European Crypto Exchange Bitpanda Cuts Staff By Hundreds
Saturday June 25, 2022. 12:00 PM , from Slashdot
Austria-based crypto trading platform Bitpanda is slashing its headcount to ensure sustainability, the company said in a Friday blog post. CoinDesk reports: Bitpanda's founders said the firm needs to let employees go as it scales down due to market conditions. The company said it is aiming for a target headcount of 730. It has just over 1,000 employees, according to LinkedIn.
'We reached a point where more people joining didn't make us more effective, but created coordination overheads instead, particularly in this new market reality,' Bitpanda wrote. 'Looking back now, we realize that our hiring speed was not sustainable. That was a mistake.' In addition, recent offers will be retracted, and employees have been notified.
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