Robinhood Testing Crypto-Wallet Feature in App: Report

New features may also enable cryptocurrency transfers

Sep 20, 2021 at 10:23 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 23, 2021 at 3:56 p.m. UTC

Josh Fineman is CoinDesk's Senior Wall Street Reporter, covering the intersection of crypto and traditional finance.

Robinhood, the online brokerage app, is testing a crypto wallet and transfers for cryptocurrency for its app, Bloomberg reported, citing a beta version of Robinhood’s iPhone app.

  • The software is said to include a hidden image that shows a waitlist page for subscribers signing up for the crypto wallet feature, according to the report.
  • A Robinhood spokeswoman declined to comment to Bloomberg and to CoinDesk.
  • The potential crypto wallet was discovered by software developer Steve Moser, who also discovered the code in Twitter’s beta about accepting bitcoin for its “Tip Jar” feature.
  • Robinhood announced in February it would enable withdrawals and deposits of cryptocurrencies, including dogecoin.



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