanda is the trading name of the Austrian crypto exchange, payment processor, and merchant service provider Bitpanda Payments GmbH.
The Austrian regulator FMA granted Bitpanda an e-Money Institution (EMI) license in March 2022. Additionally, Bitpanda is authorized by the French AMF.
BitPanda is one of the new crypto unicorns. The start-up focuses on European markets, with offices in eight cities across the region, including Vienna, Barcelona, Berlin, Krakow, London, Madrid, Milan, and Paris.
In August 2021, Austria’s first crypto unicorn announced a $263 million Series C, led by Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures, at a valuation of $4.1 billion.
Bitpanda offers its clients trading and investing in various assets – crypto, stocks, and ETFs. It expanded into the B2B market and operates a white label platform offering that lets other fintechs and banks offer trading to their own clients.