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Niklas Nikolajsen
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Chairman of the Board and co-founder of Bitcoin Suisse AG
BornDecember 1975 (age 44)
Denmark
🏡 ResidenceZug, Switzerland
🏳️ NationalityDanish
Other names
💼 Occupation
Banker/broker/trader
💵 Salary :
Known forCo-founder of Bitcoin Suisse AG

Niels Niklas Bang Nikolajsen (born 1975) is the co-founder of Bitcoin Suisse AG, a broker and financial service provider crypto finance company. Although a citizen of Denmark, Nikolajsen has been a Swiss resident since 2011.

Nikolajsen graduated in computer science graduate from Copenhagen, Denmark, he has worked professionally as a software architect and developer from 1998 until 2012; during the later years of his career mostly in the financial sector.

In 2013, Nikolajsen co-founded Bitcoin Suisse AG, a broker, broker and financial service provider crypto finance company. The company became the first Bitcoin financial service provider to provide services to a public entity (the town of Zug).[1][2] Nikolajsen stepped down as CEO at the end of 2017, and became Chairman of the board.[3]

In 2014, he co-founded the Digital Finance Compliance Association and joined its board, promoting the Zug-based "Crypto Valley" concept,[4] and working towards a friendly Swiss regulatory framework for digital finance with the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority.[5]

In 2016 Niklas Nikolajsen was listed at position 93 in named a "Top 100 Swiss Bankers" list published by the Swiss BILANZ magazine.[6]

In 2018, Nikolajsen bought the Salesianum in Zug which he announced would be used as a residential complex. The property also has a chapel which Nikolajsen announced would be converted into a museum. [7]

References[edit]

  1. Christian Uhlig, (Jul 1, 2016) "Alpine 'Crypto Valley' pays with Bitcoins"Deutsche Welle (DW)
  2. Jamey Keaten, (May 11, 2016) "Seen as global first, Swiss town to accept bitcoin payments" Phys.org
  3. "Niklas Nikolajsen". Bitcoin Suisse. 2018-06-07. Retrieved 2019-12-20.
  4. Brenna Hughes Neghaiwi, (Sep 8, 2016) "Low tax Zug aims to become Switzerland's 'Crypto Valley'"Reuters
  5. "bitcoin Valley". Retrieved 15 February 2016.
  6. Erik Nolmans, Dirk Schütz, Harry Büsser and Stefan Lüscher, (Bilanz no. 18, 2016, p. 60, 62) BILANZ "Die 100 Top-Banker"BILANZ
  7. "Eine Zuger Prachtsvilla steht neu ganz im Zeichen von Bitcoin". zentralplus (in Deutsch). 2018-11-09. Retrieved 2019-12-20.


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