New cryptocurrencies investment platform launched in South Africa

BitFund, a new diversified cryptocurrencies investment platform, has been launched in South Africa. It offers potential investors the opportunity to in index portfolios of more than 20 of the largest cryptocurrencies. BitFund was founded by Joshua Miltz, Jonathon Ferrer, Bradley Goldman, and Dean Joffe. “In South Africa, the only safe…

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Bitcoin’s wild ride

Bitcoin has been on a volatile ride in recent times, its value rising and falling like a kite caught in variable winds. Its future will likely be as unpredictable as its past given that it’s a currency propped up by risk-takers, a target of lawmakers and tied to nothing…

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Kenya's first Bitcoin ATM

Kenyans will now be able to buy Bitcoins using cash thanks to a new Bitcoin ATM machine in the East Afrikan country. Installed in Nairobi, the Bitcoin ATM machine is the first in Kenya, and possibly East Afrika, and it will also allow people to buy Litecoin using cash. The…

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The real value of Bitcoin

One of the hot questions regarding the bitcoin since the first ones were created in January 2009 is its real value. According to Warren Buffett, the most influential investor in the world, the answer to this question would be: not much. We will try as well to answer to this…

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Boy in South Africa's Bitcoin ransom case found alive

Katlego Marite, a 12-year-old boy who was kidnapped in eMalahleni (Mpumalanga, South Africa), has been found alive. Marite had been kidnapped by 3 men on Sunday, 20 May 2018 while playing with his friends. The kidnappers subsequently left a ransom note that, among other requests, demanded a ransom of 15…

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Luno's Timothy Stranex on building a cryptocurrencies exchange

Cryptocurrencies, and especially Bitcoin, have gotten a lot of bad publicity and reputation over the years. This has come as a result of them being used by some for nefarious reasons and in other cases, because their price volatility has seen many lose their money "investing" in them. Nonetheless, in…

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