Ben is the Missing Ingredient to Your Ultimate Bitcoin-Mix!

Spare yourself the misery of going through lengthy articles when it comes to knowing about crypto and get this dude instead.

Meet Ben, the AI Powered Bitcoin Friend that will help you through your problems. Miguel Kurdy, the CEO and co-founder of Ben, has made you a crypto-Pinnochio that doesn’t lie. The idea of making this little chatbot came to him when Kurdy started out with cryptocurrency.

The initial days were troublesome as he had just started out. Back in 2017, when he tried to move funds from one wallet to another, he initially thought he had lost them.

“Neither exchange really told me anything about what was going on, and so I actually thought I had just lost my funds,” he said. “A little research on my own and I realized there was just a lag between the transfers.”

But he figured it out as most people do by going to his “bitcoin friend” for help.

And this is how he got the idea of creating Ben, AI-based chatbot friend “so that everyone could have an actual expert to talk to about bitcoin.”

How Ben Works

According to Kurdy, Ben it a combination of two things; cryptocurrency wallet and education center, all in one, digital, app-based home. Their target market is people who have little information about cryptocurrency and have never ventured into it but now what to get a taste of this medicine as well.

“We also target customers who have heard of bitcoin, and really just want to know what it is,” he added.

It offers a number of things like the history of bitcoin or comparison between different blockchain-based currencies. For more complex users, they can also know about the technology itself and get to know how it works.

“Offering people education in the space is not only about helping them understand the technology and how it works – but it is also helping them understand that it moves very rapidly and that things happen every day that affect price and the development of the tech,” Kudry said. “It’s important that people know what is going on.”

You can count on Ben to stay up-to-date with all happenings in crypto.

Why Choose Ben?
  • All the information you want regarding cryptocurrency is just one question away.
  • It understands the volatile nature of the market and keeps you up to speed with all that goes down in the crypto-sphere.
  • It also has a digital wallet so you can make your payments through it as well.
  • Setting up is comparatively easier as you are “walked through” the entire process. It involves KYC interaction, to verify their identity, add a bank account and create their coin wallet. The wallet is stored on the could but the private keys remain on the owner’s device.
  • Gives a backup seed to write down in case they lose their phone.
  • You can easily text Ben what you want to do – he’s a Siri of the crypto world.
  • He gets smarter over time as you ask him more and more questions.
  • Won’t steal your bitcoins and will give you honest advice.

“At the end of the day, we just want Ben to feel like your friend.”

Soha Ali

As vanilla as it sounds, a filmmaker in the making. Soha brings the irony out of the crypto world by contributing to the Unfiltered section of BlockPublisher. Contact the editor at editor.unfiltered@blockpublisher.com

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