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Wirex in November

As we steam towards the end of the year, there’s been no sign of winding down here at Wirex HQ – November has proved to be yet another busy month. Each week has been packed with launches, announcements and new partnerships, which means 2019 is going to be another exciting year for Wirex customers! Here… View Article

Why 2FA security is vital for your Wirex account

We use passwords to access everything – social media accounts, emails, online banking. Not only can it be difficult to keep track of them all, it’s also difficult to create something that’s both memorable and complex. That’s why we recommend Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) as an extra layer of security. How will 2FA protect you? 2FA… View Article

Crypto in Canada

Canada is a significant player in the global cryptocurrency market. Although the UK and US are marginally ahead in the rankings for traditional blockchain adoption, Canada leads the way in Ethereum blockchain technology. This can be attributed in-part to Vitalik Buterin, the prodigious Russian-Canadian programmer who founded Ethereum. Buterin, energy and the crypto miners Buterin… View Article

Wirex contactless cards waiting list
Wirex contactless card waiting list

The wait for our new contactless card is almost over. Having sourced suppliers, taken community feedback and opinion on card design and finish and commenced with manufacturing, plastic cards will become available within the coming three to four weeks. To ensure you’re on the waiting list, enter your email and update to the latest version… View Article

current wirex cards cancelled
Current cards cancelled. Money safe. New cards coming soon.

Yesterday, our partner WaveCrest Holdings, Ltd., which provides our cards was instructed by VISA to close all of its prepaid cryptocurrency-related and standard prepaid VISA debit card programs. The Wirex card is such a program. As a result, your Wirex Payment Cards have been deactivated, and you will not be able to use it for… View Article

Segwit wallet wirex
It’s Here: SegWit Bitcoin wallet on Wirex (faster, cheaper, better)

Lower blockchain fees for external bitcoin wallet transfers? Yes! It’s here! With the new wallets, transactions will cost up to 6 times cheaper than ever before. And bitcoin transfers between Wirex customers remain 100% FREE! More and more people are investing in Bitcoin. Together with the growth of Bitcoin prices, this caused more transactions and a greater… View Article

Happy new year wirex community
Happy New Year Wirex Community

From the team here at Wirex, we wish you all the best for the new year. We hope you have your new year resolutions in place — including prosperity through crypto! And we’re really grateful to have you be a part of the Wirex Community. Our gears are turning for a massssssssive 2018 and we… View Article

2017 review
2017 Year in Review

Wirex has been through many ups and downs since its inception — just like the price of bitcoin. Today, our operation is running better, faster and smoother than ever before. We surpassed 950,000 users and $1 billion in transactions. Despite reaching many positive milestones, there have been hurdles along the way, and we are committed to… View Article

Have a meme-ingful holiday!
Have a meme-ingful holiday

Happy Holidays & Happy New Year to the Wirex Community. We hope you are enjoying time with your family and friends over this holiday season. We wish you the happiest of Holidays from everyone here at Wirex! We have no doubt that bitcoin and crypto will be at the centre of your minds, hearts, and… View Article