Buying Bitcoin through Paypal is something many people would like to do, but there are almost no exchanges out there that support Bitcoin purchases via Paypal. Thankfully I said “almost no”, because today I want to let you know about one exchange that will let you buy Bitcoin with Paypal, which is something that’s very helpful to a large group of individuals.
So, today I’ll talk a bit about Virtual World Exchange, or VirWoX, which has found an interesting loophole as part of their business model and because of this you can buy Bitcoin with Paypal.
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Ethfinex is an exciting new decentralized exchange that focuses on Ethereum based ERC-20 tokens. It’s ultimate goal is to be the hub for the extended Ethereum community, providing not only trading, but also communications and the ability for Ethereum developers, traders and enthusiasts to come together for discussions and crowdsourcing needs. It’s a sister site to Bitfinex, and as such it shares similar objectives. It is also designed for intermediate and advanced trades, so this should be kept in mind when opening an Ethfinex trading account.
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To a few who are well informed and know the science, mechanics and finances behind blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, the concept of token creation and application may be very familiar. But for every one of these crypto geeks, there are probably 20 people out there who do not know what cryptos are, cannot imagine why on earth they cannot continue to use their notes and coins as they always have, and cannot frankly understand the global craze for cryptos.
A wide gap exists between the two groups of persons on the crypto divide, and that is why Hexel has come onboard to bridge this divide by creating a platform for everyday people to conceptualize, create and use cryptocurrency tokens for themselves and their communities.
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CoinFalcon is a U.K. based cryptocurrency exchange that was launched in August 2017.
Since it is a fairly new cryptocurrency exchange, comparing it directly with industry giants such as Coinbase or Binance might not necessarily be fair to it, and may paint an inaccurate picture.
Therefore, we will focus more on what CoinFalcon offers to its customers and what it lacks in providing as an individual exchange.
We’ll be taking this approach, rather than comparing it directly with these industry behemoths in order to keep the analysis fair.
That being said, whether you call it unfortunate or pragmatic, the fact remains that CoinFalcon does have these entities as its direct competition.
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One of the oldest cryptocurrency exchanges, and also one of the most highly respected, is the Bitstamp exchange. Begun in Slovenia, the exchange has undergone several transformations, and has grown to have one of the largest European user bases, and is a popular choice for cryptocurrency traders across the world, thanks to its global office locations.
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Bittrex is a cryptocurrency exchange based in Seattle Washington in the U.S.A. It was one of the top 3 exchanges in the world for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, but has seen some problems towards the end of 2017 that eroded investor confidence in the platform and as of April 2018 it ranks as the #8 exchange in Bitcoin trading volume and #6 in overall trading volume with close to $300 million in daily volume.
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If you need an alternative method to centralized exchanges for buying Bitcoin your answer might be LocalBitcoins. The site provides a peer-to-peer marketplace for users to get together, buying and selling Bitcoin without oversight from centralized exchanges or financial institutions.
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Paxful is a global, peer-to-peer marketplace used to buy and sell Bitcoin easily, without the use of a third party intermediary, such as an exchange. Think of it as the eBay of Bitcoin as it connects buyers and sellers, and lets them set their own price.
Paxful was started in 2015 by Ray Youssef and Artur Schaback and is incorporated in Wilmington, Delaware, USA. While it is a U.S. corporation, it faciliatates trades on a global basis, and can be used in most any country in the world. The exceptions are those countries that have an outright ban on Bitcoin, and some countries that are under trade embargos by the U.S. These unsupported coutries at the time of writing are: Balkans, Belarus, Burma, Cote D’Ivoire, Cuba, Congo, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Liberia, North Korea, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Zimbabwe.
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One of the oldest cryptocurrency exchanges is Coinmama. This exchange was created in 2013, and is registered in Slovakia, although the parent company is New Bit Ventures, which has its headquarters in Israel.
Since its inception in 2013 it has spread its wings quite a bit and now offers its services in 217 countries, including Canada, Australia, the U.K. and the U.S., however it is only available in 24 of the 50 U.S. states.
You can also use Coinmama in many European countries as well as across Asia and in Central and South American countries. You can see a complete list of supported countries here to find out if Coinmama works in your country.
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Kraken is a cryptocurrency exchange with headquarters in San Francisco, California, United States that was launched in July 2011, making it one of the oldest existing cryptocurrency exchanges. It was founded by Jesse Powell, who remains the CEO of Kraken, but the exchange is now owned by Payward Inc.
Despite its location in the U.S. it bills itself as “the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange in euro volume and liquidity”, and it serves clients in Europe, the U.K., the U.S., Japan and other countries across the globe.
It is also noteworthy that Kraken is the exchange providing pricing data to the Bloomberg Terminal, as well as being the exchange chosen to provide Mt. Gox creditors with claim support following the catastrophic 2014 hack that saw 650,000 Bitcoin go missing.
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