How we safely store your Bitcoin

Written by – Pippa H As Bitcoin and other crypto currencies have taken a place within the global financial markets, regulators all over the world have faced challenging questions about how to do their job in such a new and fast-changing space. The lack of trusted companies, concerns about regulation, combined with the significant price […]

How we’re utilising the power of Open Banking

How we're utilising the power of open banking

Written by – Jake B Open Banking. To some people, it may get them thinking that this opens up their bank details. This couldn’t be further from the truth, it’s like saying chalk is cheese. It is becoming the most secure way for consumers to not only top up their accounts on other apps (i.e […]

How Mode in-app payments will work

Mode In-App Payments

Written by – Jake B Summer is just around the corner and we have been busy working hard behind the scenes to get ready for the launch of our new payment solution. And, as we move closer to going live, we wanted to give you the lowdown on how Mode is changing the payments industry […]

Bitcoin: A brief history

Written by – Felix B In order to understand what Bitcoin is and where it’s headed to in the future, we have to turn around and take a look at how it has developed over the past 11 years.  From a proof-of-concept to being used as dark market currency and finally, a global non-confiscatable digital […]

Freezing accounts – Why it might happen…

Freezing accounts - Why it might happen...

Written by – Phil A Understanding why we freeze accounts With the rise of social media and review platforms providing a forum for customers to share their experiences with a particular establishment, whether it’s a high street bank or new Fintech business like Mode; it is not uncommon that as a potential new customer, you […]

Bitcoin scams – What to look out for

Bitcoin Scams

Written by James A. – Customer Support Team  The way that we buy and sell goods is constantly changing, but perhaps never quite so suddenly and drastically as it has over the past decade (and particularly in the last year).  The early 90s marked a pivotal decade with what were once unknown brands like Amazon […]

The Bitcoin jargon buster

There are many terms in the crypto world that can confuse people and prevent them from getting involved in the space as they’re unsure they trust what they’re reading or hearing. So, to help, we’ve created a go-to crypto ‘dictionary’: Authentication – The process of verifying the identity of a user or process. Bear market […]

What is Bitcoin mining?

What is Bitcoin mining?

To get us started. Bitcoin isn’t ‘fairy dust’ as Matthew McConaughey from Wolf of Wall street might describe it. It’s not made out of thin air, in fact, it’s ‘mined’ and we’re here to help explain to you how that works. But first, a few things you’ll need to know.  There will only ever be […]

What is Bitcoin?

What is Bitcoin?

Long ago, in a far away place…well not that far (Earth) and not that long ago (2009), a digital currency called Bitcoin was born. Yes, that’s right, Bitcoin, the first cryptocurrency, was only created 12 years ago and is already changing the way we think of currency and the possibilities that digital currencies hold in […]

Why you should be aware of safe account scammers

It’s a story as old as time.  Somebody from your bank calls, they tell you that there is something wrong with your account and that they’re contacting you to help keep your money safe.  The problem? In this day and age, scammers and fraudsters are sophisticated, organised and flat out clever. They work around the […]