It’s Storytime.

On the mission to empower you to save for a better future by making investing in Bitcoin as simple as possible.


The Idea

Julian had the idea and started research in the Swiss regulatory.


The beginning

Julian joins forces with Adem. The young team starts hacking away on a project at Hackathon Zurich.

Early 2020

The search for Angel Investors begins

Lars & Nick join the team as Angel investors.

Spring 2020

Minimum Viable Product

At the end of the hackathon, the Relai MVP is built.

3. July 2020
Relai goes live

After almost two years of sweat, blood, and tears, Relai is live!

Winter 2020

Building the team

With the seed investment secured, Relai AG was founded, and the Relai team expands.

Early 2021

Paperwallet support

Scan your paper waller and receive sats in your Relai wallet.

Minimum sending fee

More customizable network fees for sending bitcoin.

Spring 2021

Own Node

Relai is running and connecting to our own full node for increased performance.

Partnership with Shift Crypto and CoinTracking

A partnership with the hardware wallet manufacturer Shift Crypto. The BitBox is suggested to you in the app and you can export your wallet history into CoinTracking for personal accounting.

Raised CHF 2.5 Million in Series A

The capital is used for building a Bitcoin broker and becoming a regulated virtual asset service provider.

Summer 2021

YAPEAL Integration

YAPEAL customers can pay directly with YAPEAL without having to set up a payment in e-banking.

Buy Bitcoin directly to Hardware Wallet

Receive purchased bitcoin directly to your hardware wallet.

Push Notifications

You will receive a push notification, e.g., for successful payments.

Scan your IBAN

You can scan your IBAN directly with your smartphone camera and don't need to type it in anymore.

Late 2021

Launch of Relai 2.0

The new Relai 2.0 app is even simpler and easier to use, making investing in bitcoin easier than ever before.

New app design

The new app comes with entirely fresh branding and a more streamlined user experience.

Launch of own broker

The launch of our in-house broker enables us to offer more efficient order execution and lower fees.

Zero fixed fee

No fixed fee.

Investment view

Relai users will receive visual insights into their bitcoin investments.

KYC - Buy more than EUR/CHF 1,000

Following the implementation of optional KYC, Relai users will be able to buy more than EUR/CHF 1,000 per day.

Early 2022

Additional payment methods

Use other payment options like PayPal, Twint, Credit Cards, and more.

Instant buy

The instant buy feature will enable Relai users to buy at the real-time exchange rate.

Stack easy to Bitbox Wallet

Stacking sats directly to a Bitbox hardware wallet will be easier than ever.

Improve transaction reporting for taxes

Improved transaction reporting features will make taxing your bitcoin investment income simpler and more intuitive.

Later in 2022

Receive Bitcoin instantly

Relai users will receive their purchased bitcoin instantly in their wallets.

Expand process of hardware wallet stacking

Stacking sats directly into a range of hardware wallets will become even easier for Relai users.

Advanced wallet features

As part of Relai's suite of advanced wallet features, replace-by-fee (RBF) will be introduced to enable users to speed up transactions stuck in the mempool.


There's more to come

Some of the exciting features we are planning
Daily recurring saving plans ● Instant buy ● Advanced Referral & Affiliate System ● Bitcoin Debit Card ● Earn on your Bitcoin ● Premium Account with Partner Offerings ● Deposit Fiat Currency ● Buy/Sell Bitcoin from anywhere in the world with any currency you like

Our Mission.
Easy Bitcoin investing.

We focus on impact.

We believe that Bitcoin is the best saving technology in the world and should be available to everyone. 

We value community.

We believe that our community is the heart and soul of everything we do. 

We are positive.

Positivity is contagious and boosts the happiness, productivity, and creativity of those around us.

We simplify.

We value our customer’s time and we don’t want to get too technical.

We are proactive.

We are dedicated to providing value. 

We strive for quality.

We pride ourselves in being a Swiss company that builds things right.


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