Bitkey starts shipping the first units of its hardware device, adds security and recovery features

By Press Release 22 March 2024

Bitkey’s hardware device begins shipping to customers, and the Bitkey app is already available for downloads across app stores. FULL STORY >


The future for crypto: Luno shares ten future crypto trends

By Staff Writer 13 July 2023

Crypto has evolved significantly over the last few years, and as Luno celebrates its tenth year, Christo de Wit, Luno’s country manager for South Africa, makes ten predictions for crypto over the coming decade. FULL STORY >


Who is buying crypto in South Africa? Luno explains

By Staff Writer 8 March 2022

The average South African crypto buyer is most likely to be male, spends about R450 on the first purchase and holds onto it for about eight months, according to data from crypto platform Luno. FULL STORY >


Luno provides cryptocurrency predictions for 2022

By Staff Writer 19 January 2022

What does 2022 hold in store for crypto? Voices from Luno speculate. FULL STORY >


Bitcoin marketplace Paxful teams up with Ovex to launch new service

By Press Release 2 September 2021

Paxful’s South African users can now convert their Bitcoin directly into local currency FULL STORY >


Crypto Asset Policy Paper puts SA officially on the road to Crypto-Asset Regulation

By Industry Contributor 22 June 2021

By Seshree Govender, Senior Associate at Webber Wentzel FULL STORY >


Paxful sees more young women In Africa turn to Bitcoin amidst pandemic

By Press Release 8 September 2020

Paxful believes women are playing a key role in crypto adoption and success in Africa. FULL STORY >


Paxful shares 5 things they have learnt from building a global bitcoin marketplace

By Press Release 24 August 2020

Celebrating their fifth year in operation, next-generation peer-to-peer (P2P) bitcoin marketplace, Paxful, are reflecting on key milestones since inception in 2015. FULL STORY >


Electronic payments and Innovation: A deeper look with Cathie Wood

By Ryan Noik 20 June 2019

What is the mobile payment potential like in South Africa, and where should we look for innovation in that space? The CEO of the US-based Ark Invest, Catherine Wood offered her insight at the recent SingularityU Exponential... FULL STORY >


SingularityU Exponential Finance Summit Interview with Cathie Wood: Why Bitcoin is set to be the cryptocurrency winner

By Ryan Noik 18 June 2019

One of the illuminating interviews to come out of the Singularity Summit, recently held in Cape Town, was with Catherine Wood, the CEO of Ark Invest. FULL STORY >


Twitter reportedly planning to ban cryptocurrency ads

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 19 March 2018

Following in the steps of Facebook and Google, Twitter is said to be mulling over a ban on cryptocurrency ads. FULL STORY >


FIFA 2018 and Bitcoin among 2017’s main spam and phishing topics

By Press Release 20 February 2018

According to Kaspersky Lab’s Spam and phishing in 2017 report, cybercriminals have been following a global agenda and have been using hot topics such as FIFA 2018 and Bitcoin to fool users and steal their money or personal... FULL STORY >


Are investment banks ready for blockchain-enabled distributed ledgers?

By Opinion 12 February 2018

Prashant Prakash, Blockchain lead for Financial Services practice at Accenture in South Africa talks about the impact of blockchain on the banking industry and how organisations have expressed interest and are exploring... FULL STORY >


Cape Town hosts first ever Blockchain Symposium

By Ryan Noik 5 February 2018

Cape Town recently hosted the continent’s largest blockchain hackathon, as well as the city’s first ever Blockchain Symposium. FULL STORY >


Opera introduces bitcoin mining protection in its mobile browsers

By Press Release 22 January 2018

Cryptocurrency mining drains your smartphone’s battery and dramatically overworks its CPU - Opera's new solution aims to put that to an end. FULL STORY >

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