Leigh Williams

What Is FinTech? Everything you need to know.

FinTech, short for Financial Technology is quickly shaping the financial industry through innovation and technology. This multi-billion Rand industry is redefining everyday financial activities such as payments, eCommerce and banking. FinTech companies consist of startups,...

Facebook’s Libra Project Development Update

The Libra Association have published an update on Libra's development progress in blog post titled “5 months and growing strong”. The update comes five months since the announcement of the Libra project on 18 June 2019, and...

BRICS, favour the idea of developing a common payment system

The five BRICS nations; Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are considering the development of a common payment system or cryptocurrency to decrease their dependence on the U.S. dollar. The creation of a...

Two Men Arrested for Sim Swapping and Crypto Theft

Eric Meiggs, 21, of Brockton, Massachusetts, and Declan Harrington, 20, of Rockport, Massachusetts, were arrested and charged in an 11-count indictment. The two men were charged with with one count of conspiracy, eight counts of wire fraud,...

State of FinTech in South Africa

FinTech is an emerging sector in South Africa. With funding pouring into startups like Zande Africa, Bright on Capital and Livestock Wealth. FinTech will surely play a big role in the digital transformation of South Africa while...

Litecoin (LTC) Users Affected In Large-scale Dusting Attack

Many Litecoin (LTC) users have recieved small amounts of Litecoin (LTC) in a dusting attack. A dusting attack refers to a relatively new kind of malicious activity where hackers and scammers try and break...

NEXO rolls out its Crypto Card

Nexo has announced the arrival of the Nexo Card. Earlier this month, Nexo’s Board of Directors have announced that a Nexo Dividend of US$2,409,574.87 will be distributed to NEXO Token Holders on August 15, 2019, and that Nexo had...

NEXO Announces $2,409,574.87 Dividend for NEXO Token Holders

Nexo’s Board of Directors have announced that a Nexo Dividend of US$2,409,574.87 will be distributed to NEXO Token Holders on August 15, 2019. This news comes shortly after  Nexo entered into a deal with MasterCard to roll out a co-branded crypto credit card,...

How To Buy Bitcoin (BTC) In South Africa | Beginner’s Guide

Buying Bitcoin (BTC) in South Africa is often easier said than done.  Although the regulation on cryptocurrencies, especially Bitcoin, has become stricter in South Africa, It is actually easier to buy and sell Bitcoin,...

Grayscale Joins Coinbase Custody

Coinbase announced today via a press release that Grayscale, the world’s largest digital asset fund manager, is to move billions of dollars worth of digital asset holdings to the U.S. crypto wallet provider and trading platform's...

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Leigh Williams is a fintech, blockchain and cryptocurrency writer
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SA Cryptocurrency exchange, iCE3X, launches it’s own utility token: AIC

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Top 10 African women to watch​ in bitcoin & blockchain

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What Is FinTech? Everything you need to know.

FinTech, short for Financial Technology is quickly shaping the financial industry through innovation and technology. This multi-billion Rand industry is redefining everyday...