How to Increase Your Coinsquare Account Security

Coinsquare takes client security very seriously, and we value client awareness and participation in our security features.  Despite the numerous behind-the-scenes security protocols Coinsquare has in place, there are some additional security measures our clients can take to protect their accounts. The two most advised security features Coinsquare recommends implementing are two-factor authentication (2FA), and a complex password generator.  There are additional security measures clients can take, like ensuring their emails are secure, or educating themselves on the risks of phishing, but 2FA is the most beneficial extra layer of protection for your Coinsquare account. What is 2FA? If you

Coinsquare Obtains Controlling Investment Position in Just Cash

Coinsquare, Canada’s premier cryptocurrency trading platform for trading Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies, announced today that it has taken a controlling investment position in Just Cash, a leading and innovative software provider in the fintech space. Just Cash’s revolutionary software enables any ATM to sell cryptocurrency (such as Bitcoin) to customers for the first time. The software allows customers to purchase cryptocurrency through the traditional ATM process without disrupting the ATM network. This first-of-its-kind transaction is accomplished by a routine software update to the ATM. There are no requirements for new hardware, additional capital investments by the ATM operator, or

Coinsquare Announces the Pre-Launch of eCAD™, Canada’s First Fiat-Backed Stablecoin

Coinsquare, Canada’s premier cryptocurrency trading platform, will be launching eCAD™, the first stablecoin pegged to the Canadian dollar. eCAD™ marks the beginning of a new era for cryptocurrency mass adoption in Canada and beyond. “We are thrilled to announce the first step of our plan to bring stability and opportunity to the Canadian cryptocurrency market,” said Cole Diamond, CEO of Coinsquare. “The launch of eCAD™ will create the first transparent, affordable, and secure way of transferring value in Canada and beyond, without the risk of instability in the traditional cryptocurrency market.” Coinsquare’s eCAD™, a CAD-backed stablecoin, will provide the Canadian

Coinsquare Acquires StellarX, a Global Decentralized Crypto Platform

Today Coinsquare, Canada’s premier cryptocurrency trading platform for trading Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies, announced it has acquired StellarX. The acquisition of StellarX comes on the heels of Coinsquare’s December 2018 acquisition of BlockEQ, which will be rebranded to become the anchor wallet for the StellarX platform. “We are deeply committed to ensuring that the cryptocurrency market thrives, and adoption is key”, said Cole Diamond, CEO of Coinsquare. “Stellar is the fastest payment network in the world and we see enormous potential to create industry leading services on StellarX to further broader adoption”. StellarX is the first full-featured trading app

Coinsquare statement regarding QuadrigaCX and other Coinsquare matters

Coinsquare, one of the world’s premier cryptocurrency companies, releases the following statement regarding the QuadrigaCX issues and other Coinsquare matters: In light of the recent press regarding QuadrigaCX, Coinsquare feels it is important to highlight that not all digital asset trading platforms are created equal. To this end, Coinsquare would like to take this opportunity to confirm that unlike many trading platforms, Coinsquare stores over 97.5% of its digital assets in cold storage dispersed across multiple locations. Access to cold storage and Coinsquare’s servers is strictly controlled with strong encryption and hardware key devices following the industry’s best practices. The

Coinsquare launches into the European Union

The cryptocurrency trading platform will allow users to fund accounts using multiple fiat currencies In a move that expanded its market opportunity by 1200%, Coinsquare, one of the world’s premier cryptocurrency trading platforms for trading Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies, announced that it has launched across 25 countries simultaneously in the European Union. Coinsquare first announced its intention to launch in Europe earlier this year. European customers now have access to Coinsquare’s full suite of cryptocurrencies and services. This marks the first international expansion for Coinsquare, which to date has only been available to Canadian customers. “From our earliest days,

Coinsquare announces one of the most scalable fintech referral programs in the world

The program will be one of few in the world to allow participants to Earn Bitcoin for Life™ Ahead of its European launch, Coinsquare, one of the world’s premier cryptocurrency trading platforms, announced the launch of its cryptocurrency referral program. Investors and everyday users alike can Earn Bitcoin for Life™ by referring users to Coinsquare’s platform. Unlike most referral programs which only reward advocates when a new user’s account is activated, Coinsquare’s program pays out each time the referred user completes an action, like funding their account, making a withdrawal, or completing a trade. The referral program allows users to

Coinsquare acquires BlockEQ to expand its cryptocurrency offerings

The acquisition was closed for $12 million CAD and brings the leading cryptocurrency wallet on the Stellar platform into the Coinsquare ecosystem Today Coinsquare, Canada’s premier cryptocurrency trading platform for trading Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies, announced it has acquired BlockEQ, the leading cryptocurrency wallet on the Stellar network. Coinsquare purchased BlockEQ for $12 million CAD and will leverage BlockEQ’s technology to help Coinsquare and its users connect further with the world of cryptocurrencies. “We have enormous respect for what the BlockEQ team brings to Coinsquare,” said Cole Diamond, CEO of Coinsquare. “They are one of Canada’s best tech teams,

Coinsquare expands cryptocurrency offering with Ethereum Classic (ETC)

The addition of ETC brings the total number of coin offerings on Coinsquare’s platform to 8 Today Coinsquare, Canada’s premier cryptocurrency trading platform for Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies, announced the addition of Ethereum Classic (ETC) to its coin offerings. ETC is the native cryptocurrency of the Ethereum Classic blockchain, a technology that powers smart contracts, IoT projects, and a variety of cryptocurrency wallets. The ETC community is among the top-10 most active blockchain communities by programmer activity and a top 20 cryptocurrency by overall market capitalization. “One key element of doing digital currency right is adding high quality cryptocurrencies

Coinsquare secures Big 5 banking relationship and completes third-party financial audit

Today Coinsquare, Canada’s premier cryptocurrency trading platform for trading Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies, announced it has secured an official banking relationship with a Big 5 Canadian bank. Coinsquare is one of the only cryptocurrency platforms in Canada to secure such a relationship, which enables a streamlined process of depositing and withdrawing funds for users and a powerful foundation for Coinsquare’s global growth. “This is a tremendous boost not only for Coinsquare but for the entire Canadian cryptocurrency industry,” said Cole Diamond, CEO of Coinsquare. “At Coinsquare, our motto has always been to ‘Do Digital Currency Right’. This announcement is