Fintech from Vienna – Bitpanda, the European digital investment platform – will launch a Blockchain Research & Development Hub in which it will invest EUR 10 million over the next two years. By the end of 2021, it is to employ 30 experts and engineers who deal with blockchain technology. The center is to build a new generation investment platform.
“I am delighted to open our fully remote Blockchain Research & Development Hub. For me, as vice president of enginnering and head of the Technology and Innovation Center in Krakow, this is an important step towards building a new generation investment platform in which engineers will use the possibilities of blockchain technology. Thanks to the remote approach, Bitpanda wants to attract world-class experts and blockchain engineers around the world who will work directly with Christian Trummer, co-founder and director of Bitpanda technology, and a real visionary, “says Krzysztof Raś, vice president of engineering and director. managing Bitpanda Technology in Poland.
The new research team is to focus on developing a strategy for the possibility of using blockchain and prototypes to create ready-made solutions.
Bitpanda is a company that was founded in 2014 in Vienna; its founders are Eric Demuth, Paul Klanschek and Christian Trummer. The trade-everything platform allows you to invest in stocks, cryptocurrencies and metals.