Luno (bitcoin company)
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 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.