Casa rolls out cryptocurrency mobile app to attract bitcoin novices

Cryptocurrency custody startup Casa has rolled out a new mobile app. 

Sats App is a noncustodial wallet that allows users to manage their lightning nodes straight from their mobile phone, CoinDesk writes. Casa is planning to add a rewards program to attract more cryptocurrency early adopters, who can earn cryptocurrency and learn about cryptocurrencies and node management.


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“Features are focused on increasing adoption of bitcoin and lightning nodes,” said Casa CEO Jeremy Welch. “You will be able to earn bitcoin if you don’t have a Casa node, but you will be able to earn bitcoin faster if you have a node.”

The app will currently be available only to Casa customers, with a full roll-out planned for later this month. According to Welch, although the app is “lightweight,” it offers multiple actions — earning sats and operating a full node. “It’s private, secure and connects over Tor,” he added.

Earlier this year, Casa announced a “core shift” to its business, launching the Keymaster mobile app and plug-and-play Bitcoin Lightning node Casa Node.