Luno

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Year of cryptocurrencies fluctuation

The world of crypto in 2018 was characterised by massive price fluctuations, regulatory changes and social media monitoring.

Luno names Johannesburg as its headquarters for Afrika

Luno announces new Afrika headquarters in Johannesburg.

South African founded cryptocurrencies exchange reaches significant milestone

Luno, a FinTech startup and cryptocurrencies exchange founded in South Africa with a global footprint, has announced that it has reached the milestone of having 2 million customers. This is more impressive when you consider that in a iAfrikan interview with Luno's Timothy Stranex in May 2018, the startup only

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.

South Africa has the potential to be Afrika's FinTech centre of excellence

South Africa has been reported to have the potential of becoming a FinTech centre of excellence in Afrika. This is according to some experts and professionals in South Africa's financial services industry. Some of these sentiments expressed are as a result of the South African Reserve Bank establishing a FinTech

10 highlights of the South African startup ecosystem in 2017

2017 in South Africa is a very hard year to define. Most people are limping into 2018 battle-scar ridden and trying to figure out what the hell just happened?! Bitcoin highs and Steinhoff lows, neighboring coup-non-coups, Rugby World Cup hosting woes and Western Cape dam levels scraping the bottom of

6 South African FinTech startups to watch in 2018

FinTech continues to surprise with little to touch the rise of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in 2017. This will continue in 2018. I made some predictions based on what we see happening globally and what we see taking place with our members at AlphaCode, a Rand Merchant Investments club for FinTech