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Buy Bitcoin, Litecoin and more by funding your Wirex account with a debit or credit card

Thanks to our partners we can now re-introduce a popular app feature. Fund your Wirex currency account using a 3DS debit or credit card for instant exchange into Bitcoin and Litecoin at any time. The new feature is available throughout the EEA in the following countries: UK, Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Romania, Netherlands, Belgium, Austria,… View Article

How will banks respond to crypto?

As the financial crisis of 2008 held the world hostage, one man offered a solution. Bitcoin was Satoshi Nakamoto’s response, the world’s first cryptocurrency; an open source project which meant there was no need for banks and people could be responsible for their own wealth. At a time when people were at the mercy of… View Article

How crypto could help bank the unbanked

Bitcoin mean different things for different people. For some, the significance lies in the technology. For others, it’s all about making money from investments or mining. Others view it as a community, a movement or a business opportunity. But there’s another important possibility which doesn’t get much discussion. Cryptocurrencies can help us to fight financial inequality…. View Article

Is your bank going to freeze your account for buying Bitcoin?

Despite UK law having no issue with cryptocurrencies, the financial industry seems to be setting its own rules. Several people have reported having their account frozen after using an exchange. Others have experienced the same after connecting their debit card. Several UK banks have now banned using credit cards to buy Bitcoin. They cite customers… View Article

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Banking with Bitcoin: Introducing Wirex, the hybrid financial platform for you

Whether you are a cryptocurrency veteran or a curious financial technology enthusiast, at some point you should have heard about the financial institutions’ growing interest in blockchain technology. They want to incorporate blockchain into financial services. This will lead to a massive change in the financial world. Some of you might even shake your heads,… View Article