BitBucks Blog

The world of Bitcoin fascinates more and more people around the globe. Find out  everything there is to know about wallets, mobile payments and the Bitcoin lightning network

 We try to cover all important issues, from hints to tech to economic theory.

Best Bitcoin Wallets & Exchanges to Buy BTC

The Bitcoin price is still at a record high. Consequently, BTC is now not only on the agenda of well-known payment services such as PayPal, Visa or Mastercard, but also of more and more private users. In the course of the increasing BTC adoption, we at BitBucks show where you can buy Bitcoin, what to look out for and what differences distinguish the various providers.

March 10, 2021, Philipp Peters

Bitcoin Price rises - BTC-Adoption and Payment initiate All-time-high

The Bitcoin price keeps rising and rising - despite the Corona pandemic, the BTC price is on a record chase and has set a new all-time high several times in recent weeks. Adoption in everyday life, halving, payment, Bitcoin wallets: BitBucks explains the reasons for this development and why Bitcoin is rightly called the new currency of crisis.

February 16, 2021, Philipp Peters

Bitcoin in Stuttgart! Restaurant accepts BTC payments with the BitBucks Bitcoin Wallet

In the Stuttgart restaurant I Love Sushi, guests can now pay with Bitcoin! The innovative Bitcoin Wallet from BitBucks makes it possible. The Stuttgart-based start-up brings Bitcoin instant payments into everyday life with its mobile payment app, tailor-made for the gastronomy and retail stores.

January 13, 2021, Philipp Peters
Pay with Bitcoin Stuttgart at I Love Sushi

BitBucks Event: Bitcoin Hood Stuttgart! Accept Bitcoin with BitBucks

Ready to experience the future of digital and mobile payments today? Then become together with BitBucks a part of the Stuttgart Bitcoin hood and accept BTC in your store. In our upcoming event we want to convince not only Stuttgart's gastronomes and merchants of our vision and the BitBucks Bitcoin Wallet.

October 22, 2020, Philipp Peters
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The Status Quo of Payments with Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

Crypto currencies and in particular Bitcoin are continuing to advance. But for BTC to become a part of everyday life, it needs ways and solutions to use the digital currency as a means of payment. An update on the status quo concerning payments with Bitcoin and Co.

September 03, 2020, Jo Burke
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Cashless Payments in 2020: Worldwide with Bitcoin, Paypal & Co.

Contactless payment via NFC, Paypal or even initiate a transaction with Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies: In the year 2020, cashless payments will increasingly determine the everyday life of people worldwide. But what opportunities does cashless payment offer - especially for countries in the Global South? And what role does Bitcoin play in the technological advances of recent years?

July 23, 2020, Philipp Peters
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BitBucks - the all in one Bitcoin Wallet

Buy, Pay, Store, Save: BitBucks is not only revolutionizing the cashless payment market with instant Bitcoin payments, but also aims to achieve maximum user-friendliness and functionality in the area of crypto wallets. Our app for iOS and Android aims to be the perfect Bitcoin Wallet. How? Read it yourself!

June 23, 2020, Philipp Peters

Bitcoin Basics: Investment in the money without state

Why is Bitcoin so special and what should you consider when buying BTC? In our latest Bitcoin Basics event, founder Oliver Flaskämper shared his passion and fascination for Bitcoin and explained why the future belongs to BTC as a digital currency. Watch the video in german here!


May 08, 2020, Philipp Peters

BitBucks App Update: Pay with Bitcoin and Stack Satoshis

The latest app update for iOS and Android allows BitBucks to follow one of the biggest trends in the Bitcoin community: Stacking Sats.The new Reward Systems in the Bitcoin Wallet allows users to earn Satoshi while paying with BitBucks and thereby to save BTC. Find out how this works and why retailers in particular benefit from the bonus program here!

April 16, 2020, Philipp Peters
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Accept Bitcoin in retail: Contactless payment without risk

How can merchants accept Bitcoin in their store and what should be considered with payments in cryptocurrencies? At our online event, BitBucks and attorney Benjamin Kirschbaum answered the most important tax and regulatory questions. The complete video can be found here.


March 31, 2020, Philipp Peters
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Online Event: How to accept Bitcoin Payments in Retail?

What do I need to know to accept Bitcoin at retail?  What are the tax aspects for individual retailers? BitBucks and attorney Benjamin Kirschbaum provide clarity in a live event on social media.

March 21, 2020, Philipp Peters
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BitBucks Update for Retail-Use: New in-app transaction export available for all Bitcoin payments

The BitBucks app continues to evolve to provide the ideal solution for retail payments with Bitcoin. With the latest update, the payment app now allows all users a transaction export via e-mail. But how exactly does the data transfer work and why is it especially important for merchants?

March 17, 2020, Philipp Peters

Innovation in the payment sector: Bitcoin, Libra & Co at the mpe 2020

140 speakers, over 300 merchants, 1300 visitors: these are the bare figures of the annual Merchant Payment Ecosystem (mpe) conference in Berlin. At Europe's largest trade fair in the field of merchant payments, high-ranking experts discuss the latest trends and developments in digital payments - with crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin and Libra also being discussed in many areas and this year for the first time represented in a separate track.

March 06, 2020, Frank Meier
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BitBucks - the perfect Bitcoin Wallet for instant payments

BitBucks sets out to revolutionize the market of digital payment service providers. As a payment tool for iOS and Android, the Wallet enables instant payments with Bitcoin at the POS. But what are the app's strengths, how does it work and what makes it the perfect Bitcoin Wallet for everyday use?

February 10, 2020, Philipp Peters

BitBucks and Co. – Payment Service Providers for Bitcoin in Retail

There are many methods for merchants to enable customers to pay with Bitcoin. We introduce the most common ones , explain which of these are best suited for what purpose and what makes BitBucks a great alternative for bitcoin payments in retail.

January 28, 2020, Benny Christmann
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Accept Bitcoin in Retail - now with BitBucks Wallet

How do you get Bitcoin to the cash register at bakeries, kiosks and other small retailers? We explain how you can accept Bitcoin in five minutes, what there is to keep in mind - and why the BitBucks Wallet is already designed to pay with bitcoin in retail?

December 12, 2019, Benny Christmann
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Monetary autonomy: Bitcoin and BitBucks make it possible

The trend in money is towards complete dependence on large corporations. With Bitcoin and BitBucks, you can resist this trend and gain monetary autonomy.

December 02, 2019, Benny Christmann
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Spendl instead of Hodl: Pay with Bitcoin now!

Many Bitcoiners just want to hodl their digital coins. But this will not start a monetary revolution. That‘s why we at BitBucks believe that spendl should become the new hodl – and that‘s what we‘ve optimized our app for.


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October 29, 2019, Benny Christmann
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Bitcoin Wallet: The Art of Storing

There are several methods of storing Bitcoin. These range from paper wallets to online wallets, from hardware wallets to Smartphone wallets. Your particular requirements will determine which method is right for you.


October 12, 2019, Philipp Peters
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BitBucks now completed! Pay with Bitcoin Instantly on Android and iOS

Finally BitBucks is complete! From now on the BitBucks wallet is not only available on iOS but also for download on the Google Play Store. Simply pay with bitcoin by using the phone number of a friend- and all, within seconds. Get the BitBucks wallet now!

September 13, 2019, Philipp Peters

Press release: Bitcoin payments via BitBucks within seconds

Finally the BitBucks app is going live on mainnet. Payments are the key for the adoption of Bitcoin in everyday life and BitBucks makes this possible in a completely new and innovative way. Simply pay with bitcoin by using the phone number of the payee - and all that within seconds. Get the BitBucks app on iOS now! Get the BitBucks app now!

August 21, 2019, Philipp Peters

Buying bitcoins: The complete guide

Have you heard of Bitcoin yet? Are you curious? Have you often thought that you would like have and use bitcoins? Did you get stuck trying to figure out how to get your hands on bitcoins. Did it seem too hard and complicated? Don't worry. We’ve prepared a guide to help you to buy bitcoins.

August 14, 2019, Philipp Peters
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BitBucks - Bitcoin Payments to phone numbers in seconds

We at BitBucks want to give everyone the chance to pay with Bitcoin on their smartphones. Simply pay with Bitcoin to the phone number of a friend and it only takes a few seconds – that’s how a payment tool for the world’s best known cryptocurrency has to work. 

July 17, 2019, Philipp Peters

BitBucks on the Search for Beta Testers

Take part, when bitcoin reinvents the art of payments. BitBucks is one piece of the whole picture, a tool to bring Bitcoin into your everyday life. Starting today you can test a simulation of the iOS app.

July 09, 2019, Frank Meier
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BitBucks begins!

BitBucks is on a coffee mission; we want everybody to pay for everything with bitcoin while keeping the Bitcoin blockchain decentralized. Our app for off-chain transactions will enable this, similar to Lightning, but simpler. Today we begin the public beta for iOS. Take part now!

July 02, 2019, Benny Christmann
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Perspectives for Bitcoin at the UNCHAIN 2019

On June 14th and 15th the second UNCHAIN Convention took place in Berlin. We attended and enjoyed the most important crypto event in Germany.

June 25, 2019, Frank Meier
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Bitcoin protects against inflation

Every state currency loses value over time because the money supply grows uncontrollably. With Bitcoin, on the other hand, an algorithm defines how many monetary units there are. This makes the digital currency a precaution against inflation

June 04, 2019, Benny Christmann
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Bitcoin is the money of the Internet

Bitcoins apply wherever the Internet reaches. They turn the net into a global currency union. In addition, Bitcoins move on the Internet as smoothly as a fish in water. This reduces many of the frictions that affect the current monetary system.

May 22, 2019, Benny Christmann
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Bitcoin is private money

In the age of digital mass surveillance, most people's finances are quite transparent. Bitcoin helps you keep the monitors in the dark.

May 14, 2019, Benny Christmann
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Earning Bitcoin: The complete guide

You can get Bitcoins like you get any other currency: You earn them. In our guide we present some options to receive Bitcoins by selling your products or services for it, by exchanging your income directly into Bitcoin or by earning it with fulfilling some minor tasks.

April 09, 2019, Benny Christmann
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The difference between Bitcoin and all other crypto currencies

It's not so easy to keep track on all the different kinds of crypto currencies. We at BitBucks support Bitcoin, because it combines decentralization and availability virtually like none of its competitors.

April 05, 2019, Frank Meier
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