Blue Ridge Bank has announced on Wednesday it is providing access to Bitcoin at its branch locations. Cardholders can purchase and redeem Bitcoin at nearly 20 Blue Ridge Bank ATM locations, consisting of both branch and off-site ATMs. The banking group reported that it has partnered with bitcoin ATM software provider LibertyX to provide bitcoin at its ATMs.
“We are proud to partner with Blue Ridge Bank and LibertyX to provide ATM management services that are Bitcoin-capable. We predict that more community banks and credit unions will demand innovative fintech solutions like this at their branches, and we are excited to be a leader in this space.”
Chris Yim, LibertyX Co-Founder and CEO, added:
“We’re honored to work with Blue Ridge Bank and BluePoint. For years, consumers have been asking for the ability to buy bitcoin from their banks. We are proud that BRB is the first bank in the nation to offer bitcoin services on their ATMs. LibertyX provides consumers with the trust and ease of going to 8,500 ATMs at local convenience stores, pharmacies, and gas stations. Now they can also buy bitcoin at their local bank ATM.”
Blue Ridge Bank, N.A., is the wholly-owned banking subsidiary of Blue Ridge Bankshares, Inc. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, Blue Ridge Bank provides a wide range of financial services including retail and commercial banking, payroll, insurance, card payments, wholesale and retail mortgage lending, and government-guaranteed lending.