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.
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.
New York-based Digital Currency Group snaps up Luno
The SA-founded crypto exchange has been acquired by Digital Currency Group, a global enterprise that builds, buys and invests in blockchain companies.
Crypto marketplace Paxful targets 2m more users in 2020
The future of the Bitcoin economy depends on moving away from toxic speculative activity and building trust, say Paxful’s co-founders.
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.