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  • WazirX blocked over 700 suspicious accounts between April-September 2022 Nov 28, 2022 02:22 PM IST

    WazirX blocked over 700 suspicious accounts between April-September 2022

    Around 40 percent of the queries received from Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) were related to Ponzi schemes and social engineering scams.

  • Nischal Shetty's Shardeum raises seed round of $18.2 mn at a $200 mn valuation Oct 18, 2022 06:35 PM IST

    Nischal Shetty's Shardeum raises seed round of $18.2 mn at a $200 mn valuation

    Shetty expects the network to grow over the next 3-4 years, as the ecosystem moves from exchanges to decentralised products. The network also plans to cap the gas fee at Rs1-2

  • WazirX says ED has unfrozen bank accounts after investigation Sep 12, 2022 12:32 PM IST

    WazirX says ED has unfrozen bank accounts after investigation

    The ED investigation has dealt a huge blow to WazirX, as US-based crypto exchange Binance virtually disowned the company. A few hours after the ED froze WazirX accounts, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao said it does not own the Indian crypto exchange, a deal that was understood to be completed in 2019

  • WazirX is an intermediary whose platform was misused: Zanmai Labs on ED’s order Aug 10, 2022 09:14 AM IST

    WazirX is an intermediary whose platform was misused: Zanmai Labs on ED’s order

    Zanmai Labs' statement comes days after ED's announcement and disagreements with Binance

  • ED investigation, Binance break-up—is brand WazirX crumbling? Aug 09, 2022 06:22 PM IST

    ED investigation, Binance break-up—is brand WazirX crumbling?

    Whether or not WazirX survives the ongoing blow, crypto investors’ trust in the company has taken a beating

  • Binance-WazirX spat: Opaque ownership, a hazy acquisition deal, and off-chain transactions Aug 09, 2022 12:15 PM IST

    Binance-WazirX spat: Opaque ownership, a hazy acquisition deal, and off-chain transactions

    The ED’s investigation into forex rule violations has only led to more unanswered questions about the two cryptocurrency exchanges in an unregulated space

  • WazirX didn’t pass ownership, heated debates have been on for 2 years: Binance Aug 08, 2022 08:53 PM IST

    WazirX didn’t pass ownership, heated debates have been on for 2 years: Binance

    Binance will not engage with WazirX going forward, and will ask Indian users to move assets to Binance.com, said the US-based crypto exchange

  • Binance to cease off-chain fund transfers with WazirX Aug 08, 2022 06:35 PM IST

    Binance to cease off-chain fund transfers with WazirX

    "Effective from 2022-08-11 03:00 (UTC), Binance will cease to support off-chain fund transfers between WazirX Exchange and Binance via the “Login with Binance” option,” said Patrick Hillman, Chief Communications Officer, Binance.

  • WazirX-Binance rift: What it is all about and what it means for Indian crypto investors Aug 08, 2022 01:31 PM IST

    WazirX-Binance rift: What it is all about and what it means for Indian crypto investors

    While WazirX’s acquisition was celebrated by Binance in 2019, the global crypto firm’s distancing itself from WazirX could be the beginning of a fractious relationship between the two crypto exchanges

  • Legal documentation in place to prove WazirX owned by Binance: Nischal Shetty Aug 08, 2022 09:52 AM IST

    Legal documentation in place to prove WazirX owned by Binance: Nischal Shetty

    Nischal Shetty said Zanmai Labs had a licence from Binance to process rupee transactions on cryptocurrency exchange WazirX

  • WazirX to Binance transfer is recorded in our database, tweets Nischal Shetty Aug 06, 2022 12:03 PM IST

    WazirX to Binance transfer is recorded in our database, tweets Nischal Shetty

    Could shut down WazirX, and Binance never had access to user data or KYCs, said CEO CZ

  • Have to wait till mid-April to see impact of crypto tax, says WazirX’s Nischal Shetty Mar 30, 2022 12:52 PM IST

    Have to wait till mid-April to see impact of crypto tax, says WazirX’s Nischal Shetty

    After a slow January-February, March was surprisingly buoyant for crypto in India and globally, WazirX CEO Nischal Shetty says

  • WazirX in transition as co-founders Nischal Shetty, Siddharth Menon step away from active operations Feb 16, 2022 03:53 PM IST

    WazirX in transition as co-founders Nischal Shetty, Siddharth Menon step away from active operations

    Global cryptocurrency exchange Binance, which acquired WazirX in 2019, may look at setting up a management team to oversee its operations, say sources.

  • WazirX founder Nischal Shetty to launch new project L1 blockchain network “Shardeum" Feb 02, 2022 08:29 PM IST

    WazirX founder Nischal Shetty to launch new project L1 blockchain network “Shardeum"

    Shardeum is targeting fundraising by April 2022 followed by its betanet launch in Q32022. The mainnet is estimated to launch towards the end of Q42022.

  • Interview | More optimistic of crypto regulation in India than an outright ban: WazirX Co-founder Nischal Shetty Nov 24, 2021 04:35 PM IST

    Interview | More optimistic of crypto regulation in India than an outright ban: WazirX Co-founder Nischal Shetty

    On a day when all India can talk about is cryptocurrencies, WazirX Co-founder Nischal Shetty spoke to Moneycontrol.

  • Panic laced with optimism grips investors as House sets table for Crypto Bill Nov 24, 2021 09:58 AM IST

    Panic laced with optimism grips investors as House sets table for Crypto Bill

    The industry is concerned mainly about ‘private cryptocurrencies’ which are likely to be prohibited as per understanding of the Bill.

  • Crypto exchange WazirX launches NFT marketplace for Indian artists Apr 05, 2021 05:04 PM IST

    Crypto exchange WazirX launches NFT marketplace for Indian artists

    "It will truly transform the market in our rapidly digitising world with a growing interest in NFT across the globe," WazirX founder Nischal Shetty said.