We believe that decentralised cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum will fundamentally change how the world views and uses money. As early pioneers in this industry, we feel it’s our duty to bring this knowledge and excitement to the world as best we can.
It takes a certain breed of person, with a special system of values, to take on a challenge of such epic proportions.
This phrase was made popular by the community in reference to Bitcoin's rocketing price, and now also reflects our optimism and excitement for this technology.
Whether you’re sitting in a London penthouse, or on a beach in Bali, when you look up at the evening sky, the moon is one of the world’s only constants, and in many ways, our one true leveller. We believe Bitcoin has the same potential for an open, equal financial system.
We’re trusted by over 2 million people across 40 countries. That’s because we’re building a community together.
We want to upgrade everyone, everywhere with our easy-to-use products, built on some of the world’s most sophisticated cryptocurrency security systems. While traditional financial institutions may rely on exclusive offers, we provide inclusive experiences.
The Luno team comes from a wide range of backgrounds in engineering, finance and industry, but all united in our passion to revolutionise the way people use money. Most of our team have lived in or worked across many different countries, speak multiple languages, and have successful track records working at top global companies such as Google, Amazon, Morgan Stanley, Barclays and Ernst & Young.
Balderton Capital is Europe’s largest early stage venture capital investor, focused exclusively on European technology companies at Series A. Based in London, they invest in companies with the potential to disrupt industries and the ambition to scale globally. Balderton’s Partners include founders and operational leaders of multi-billion dollar companies including Business Objects, Dropbox, Google, Uber, WhatsApp and Yahoo.
AlphaCode is the fintech investment arm of Rand Merchant Investment Holdings (RMI) with the mandate to invest in early-stage fintech businesses that have achieved market traction and are poised for rapid growth. RMI is a South African investment holding company with a team of experienced, alternative thinking, financial services specialists who actively partner with smart and industry-changing management teams.
Founded in 1915, Naspers is a broad-based multinational internet and media group, offering services in more than 130 countries. Its principal operations are in e-commerce, video-entertainment and print media. It also holds minority investments in listed internet companies Tencent and Mail.ru.
DCG is helping to build the foundation of the bitcoin and blockchain technology industry by launching, incubating, and investing in groundbreaking companies, and has been an active seed investor in the cryptocurrency industry with over 50 investments in 17 countries.
Venturra Capital is a leading Southeast Asia-focused venture fund based out of Jakarta, founded by former Rocket Internet and Monk’s Hill Ventures partner Stefan Jung, Google Indonesia CEO Rudy Ramawy and John Riady, Director of the Lippo Group, a diversified Indonesian super-conglomerate.