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    Here’s a Complete List of All Licensed Crypto Companies in South Africa

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    In a recent announcement, the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) of South Africa addressed the growing landscape of crypto asset service providers (CASPs) by releasing an exhaustive list of crypto companies currently licensed under the Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services (FAIS) Act, №37 of 2002. Amid claims by certain entities of being the sole or pioneering licensees, the FSCA emphasized the need for clarity and provided an official roster comprising 75 approved CASPs.

    The FSCA’s decision to disclose this comprehensive list comes in response to media reports suggesting exclusivity in the licensing domain within the South African crypto market. By disseminating the approved entities, the FSCA aims to uphold transparency and ensure stakeholders have access to accurate information regarding licensed crypto companies in South Africa.

    The licensing process for CASPs was initiated on June 1, 2023, under regulatory directives. Pre-existing institutions engaged in financial services associated with crypto assets were mandated to submit their license applications by November 30, 2023. Since then, the FSCA has diligently processed a total of 374 license applications, underscoring the burgeoning interest and engagement within the crypto sector and the increasing number of licensed crypto companies in South Africa.

    Crypto assets, as defined by the FSCA, encompass digital representations of value capable of electronic trading, transfer, or storage, sans central bank issuance. They leverage cryptographic techniques and distributed ledger technology to facilitate transactions, investments, and various utilities, under the oversight of licensed crypto companies in South Africa.

    It’s imperative to note that the FSCA’s regulatory purview is confined to the authorization and oversight of CASPs strictly concerning financial services pertaining to crypto assets under the FAIS Act, ensuring compliance and accountability among licensed crypto companies in South Africa. This includes services such as advice, intermediation, and investment management, all under the supervision of the FSCA.

    The FSCA underscores its commitment to monitoring and evaluating the evolving landscape of crypto asset services in South Africa. As part of its ongoing regulatory efforts, the authority pledges to provide regular updates on the processing and approval of additional CASP applications, further expanding the pool of licensed crypto companies in South Africa.

    For those seeking to peruse the complete roster of licensed CASPs, the FSCA has made the list accessible on its official website, and reproduced below.

    LIST OF CRYPTO ASSET SERVICE PROVIDERS (CASPS) AUTHORISED UNDER THE FINANCIAL ADVISORY AND  INTERMEDIARY SERVICES (FAIS) ACT, NO. 37 OF 2002 – APRIL 2024

    NO. NAME OF CASP FSP  NUMBERLICENCE  CATEGORIES AUTHORISED ACTIVITIES
    Altcoin Trader (Pty) Ltd 53614 CAT I & II• Advice • Intermediary services • Investment management
    Altitude Asset Management (Pty) Ltd 46902 CAT I & II• Advice • Intermediary services • Investment management
    ARC Capital (Pty) Ltd 50466 CAT I & II• Advice • Intermediary services • Investment management
    Azanvest (Pty) Ltd Trading as: ASO Capital 52288 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    Beta Capital (Pty) Ltd 46473 CAT I & II• Advice • Intermediary services • Investment management
    Bird Private Client Wealthcare (Pty) Ltd 41071 CAT I & II• Advice • Intermediary services • Investment management
    NO. NAME OF CASP FSP  NUMBERLICENCE  CATEGORIES AUTHORISED ACTIVITIES
    Blockchain Currency Hub (Pty) Ltd 53064 CAT I & II• Advice • Intermediary services • Investment management
    CAEP Asset Managers (Pty) Ltd 33933 CAT I, II & IIA• Advice • Intermediary services • Investment management
    Capta Forex (Pty) Ltd 48120 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    10 Capta Wealth (Pty) Ltd 43071 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    11 Caveat Capital Management (Pty) Ltd 24777 CAT I & II• Advice • Intermediary services • Investment management
    12 Centric Wealth Advisory (Pty) Ltd 47766 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    13 Crypto Villa (Pty) Ltd 53073 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    NO. NAME OF CASP FSP  NUMBERLICENCE  CATEGORIES AUTHORISED ACTIVITIES
    14 Crypto-Arb (Pty) Ltd 52806 CAT II • Investment management
    15 Custodian Investment Managers (Pty) Ltd 46570 CAT I & II• Advice • Intermediary services • Investment management
    16 DFM Global (Pty) Ltd 51494 CAT I & II• Advice • Intermediary services • Investment management
    17 Duepoint Network Consultants (Pty) Ltd 50318 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    18 Efficient Private Clients (Pty) Ltd Trading  as: EFPC 47481 CAT I & II• Advice • Intermediary services • Investment management
    19 Epic Life Financial Services (Pty) Ltd 47011 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    20 Exclusive Advisory Services (Pty) Ltd 53473 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    NO. NAME OF CASP FSP  NUMBERLICENCE  CATEGORIES AUTHORISED ACTIVITIES
    21 Expansion FX Markets (Pty) Ltd 53688 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    22 Fairbairn Consult (Pty) Ltd 9328 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    23 Fibonacci Asset Management (Pty) Ltd 52063 CAT I & II• Advice • Intermediary services • Investment management
    24 Future Forex (Pty) Ltd 51884 CAT I & II• Advice • Intermediary services • Investment management
    25 FV Of Money (Pty)Ltd 41623 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    26 FVV Capital (Pty) Ltd 45040 CAT II • Investment management
    27 Graphite Asset Advisory (Pty) Ltd 50432 CAT I & II• Advice • Intermediary services • Investment management
    NO. NAME OF CASP FSP  NUMBERLICENCE  CATEGORIES AUTHORISED ACTIVITIES
    28 Growmatter (Pty) Ltd 23579 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    29 Hashtag (Pty) Ltd 52787 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    30 Indexa South Africa (Pty) Ltd 53427 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    31 Intelligent Asset Minders CC Trading as:  Finbofs.com 322 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    32 Jaltech Digital Asset Holdings (RF) Ltd 53556 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    33 Jaltech Digital Custody (Pty) Ltd 53557 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    34 Jaltech Digital Investments (Pty) Ltd 53558 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    NO. NAME OF CASP FSP  NUMBERLICENCE  CATEGORIES AUTHORISED ACTIVITIES
    35 Kudala Wealth (Pty) Ltd 50245 CAT I, II & IIA• Advice • Intermediary services • Investment management
    36 Leander Craven Financial Management CC 43850 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    37 Liquid Bridge Fund (Pty) Ltd 53058 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    38 Luno (Pty) Ltd 53314 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    39 Machrie Financial Planning and Coaching  (Pty) Ltd 15318 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    40 Momentum Consult (Pty) Ltd 5503 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    41 Mont Blanc Financial Services (Pty) Ltd 8271 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    NO. NAME OF CASP FSP  NUMBERLICENCE  CATEGORIES AUTHORISED ACTIVITIES
    42 MYGlobalCFO (Pty) LTD 49859 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    43 New Road Capital (Pty) Ltd 50488 CAT I & II• Advice • Intermediary services • Investment management
    44 Numoro (Pty) Ltd 52670 CAT I & II• Advice • Intermediary services • Investment management
    45 Nuss CC 12971 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    46 Peresec Fund Platform (Pty) Ltd 532 CAT I & II• Advice • Intermediary services • Investment management
    47 Peresec Prime Brokers (Pty) Ltd 18826 CAT I, II & IIA• Advice • Intermediary services • Investment management
    48 Peritus Forex Solutions (Pty) Ltd 43523 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    NO. NAME OF CASP FSP  NUMBERLICENCE  CATEGORIES AUTHORISED ACTIVITIES
    49 Phynans (Pty) Ltd 51439 CAT II • Investment management
    50 Portman Wealth Solutions (Pty) Ltd 44302 CAT I & II• Advice • Intermediary services • Investment management
    51 PZ Investments (Pty) Ltd 51275 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    52 RDA Financial Services CC 7405 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    53 Redwood Unlimited Financial Services  (Pty) Ltd 6560 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    54 Regenesys Investment Fund (Pty) Ltd  Trading as: MyWealth Investments 45214 CAT I & II• Advice • Intermediary services • Investment management
    55 Roseland (Pty) Ltd 17258 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    NO. NAME OF CASP FSP  NUMBERLICENCE  CATEGORIES AUTHORISED ACTIVITIES
    56 RVX SA Capital (Pty) Ltd 52727 CAT I & II• Advice • Intermediary services • Investment management
    57 S And S Insurance Brokers (Pty) Ltd 51433 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    58 Salvo Capital (Pty) Ltd 8106 CAT I & II• Advice • Intermediary services • Investment management
    59 Schonberg Wealth (Pty) Ltd 745 CAT I & II• Advice • Intermediary services • Investment management
    60 Sharenet Securities (Pty) Ltd 28430 CAT II • Investment management
    61 Sharenet Wealth (Pty) Ltd 41688 CAT I & II• Advice • Intermediary services • Investment management
    62 Sorour Family Office (Pty) Ltd 50530 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    NO. NAME OF CASP FSP  NUMBERLICENCE  CATEGORIES AUTHORISED ACTIVITIES
    63 Southern Pride Family Wealth Pty Ltd 47739 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    64 Star Investment Partners (Pty) Ltd 19906 CAT I & II• Advice • Intermediary services • Investment management
    65 TFE Financial Services (Pty) Ltd 43749 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    66 The Policy Builder (Pty) Ltd 42004 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    67 Thrive Family Office (Pty) Ltd 53157 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    68 Transferme (Pty) Ltd 48409 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    69 Unum Capital (Pty) Ltd 564 CAT I & II• Advice • Intermediary services • Investment management
    NO. NAME OF CASP FSP  NUMBERLICENCE  CATEGORIES AUTHORISED ACTIVITIES
    70 VALR (Pty) Ltd 53308 CAT I & II• Advice • Intermediary services • Investment management
    71 Velociti Financial Services (Pty) Ltd 50026 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    72 Velociti Investment Managers (Pty) Ltd 52520 CAT I & II• Advice • Intermediary services • Investment management
    73 Vertex Financial Services CC 22124 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    74 Wealth Tap (Pty) Ltd 45948 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services
    75 WorldWeb Brokers CC 52668 CAT I• Advice • Intermediary services

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