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Announcing two million customers

by Team Luno 2 minute read

We’re excited to announce that our customers have now opened 2 million Luno wallets. Each little (or big) bit of Bitcoin or Ethereum someone buys through Luno is much more than a simple purchase. It's a vote for a new system. We want to say thank you to everyone who has been part of Luno's mission so far. Whether you've been with us since 2013 or joined this week, you're part of the journey. Having you onboard is an essential part of upgrading the world to a better financial system.

Setting our customers up for success

by Team Luno 2 minute read

Since we've started, our community has always been at the heart and soul of everything we do. We believe that your success is our success. It's in our best interest, to have your best interest at heart. The Global Luno team To reflect our commitment to customer happiness, we've renamed...

Luno announced as UK’s fastest growing tech start-up of 2018

by Katharine Suy 2 minute read

We are delighted and incredibly honoured to be named UK’s fastest growing startup in the Tech5 competition hosted by TNW and Adyen. Joining the ranks of previous title holders, Deliveroo, Transferwise, Lyst, Delivery Hero, Cabify, Onfido and iZettle, is an achievement we do not take lightly. Tech5 is a renowned...

Luno expands to 35 new markets; announcing Series B round

by Marcus Swanepoel 2 minute read

We are excited to announce the launch of Luno across several new European markets. This means people from 40 countries around the world can now easily buy, sell and store Bitcoin with Luno. At Luno, our core mission is to bring cryptocurrencies to everyone, everywhere - and in a way...

​BitX is now Luno!

by Marcus Swanepoel 2 minute read

We founded BitX in early 2013 to bring the power of cryptocurrency to the world. We believe decentralised cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin will fundamentally change how the world views and uses money: cheaper, faster and safer transactions; more privacy and freedom; a significantly better user experience; and ultimately, more equality by...

To the moon! The Luno brand story.

by Marcus Swanepoel 3 minute read

We believe that decentralised cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin will fundamentally change how the world views and uses money: cheaper, faster and safer transactions; more privacy and financial freedom; a significantly better user experience; and ultimately, more equality by giving everyone in the world access to the same financial system. This financial...

BitX raises funding from Venturra Capital

by Team Luno 1 minute read

We’re very excited to announce additional funding from Venturra Capital, a leading Southeast Asian venture fund. Venturra will join our existing group of investors which includes The Naspers Group and Barry Silbert’s Digital Currency Group. Venturra Capital is a US$150m Asia-focused venture fund based out of Jakarta, Indonesia. It was...

New look, new products, new faces

by Team Luno 2 minute read

Over the next few weeks you will see a lot of exciting changes at BitX. While we believe that the widespread adoption of cryptocurrency is inevitable, we’re highly committed to building products and services that will accelerate this trend. Over the next few weeks we’ll be rolling out a number...

BitX appoints new Chief Compliance Officer

by Team Luno 2 minute read

Today we are excited to announce that Erik Wilgenhof Plante will be joining BitX as Chief Compliance Officer. Erik will be based in our Singapore office and will lead our internal compliance strategy and external regulatory relationships across the markets we operate in. Erik is one of the most experienced...

​BitX raises USD 4 million in Series A funding

by Team Luno 1 minute read

We are excited to announce our USD 4 million Series A funding round led by the Naspers Group, through their payments subsidiary PayU. Our existing investor, Barry Silbert's Digital Currency Group, also participated.
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