Our Vision

A fair, global financial system for everyone

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About Bar 9

A new-generation of wealth management

We have created a better way to store and invest the value you build. In turn, our solution has opened up the gold market, making it accessible to everyone, regardless of financial background. Bar9 is part of a profound change in the world of finance led by the blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies and new banking solutions that are transforming the way we save, transfer, spend and invest our money.

A plethora of financial opportunities

We won’t stop at Gold. Bar9 will become the largest asset-based proven reserve in the world by giving you the opportunity to easily diversify your wealth in precious metals, such as Platinum, Silver, Palladium, as well as cryptocurrencies and other blockchain-related assets such as ICO tokens. Why settle for one if you can have it all?

...with all the features of traditional banking, but cooler

In addition to your online vault, Bar9 is continuously developing new tools to help you thrive financially. Our Mastercard® will give you instant access to your holdings whenever needed and enables you to pay anywhere in any currency. Moreover, Bar9’s mobile app has buy and sell, transfer and spending capabilities, so you can make use of your assets from your smartphone. Our team develops each product feature with a customer-centric approach, so seamless and joyful experience is guaranteed.

Built by a global team, headquartered in Berlin and London

Driven to build a product that is used worldwide, our diverse team comprised of many nationalities, genders and backgrounds apply their unique insight to create a financial solution for everyone.


Joshua Scigala
Joshua Scigala, Founder & CEO
Josh is an award-winning designer, animator & entrepreneur. He has co-founded 5 technology startups as well as leading large technical teams. He was a pioneer in the sharing economy as well as in the blockchain space.
Philip Scigala
Philip Scigala, Founder & CTO
Born in Berlin, Philip has run his own web development agency for 7 years and has been coding for almost 15 years. Started working closely with the gold industry and made revolutionising the sector his mission.
Ana Valdes
Ana Valdes, Head of Business Development and Project Management
Ana has gathered experience in parallel trading, exports and e-commerce since she made a career move from hotel management in Switzerland. She is an LSE alumni with a passion for organisation and processes who was part of Vaultoro's founding team.
Gabriel Escalona
Gabriel Escalona, CMO
Gabriel is a communications expert & media producer. He has led several start-up teams into successful exists and IPOs in the last 8 years. He has a broad experience disrupting industries such as FinTech, Real Estate, Media and e-commerce.


We are backed by one of the largest FinTech company builder in Europe and incubated by one of the worlds most important accelerators

Finlab AG
FinLab AG

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