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

Bring on the holidays with Coinsquare’s biggest giveaway yet

12 Days of Cryptomas is officially our favourite advent calendar. We’re going big this holiday season at Coinsquare with daily giveaways, so make sure you’re in from the start!  A partridge in a pear tree is nice, but what if you could win your prizes everyday and they just kept getting better? Sounds too good to be true? Well, not at Coinsquare! This year, we’re giving the 12 Days of Christmas a whole new meaning with our very own 12 Days of Cryptomas. We may have just created the ultimate crypto advent calendar! You heard it right, 12 days of

“Spend your money on experiences, not things”

Kyne gets real about financial wellness. Made popular by Canada’s Drag Race, Kyne is a world class drag queen, influencer, and wait for it – math genius. Tired of being pressured into mindless shopping during the year’s craziest sale period? Read along to find out how Coinsquare is shifting the paradigm this Black Friday. We’ve teamed up with Kyne for the ULTIMATE crypto giveaway as our investment in you. Five lucky winners will each win $1000 in Bitcoin!* Make sure you’re following us on our socials for your chance to win.  Born in the Philippines, Kyne Santos grew up in Kitchener,

Having a tough time explaining crypto to your family?

Crypto has been in the news a lot lately. By now, it’s most likely to be discussed at the dinner table. Here’s how you can get started.  Discussing digital currency with family usually goes one of two ways. Either they don’t understand it, or they’re skeptical about its touted advantages. Here are some common concerns that your peers may have and practical ways to communicate your point effectively.  Concern one: Crypto isn’t real money This is one we all hear a lot. “But it’s not real money. It’s not backed by anyone”. It’s probably best to stick to the basics

Hola Bitcoin: El Salvador officially welcomes crypto

The Central American country becomes the first nation to recognize Bitcoin as legal tender.  Cue the “Do you take Bitcoin?” memes. El Salvador has officially become the first country to adopt Bitcoin as a national currency on Tuesday 7 September, 2021, kicking off a new wave of monetary trends that recognize the cryptocurrency as legal tender alongside the U.S. dollar starting effective immediately. This is a move that has the world divided over whether it’s an opportunity or a risk for a country that’s been plagued with economic uncertainty.  President Nayib Bukele announced late Monday that his government has purchased

DOGE Giveaway Winners!

July is a special month at Coinsquare… because we’re giving back! All month long, we’re going to be giving some lucky winners DOGE. Follow us on social media for prizes every week as well as a special grand prize at the end of the month! 🐕.* Trading DOGE is also easier (and more fun) on your phone so make sure you’ve downloaded the Quick Trade app. Our giveaway started on July 2nd, 2021 and we saw a tremendous response. Thank you to everyone who participated! We still have 3 more weeks to go, so keep trying! Here are our winners

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

Mogo Announces Strategic Investment in Coinsquare, Canada’s Leading Digital Asset Trading Platform

VANCOUVER, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mogo Inc. (NASDAQ:MOGO) (TSX:MOGO) (“Mogo” or the “Company”), a digital payments and financial technology company, today announced its investment in Coinsquare Ltd. (“Coinsquare”), Canada’s leading digital asset trading platform, including the execution of a definitive agreement (the “Agreement”) for Mogo to acquire 19.99% ownership of Coinsquare’s outstanding common shares on a post-transaction basis for total consideration of approximately $56.4 million. The Agreement also includes rights for Mogo to acquire an additional 20% ownership interest in Coinsquare through purchases of shares from current shareholders and the exercise of warrants under certain conditions (refer to “Terms of the Transaction”), for