Coinsquare Appoints Martin Piszel as New CEO to Lead the Next Phase of Acceleration in the Digital Asset Sector

 Former TradeLogiq executive Martin Piszel succeeds Stacey Hoisak  who will assume her new role as President and Chief Legal Officer Coinsquare Appoints Martin Piszel as New CEO to Lead the Next Phase of Acceleration in the Digital Asset Sector Former TradeLogiq executive Martin Piszel succeeds Stacey Hoisak who will assume her new role as President and Chief Legal Officer TORONTO — July 20, 2021 — Coinsquare, Canada’s leading digital asset and cryptocurrency trading platform, has announced that its Board of Directors appointed Martin Piszel as its new Chief Executive Officer. Piszel will also join the Coinsquare Board of Directors and

Coinsquare Finalizes Agreement With CRA: Protects Majority of Client Data

In September 2020, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) filed an application in Federal Court seeking an order to compel Coinsquare to provide information pertaining to all of our clients’ account history and trading data. The CRA stated that it requires this information for tax reporting and compliance purposes. For reference, this story was covered in the media and you can read it here. We expect that similar disclosures will soon be required from other Canadian digital asset exchanges. Coinsquare negotiated to protect our client’s privacy, and limit any disclosure to only what was absolutely required by the CRA under Canadian

Coinsquare Announces New Leadership Team; Files Applications to Operate a Regulated Digital Asset Marketplace in Canada

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Coinsquare, Canada’s leading digital asset trading platform, has announced the appointment of Nicholas Thadaney and Wendy Rudd to its board of directors. The appointments follow the confirmation of Stacey Hoisak as Coinsquare’s new Chief Executive Officer, and the appointments of Lawrence Truong as Chief Compliance Officer, and Eric Richmond as Chief Operating Officer. The newly appointed directors and executive team bring tremendous experience in Canadian securities regulation, investment dealer operations and regulated marketplaces to Coinsquare. Coinsquare Capital Markets Ltd. (CCML) has also submitted a dealer membership application to the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) and an application

Coinsquare CEO Response To Data Breach

As the CEO of Coinsquare, I would like to provide you with a formal response to the recent news about a data breach of personal information contained within approximately 5,000 records of customer relationship management (CRM) data. Our goal is to be as transparent as possible and echo the communications sent to our customers, and address questions raised on social media, customer support inquiries, and beyond. We have done our best to provide as much information as possible across the following topics: Data Breach Backstory The VICE Article Coinsquare’s Retrospective The Facts of Those Impacted Coinsquare Does Not Offer SMS

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