In recent years, crypto has become increasingly popular as an alternative to traditional financial systems. However, for crypto users, finding a banking partner that supports their needs can be a challenge.
Fortunately, there are a number of banks in Europe that are embracing crypto and offering services to crypto investors and traders. These crypto-friendly banks not only provide a range of banking services to the cryptocurrency community but also actively work to educate their customers on how to use digital currencies safely and effectively.
Here are some of the top European banks that are leading the way in the crypto-friendly banking space, and how they are supporting the growth of the cryptocurrency industry in Europe.
It’s important to note that while these banks are known to be crypto-friendly, their policies and procedures regarding cryptocurrency transactions may change over time, so it’s always a good idea to do your own research and stay up to date on any changes in regulations.
SEBA Bank (Switzerland)
SEBA Bank offers an integrated digital and traditional banking experience, with a focus on security and regulatory compliance. The bank allows customers to buy, sell, and store cryptocurrencies directly from their SEBA account.
FinecoBank offers a range of crypto services, including trading and custody. The bank also offers a dedicated team of experts to help clients navigate the crypto landscape.
Bank of Valletta (Malta)
Bank of Valletta offers a range of crypto services, including trading and custody. The bank also offers a variety of investment products for cryptocurrencies, including funds and structured products.
Bankera offers a range of crypto services, including a digital wallet, exchange, and lending platform. The bank also offers a payment gateway that can be used to accept cryptocurrencies as payment.
SolarisBank offers a range of crypto services, including custody, trading, and fiat-to-crypto conversions. The bank also offers a white-label solution for other financial institutions looking to offer crypto services to their clients.
Liechtensteinische Landesbank (Liechtenstein)
Liechtensteinische Landesbank offers a range of services for cryptocurrencies, including trading and custody. The bank is also one of the few financial institutions to have received regulatory approval for a cryptocurrency investment fund.
LHV Bank (Estonia)
LHV Bank offers a range of crypto services, including custody, trading, and financing. The bank also offers a debit card that can be used to spend cryptocurrencies at merchants around the world.
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