Bankera, an ambitious project to build a neobank for the digital era, has started to offer payment accounts to individual and business clients as a low-cost, fast and convenient alternative to traditional bank accounts. Individual and business clients who sign up to the service can already enjoy dedicated European IBAN accounts to send and receive funds via SEPA and SWIFT transfers. All clients can send and receive funds from cryptocurrency exchanges.
The entire remote account opening process takes place online and can be completed quickly from the comfort of one's home. While the platform was designed to ensure seamless user experience, Bankera's service features live support agents who can be contacted around the clock.
Essentially, Bankera is focused on providing payment services to people and companies involved in crypto businesses and sees it as a growing but underserved niche due to its novelty and unique specifics that are not well understood by more conservative institutions. At Bankera, clients are welcome to receive funds from cryptocurrency exchanges, mining pools, affiliate programs or income from their commercial online activity.
Up next in Bankera's plans is to roll out virtual and physical debit cards for personal and later corporate customers. Linked directly to the online banking platform, they will enable clients to pay at points-of-sale online and offline and withdraw cash at ATMs around the world, as well as track their spending.