Luno's Competitors, Revenue, Number of Employees, Funding and Acquisitions

Luno is a cryptocurrency platform that allows users to buy and sell bitcoins.

Luno's headquarters is located in Singapore...
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Marcus Swanepoel's photo - Co-Founder & CEO of Luno

Co-Founder & CEO

Marcus Swanepoel

CEO Approval Rating

84/100

OVERVIEW

Founded:

2013

Headquarters:

SingaporeCentral Singapore

Status:

PrivateIndependent Company of

Industry Sector:

Financial & Commodity Market Operators

SIC Code:

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Competitive Analysis

TOP COMPETITORS OR ALTERNATIVES

Wirex is Luno's #1 rival. Wirex was founded in 2014 in London, England. Like Luno, Wirex also operates in the Financial & Commodity Market Operators space. Wirex generates $2M less revenue than Luno.

Bitstamp is one of Luno's top competitors. Bitstamp is headquartered in London, England, and was founded in 2011. Like Luno, Bitstamp also works within the Financial & Commodity Market Operators sector. Bitstamp generates 3,333% the revenue of Luno.

Vaultoro is seen as one of Luno's top competitors. Vaultoro was founded in 2014, and its headquarters is in Cardiff, Wales. Like Luno, Vaultoro also works within the Financial & Commodity Market Operators sector. Vaultoro has 87 fewer employees than Luno.

RANK

COMPANY

LEADERSHIP

CEO SCORE

EMPLOYEES

TOTAL FUNDING

REVENUE

Marcus Swanepoel

Co-Founder & CEO

- -
97
$13.8M
$3M
1

Dmitry Lazarichev

Co-Founder & CEO

85/100
57
$3M
$ < 1M
2

Nejc Kodric

Co-Founder & CEO

83/100
202
$12.4M
$100M
3

Joshua Scigala

Co-Founder & CEO

85/100
10
- -
$2M
4

Kevin Worth

CEO

81/100
139
- -
$3M
5

Takao Asayama

President & CEO

82/100
45
$20.9M
$5M
6

Vytautas Karalevicius

Co-Founder & CEO

75/100
44
- -
$2M
7

Jean-Louis van der Velde

CEO

73/100
344
$1B
$10M
8

Charles Cascarilla

Co-Founder & CEO

88/100
40
$28.3M
$4M
9

CEO

- -
34
- -
$ < 1M
10

Brian Armstrong

Co-Founder & CEO

77/100
1,000
$538.5M
$569.8M

Acquisitions

No recent acquisitions found related to Luno

Luno Funding History

Since Luno was founded in 2013, it has participated in 4 rounds of funding. In total Luno has raised $13.8M. Luno's last funding round was on Sep 2017 for a total of $9.0M

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Series B
Sep 2017
$9M

Balderton Capital

Series A
Dec 2015
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Series A
Jul 2015
$4M
Seed
Aug 2014
$824K

Total Funding: $13.8M

Since Luno was founded in 2013, it has participated in 4 rounds of funding. In total Luno has raised $13.8M. Luno's last funding round was on Sep 2017 for a total of $9.0M

Investments

No recent investments found related to Luno

Luno News

August 19, 2019IT-Online

Bitcoin and the current hype cycle

Global cryptocurrency exchange Luno has seen an 60% quarter-to-quarter increase in new customers desp... See more »
July 15, 2019Ventures Africa

Luno launches Ethereum Rand trading on its currency exchange

Digital currency firm, Luno has launched Ethereum-Rand trading which allows cryptocurrency traders in... See more »
July 8, 2019IT Web

Luno accused of 'hijacking' users' funds

The Naspers-owned company draws the ire of investors for locking their accounts for prolonged periods... See more »
June 23, 2019Emirates Business

Crypto platform Luno starts African hiring spree

Bloomberg Naspers Ltd-backed cryptocurrency platform Luno is planning to increase its workforce by al... See more »
June 22, 2019TechCentral

Naspers-backed Luno in hiring spree as bitcoin soars

Naspers-backed cryptocurrency platform Luno is planning to increase its workforce by almost 60% to ex... See more »
June 11, 2019Vernonchan

Securities Commission conditionally approves Luno as recognised market operator

It's a long time coming, but Malaysian crypto exchange Luno Malaysia Sdn Bhd ("Luno") is a step close... See more »
May 23, 2019THISDAY

Luno Takes Cryptocurrency Literacy to Varsities

In order to raise awareness on crytocurrency among university students, Luno, last week, kicked off t... See more »

Luno Blogs

November 2, 2016BitX Blog

Faster account funding in Indonesia

We know that our BitX Indonesia customers would like faster ways to fund their BitX accounts with Ind... See more »
October 28, 2016BitX Blog

Anonymous cryptocurrencies, privacy and fungibility

It's official. This week should mark the release of Zerocash. This new cryptocurrency, affectionately... See more »
October 24, 2016BitX Blog

Dollar-Cost Averaging as part of your Bitcoin investment strategy

Bitcoin has gained increasing importance as an asset class over the past many years. Bitcoin's price ... See more »
October 23, 2016BitX Blog

Usability testing - new customers

Have you got any friends who have been thinking of getting some Bitcoin, but haven't signed up with B... See more »
October 6, 2016BitX Blog

How to prevent your Bitcoin account from getting hacked

One of Bitcoin's most important features is that transactions aren't reversible. This means that once... See more »
September 27, 2016BitX Blog

Identifying Bitcoin scams

Identifying Bitcoin scams Bitcoin is attractive to scammers for the same reason it's attractive to yo... See more »
September 26, 2016BitX Blog

Rebate bonus on Bitcoin trading in Indonesia

At BitX, our focus has always been to help our users to buy, sell and store Bitcoin in the easiest, m... See more »

Luno Press Releases

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Social Statistics

Headquarters

1 Coleman Street

Singapore, Central Singapore179803

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Summary

ABOUT

Overview

Luno is a cryptocurrency platform that allows users to buy and sell bitcoins. Luno was founded in 2013. Luno's headquarters is located in Singapore, Central Singapore, SG 179803. It has raised 13.8M in 4 rounds. The latest round was in Sep 2017. Some ...

CEO

Luno's Co-Founder & CEO, Marcus Swanepoel, currently has an approval rating of 84%. Luno's primary competitors are Wirex, Bitstamp & Vaultoro.

Website

luno.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Luno

  1. When was Luno founded?

    Luno was founded in 2013
  2. Who is Luno's CEO?

    Luno's CEO is Marcus Swanepoel
  3. How much revenue does Luno generate?

    Luno generates $3M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Luno have?

    Luno has historically raised $13.8M in funding
  1. Where is Luno's headquarters?

    Luno's headquarters is in Singapore Central Singapore, SG
  2. How many employees does Luno have?

    Luno has 97 employees
  3. What sector does Luno operate in?

    Luno is in Financial & Commodity Market Operators
  4. Who are Luno's competitors?

    Luno's top competitors are Wirex, Bitstamp, Vaultoro