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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...

A bridge between the old and the new: announcing Bitcoin virtual credit cards

by Team Luno 2 minute read

We’re excited to announce our partnership with Zazoo, an innovative, multinational payment company and the creators of the patented MVC (Mobile Virtual Card) technology and the VCPay app. We’ve been working closely with Zazoo over the past few months to enable all BitX users to convert their Bitcoin into a prepaid...

Codapay becomes first gateway to add bitcoin support in SE Asia

by Team Luno 2 minute read

Short on the heels of our Nigeria launch and our Series A news, we're very happy to announce our partnership with Codapay: a cardless payment processor active in Southeast Asia. This makes Codapay (backed by e-commerce giant Rakuten, Golden Gate Ventures and a Skype cofounder)  the first multi-currency payment gateway...

​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.

Developer event: Go Cape Town Meetup

by Team Luno 1 minute read

BitX is one of the sponsors of the upcoming Go Cape Town meetup happening on Thursday July 30, 2015 at 6:30pm in the 22Seven Theatre in Cape Town. We use Golang for development over here at BitX and one of our developers will do a presentation and be part of...

BitX extends Bitcoin operations to Nigeria

by Team Luno 1 minute read

We’re very excited to be expanding our operations to Africa’s largest economy: Nigeria. Starting today, Nigerians will be able to buy and sell bitcoin instantly using the BitX Android app or iOS app apps, trade naira/bitcoin on the BitX Exchange and use the powerful BitX API to develop their own Bitcoin products and services....

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