code meets money

Code meets money: An illustrated guide to Bitcoin

As a way to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the Bitcoin network launch, we teamed up with Unbankd to create “Code meets money,” an explainer developed in the style of a graphic novel.

A decade ago, the Bitcoin network was in its first days of life. Today it is the world’s first massively-adopted, open cryptocurrency network and the future of finance.

Over the past 10 years, Bitcoin has gone from an idea proposed on cypherpunk forum and supported initially by a handful of people, to the cornerstone of a new industry that reaches all parts of the globe.

If the past decade has been any indication, the next 10 years in the crypto space will be exciting.

One thing is for sure, the next wave of massive Bitcoin adoption will only come through more outreach, more education, and more inclusion. We believe that everyone needs to understand the power that Bitcoin’s programmable money enables.

So in the spirit of celebrating Bitcoin’s past, and with great optimism for its future, we now present “Code meets money: The match that made Bitcoin.”

About Abra

Established in 2014, Abra is on a mission to create a simple and honest platform that enables millions of cryptocurrency holders to maximize the potential of their assets. Abra enables both individuals and businesses to safely and securely buy, trade, and borrow against cryptocurrencies – all in one place. Abra’s vision is an open, global financial system that is easily accessible to everyone.

Why Abra

Based in the United States, Abra is available in over 150 countries and makes it easy to convert between crypto and a wide variety of local fiat currencies. With over 2MM customers, $7B in transactions processed, and $1.5B in assets under management, Abra continues to grow rapidly. Abra is widely loved and trusted – in April 2022, reviewed and rated Abra amongst the top 5 most popular crypto wallets in the market. Abra is backed by top-tier investors such as American Express Ventures and First Round Capital.

How Abra Protects Your Funds

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Abra employs a state-of-the-art enterprise risk management framework that comprises a comprehensive set of policies, procedures, and practices detailing all applicable risk-related objectives and constraints for the entirety of the business. Abra has instituted a complete set of requisite systems and controls that continuously enforce these policies, procedures, and practices to manage all operations, including credit and lending. Abra’s independent Risk Committee comprises experienced compliance, risk, securities, and fraud operations professionals with backgrounds in industries ranging from traditional and digital assets banking, payments, remittance, to fintech.

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