Unocoin is another Asian Bitcoin company based in India. The idea of setting up the company started during the IndiaBitcoin meetup in June 2013 and was set up the next month with a mission “to bring Bitcoin to billions”. In December 2013, it set up a test run in India’s first Global Bitcoin Conference and eventually started its full operation as Bitcoin wallet. Today, its services enable Indian users to buy, sell, store, use and accept Bitcoin.
Started in 2012, it aims to ease the learning process for Bitcoin beginners. Through the Zebpay, users especially newbies enjoy a simple process of buying, storing and using Bitcoins. It is an app, so it is always in the users pockets making it easy to check the current price and make a quick buy. They guarantee fast transaction processing and the best Bitcoin rates. The app is now being used by more than 500,000 users across the country and around the globe. In order to start any of its services, the user needs to be verified.
Looking for a Bitcoin trading platform in India? Coinsecure is one of the fastest and largest Bitcoin exchange in India. Founded by CEO Mohit Kalra and CTO & co-founder Benson Samuel on June 2014, they formed a team of passionate Bitcoin enthusiasts to build and provide amazing products to Bitcoin users across India. They have a single motto of “Connecting India to Bitcoin” which is their core mission and have helped them create solutions for Bitcoin users in the country.
Founded in 2014, Bitso is set to bring efficient financial services to Mexico. With problems in remittances between the US and Mexico, Bitso offered a solution for this issue by letting people freely trade their peso and dollars in and out of Bitcoin anywhere in the world. It had also helped increase Bitcoin adoption in the Latin American community by providing relevant services to help ease financial transactions.
One of the Bitcoin exchanges to watch out for this year is Luno. Previously named as BitX, Luno had its new name this January 11, 2017. The exchange decided to re-brand its name to give way to their expansion and launching of new products.
According to their blog written by the CEO Marcus Swanepoel:
Coins.ph is considered as the best and most well-rounded Bitcoin service in the Philippines. With its connections to local banks, remittance companies, corporations, merchants and a very user-friendly interface, it has been a favorite choice in the Philippines when it comes to buying and selling Bitcoin.
Bitwala is a payment service platform that allows simple and convenient sending and receiving of money to different parts of the World. They aim to provide a faster, cheaper and accessible blockchain-based banking services to anyone in any part of the world. Bitcoin gives way for us to have full control of our financials. Bitwala offers sending and receiving of money, loading of VISA card and paying bills with Bitcoin. Its VISA card is currently the world’s leading Bitcoin prepaid card which can be loaded with Bitcoin or Altcoins and used to purchase in-store, online or over the phone to any merchant who accepts VISA card payments.
Bitcoin Unlimited has been around for some time now and has created a controversy about Bitcoin’s possible hard fork. Coindesk recently posted an article about the debate on the project. Like Bitcoin Core, Bitcoin Unlimited has the intention to increase the capacity of the Bitcoin network, yet on a different method than Bitcoin Core. The debate runs around the changing of blocksize limit to satisfy the market needs. .