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DeFi wallets ensure secure and user-friendly user interfaces that facilitate interactions with DeFi products and protocols, replacing traditional log-in methods of web2 platforms and offering interoperability across all major DeFi protocols and blockchains.
Despite the uncertainty surrounding cryptocurrency regulation in India, Indian freelancers have embraced crypto payments. With the surging popularity of crypto, its adoption is only set to grow.
Many believe that strict crypto regulations in Canada may have killed the industry altogether. Fortunately, the truth cannot be further from the truth. In this article, we will see how regulations are not only creating a safe environment for crypto investors but also providing an opportunity to strengthen our ecosystem for the industry to succeed.
TradeZero Canada Securities ULC and CoinSmart Inc. have partnered to provide Canada’s active retail trading community with access to both securities and crypto token trading
Explore how businesses are combating the persistent issue of chargebacks with cryptocurrency payments. This article delves into the growing problem of chargebacks, the role of cryptocurrencies in resolving this issue, and how CoinSmart’s SmartPay can facilitate seamless crypto transactions, offering an efficient, secure, and cost-effective solution for businesses worldwide.
The benefits of accepting crypto payments include low transaction fees, borderless transactions, no fraudulent chargebacks, instant settlement, access to a new customer base, and better customer experience. SmartPay, Coinsmart’s latest offering, is a payment gateway
Discover the benefits of accepting crypto payments, including lower processing fees, access to new customers, and remove risk of chargebacks. With SmartPay, businesses can send email invoices and integrate APIs into their website for a seamless payment experience and enjoy guaranteed
Did you know that the blockchain is only one of the many implementations of distributed ledger technologies (DLTs)? In this blog, let’s acquaint ourselves with the three main DLTs – Blockchain, Hashgraph, and Directed Acyclic Graph (DAG).
Bitcoin has firmly established itself as the largest and most popular cryptocurrency. Meanwhile, WBTC offers its users various benefits, such as cross-chain interoperability,
A stablecoin is a cryptocurrency pegged 1:1 to an external asset class, such as fiat or gold, to maintain a stable price. They were created as an alternative to popular cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin due to the latter’s extreme volatility, which limits its utility as a mode of payment.
Despite their differences, both Bitcoin and Dogecoin have established themselves as two of the most popular assets in the crypto space. This article will look to compare both cryptocurrencies, understand how they work, their use cases, and why they have become so popular with crypto users.
During the ETHCC Paris conference, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin said that after the much-anticipated merge (wherein the protocol will transition from PoW to PoS), Ethereum would be 55% complete. Following that, people started speculating about Ethereum’s development and product roadmap timelines
Soulbinding is a mechanism by which an item gets tied to a player “for life.” You can’t trade or send this item to another player. As such, it has been designed to reduce twinking. You can no longer hand down your leveled-up equipment to your friends and guildmates.
If you have been around crypto for a while, you would be pretty familiar with the word “trilemma.” It seems like every single concept in crypto has a “trilemma” behind it, namely the “scalability” and “stablecoin” trilemmas. Today let’s look at what we mean by both these concepts.
With inflation growing out of control, it is crucial to understand the basics. An old saying goes — inflation happens when too many dollars are chasing too few goods. At its core, inflation/deflation occurs due to a combination of supply and demand factors.
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A DAO is essentially an organization that isn’t controlled by a centralized governance body or a board of directors. Instead, all the decisions within the protocol are made by token holders that use their voting power to vote on various proposals.
Bitcoin has had a rocky few months, to say the least. In 2 months between April 22, 2022, and June 22, 2022, the overall crypto market had lost $1 trillion of its overall valuation. As such, people are frantically searching “Bitcoin dead” on Google. Well, the short answer is – no. Let us tell you why.
CoinSmart has officially joined the Travel Rule Universal Solution Technology (TRUST) to boost its anti-money laundering (AML) efforts. TRUST is a group of crypto companies that have joined a universal standard to address anti-money laundering regulations
Multi-billion dollar companies dominate the internet as we know it today. These companies have an incredible amount of power over the kind of data that goes on their platform. Web 3.0 breaks this monopoly and gives its users the power of privacy and content ownership.
CoinSmart is making cryptocurrency accessible. Becoming a one-stop experience where users have the right tools to play in the crypto space lets us drive this
The partnership agreement includes an undisclosed investment from CoinSmart in Curate’s NFT Marketplace, with an option to acquire a majority stake in the company later this year.
Ethereum and Solana have garnered significant attention in the crypto space. Ethereum is already the leading DeFi and smart contract platform and is transitioning into Ethereum 2.0, which is set to make the network more scalable, sustainable and secure once the transition Proof-of-Stake is complete.
Over the last year, both Avalanche and Polygon have raised significant capital and gained a lot of goodwill due to their platform capabilities. Read on to find out more about these two platforms.
Both of these coins have seen significant price movements over the last couple of years and have built up very healthy communities. So, today, let’s compare these two protocols and see how they measure up.
CoinSmart today announced a long-term national sponsorship agreement with the Canadian Hockey League (CHL) to become the CHL’s Official Crypto Trading Partner.
Solana is a smart contract platform run and maintained by the Solana Foundation and Solana Labs. Many have identified Solana as a solid long-term rival for Ethereum due to its higher speeds and significantly lower costs.
Competition Period: 2022/01/14 08:00–2022/01/16 11:59PM EST CoinSmart has released Solana on our platform! We want you to fill up your wallet with our new coin
This represents a 7% increase compared to October 2021 and was primarily driven by increased trading volume. Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – January 5, 2022) CoinSmart
CoinSmart is only the second platform in Canada to achieve this relief, allowing customers to trade crypto assets directly and securely through a fully regulated platform.
Chainlink is a decentralized oracle provider and one of the most significant projects in the crypto space. Chainlink is rightfully known as the backbone of the DeFi ecosystem due to the dependence that many apps have on its network for accurate data.
This holiday season, more is definitely merrier. For a limited time only, we’ve boosted our referral bonus so you can earn C$50 every time you refer a friend to CoinSmart!
Record Cash of 18MM and Crypto Assets of 3MM for a total of $21 Million ($0.35 per share) on Balance Sheet Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. –
While Ethereum hosts the lion’s share of these NFTs, platforms like Cardano have stepped up their game in a major way in recent times. So, today let’s find out more about Cardano NFTs.
SMRT Investors! November 2, 2021 culminated years of hard work as CoinSmart finally went public and became listed on the public markets. While it may
In the previous article, we talked about different layer-1 scalability techniques. If you haven’t already, you can check our article on Layer-1 scalability techniques here. So, today, let’s look at the other side of the equation – layer-2 scalability techniques.
Competition Period: 2021/10/15 08:00–2021/10/18 12:00 EST Polkadot has introduced parachain slot auctions and crowdloans—we want to celebrate that AND fill up your wallet. We’re doing
Competition Period: 2021/10/15 08:00–2021/10/18 12:00 EST CoinSmart has released Dogecoin & Polkadot on our platform! We want you to fill up your wallet with our
As a resource in candlestick trending, we can apply the Fibonacci extension for upward price projection or Fibonacci retracement for downward projection. Each support may provide strong resilience and, therefore a potential trend reversal.
Competition Period: 2021/09/24 08:00–2021/08/27 16:30 EST CoinSmart and Cardano Canucks will be at Toronto’s Cardano Summit 2021 and we want you to fill up your
Polkadot is one of the most exciting crypto protocols that looks to provide an ecosystem of interconnected blockchains. Polkadot creates this ecosystem by utilizing these components – Parachains, Relay Chain, and Bridges.
Dogecoin is a peer-to-peer, open, and public cryptocurrency that allows users to conduct digital transactions using a decentralized network. However, Dogecoin is truly unique because it’s the OG meme coin named after the Shiba Inu “doge” meme.
Today let’s take the next step in determining more sophisticated patterns that will indicate a bullish or a bearish signal to traders. Namely, triangle, wedge, flag, and head & shoulders patterns.
Let’s go through some simple Japanese candlestick patterns today. Don’t worry. We will not be doing anything elaborate. Instead, we will just show you three patterns that you can incorporate into your daily analysis.
The candlestick creation is an ongoing battle between buyers (the bulls) against the sellers (the bears) during a pre-selected time frame. The time frame can be 1-day, 4-hour, 1-hour, 15-min, etc. Read on and find out more about these fascinating patterns.
The cryptocurrency market can be a hard one to gauge, especially if you are a newbie trader. You must have seen all these fancy price
CoinSmart is celebrating Stellar’s seven-year anniversary—and we want you to fill up your wallet with more $XLM! We have two giveaways, both are offering a prize of $100 CAD of $XLM with the potential of an extra $100 CAD on Twitter, totaling $200-300 CAD of prizes, to eligible individuals.
Tokenomics is a fairly broad term that encompasses more than a couple of things. The word, as you can see, is made up of two words. “Token” and “Economics.” We have seen the word quite often during the launch of a new project when in the announcement, there is a segment titled “tokenomics.”
CoinSmart is celebrating Shelley’s one-year anniversary—and we want you to fill up your wallet with more $ADA! We have two contests going on both are offering a prize of 200 $ADA with the potential of an extra 100 $ADA on Twitter, totaling $400-500 $ADA of prizes, to eligible individuals.
Want to know which Canadian cities are looking up Bitcoin more than Toronto and Vancouver? See the top-40 in 2021 here.
CoinSmart is celebrating d=0 day for Cardano—and we want you to fill up your wallet with more $ADA! We have two contests going on both are offering a prize of $100 CAD of $ADA, totally $200 CAD of prizes, to eligible individuals.
The Tether stablecoin is owned and maintained by a company called Tether Limited. Every time a new token is created, the company also has to acquire a Dollar to back the coin. Don’t forget to take the quiz at the end and win free Bitcoin.
Ethereum has been around since 2015 and has become the biggest DeFi platform in the world. EOS entered the market with a lot of hype and was touted to be the “Ethereum Killer.” Let’s see how they fare face-to-face. Oh, and don’t forget to take the quiz at the end to win some free BTC.
Digital wallets form the backbone of the crypto ecosystem since they store your public address and private key. Depending on what you want to do with your crypto, there are many wallets that you can choose from. Today let’s look into paper wallets. Plus, don’t forget to take the quiz at the end and get free Bitcoin.
A hardware wallet stores your private keys securely. Hardware wallets are offline wallets and are considered safer than desktop, mobile, or exchange wallets because they are not connected to the internet. Find out more in this article. Plus, don’t miss out on getting some free Bitcoin at the end!
Today, we will be looking at two of the most popular coins in the crypto space – Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash. Both coins have been forked off from the original Bitcoin protocol, but for entirely different reasons. Do check out the quiz at the end to win free Bitcoin.
Cardano and EOS are two projects that have built up significant momentum in the market. When it comes to market cap, EOS currently sits much lower than Cardano but shows enormous potential as an alternative for Ethereum in the decentralized applications (dApps) space. Don’t forget to take the quiz at the end to win free BTC!
If you were active in crypto around 2016-2017, you would be aware of the whole block size drama that led to the split between Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash. Read up more about these two popular cryptos. Plus, don’t forget to take the quiz at the end and earn some free Bitcoins.
How does Ethereum compare with Cardano? Can Cardano solve the problems that plague second-generation blockchains? What will be the impact of Ethereum 2.0? Find out all this more. Plus, don’t forget to take the quiz and earn free Bitcoins.
Yes, the ultimate crypto showdown is finally here! Can Bitcoin hold onto its throne? Or does Ethereum carry enough punch to knock BTC off? Find out how these two fare against each other. Oh, and don’t forget to take the quiz at the end and some free BTC.
As cryptocurrency is rapidly going mainstream, many conservative investors – who are passively buying and holding low-cost ETFs and dollar-cost averaging in an online brokerage account – are equal parts crypto curious and crypto cautious. However, the versatility of crypto makes it ideal for almost any portfolio. Find out more.
Ethereum 2.0 is the next stage of Ethereum’s evolution and will be launched over four phases – Phase 0, Phase 1, Phase 1.5, and Phase 2. These phases will bring in exciting features like proof-of-stake and sharding. At the end of the article, take the quiz and earn 1000 SATs
Cardano is one of the biggest projects in the crypto space. Find out more about the unique features it brings to the table. At the end of the article, take the quiz to get a chance to win 1,000 SATs.
The likes of Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton, and Rob Gronkowski have made NFTs a household term. NFTs stand for “non-fungible tokens,” i.e., they are unique and can be considered a “crypto-collectible.” The most popular token standard used for NFTs is “ERC-721.” Come, find out more.
EIP-1559 has become one of the hottest topics of discussion among Ethereum developers and miners. Some say this will be one of the most important upgrades that Ethereum will go through and make the DeFi ecosystem richer than it already is. While others believe the upgrade will rob Ethereum miners of their hard-earned money. Which side of the debate do you fall on?
With Ethereum 2.0 right around the corner, everyone is reading up on proof-of-stake (PoS) and its changes to the ecosystem. As things stand, the transition to PoS is already underway, with Ethereum successfully launching the beacon chain in December 2020. The beacon chain already has 108,544 active validators who have staked around 3.47M ETH tokens. So, as we stand at the cusp of an event that’s been nearly 5 years in the making, let’s take a look behind the scenes.
CryptoCanada has reached 5 000 members! Wow, has it been growing fast. And to celebrate, CoinSmart is giving away hoodies & hats along with many chances at Bitcoin for their Facebook community!
Decentralization is a growing trend in our increasingly digital world. Can an entire financial system exist decentralized? Many people believe so. Here’s some factors to consider…
CoinSmart and Cardano Canucks are celebrating the Mary hard fork for Cardano—and we want you to fill up your wallet with more $ADA!
With the stock market crash happening within the first few weeks of the pandemic, it was apparent that the stock market might not be everyone’s cup of tea. This is where cryptocurrency comes in; it is a volatile market with the potential for massive gains.
We wanted to take a minute to share with you what is going on in the crypto market in Canada on the regulation side of things. We will share our view on regulation generally, as well as the view of the current recommended regulations in direct response from the fallout of exchanges like QuadrigaCX and Einstein within the Canadian market.
If you only remember one thing about consensus algorithms, remember that they are what make the blockchain network so secure and decentralized.
At the inception of Bitcoin, cryptocurrency was parroted as a transformative technology ready to change the world for the better. However, in recent years, the dialogue has shifted
In the midst of the 2008 financial crisis, trust in banks and the Federal Reserve was at an all-time low. There were accusations of manipulation and shady dealings being thrown around. Many people
The Christmas season can be a great opportunity to get your family and friends involved in something you feel passionate about, like cryptocurrency
The holiday season is upon us and the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping has begun. Online shopping has made it easy to order gifts from the comfort of your home, but
Future Tech Podcast host’s Justin Hartzman CEO, of CoinSmart to discuss the importance of making cryptocurrency accessible by breaking down complex trading barriers…
Everyone is talking about Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. It seems so complicated. Is it money? is it currency? is it just a piece of code? What is it?
Competition Period: 2021/09/15 8:00 AM — 2021/09/19 5:00 PM (EST) CoinSmart and Cardano Canucks are celebrating new highs for Cardano—and we want you to fill