Getting Started

Looking to find out how to get started with trading and investing in Bitcoin and other crypto currencies?

Does it all just seem a bit overwhelming?

This is a unique time in history. The opportunity really does exist to make some serious money in the short and long term. Of course, cryptocurrency markets are notoriously volatile, so you should never invest more money than you can afford to lose.

Set Up a Trading Account

The first thing you need to do is set up a free account at an exchange which allows you to buy and sell cryptocurrency with your fiat currency (Government issued legal tender. eg. $USD. $AUD).

Probably the simplest place to start is with the world’s biggest exchange Coinbase. It’s easy to use and understand and has a great app. Coinbase supports payment in USD, CAD, AUD, SGD, EUR and GBP.

If you sign up to Coinbase using the button below you’ll be credited with US$10 of BTC when you buy or sell $100 or more (and we’ll get $10 too!)

This Chinese based exchange has markets for over 25 different crypto currencies including their own coin BSB.

You’ll need to purchase BTC or ETH on another exchange first and then transfer it in order to trade.

Based in Hong Kong and launched in October 2017, Kucoin has quickly become one of most popular and best exchanges going around.

In addition they return 90% of their trading fees back to users through a dividend on their in-house currency KCS.

Sign up is a breeze, and takes only a few minutes.

There are many many more exchanges. We will update the list very soon.

Australian Based Exchanges

The following exchanges allow you to both buy and sell in AUD

Probably the biggest, and certainly the exchange with the most available coins isĀ Coinspot

Independent Reserve

BTC Markets

New Zealand Based Exchanges

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