mistake to just proclaim it all a scam. Youre also welcome to contact us if you would like to consult with us about your bitcoin investment strategy. Please let us know. Founded in Slovenia in 2011, Bitstamp is currently registered in Luxemburg, where the financial authorities have granted it a Payment Institution License. Scam test-wise it seems to tick all the right boxes, but the downright abysmal user feedback makes all that quite redundant.
The main investor behind the Bitstamp brand is PanteraCapital. Hes seconded at the helm of the operation by Chairman Dan Morehead and fellow Director Damijan Merlak. The Bitstamp website doesnt make any unrealistic promises, nor does it entice its customers to join various bitcoin mining schemes. All these requirements are supposed to make the exchange safe and trustworthy for its users as well for the authorities under whose jurisdiction it operates. The operation has a corporate presence in the US as well: Bitstamp USA Inc.