Crypto App Luno Ordered to Amend ‘Misleading’ Ads

The U.K.'s advertising regulator said the ads gave the impression that bitcoin investment is simple, when it is in fact "complex" and "volatile".

Policy & regulation  ·  26 May 2021

Uphold Exec Accused of ‘Fraudulently Misdirecting’ $700K in Funds

Uphold's former chief compliance officer allegedly misdirected corporate and user funds. He denies the claim, though a private investigator says there may be more.

Business  ·  21 May 2021

Crypto Exchange Luno Hires CFO of Digital Banking Giant Monzo

Alwyn Jones is the latest in a group of digital banking executives to join crypto firms.

News  ·  1 April 2021

Bitcoin Is Trading at a 46% Premium on Luno Nigeria After Central Bank Ban

The premium rose after the Central Bank of Nigeria reminded banks they could not provide crypto exchanges with financial services.

News  ·  26 February 2021

Bitcoin Exchanges Flood London’s Metro With Adverts

Two cryptocurrency exchanges chose to kick off advertising campaigns on London's Underground transport system Monday.

Business  ·  14 December 2020

Luno Exchange Launches Interest-Earning Bitcoin Wallet

Users of Luno's new bitcoin "savings wallet" can earn up to 4% interest per year, the exchange said.

Business  ·  19 October 2020

DCG Enters Retail Crypto Market With Acquisition of Luno Wallet

Blockchain-focused investment firm Digital Currency Group has acquired Luno, a retail-focused cryptocurrency exchange with over five million customers.

Business  ·  9 September 2020

This Bitcoin Documentary From Africa Is Streaming on Amazon Prime

A new documentary – “Banking on Africa: The Bitcoin Revolution” – explores the role of cryptocurrencies in African economies.

People  ·  20 May 2020

$9 Million: Bitcoin Startup Luno Completes Series B Funding

Bitcoin wallet startup Luno has raised $9 million in new funding as part of a Series B round announced today.

Business  ·  19 September 2017

BitX Rebrands as Luno, Reveals Bitcoin Sandbox Project

Bitcoin startup BitX is changing its name to Luno, as it switched focus to the European market.

Markets  ·  11 January 2017