Luno (bitcoin company)

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LUNO (formerly BitX) is a Bitcoin company headquartered in London with operations in Indonesia, Malaysia, Nigeria, South Africa the United Kingdom and 35 other European countries.

Luno facilitates Bitcoin storage and transactions such as buying, selling and paying through their Bitcoin wallet services. They also operate exchanges between fiat money and bitcoin.


Luno was founded in 2013, completed an SGD $1m (USD $824,000) seed funding round in 2014, raised USD $4m in Series A funding, led by Naspers with additional funding by the Digital Currency Group and Venturra, in 2015 and completed a USD $9m Series B round, led by Balderton Capital with additional funding by Rand Merchant Investment Holdings and the Digital Currency Group.In September 2017, Luno raised $9 million in order to introduce its bitcoin wallet, exchange and services in Europe.

Luno and PayFast facilitated one of the first crypto-currency integrations into a payment processor in the world.

Luno is available in 40 countries across Europe, Africa and Southeast Asia.


Luno offers a consumer Bitcoin wallet for Bitcoin transactions and storage. They offer exchange services (buying and selling Bitcoin) in 40 countries and an API for developers to build Bitcoin applications.


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