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Where to Spend Bitcoin in South Africa

by Luno Team 22 minute read

As more and more people become aware of and interested in Bitcoin, we often get asked: So where can I spend my Bitcoin in South Africa? Can I actually pay with Bitcoin at South African merchants? We’re happy to say that South Africa has a thriving Bitcoin market, with thousands...

UK FCA Sandbox announcement

by Marcus Swanepoel 1 minute read

We’re excited to announce today that we have been selected to participate testing in the first group of the UK Financial Conduct Authority’s Regulatory Sandbox. Today also marks our broader entry into the UK and European markets. The Regulatory Sandbox is part of the FCA’s Project Innovate. It aims to create...

Faster deposits in Indonesia

by Luno Team 1 minute read

We know that our Luno Indonesia customers would like faster ways to deposit money into their Luno accounts with Indonesian rupiah, which they’ll use to buy Bitcoin. We have two solutions for faster deposits. If you need your deposits to show up faster you should either: Use non-cash (“non-tunai”) ATM...

Anonymous cryptocurrencies, privacy and fungibility

by Luno Team 4 minute read

It’s official. This week should mark the release of Zerocash. This new cryptocurrency, affectionately known as Zcash, is much like Bitcoin, but what sets it apart from Bitcoin is its focus on fungibility and user privacy. As you may know, the Bitcoin network is a publicly verifiable ledger in which...

Dollar-Cost Averaging as part of your Bitcoin investment strategy

by Luno Team 3 minute read

Bitcoin has gained increasing importance as an asset class over the past many years. Bitcoin’s price often makes headlines, primarily due to its volatile nature. No one can predict where the Bitcoin price will be a few months --or years-- down the line, as is the case with any other...

Usability testing - new customers

by Luno Team 1 minute read

Have you got any friends who have been thinking of getting some Bitcoin, but haven’t signed up with Luno yet? We are going to run a usability testing session for new users in our Cape Town office. We’ll need the selected testers to come in on Thursday, 27th October for...

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