Brd announces a strategic partnership with Wyre to offer the industry low bank transfer fees for crypto to both new and existing customers. This partnership will enable US customers to purchase BTC, ETH, and DAI from over 1,700 banks. Brd is the most secure cryptocurrency mobile wallet which is trusted by over 2 million users in 170 countries and will now allow US customers to purchase bitcoin, ethereum, and Dai using bank transfers.
BRD is the simple and secure onramp to bitcoin, ethereum, and other digital currencies. It is a global company that’s bringing blockchain-enabled financial services to the mobile generation. They provide consumers with an easy and safe way to buy and to protect bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. BRD was launched in 2015 and its crypto apps are available for both iOS and Android in over 171 countries. The new partnership with Wyre will enable BRD to extend its product roadmap to fulfill its long-term vision of being the leading mobile financial services hub for crypto assets.
“With over $6B USD worth in crypto assets under protection with the BRD brand, we’ve proven to be the most trusted service in the industry,” said Adam Traidman, CEO and Co-founder of BRD. “We remain singularly focused on integrating the best payment partners with the lowest fees, such as Wyre.”
Wyre has world-class tools for blockchain developers, financial services and protocols. It is the leading infrastructure provider in crypto. Wyre is a team of payment gurus, early adopters of blockchain, product experts, and tech fans. They work together to balance experience and intelligence, with innovation and opportunity. Their goal is to change the future of how international payments are done. Using Wyre’s API, customers are able to instantly convert fiat to crypto globally in over 50 countries, in 8 different fiat currencies, and 3 cryptocurrencies. They focus on compliance, regulatory licensing, liquidity, and payment processing, so our partners can do what they do best, creating amazing tools on the blockchain.
“BRD is one of the top teams in the space. They prioritize user security and privacy while still adding meaningful value.” said Michael Dunworth, CEO and Co-founder of Wyre. “Both BRD and Wyre have a huge amount of experience, and I couldn’t be more excited for what we’ll deliver to the community over time.”
US consumers will now have the ability, by using BRD for buying BTC, ETH, or Dai, to directly link their bank account in less than five minutes. Besides allowing customers to securely exchange their fiat for cryptocurrency, bank transfers offer the lowest fees when purchasing crypto. Existing BRD users will be able to avoid traditionally high prices and newcomers looking to enter the space finally have an affordable option. “We’ve consistently heard from US customers about the frustrations regarding the lack of innovation and simplification from current market leaders, namely Coinbase,” said Aaron Lasher, Chief Strategy Officer and Co-founder of BRD. “While more well-funded players have become more custodial and centralized, BRD has remained unwavering in its mission to bring the core value of the blockchain to the masses: Decentralized and Inclusive.”