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.
Lockdown reignites Bitcoin interest across SA’s crypto exchanges
Local crypto-currency players witness renewed interest in Bitcoin, as the country grapples with the financial implications of the COVID-19 lockdown.
Nedbank may follow FNB in closing crypto-currency accounts
The big four bank says it is in the process of assessing its position in respect of virtual currency dealers or traders.
Uptick in South African women chasing crypto-currency
Most South African exchanges say more women are now dabbling in crypto than in previous years.
Local crypto players bullish after Bitcoin hits $11K
Crypto-currency insiders believe the latest Bitcoin rally will gather momentum, even smashing the $20 000 high of 2017.