Coinsquare’s commitment to transparency and risk management 

Coinsquare is Canada’s first registered crypto IIROC investment dealer and marketplace member. Canadians now have the opportunity to invest in crypto, knowing that they benefit from the high level of operational compliance and business conduct required of IIROC dealers and the protections afforded to clients of traditional regulated IIROC dealers. Our regulatory status means you can count on the same high standards that you have come to expect from any IIROC-regulated dealer, regardless of unpredictable market conditions. Coinsquare has implemented robust protocols, safeguards, and industry-leading security technology, and we continue to protect your assets and ensure their availability regardless of

Coinsquare Carves the Path, Becoming Canada’s First Crypto-Asset Trading Platform Registered as an Investment Dealer and IIROC Member

TORONTO, CA — October 12, 2022 — Coinsquare, Canada’s longest operating crypto asset trading platform, today announced that the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) has approved Coinsquare’s dealer registration and IIROC membership. This regulatory status will now position Coinsquare as the first crypto-only, IIROC registered investment dealer and marketplace member in the Canadian market across all provinces and territories.  Coinsquare proceeded directly to IIROC registration, which imposes a higher standard of regulation that is familiar to customers and provides the greatest degree of investor protection. Competitors will be required to go through the same rigorous path to meet

The Ethereum Merge is coming soon!

Ethereum (ETH) is about to undergo the most critical upgrade in its history, known as The Merge.  Widely anticipated for longer than 2 years, The Merge is the transition of the Ethereum network from a proof-of-work (PoW) to a proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus mechanism. The Merge is touted as the solution that will make Ethereum much more scalable, reliable and energy-efficient. Here’s what you need to know. What is The Merge? The Merge is an update to the Ethereum network. It’s called “The Merge” because the update will merge the existing Ethereum Mainnet, which currently processes all transactions, with a solution

This is not a drill: Crypto-to-crypto trading is available through Coinsquare’s OTC desk

Did you know that Coinsquare Wealth clients can make direct coin-to-coin trades via the OTC desk without converting to fiat first? Read along to find out more. If you’re looking for a way to trade your Bitcoin or get your hands on the next big altcoin, look no further than Coinsquare Wealth. Coinsquare now offers its Wealth clients the chance to make direct coin-to-coin trades without first converting to a fiat currency. As a Wealth client, you can trade between 40 coins as well as CAD and USD. Coinsquare users have over 860 trading pair options through the OTC desk! Here’s

The new Coinsquare is here

The new Coinsquare is built on our most advanced platform yet. We have been working to create a new experience with a laser focus on customer research, understanding our audience’s needs, and adding new offerings for you to build your portfolio.  New Look, New Feel, New Coinsquare Exciting things are coming from Coinsquare, with new features, coins, and products for you to explore. While our look is new, you can be sure that everything you love about making easy, everyday trades will stay the same. Our new logo reaffirms our future goals and represents a step in our journey. This

Goodbye 2021! Thank you for being our loyal customers

As we close out another year and move into a new one, it’s always nice to take a pause and reflect.  What a year it’s been for the crypto market globally, and what a year it’s been for Coinsquare! 2021 has definitely had its challenges and opportunities, and on the cusp of 2022, I’d like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank you, our loyal and passionate customers. It was the year that crypto seemed to take the world by storm and become more a part of the global economy. El Salvador made bitcoin legal tender and someone paid $69

FFCON21: Breaking Barriers

A society without physical money has become apparent in recent years, as tech-savvy users have turned to electronic payments and, even more interestingly, cryptocurrency. The recent market high of Bitcoin, Ethereum and even Dogecoin have sparked mainstream interest in cryptocurrency. Thanks to mass media and increased adoption, cryptocurrency is becoming embraced worldwide by both merchants and consumers. Can cryptocurrency become the mainstream form of currency? Our Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Legal, Eric Richmond shared his thoughts during the “Mainstream Adoption of Digital Currencies and Investing in Alternative Assets” panel at the Fintech & Financing Conference and Expo,

Coinsquare Announces Close of Strategic Investment by Mogo

Mogo has acquired a 19.99% ownership interest in Coinsquare with a right to increase its ownership up to approximately 43%  All figures in Canadian $ Coinsquare Ltd (“Coinsquare”), Canada’s leading digital asset trading platform, is pleased to announce the closing of the previously announced strategic investment in Coinsquare by Mogo Inc. (NASDAQ:MOGO) (TSX:MOGO), a digital payments and financial technology company. Pursuant to the strategic investment agreement (the “Investment”) between Coinsquare, Mogo and certain shareholders of Coinsquare (the “Vendors”), Mogo has acquired a 19.99% ownership interest in Coinsquare for aggregate consideration consisting of a cash payment of $27.4 million and the

How to Increase Your Coinsquare Account Security with 2FA (Updated 2021)

Setting up two-factor authentication for your Coinsquare account is quick and straightforward. All you need is your phone and an authenticator app that generates a one-time code for you to use every time you sign in. Coinsquare recommends using either Authy, Google Authenticator, or Microsoft Authenticator which are available for both iOS and Android devices.  Please note: The instructions provided below are for Google Authenticator Please refer here for instructions on how to set up 2FA with Authy Please refer here for instructions on how to set up 2FA with Microsoft Authenticator Before getting started, make sure you’ve installed an authenticator app on your