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Ten reasons you should consider buying Bitcoin

by Team Luno 3 minute read

In some ways, Bitcoin is just another currency: it has an exchange rate against other currencies, it can be bought, sold and it can be used to pay for things online. Bitcoin is taking the financial world by storm. Here are ten reasons why you should consider buying Bitcoin. 1....

Luno Singapore Bitcoin Giveaway

by Team Luno 1 minute read

We'll be giving away one Bitcoin (1 BTC) to a lucky person in the Bitcoin community in Singapore! You can enter the competition by clicking the image or link, below: Luno Singapore Bitcoin Giveaway Note that the competition is only open to people who currently reside in Singapore. Competition closes on...

Mobile verification via phone call

by Team Luno 1 minute read

When setting up or upgrading your Luno account, we may need to verify your mobile phone number. This is to help secure your Luno account. Our primary system --sending you a one time code via SMS-- works perfectly well for the majority of our customers. We have had some complaints in recent weeks about...

Where to Spend Bitcoin in South Africa

by Team Luno 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 Team Luno 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...

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