Announcing Changes to the Abra Teller Program

Ever since we launched the Abra Teller program earlier this year, consumers have been using Abra Tellers to buy and sell bitcoin, send and receive remittances, and grow a global community of people interested in the future of mobile digital payments. We’ve recently made some updates to how consumers and Tellers are matched within the Abra app. These changes are based on feedback we’ve been getting from both Tellers and consumers. Starting today, Abra will be matching transaction requests from users with Tellers in their […]

Abra’s global money transfer app is featured on Apple Music’s Planet of the Apps!

Abra on Apple Music Planet of the Apps

I’m excited to share that Abra is featured on this week’s Planet of the Apps! Planet of the Apps is a new series from Apple Music celebrating the world of app development. The format is simple: each app developer has 60 seconds to make their “escalator pitch” to the four advisors (check out mine here). If you match with at least one advisor, then you work with them over the course of several weeks to prepare your app and your pitch for a round of funding […]

Using Abra to send money to the United States

With Abra, you can send money instantly to friends and family in the U.S. through our secure digital wallet on your smartphone. Fund your wallet with bitcoin or another local funding option. Your recipient in the U.S. can withdraw funds to their bank account, in cash through a local Abra teller, withdraw to an external bitcoin wallet, or spend at any online merchant that accepts Abra or bitcoin. All Abra transactions take place using bitcoin, a secure, electronic peer-to-peer technology, so funds are transferred directly from […]

Using Abra to send money to the Philippines

With Abra, you can send money instantly to friends and family in the Philippines through our secure digital wallet on your smartphone. Fund your wallet with bitcoin or another local funding option. Your recipient in the Philippines can withdraw funds to their bank account, in cash through a local Abra teller, withdraw to an external bitcoin wallet, or spend at any online merchant that accepts Abra or bitcoin. All Abra transactions take place using bitcoin, a secure, electronic peer-to-peer technology, so funds are transferred directly from sender […]

You can now fund your Abra wallet with your American Express Card

Abra bitcoin wallet + American Express

Today, we are excited to let you know that we are releasing a new feature that will let Abra customers fund their Abra wallet using an eligible American Express Card. (Eligible Cards are American Express U.S. Consumer Cards, American Express-branded Cards issued by third parties and American Express reloadable prepaid Cards.) With this new funding option, American Express Card Members can now add funds to their Abra wallets immediately and send payments worldwide. This feature will be made available to a small group of Abra wallet […]