Elon Musk’s Bitcoin touch lifts SA crypto exchanges
Since Tesla bought $1.5 billion worth of Bitcoin, local crypto players report a huge increase in digital currency transactions on their platforms.
Taking advantage of xZAR
One of the key use cases for Stablecoins, such as xZAR, is the ability to use it as a payment mechanism.
Even more interest in crypto-currencies
Crypto-currencies are simple to trade and most of them are not bound to the success or failure of any country, providing people with an independent way to hold cash.
SA crypto players upbeat as Bitcoin nears $20K milestone
The local firms believe the price of Bitcoin will breach the $20 000 (R307 000) all-time high it reached during the tail-end of 2017.
AltCoinTrader to list ChainLink
ChainLink is a decentralised Oracle network used to pay node operators to deliver accurate third-party information to the blockchain.
Ex-Luno product manager launches SA-based Bitcoin exchange
Leon Kowalski, a former product manager at Luno, is establishing his own Bitcoin trading platform called Cape Crypto.
Crypto exchange AltCoinTrader drags ‘bullying’ Absa to court
The local crypto-currency exchange takes the big four bank to court for allegedly putting pressure on Zapper to close the exchange’s account.
SA’s crypto-currency exchange VALR gets R57m boost
The Series A equity round of funding was led by 100x Ventures, with participation from 4Di Capital and continued support from Michael Jordaan and Bittrex.
SA fintech enables electricity, airtime purchases using Bitcoin
Centbee launches a new feature in its BitcoinSV wallet that allows users to purchase prepaid electricity, airtime and data.
Brisk business at SA crypto exchanges as Bitcoin is halved
Local dealers report a surge in transactions ahead of the Bitcoin halving process that happened last night.
Gold and Bitcoin show their mettle
Many investors are looking for safe havens for their funds until the storm created by the COVID-19 pandemic dies down, says Richard de Sousa, CEO of AltCoinTrader.