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A Bigger Wirex Means Better Exchange Rates For You — Introducing The W-Pay Liquidity Pool

If you’re familiar with bitcoin exchanges you’ll know the price of bitcoin is different on every exchange with constant price fluctuations based on market volatility, supply and demand. When one bit of bad news lands (usually from China), bitcoin drops like a rock… for a day or two, and then continues its rise to the… View Article

Dash Wallet & Contactless Cards With New Wirex Partnership

Another week, another bombshell announcement. Today, we’re proud to announce our new partnership with Dash. Yes, that’s right…the 7th largest cryptocurrency by market cap… $54 million worth of Dash are exchanged, traded or otherwise transacted on a daily basis. With close to $2.5 Billion held within the Dash system. They’re a serious player in the… View Article

Wirex Community Grows to 800,000 And $1 Billion In Transactions

Fellow crypto enthusiasts, we have some epic news! Wirex has crossed a massive milestone… Not just for our company but a true testament to the phenomenon of bitcoin spreading all around the world… It’s Official: Wirex has now processed over $1 Billion in transactions! Since 2014 we have grown as an industry leader in the… View Article

Introducing New Contactless Wirex Payment Cards

Early-Bird Registration Now Open For The New Contactless Card From Wirex Available ANYWHERE In The World Get a front-of-the-line pass for the new card — Register your interest below Q: Cryptocurrency-Powered Contactless Payment Cards? Yes. The time has come to revolutionise the cryptocurrency cards market once again. We did it back in 2013 with the original… View Article

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Wirex appoints Wataru Kojima as Japan CEO and Head of Asia

Japanese Press Release Wirex, the world’s biggest provider of cryptocurrency debit cards and virtual wallets, has today announced that Wataru Kojima has been appointed as Japan CEO and Head of Asia. The move represents a significant strategic commitment by Wirex to provide dedicated Japan focussed deliverables to its soaring Japanese customer base. Last month at… View Article

“Wirex Stole My Money”

Ok… we need to clear the air… We’ve been getting a lot of complaints, and really bizarre accusations that we want to address. One of the most common misconceptions we hear is: I bought $100USD of BTC and was only able to withdraw $60USD, Wirex stole my money! Look, we get it, money doesn’t grow… View Article

The Chinese Cryptocurrency “Ban”

Bitcoin and the whole cryptocurrency industry has taken quite a hit with a surprising ban on large exchange trading issued by the Chinese government. It was always a worry with the cryptocurrency industry. All large exchanges are expected to stop trading by the end of September 2017 and some have already done so. People can… View Article

Doomsday Oct 15 – Will My Wirex Card Still Work Outside the EU?

The looming fate of bitcoin debit cards has the cryptocurrency community worried… And fair enough… We’ve noticed the rise in the level of panic surrounding the EU Ban as October 14 draws closer. Everyone is worried they won’t be able to use their cards to spend their bitcoin and there doesn’t seem to be an… View Article

The 8 Rules of Bitcoin Club

Based on the popular movie ‘Fight Club’ starring Brad Pitt, we thought it would be fun to introduce the rules for the Bitcoin Club. 1st RULE: You own at least SOME bitcoin at all times. 2nd RULE: You own at least some bitcoin at ALL times. 3rd RULE: Only sell bitcoin because you want to… View Article

Why 2FA Security Is Vital For Your Wirex Account

For as long as we can remember, we’ve used passwords to access everything. We have passwords for our social media accounts, our emails, our online banking. It can be hard remembering all of these different passwords. And whether we like to admit it or not, sometimes our passwords are not the most complex. We often… View Article

Cryptogression, Life Obsession & Personal Confession

“OMG YOLO” said the Millennial. “Waaaasup” said the Toad. But then…”HODL”, said my colleagues… Several Months Earlier…the journey begins It’s my first day at Wirex as the new CRM Campaign manager. Let’s be clear, at this point I knew that Bitcoin existed, and this is where my knowledge ended. In my first few weeks, my focus was… View Article

Alice in Cryptoland

Kryptonite is not only an alien mineral with the property of depriving Superman of his powers, but Criptonite (XCN) is actually a known digital or crypto-currency. Based on Bitcoin, Criptonite is not precisely a coin exclusive to Superman, but XCN implements the mini-database scheme that is designed for maximum scalability, among other features. Going deeper down… View Article