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Company profile

Conio is an award-winning fintech startup. Its mission? Make cryptocurrencies easy for everyone.

Founded in 2015 by Christian Miccoli and Vincenzo Di Nicola, Conio created the first mobile Bitcoin wallet in Italy. It allows anyone, small and large savers, to enter the digital currency market with no technical complexity and zero worries. Conio believes that a private currency can make the entire financial system more efficient, improve medium-long term earnings, and also reduce the risk that geo-political changes may have on traditional currencies. As a tech company, Conio provides enterprise-grade patented solutions to financial institutions, banks and insurance companies: Conio’s range of products go from digital asset custody, to integrated solutions for cryptocurrencies management, to new safe protocols to support the incoming CBDCs.

The Conio team is growing rapidly. It is comprised of 18 people, with cutting edge know-how on cryptocurrencies and digital assets.

Vincenzo Di Nicola

Founder, Co-CEO

After a Master's degree in Computer Science at Stanford University and impactful work experience in Microsoft and Yahoo!, he co-founds the startup GoPago, a cloud-based payment system funded by JP Morgan Chase. In 2013 he sold the technology to Amazon.

It is in Silicon Valley that Vincenzo learned about cryptocurrencies, observing their evolution since the early stage. Once he moves back to Italy, he decided to carry out his ambitious project of making Bitcoin easy to use and manage by everyone. With such a goal in mind, in 2015, together with Christian Miccoli, he founded Conio.

Vincenzo is also an advisor to both the Italian Government and the Republic of San Marino to draft national strategies on Blockchain technologies.

Christian Miccoli

Founder, Co-CEO

Pioneer of online banking in Italy, after the experience at McKinsey, where he promoted the project of a direct bank, he continued in Rasbank, and he launched "Conto Arancio" as a General Manager of ING Direct. In 2008, as a CEO, Christian launched Che Banca!, where he also became President.

Driven by the his passion and his experience in developing innovative services in the financial field, Christian saw in the world of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies the seeds of a profound change. To make this sector grow even further, in 2015 he founded Conio together with Vincenzo Di Nicola.

Vincenzo Di Nicola

Founder, Co-CEO

Christian Miccoli

Founder, Co-CEO

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Company timeline.

We spent over 5 years crafting the best digital asset banking architecture.

  1. Funding
  2. Going live
  3. Growth
  4. Bank integration

Funded by Poste Italiane.

June 2015

Founded by Christian Miccoli and Vincenzo Di Nicola with €3M seed funding from Poste Italiane (Italian postal service), the biggest Italian retail bank. We worked with Poste Italiane in R&D projects for blockchain applications in payments and logistics.

Award-winning BTC wallet.

November 2017

Launched on the Italian market a B2C Bitcoin Wallet, praised for the ease of use and awarded for the UI design in the 2018 “San Francisco design week”.

$3M funding round.

February 2018

The company secured an additional $3M funding round to support the launch of the B2B offering.

First bank integration.

H1 2020
  • 1st Partnership with the leading European challenger bank (Banca Sella Group).
  • Partnership with the leading European Paytech (Nexi).