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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.

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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