Announcing Changes to the Abra Teller Program

Update: As of October 31, 2017 Abra Tellers are no longer available outside of the Philippines. Thanks to everyone who participated in this trial program and gave us valuable feedback. 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

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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

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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, withdraw to an external bitcoin wallet, or spend at any online merchant that accepts bitcoin. All Abra transactions take place using bitcoin, a secure, electronic peer-to-peer technology, so funds are transferred directly from sender to recipient without any intermediary. Learn more about

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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

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