Invest with confidence
River builds industry-leading Bitcoin security into every product and service.
See why we’re built different
As Bitcoiners, we always encourage self-custody; however, your assets will be safe on our platform.
100% full reserve custody
All assets on River are held 1:1. We don't use or lend your Bitcoin, ever. Your Bitcoin is your Bitcoin.
Licensed and regulated in the US
River operates by the book and complies with all state and federal regulations. View our licenses.
On-demand live support
Receive on-demand support with a real human located in the US whenever you need assistance.
Our systems regularly undergo independent security penetration tests by leading security firms.
Receive real-time account notifications when security-conscious actions are taken and when you buy, sell, withdraw, or deposit Bitcoin with River.
We store the least amount of data required on our clients for the shortest time possible and use tiered, role-based access controls.
Multisig cold storage
Our clients' Bitcoin is kept offline in cold storage and requires multiple signatures (multisig) to identify and authorize a transaction.
We aren’t built on third parties
Our security infrastructure is built from the ground up by our team of expert security engineers.
Geographically dispersed keys
Bitcoin keys are stored in multisig cold storage in geographically dispersed locations.
River accounts use mandatory multi-factor authentication (TOTP or SMS), and passwords are bcrypt hashed with a work factor of 14.
Security monitoring 24/7
Our specialized security operations team is continuously monitoring our systems to keep your money safe.