CoinSmart is not affiliated with any investment advisor, broker, or third party and will never ask you for access to your account. Read more here

Welcome to CoinSmart's GetSmart Hub

Your Destination for Crypto Knowledge & Learning Tools

Illustration of Floating Boxes
Expert crypto knowledge at your fingertips.

Check out some of articles, blog posts, and how-to guides on everything crypto!


Beware Of These Scams!

Lately, many scammers have been targeting CoinSmart users and cheating them out of their hard-earned money. In this article, we will be looking at the different methods scammers could be using to dupe you.

Read More >
what is dogecoin

What Is Dogecoin? The King of Meme Coins

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.

Read More >
CoinSmart logo and slogan

London Hard Fork Giveaway ($500 CAD)

CoinSmart is celebrating Ethereum’s London hard fork—and we want you to fill up your wallet with $ETH! We are hosting two giveaways. You have the chance to win $250 CAD of ETH on Instagram and Twitter, a total prize pool of $500 CAD.

Read More >

7-Years of Stellar Lumens (XLM)

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.

Read More >

What Is Tokenomics? Everything You Need To Know

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.” 

Read More >

One-Year of Shelley (ADA Giveaway)

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.

Read More >
btc vs xrp

Bitcoin vs Ripple: A Comparison

At one point, Ripple was the third-largest cryptocurrency in the world, behind only Bitcoin and Ethereum. Today, let’s compare the project with Bitcoin and see how it shapes up to the market leader. Oh, and don’t forget to take the quiz at the end!

Read More >

Ethereum vs EOS: Battle Of The Smart Contract Platforms

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.

Read More >
bitcoin vs cardano

Bitcoin vs Cardano: A Brief Comparison

Both Cardano and Bitcoin have become two of the most significant cryptocurrencies in the market today. Find out more about these two cryptocurrencies. Also, don’t forget to earn some free BTC by taking the quiz at the end!

Read More >
what are paper wallets

What Are Paper Wallets? The Complete Guide

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.

Read More >
hardware wallets

What Are Hardware Wallets?

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!

Read More >
eos vs cardano

EOS vs Cardano: The Battle Of The “Ethereum Killers”

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!

Read More >
bitcoin energy consumption

Bitcoin Energy Consumption, Fact Or Fiction?

A lot of debate has been brewing around Bitcoin recently, with most of it centered around the cryptocurrency’s environmental impact and energy consumption. Let’s explore this topic today. Oh, and don’t forget to take the quiz at the end.

Read More >
bitcoin vs bitcoin cash

Bitcoin vs Bitcoin Cash: Battle Of The Forks

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.

Read More >
ripple vs stellar

Ripple vs Stellar – The Ultimate Showdown

Ripple and Stellar have one goal, to disrupt the financial and cross-border payments. However, both approach their goal in different ways. Read the blog and find out how. Also, make sure that you take the quiz in the end to earn 1,000 SATs.

Read More >
What is Stellar

What is Stellar? A Comprehensive Guide

Stellar is a decentralized peer-to-peer network created by Jed McCaleb. It aims to create a global payment system from the ground up by keeping the masses in mind. Make sure that you take the quiz at the end to earn 1,000 SATs.

Read More >
profit off cryptocurrency

How Even Conservative Investors Can Profit off Cryptocurrency

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.

Read More >
ethereum 2.0

What Is Ethereum 2.0? A Primer

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

Read More >
Streamer Affiliate Program

Streamer Affiliate Program

It’s great being a CoinSmart Affiliate! Find our how your stream can make your BIG commissions on crypto. Note: CoinSmart offers services to Europeans & Canadians who are above the age of 18. We are not available to Americans. 

Read More >

April 2021 Referral Promotion

Refer as many friends as you can to CoinSmart by April 30th, 2021. Make sure that you use your unique invite link from your CoinSmart profile.
For every successful registration, verification, and account funding – you will get $60 credited to your account.

Read More >
non-fungible tokens

NFT Blueprint: What is ERC-721?

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.

Read More >

What is EIP-1559? Will It Split The Ethereum Community?

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?

Read More >

What is Proof-of-Stake? How is it better than Proof-of-Work?

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.

Read More >

How Do Hardware Wallets Work?

Hardware wallets allow you to store your key on a dedicated chip rather than a simple USB or on one’s PC. This allows you to securely transfer private keys, as they are never sent as plain text where it could be susceptible to theft.

Read More >

The Quadriga Debacle

On Feb 5, Judge Wood of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia granted QuadrigaCX 30 days of creditor protection. The law warrants that a 30-day protection is granted to companies when

Read More >

What Is Airdrop?

Airdrops can be defined as the process whereby a cryptocurrency company distributes cryptocurrency tokens to the wallets of some users free of charge.

Read More >

Mining For Crypto Gold

Cryptocurrency mining celebrates its 10th year of existence this year. What is mining though? It’s somewhat misunderstood as the process of “finding coins”, but it’s more complicated than that.

Read More >

Ripple Mining: An Urban Legend

If you’re just starting off on your crypto journey, you may have heard of the term “mining” being thrown around a lot. Mining in the crypto world doesn’t refer to hard-hatted laborers with coal smeared faces.

Read More >

What Is Ripple?

The name Ripple is gaining a lot of traction in the cryptocurrency world. It promises to fulfill transactions incredibly fast with minimal cost has caught the attention of some major players.

Read More >

Crypto Xmas With CoinSmart!

Smarties, we launched a contest (actually 2!) for all of you to celebrate Christmas and the New Year with a chance to win presents from the CoinSmart team! The winner will get

Read More >

What Is Ethereum?

No question about it, as far as technological advancement is concerned, we have left our ancestors in the dust. It’s almost comical to think about what someone from the 1800s might do if..

Read More >

What are Smart Contracts?

Smart Contracts are digitally binding contracts between two or more parties that do not require a central authority for enforcement. Simply put the clauses of any contract contain certain terms and..

Read More >

Intro To Crypto Exchanges

With the exception of cryptocurrency miners and those who have acquaintances involved in the crypto space, an exchange will likely be your first exposure to the crypto world…

Read More >

A Guide To Wallets

A cryptocurrency wallet is a secure digital wallet that is used to store, send or receive your digital currency. Click the article for a more in-depth understanding!

Read More >

What Is A Cold Wallet?

You can think of cold wallets as a safe and secure way to store your cryptocurrency similar to the way that your real-life wallet stores your Canadian dollars and coins..

Read More >

Predict & Win!

  The correct guess will contain the number closest to the CAD value of Bitcoin as of 0:00 UTC on Sunday, February 28, 2021. The
Read More >

Ready to start trading? Just click the button below and get started in minutes. We made it as simple as possible to start buying and selling cryptocurrencies in the markets we service.

Crypto in the palm of your hand. Access your account 24/7.

Download the best crypto trading app today and see how easy it is to buy and sell bitcoin and many other coins through our mobile app.