Bitcoin is considered by many to be digital gold. Yes, it was originally meant to be an alternative to fiat currency when the blockchain mined its genesis block back in 2009. However, what the world has learned over the last 12 years since the whitepaper was published is that many people treat it as […]
Bitcoin’s first transaction occurred in January 2009 and ever since that time, it’s done nothing but endure several dips in the stock market, many changes impacting world governments both big and small, and a slew of detractors who constantly pronounce Bitcoin dead while extolling the virtues of more traditional central authority-style currencies and policies. Here […]
The Third Bitcoin Halving Event: What Does It Mean for the Future? The next Bitcoin halving event is coming up in May. With so much uncertainty surrounding financial markets thanks to the COVID-19 epidemic and the supply of Bitcoin about to cut down to 6.25 bitcoins per block, there is arguably no time more interesting […]
Jordan Anderson is the Chief Operating Officer of Bitbuy, where he oversees sales, marketing, and customer experience. He is responsible for delivering strategy and direction to Bitbuy clients and scaling the business through operational excellence. His experience in cryptocurrency dates back to 2014 when he co-founded InstaBT. Currently, Bitbuy has 15 staff, has served over […]
Intro Cryptocurrency is an incredible and powerful new innovation that is poised to change the world. However, we are still in the early days of crypto, and unfortunately scammers are preying on individuals who don’t fully understand the technology. We’ve updated our guide to help you steer clear of the most common scams. This is […]
Crypto Taxes in Canada: A Guide It’s everyones favourite time of the year! Tax season! Bitbuy gets a lot of questions about how cryptocurrency gains or losses are taxed, and we’ve published this updated 2020 tax guide to help you out. This is a big update from our previous tax guide from 2018, as some […]
The Best Cryptocurrency Apps In the latest article on Bitbuy resources, we take a look at all of the top cryptocurrency apps currently available. From covering the most recent news and updates in the industry, to the best trading apps and crypto-based games, we break them all down in our newest guide. Covering all […]
Keeping your cryptocurrency experience safe and secure is extremely important to us here at Bitbuy. Cryptocurrency is a powerful and unique asset and currency, but because of crypto’s unique properties, you need to be extremely careful to avoid scams and phishing attempts. Here are 10 tips to keep you safe on Bitbuy, and elsewhere.
How to Buy EOS If you consider yourself a veteran of the cryptocurrency game and you’re comfortable digging into projects like Bitcoin and Ethereum, you should probably learn how to buy EOS tokens. The EOS project is an exciting one for many reasons. EOS is competing directly with Ethereum and similar projects for market share. […]
Intro to the Bitbuy Mobile App The Bitbuy mobile app is finally here! You can now buy, sell, trade, deposit and withdraw crypto right on your phone in a seamless native experience. We’re excited to have released the app on iOS and will have it released for Android in the coming days. Let’s take a […]
Since its introduction over a decade ago, bitcoin has become a household name around the globe. Even today, this popular cryptocurrency continues to generate headlines, driving a growing awareness of the digital asset class. Although there are now thousands of altcoins in circulation, bitcoin accounts for more than two-thirds of total market cap. However, for […]
How To Sell Bitcoin & Altcoins in Canada Looking for a place to sell Bitcoin or other crypto for Canadian cash? In this guide we’ll break down how to sell bitcoin & altcoins in Canada, the do’s and don’ts, and how to get cash in your hand the safest way possible. Why Sell Bitcoin & […]
Intro To How To Buy Stellar (XLM) In Canada If you want to know how to buy Stellar in Canada, you’re in the right place. Of all the altcoins currently trading on the open market, Stellar is easily one of the more exciting projects investors and enthusiasts alike are looking at. Stellar essentially aims to […]
Click here to access Part I of this series. ICO’s – A New Way To Raise With blockchain radically transforming the way in which the world conceptualizes transactions of value, various sectors have focused heavily on the research and development of blockchain-based solutions. In particular, crypto’s fundamental capability to circumvent the double-spend issue of digital […]
Intro From a legislator’s perspective, the rapid growth of digital assets over the last few years has shaken up the financial regulatory landscape and triggered a call to action in many jurisdictions. As with any new technology, Bitcoin brought forth challenges in determining how to reconcile cryptocurrency within a legal paradigm contemplated for a […]
Founded in 2012, Coinbase.com quickly rose in popularity among cryptocurrency enthusiasts thanks to the fact the website allows investors to purchase cryptocurrency instantly using a credit card. Seven years later, many are seeking out a Coinbase alternative. The reason for this is although Coinbase is great, it often doesn’t have all of it’s features available […]
We’re excited to release our first report on OTC cryptocurrency trading.
We examine the different types of OTC models, global OTC trading volume, and highlight the major players globally and locally.
Intro To Ethereum & How To Trade Ethereum Whether you’re already well-versed with Bitcoin or not, a whole new world will open up to you when you learn how to trade Ethereum. Why Ethereum specifically? Well, any cryptocurrency not named bitcoin is often referred to as an altcoin (short for alternative coin). Scroll through a […]
Intro To The Best Place To Buy Bitcoin Think back to December 16th, 2017. It’s the holiday season and your family is sitting around the dinner table talking about the best place to buy Bitcoin. Everyone knows about it, not just you. Your nieces and nephews, your aunts and uncles, your parents. Even your grandparents […]
Intro to Bitcoin vs. Monero In this post we are going to compare Bitcoin vs. Monero. Both projects promise users the ability to exchange value anonymously using a decentralized database that records transactions on a public ledger making it difficult if not impossible to create fraudulent transactions or manipulate their respective blockchains in any way, […]
Intro to Bitcoin vs. Litecoin In this post, we’re going to take a look at Bitcoin vs. Litecoin. While both compete against each other for investor dollars, Bitcoin and Litecoin act as catalysts too. The two projects are driving innovation within the cryptocurrency space and the blockchain industry at large, allowing the world’s most devout […]
Introduction To OTC Bitcoin Trading OTC or Over-the-counter trading is an alternative to manually trading on an exchange interface, where a buyer and a seller transact a large amount of an asset. A price is agreed upon between buyer and seller which can be below, at par, or above market price depending on the asset, […]
Intro To Bitcoin vs. Ethereum Today, we are going to look at Bitcoin vs. Ethereum, comparing the two most popular cryptocurrencies of all time. At the time of this writing, there are over 2,200 cryptocurrencies available on the open market. The collective worth of these currencies is over $336 billion CAD. Bitcoin (BTC) gave birth to […]