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To Ethereum and beyond

Cypherpunks rejoice – we’ve finally added Ethereum to our expanding portfolio of cryptocurrency wallets! The new Wirex Ethereum wallet allows you to buy, sell and store Ether (ETH). Exclusive to Wirex, you can also instantly convert it into GBP, EUR or USD to spend in-store and online using your Wirex Payment Card. A brief history… View Article

Wirex earns FCA e-money licence

There is some big news at Wirex. We are more than proud to announce that we were granted a UK Financial Conduct Authority e-money licence on the 21st of August! Wirex Limited is only the third crypto-friendly company in the world to have been granted this licence. The FCA was formed to protect consumers, enhance… View Article

The big EOS freeze

Less than 48hrs after its launch, the EOS blockchain froze. The cause of the freeze was resolved within a few hours of being reported. However, this momentary hiccough was sufficient to spark another emotional debate about security in the crypto arena. EOS blockchain was set up to rival Ethereum. It boasted BPs (block producers) to… View Article

Wirex brings back card spending in Europe

Integrated cryptocurrency and multi-currency accounts available now Wirex today announces the return of cryptocurrency spending to Europe, with the launch of the first ever multi-currency accounts. Offering speedy exchange between fiat and cryptocurrencies, customers can then use Wirex’s new currency account and contactless debit cards to spend their money. Wirex is currently the only provider… View Article

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Sending Money? Why not do it with Bitcoin

Conducting an international money transfer using your high street bank is not only costly but can also easily take up to five days or more. The commonly used alternatives to international bank transfers are large money transfer operators (MTOs) such as the Western Union or MoneyGram. However, the fees that money transfer operators charge on… 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

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 get 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 2FA as an extra layer of security. How will 2FA protect you? Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)… View Article

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SegWit wallet upgrade — lower Blockchain fees for all customers

Do blockchain fees get you down? Do you want to exchange small amounts such as $10 for bitcoin but hate seeing $2 blockchain fees? Are you angry at Wirex for having such high ‘exchange rates’? Well… You’re going to love the latest Wirex app update! Firstly we just want to set the record straight: ‘Blockchain… View Article

Two possible reasons why your money did not arrive

This post is relevant for new and existing Wirex users who wish to top up Wirex card with alternative payment methods such as PayPal, Skrill, Neteller, MisterCash, Alipay, eKonto, EuTeller, iDeal, P24, Qiwi and Sporopay. Reason 1 If you have attempted to top up your Wirex card with any of the above services, and find… View Article