Athena Bitcoin Acquires - Press Release



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Athena Bitcoin Continues Mission to Make Bitcoin Instantly Available to All


CHICAGO – June 6, 2016 – Today, Athena Bitcoin, Inc., the Midwest-based Bitcoin ATM company, announced it has acquired, the Dayton, Ohio web service specializing in peer-to-peer buying and selling of bitcoin. The acquisition allows anyone to buy and sell bitcoin instantly, with cash, across the United States*. This is a dramatic improvement to the traditional, time-consuming transaction methods—where the buyer and seller meet face-to-face and exchange cash for bitcoin, or where the customer registers their bank account with an exchange and waits up to four days to collect purchased Bitcoin. Unlike other bank-enabled bitcoin transactions, Athena Bitcoin’s service is near instantaneous.

“The acquisition of is wholly customer-focused. It allows us to service customers nationwide, and the enhancements to our network will provide an exceptional, swift, secure experience to buyers and sellers of bitcoin,” said Gil Valentine, co-founder and COO, Athena Bitcoin.

After an extensive search the team started advanced discussions with Athena Bitcoin, ultimately selecting them as the ideal custodian of’s loyal clientele.

“A sale to an experienced player —with a robust KYC/AML program and first-class customer service program—in the Bitcoin space, like Athena Bitcoin, gives the resources it requires to continue its growth,” said Jad Mubaslat, owner and founder, who will retain a leadership role in Athena Bitcoin. “This was a seamless transition. Our current customers can trade freely now.”

The transaction and the service under Athena Bitcoin’s management went live on June 1. An FAQ sheet with additional information about, and Athena Bitcoin’s acquisition of the web service is available

About Athena Bitcoin: The Owl Has Landed

Athena Bitcoin, Inc., “The Most Trusted Name in Bitcoin ATM™,” operates a network of kiosks where consumers and small businesses can buy and sell bitcoin. Athena Bitcoin has locations in Illinois, Missouri, Texas, Georgia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. The company’s principals have backgrounds in financial services and have founded multiple successful Bitcoin companies. Today, Athena Bitcoin is focused on providing instant access to Bitcoin across the country with first-class customer support. For more information, please visit Or follow us at@AthenaBitcoin.



* Except New York and New Hampshire