Will Privacy Coins Change The World?

Ever since the first banknotes were printed cash has played a critical role in the way society functions, and the evolution of money has reflected the ever-accelerating growth in technology. It took centuries for the world to stop carrying chunks of metal in favour of little pieces of paper, and it might take decades for… View Article

Attention All Affiliates!

We’ve been busy beavering away at Wirex HQ on many things; brand new accounts for everybody, brand new contactless cards for our customers and now new landing pages and banners for our amazing affiliates. These pages and banners have been tested, designed and rolled out by our designers and UX teams to help improve conversion… View Article

Will BitGrail’s Demise Boost Calls for Crypto Regulation?

In January of this year, Nano (XRB) looked like the rising star of crypto. Its fee-free transactions and instant confirmations offered an exciting alternative to the strained bitcoin network. And Nano requires no mining grunt at all, unlike most of its rivals. In a feverish trading atmosphere, the price of Nano — then named RaiBlocks… View Article

Wirex Brings Back Card Spending To Asia

Wirex will launch cryptocurrency and multi-currency accounts soon Wirex will launch contactless cards to spend money that has been exchanged from cryptocurrencies and the first ever multi-currency accounts for speedy exchange between BTC and SGD GBP, EUR, USD in Asia during Q2. Wirex became the only provider in Europe to allow spending in cash, converted… View Article

Feedback Is The Breakfast of Champions

And boy are we hungry. Everyone here at Wirex is dedicated to bringing the crypto community the best personal finance solution possible. You’ve requested features, shared ideas and made suggestions – and we’ve listened. New app, new features Want an easy to download app on your phone? Check. Want a virtual card that allows you… View Article

Price Exposure vs True Ownership: Is The Bitcoin In Your Wallet Actually Yours?

Buying your first piece of bitcoin is an exciting moment. You set up an account with a seemingly reputable exchange, connect your payment method of choice and make your very first purchase. Then you sit back and look at the value in your wallet — delighted to finally be a part of the cryptocurrency revolution…. View Article

What Does The Altcoin You Buy Say About You?

Wirex integrates with ShapeShift, letting you deposit nearly 50 different altcoins into your wallet. Although we don’t yet offer multi-coin wallets (it’s on the way though!), you can convert altcoins into bitcoin and sell for fiat currency. However, the term ‘altcoin’ can be misleading – it implies that other cryptocurrencies are essentially interchangeable with bitcoin…. View Article

Interview with Pavel Matveev, Wirex Founder

After Visa Europe terminated its relationship with WaveCrest in early 2018, it has been a whirlwind few months at Wirex. We’ve been working away to bring the crypto community a solution to their personal finance needs – and it’s finally here. As part of our sustained commitment to transparency and keeping our growing community informed… View Article