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 […]

Addressing a Potential Bitcoin Fork

bitcoin forks

Please note that this is a highly technical update regarding the near term future of the bitcoin network. You do not need to understand the content of this article to continue to use Abra. This article is merely intended for the Abra users who wish to understand Abra’s policy regarding how we will support the Bitcoin network under various technical upgrade scenarios in the future. Abra is completely committed to ensuring that, you, our customers are in control of your own digital currency. Our belief […]

Using Abra to buy bitcoin in the Philippines

This post has been updated to reflect changes to the Abra app in November 2017 For over two years, Abra has provided free bank-to-bank transfers and convenient cash-based transfers for Filipino residents, OFWs, and their families in the Philippines and abroad. Since rolling out direct support for bitcoin in March 2017, we’re excited to say that the Philippines has also become one of our largest markets for customers buying bitcoin. With over 1500 Teller locations and major bank integrations supported throughout the country, this comes […]