Abra is the world's first digital cash peer-to-peer network. Users can send or receive money or pay for things instantly, privately, and securely ​with or without a bank account. Abra Tellers represent a global, shared network of people facilitating the movement of money.

Our Values

Embrace Transparency

Abra will be straightforward, transparent and honest with our customers, partners and employees.

Drive Towards Impact

Abra will have a positive impact on the lives of everyone in our ecosystem.

Focus on the User

We will put the user first. Get the user experience right and wow them and everything else is much easier.

Champion the Individual

We believe in the individual’s right to freely participate in all forms of commerce.

Encourage New Ideas

We believe that a diversity of ideas and backgrounds leads to better outcomes.

Think Long Term

Abra needs to be a sustainable business in order to add the most long term value.

Our Team

Abra was founded by Bill Barhydt, a serial entrepreneur with over 20 years of payment experience. Our team is headquartered in Silicon Valley with an additional office in Manila, Philippines. Interested in working with us? View available openings ❯


Aldo A

Ally L

Arnoldo R

Arthur Y

Ben L

Bill B

Christine P

Cindy K

Daryl P

David T

Eric R

George C

Grace V

Ishmael R

Ivan G

Joe D

Joe R

John L

Juan H

Liz O

Marc S

Miriam F

Navi S

Rachelle R

Reinier J

Rob E

Rocky K

Ryan C

Shubh M

Vijay S


We're Hiring

Join us ›

Our Directors and Advisors

Our History


Launched Abra globally

Launched bitcoin

Launched over 50 currencies

More currencies to follow (stay tuned!)


Launched Abra in Philippines

Launched Abra in the US


Won Launch Festival in San Francisco

Launched Abra Application in Beta for iOS and Android

Announced initial funding partners including First Round Capital, Ratan Tata and American Express

Relocated 15 miles north to Mountain View, CA


Founded in Saratoga, CA

Our Investors

Abra is supported by a world class group of technology and financial investors with a combined presence spanning North America, Asia, Australia, Africa, and Europe.