カテゴリー: p2p

Cryptogem Global Defies Zimbabwe’s Central Bank with New P2P Bitcoin Exchange

Cryptogem Global, a new peer-to-peer bitcoin (BTC) exchange, has opened in Harare in defiance of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe’s ban on cryptocurrencies. The decentralized platform allows Zimbabweans to buy and sell BTC without the need for intermediaries such as legacy financial institutions. Also Read: French Lawmakers to Lower Cryptocurrency Tax by 6 Percent A Globalized Cryptocurrency Exchange “Cryptogem Global is a […]

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Norwegian Startup Bitruption Plans to Launch a Localbitcoins Competitor

Norwegian Startup Bitruption Plans to Launch a Localbitcoins CompetitorOn Nov. 4, a Norwegian startup announced the launch of a new peer-to-peer marketplace called Bitruption. Similar to Localbitcoins, the Bitruption exchange plans to offer a format under which users around the world will be able to advertise, buy and sell digital currencies for local fiat. Also Read: Bitcoin Ownership: Your Private Keys to Financial Sovereignty […]

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Ten Years Ago Today, the Whitepaper Changed the Way We Look at Money

Ten Years Ago The White Paper Changed the Way We Look at MoneyOn Oct. 31, 2008, at 2:10 p.m. EDT, the creator of the Bitcoin network, Satoshi Nakamoto, announced the publication of the protocol’s whitepaper using a Vistomail email address. It’s now been 10 years to the day since Satoshi’s idea was first revealed to the world — an idea that unleashed the first pure peer-to-peer version of […]

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Indian Cryptocurrency Exchanges See Rapid Growth in P2P Trading

Indian Cryptocurrency Exchanges See Rapid Growth in P2P TradingTrading volumes on exchange-escrowed peer-to-peer (P2P) cryptocurrency trading platforms in India are rising rapidly amid the banking ban by the country’s central bank. “Indians are warming up to P2P in amazing ways,” the CEO of a local crypto exchange told news.Bitcoin.com. Several other exchanges competing in the same space are seeing similar responses from their […]

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Fincen Claims Iran Is Using Crypto to Evade Sanctions

ranian Bitcoin Transactions Estimated at $3.8M Since 2013The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network has warned U.S financial institutions that the Iranian government might be dodging economic sanctions by using cryptocurrencies. The document highlights challenges arising from peer-to-peer virtual currency exchanges and encourages banks to monitor blockchain ledgers for transactions tied to the country. Also Read: Church Mining Cryptocurrency to Pay Higher Electricity Rates Iranian […]

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India’s Zebpay Shuts Down Exchange Activities

India’s Zebpay Shuts Down Exchange ActivitiesOne of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in India, Zebpay, is shutting down its exchange activities due to the crypto banking ban imposed by the country’s central bank. “At this point, we are unable to find a reasonable way to conduct the cryptocurrency exchange business,” Zebpay wrote. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, […]

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P2P Markets Report: Record Volume in Peru, Argentina, Philippines

P2P Markets Report: Record Volume in Peru, Argentina, PhilippinesAccording to Coindance, peer-to-peer (P2P) trading activity has significantly rebounded during recent weeks, following the record low in volume posted for the week of the 1st of September. The increased trading activity appears to have mostly occurred in the Latin American and emerging BTC markets, with record volume posted by the Peruvian, Argentinian, and Philippine Localbitcoins […]

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Growing Number of Indian Crypto Exchanges Say Fiat Support Is Back Despite RBI Ban

Growing Number of Indian Crypto Exchanges Say Fiat Support Is Back Despite RBI BanA growing number of crypto exchanges in India have announced the return of fiat deposit and withdrawal support despite the crypto banking ban imposed by the country’s central bank. Several other exchanges in the country also allow their users to use Indian rupees to buy and cash out cryptocurrencies through their exchange-escrow peer-to-peer (P2P) services. […]

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Decentralized Exchange Bisq Launches Mobile App, Holds Market Kickstart Event

Decentralized Exchange Bisq Launches Mobile App, Holds Market Kickstart EventFully decentralized peer-to-peer crypto exchange Bisq has launched a mobile notification app for both Android and iOS systems. The platform saw record growth last month and is holding a market kickstart event as a way to boost liquidity. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, Regulator Reveals Bisq Mobile App Launched Bisq, a […]

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P2P Markets Report: BTC Posts Record Low for Localbitcoins Trade Volume

P2P Markets Report: BTC Posts Record Low for Localbitcoins Trade VolumeAccording to Coin.dance, the first week of September has comprised the weakest on record for global peer-to-peer (P2P) trade volume on Localbitcoins. The considerable lull in trading activity appears to have pervaded across the vast majority of Localbitcoins markets, with only half a dozen national markets posting volume that is comparable to the trading activity […]

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