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Making it easy to buy, sell & convert 30+ of the world’s most popular cryptocurrencies.

Coindirect Wins the First Ever Best Crypto Exchange Africa ADVFN Award

best crypto exchange africa

Financial services provider ADVFN has just announced the winners of the annual International Financial Awards and Coindirect is excited to announce that it has been named a winner. Coindirect has been named “The Best Cryptocurrency Exchange in Africa”. This is one of several categories which are making their debut this year. In this honour, Coindirect […]

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What cryptocurrencies can you buy on Coindirect?

cryptocurrencies you can buy with rands and euros

Coindirect allows people all over the world to buy 43 of the leading digital currencies using their local currency or other cryptocurrencies. Currently, Coindirect fully supports crypto-to-fiat payments in South Africa and Europe (SEPA Countries) using the ZAR and Euro Wallets respectively. In other regions, customers can purchase crypto on our marketplace from local sellers who […]

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Coin Profile: MakerDAO’s Dai Stablecoin

makerdao's dai stablecoin

“Transparent and sustainable finance” The Maker platform offers two tokens, namely Makercoin (MKR) and the Dai (DAI). Dai acts as the project’s stablecoin while Makercoin helps to maintain control over Maker. The MakerDAO stablecoin MakerDAO has a focus on producing and maintaining DAI. As DAI is a stablecoin, it needs to retain the 1:1 peg […]

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How to sell altcoins for ZAR

Introducing the new, faster, easier way to sell altcoins for Rands. Previously, if you wanted to sell altcoins for ZAR you had to use the Convert button. Now the Convert button is for Crypto-to-Crypto transactions, and the Sell button is for Crypto-to-ZAR transactions. How to sell altcoins: 1. Go to the wallet for the coin you want to sell 2. […]

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Coindirect raises €1m to bring local currency trading to crypto and financial freedom to emerging markets

coindirect raises 1 million euro

21 February 2019: Coindirect, the global cryptocurrency platform, has raised €1m in an investment round led by Concentric, with participation from Blockchain.com, and MakerDAO. The end-to-end cryptocurrency platform, founded by Donald Jackson, Jesse Hemson-Struthers, Nicholas Haralambous and Stephen Young, is one of the first of its kind to enable customers to trade cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum […]

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How do I buy bitcoins in South Africa?

how to buy bitcoins in South Africa

There are various ways to buy bitcoins in South Africa. Coindirect offers 3 ways to buy bitcoin, the Wallet, Exchange and the Marketplace. Today we are only going to cover the easiest way to to buy Bitcoin In South Africa which is using the ZAR wallet provided by Coindirect. What you will need to buy […]

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