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. Most large exchanges stopped trading by the end of September 2017. People can still trade over the counter and cryptocurrencies have by… 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

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

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

2FA Security
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

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