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Cape Town event: Thoughts on the Future of Money by Andreas Antonopoulos

by Team Luno 1 minute read

We're happy to be sponsoring the upcoming Bitcoin Cape Town meetup with their guest speaker: Andreas Antonopoulos. The topic of discussion is "Thoughts on the future of money". Andreas is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and well-respected figures in Bitcoin. He is...

Looking in the rearview mirror - Why Bitcoin adoption is bigger, faster and closer than you think

by Marcus Swanepoel 12 minute read

How will people use money in the next 5–10 years? At Luno, this is something we regularly ask ourselves, observe and test with our customers, and discuss with the broader finance community, which includes some of the world’s leading fintech thought leaders as well as key decision-makers at everything from...

Introducing Volume-Based Exchange Fees

by Team Luno 2 minute read

We have introduced a volume-based fee reduction for traders using the Luno Exchange. The new fee structure gives discounted trading rates to those who trade larger amounts of Bitcoin. On makers and takers The Luno Exchange uses the popular maker-taker fee model. Market makers are traders who place some of...

Finite-State Machines at Luno

by Timothy Stranex 5 minute read

Executing a multi-step business process (e.g. processing a financial transaction) is trivial in a linear self-contained program, but can become very complex in the context of a distributed system with multiple concurrent servers and external dependencies, such as the systems we run at Luno. With even a small number of...

Where to Spend Bitcoin in Singapore

by Team Luno 3 minute read

As a growing number of people become aware of and interested in Bitcoin, we often get asked: So where can I spend my Bitcoin in Singapore? Do any Singaporean merchants actually accept Bitcoin payments? We’re pleased to announce that Singapore has a bustling Bitcoin market, with more and more merchants...

Our Singapore Bitcoin Giveaway Winner

by Team Luno 1 minute read

Congratulations to Charles Phua --our Singaporean 1 BTC Giveaway winner-- for entering our competition and winning the lucky draw.  The prize of one Bitcoin was paid over to their Luno wallet earlier this week and the transaction was recorded on the Bitcoin Blockchain here. To our runners-up: congratulations to you too! The following...

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