Strong anti-money laundering laws hamper crypto-currency crime

Crypto-currency exchanges in countries with weak AML regulation receive nearly 5% of their payments directly from criminal sources, says CipherTrace.


Blockchain-based solar start-up gets R7.2m

Sun Exchange receives a $500 000 seed investment from Alphabit, a multimillion-dollar hedge fund.


Crypto-currency theft nears $1bn in first nine months

Theft of crypto-currencies soared to $927 million in the first nine months of the year, up nearly 250% from the level seen in 2017, says CipherTrace.

25 Sep

Blockchain, Alice and The Matrix

Do you want to educate yourself on Bitcoin and crypto-currencies for you to make informed decisions?

Aug 29, 2018

SA start-ups make waves with blockchain innovations

There are numerous start-ups in the country looking at a wide range of blockchain-based fintech solutions.

Aug 16, 2018

Dissecting Bitcoin's latest price drop

Experts expose the various factors that contributed to the latest drop suffered by the world's most popular digital currency.

Aug 14, 2018

Naspers-backed Luno scores 2m wallets

The Bitcoin company now has two million customers (wallets) spanning 40 countries.

Jul 31, 2018

Geekulcha, Groworx seek blockchain geeks

A four-month programme aims to teach developers, cryptographers and enthusiasts the technicalities of blockchain implementation.

Jul 20, 2018

Local start-up links fiat and crypto-currencies

BVNK uses its application programming interface-driven platform to drive the integration of fiat and crypto-currencies.

Jul 16, 2018

Altcoin galore on SA's crypto-currency exchanges

More and more crypto exchanges open shop in SA, looking to cash in on the popularity of crypto-currencies.

Jul 11, 2018

BitFund eyes crypto market disruption in SA

The locally-developed platform gives investors exposure to index portfolios of more than 20 of the largest crypto-currencies.

Jul 6, 2018

Bitcoin to weather 'dead coins'

Besides 800 crypto-currencies being declared dead, experts believe the world's most popular digital currency has a future.

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