The company, established in 2013, is headed by CEO and co-founder Niklas Nikolajsen. The main service areas of the company include brokerage, asset management, trading, financial services, mining and payment gateway services.
Payment solution for government body
Bitcoin Suisse is the payment gateway service provider for the town of Zug, the first public entity globally to accept bitcoin payments for public services.
The company is part of the concentration of digital finance and FinTech companies in the Swiss canton of Zug, known as Crypto Valley; so named as the Zug economic policy favors innovation of future technologies.
Other business implementations
The company operates a network of bitcoin ATMs in most major Swiss towns, performs exchange- and treasury services, and trades with and on behalf of a number of the major companies and actors in the virtual currency and asset markets.
Bitcoin Suisse AG acts as an asset manager on behalf of both institutions and private individuals, with a specific focus on digital/crypto assets & currencies, as well as physical precious metals. The trading division of the company reported to be active in the global arbitrage market of digital assets, as well as in bulk OTC-trading.
The company has been reported to be performing financial services on behalf of the Ethereum Foundation. It has also announced its engagement in a number of other blockchain ICOs.
Bitcoin Suisse AG is regulated by the self-regulatory organization the VQF (The Financial Services Standards Association), on behalf of the FINMA (Swiss Financial Market Authority).