The Rapid Growth of Valhalla Market

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Created in 2013, Valhalla Market grew to be one of the leading darknet markets. Led by a unique ideology, Valhalla Market is ensuring its clients’ trust.

Finland, like many of its neighboring Scandinavian countries, is regularly reaching peak positions across many different vectors of economic and societal growth. Education, design, and technology are just some fields in which Finland reigns as the leader.

However, not all top-performing nations earn their reputation through legal systems.

Ideology over capital

Such is Valhalla Market, a Finnish cryptomarket on the darknet, which certainly justifies its title of the leading online drug market for Finland and Scandinavia.

What ensured Valhalla Market this position is not just the classical capitalistic notion of earning money. Anyone familiar with the leadership philosophy of Kapteeni, Valhalla Market’s admin, knows that the market is far beyond that.

It is an ideological project aiming to extinct violence from drug distribution, and make it a fair trade business.

Kapteeni governs the Valhalla Market with rules that may appear strict, but they’re actually immensely caring to the market’s users. This way, the main goal is that all operators at Valhalla encounter no harm whatsoever while conducting their business.

Selling drugs on the streets is a suspicious and risky business, where the quality of the product or the reputation of the seller cannot always be verified. Due to Kapteeni’s guidance, the risk of these aforementioned factors is minimal or even non-existent for the users at Valhalla Market.

Two long years

However, the marketplace did not start as Valhalla Market. Its initial site was Silkkitie, a word that means “Silk Road” when translated from Finnish, and it was founded in 2013.

What started as a Finnish-only market grew into an internationally acclaimed market just two years after. It was eventually rebranded into Valhalla.

Part of this growth lies in the mere choices of naming the brand. Silkkitie still exists as a name for Finnish clients, but Valhalla Market was sensitive enough towards its foreign clients.

Not everyone could pronounce the Finnish word properly, so the new name was introduced in respect to non-Finnish speaking clients. One of the strategies for future expansion and growth is introducing service in other clients’ languages.

This way, everyone can feel at home at Valhalla Market, while at the same time partaking in international community.

Speaking about the market’s existence, some might say, “What, two years is an indicator of success?!” and claim that this is not a long period of time. But for a darknet market, this is enough to be recognized as a veteran and for things to change rapidly on the darknet, as markets appear and die on a daily basis.

Moreover, as Kapteeni based development of Valhalla Market on honesty and safety, it is not a wonder then how swiftly the market grew under such a philosophy.

Responsibility required from vendors, and the fact that they have to treat their clients having the same philosophy in mind, leads to less scams and drug-related harm.

Not all darknet markets are ready to base their business on this value system (or any value system for that matter). But, by caring for money only, low-quality drugs are being distributedvia some markets, and many have performed exit scams.

Reputation well-deserved

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Finland, like many of its neighboring Scandinavian countries, is regularly reaching peak positions across many different vectors of economic and societal growth.

Valhalla Market opposes such business maintenance by providing its users with a world-renowned safety service. In addition to this, Valhalla Market’s user-friendly interface is a significant contributor to its high-pace growth rate.

Some examples through which users are putting more and more trust in Valhalla Market are the ability to express their feedback regarding the service, and even get some thrill while auctioning for desired products.

Despite the fact that it functions on an invite-only principle, the number of users at Valhalla Market is not decreasing. On the contrary, this principle ensures even more security and comfort in obtaining or distributing desired products.

Not everyone can just pop up and sell random merchandise. The users at Valhalla can be reassured that their business will be conducted as proper as it can be.

To maintain a market and, moreover, to earn such a reputation is not an easy task. Valhalla Market and Kapteeni’s core values are being transposed to the market’s users, while the former, by obliging to them, contributes to their favorite market’s development.

Having in mind the compatibility between the provider, the service and the users, it seems that a pleasant future with new developments awaits the Valhalla Market.

Nokia, Tom of Finland, Iittala, Marimekko, and Moomins have already conquered the world as the most famous Finnish export brands. Will Valhalla Market join the list?

Douppikauppa – One of the Biggest Vendors on Valhalla Market

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Up until his recent arrest, Douppikauppa was Scandinavia’s biggest darknet vendor, providing effective delivery and stable security to his clients on Valhalla Market.

Sufficiently financially secured with a regular day job and a college degree, Douppikauppa was also an active seller on Valhalla Market starting in 2013. He grew out to be Scandinavia’s biggest darknet vendor, serving the title until his arrest in August of last year.

As most of us, Douppikauppa believed that drugs would interfere with his state of mind negatively, but he soon discovered how harsh drug classification was, and educated himself even further on various effects that diverse drugs induce.

According to his own words, he was amazed to realize their benefits and enhancements after he familiarized himself with psychoactive substances.

Small collective, big business

Apparently (and similar to Kapteeni, Valhalla’s founder), he was driven by the idea of supplying Finns with better psychedelics. The foundation and further expansion of Valhalla Market, back in the day known as Silkkitie, served as a fertile base for him to start off his business.

Valhalla Market ensured far more convenient, and more importantly, cheaper means of obtaining drugs. With a steady funding reached by reselling drugs on the market, he laid foundations to become the biggest vendor in Scandinavia.

Growing business and increased orders on Valhalla Market led to the expansion of the business family. Merchants, working on delivery and packaging of smaller orders, were a huge contributing factor to this growth.

Douppikauppa was operated by 10 employees, mostly found through the Tor network. It was a business that allowed each one of them to be well taken care of. This is, after all, one of the founding principles of Valhalla Market as well, known for its world-class security and client-oriented service.

Providing well-secured service

Implementing an effective delivery system within the same or next day earned Douppikauppa trust from users on Valhalla Market. This included securing a safe spot for a courier to pick up and deliver the order, and a proper and creative camouflage—odorless packaging and letterboxes—for deliveries shipped by mail.

Keeping his job on the darknet market a secret even from his wife, and making sure his employees were unknown to each other, Douppikauppa reached a highly professional level of security for his business and customers.

Such maintenance can successfully evade cyber surveillance, keeping both Valhalla Market and Douppikauppa safe under encryption.

It is not a wonder then for him to hold this prestigious title as the biggest vendor on Valhalla Market leading his drugs and accessories business. Moreover, according to him, besides never becoming addicted to drugs (but rather only using certain drugs that would positively boost his performance), Douppikauppa has allegedly gained excessive leadership and organizational skills.

Drug education as a business ideology

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As most of us, Douppikauppa believed that drugs would interfere with his state of mind negatively, but he soon discovered how harsh drug classification was, and educated himself even further on various effects that diverse drugs induce.

Given his personal views on drug use and its benefits, Douppikauppa’s clients of preference were of the same ideology.

Drug addicts who often face financial issues were a burden both for him and for Valhalla Market. But those who used drugs moderately and had control over themselves and their cravings were the best to work with—they mostly didn’t bargain, which makes the process smooth.

It is no surprise, then, that Douppikauppa supports drug legalization. Such action would have a positive impact on decreasing the crime rate among youth, and the government could financially benefit from it (even though his business would close as a result).

On Valhalla, Douppikauppa restlessly preaches his ideology on psychedelics. Allegedly, they have proven to be beneficial for mental health and, given his exemplary guidance on the darknet market, they also proved to be amazing creativity boosters.

So, additional and detailed notes on drug effects are provided with each delivery so that everyone operating on the market can be properly educated and warned.

He considered quality, safety and proper education on drugs crucial for his business on Valhalla Market.

A proud part of Valhalla Market

Above everything, Douppikauppa says his satisfaction on Valhalla was not so much about wealth and money as it was about being content with what he was doing in life.And apparently, being THE biggest vendor on a darknet market brought stability and fame.

If Douppikauppa didn’t start off as a darknet drug dealer, who knows what course his life would have taken. By encountering the unfamiliar and overcoming fear, he proudly and passionately reigned as the biggest vendor on Valhalla Market.

And there is no doubt that Valhalla Market was lucky to have him.

The Finnish Darknet Site Called Silkkitie

Silkkitie

Silkkitie is one of the oldest markets on the darknet, online since 2013. Silkkitie or Valhalla boasts with world-class security for its users and offers some unique features.

When a website survives day-to-day changes on the Darknet for two or more years, it is considered a veteran, or “resilient as hell”, as the founder of Silkkitie market likes to say.

And indeed, Silkkitie market has been around since 2013 which is a great success for a dark web marketplace.

The once strictly Finnish market has taken a new name, Valhalla, as of 2015, and opened its gates to the international consumer market – catering to their needs for drugs and other ‘exotic’ products.

It has a simple design, it’s easy to use, and boasts of world-class security for its users.

It’s stable and has had little downtime since it started.

Silkkitie’s first steps

According to its admin Kapteeni, it all started due to the strict Finnish customs.

Apparently, with the increasing number of darknet shipments from other countries, the authorities became more suspicious and aware of the shady goings on in Finland.

It became difficult for Finnish users to obtain drugs.

Another reason for starting Silkkitie was “the poor state of street markets”, according to Kapteeni.

Apparently, Finnish people aren’t that inclined to have to deal with all sorts of people, and at the time there were a lot of crooks on the streets who couldn’t care less if they sold low quality drugs – and then there’s always the violence factor that accompanies these kinds of “businessmen”, as Kapteeni says.

The drugs obtained on the streets were often low quality products or something else entirely!

These are the two main reasons for Silkkitie to step in – ultimately to improve the general state of the Finnish drug scene.

Silkkitie goes international

When a website survives day-to-day changes on the Darknet for two or more years, it is considered a veteran, or “resilient as hell”, as the founder of Silkkitie market likes to say.

2015 saw the favorite Finnish market taking its new name, Valhalla, and there were several reasons for this.

First of all, it happened just after the fall of Ross Ulbricht’s Silk Road.

The admin of Silkkitie felt that the name was far too referencing of this event and of the Operation Onymous in 2014 that put a lot of other darknet markets out of business.

He was afraid that it might have a bit negative connotation.

Call it superstition if you will.

Apart from this, the admin admits that the name Silkkitie is a bit difficult to pronounce for the non-Finnish clientele, so it had to go.

Thus, Silkkitie became Valhalla – “the hall of the fallen, a reference from the Norse mythology.

It’s an interesting story really – Valhalla is a grandiose hall in Asgard, ruled over by the god Odin.

The new market, Valhalla, is open to the international public and is in English.

The admin explained his frustration at a number of markets performing exit scams and other markets being managed by incompetent admins.

He felt that it was time to introduce some basic order into the darknet drug scene.

His solution was to offer the stability of Silkkitie to the foreign crowd.

And indeed, users around the world recognized Silkkitie, now Valhalla, as a reliable marketplace and it began expanding rapidly.

Something had to be done about this in controllable growth, otherwise it would soon become unmanageable.

So, Kapteeni made Valhalla an invite-only market with a unique twist.

You can register, but only if you have obtained an invitation.

The neat twist is that its referral system, unlike the usual markets, allows you to collect invite earnings.

How else is Silkkitie different than other marketplaces?

A few things distinguish Silkkitie from all other markets apart from its longevity.

We won’t be going into full details here, but, we’ll just mention a few.

First and probably the most important thing about this market is its admin’s resolve to keep it safe and secure for its users.

That’s why there are multiple payment options available –escrow, FE, 2FA, multisig, and forced PGP.

Former Silkkitie market also has a great little option for its users – it allows auctions, similar to eBay and Amazon on the clearnet.

It also facilitates the prices to be displayed in currency of your choice, which is refreshing to see on a darknet market.

As for the market’s future plans, the priority is to keep the market up and running while maintaining its stability and security, according to the admin.

New languages are also planned, with Norwegian being the first.

In conclusion – Silkkitie is obviously here to stay (for as long as it can, at least), and is determined to evolve with technologies offering even greater security to its user base.

It’s definitely worth a look and… oh, here’s an invite URL for those of you who have read this far: http://valhallaxmn3fydu.onion/