The first of May was our official 10 year anniversary - be part of the Bitonic experience & join us on our journey!

The start

The first conversations about bitcoin started in September 2010. The idea of starting a business in bitcoin came in september 2011. The idea came into reality on 1 May, 2012: the official start of the Bitonic.

The first of may is a historical day for us, but just as important for the Netherlands as a whole. Bitonic has been at the forefront of this technical revolution from the start, not settling for less and always keeping in mind whats best for our customers.

Very first iteration of Bitonic

Bitonic has been around since the start…

  • Bitonic was the first bitcoin company in the Netherlands
  • In the very early stages Bitonic was still called Idealcoin
  • At the time Bitonic started, bitcoin was at €5,00
  • The first Bitonic transaction was 39 bitcoin for €165,43
  • Growth: BL3P,, Academy and Bits
  • The first mission of Bitonic: bitcoin for everyone!
  • From Driebergen, to Baarn, to Amsterdam
  • Over 50 employees
  • Bitcoin only: staying true to our ideals and vision
  • Brand new customized Bitonic HQ in Amsterdam

…we are ready for more!

evolution of bitonic logo

10 years Bitonic

We’ve seen it all! From full force attacks on the bitcoin protocol, major exchanges going down, to regulatory battles with the Dutch regulator. But we survived, and we’ve got no plans of backing down anytime soon. We are more than ready for the next chapter!

As we have seen bitcoin mature over the course of our ten year existence we are thankful we’ve been able to experience its growth from up close and help to build the ecosystem.

Bitonic logo development

We maintain our focus

The Bitonic team is stronger than ever and 2022 and the celebration of our 10 year existence was the beginning of the next chapter. We have been building steadily behind the scenes - improved our exchange BL3P in terms of robustness and speed, enabling Lightning deposits and withdrawals. We launched our renewed and re-designed educational platform and have helped even more people creating their own savings plan and start saving with bitcoin via Bits, bit by bit.

Since the beginning, education and long-term stimulus have played a crucial roles for Bitonic – we do not get distracted by the hype of the day, facilitating peace of mind in this chaotic market.

The year 2022 also marks alliances with podcasts series Het Nieuwe Geld season 2 and Cryptocast, both celebrated for their thorough and honest journalism. In addition to this, we encourage a positive lifestyle by sponsoring the talented, the bold and the ambitious. In doing so, we believe this is another way to pass along our focus on integrity and long term incentives.

Bitonic sponsorships

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