Side Navigation

The Art of Mastering

Some Choices of the Best Coinbase Alternatives for Buying and Selling Bitcoin

There are now coinbase alternatives that we can choose from when we buy bitcoin.

As people buy bitcoin, they would generally thing of using coinbase like fiat currency, thus to know about this mode is an important matter.

For a start, know that coinbase is a US-based exchange where purchase of the currency has an instant support using various reliable debit cards and credit cards. At present though they are only serving 32 countries so you might have to check if their service is available in your country.

Considering of the limit of availability, know some of the following coinbase alternatives so you will get your hands on some bitcoin.

CEX is the number one coinbase alternative that we can mention, and this is a London, UK-based exchange which has been in operation since 2013. Earning now respect in the cryptocurrency space, CEX is operational in 99% countries of the world plus they are adding on their list more countries.

Originally a venture in Slovakia is coinmama, your next coinbase alternative which is a digital financial service company in operation since 2013. Among the popular coins that are allowed for investors to buy in this company are ETH, BCH, ADA, LTC, and BTC.

Another coinbase alternative is kraken, which is based out of San Francisco USA and has been operational since 2011. Although they are based in the US, kraken is one of the largest euro to crypto markets in the world and is one of the biggest bitcoin exchanges happening out there.

The next coinbase alternative for your information is gemini which is viewed as one of the fastest growing bitcoin exchanges in the world. They are fully compliant with the New York State Department of Financial Services even though their base is outside of the USA.

Next as your coinbase alternative is LBC or localbitcoins, a startup and P2P bitcoin exchange, which has been in operation since 2012 based out of Helsinki, Finland. If you are not into centralized exchanges, this is your best option since this is peer to peer purchase, and it has buyers and sellers of bitcoin in more than 15,000 cities all over the world.

Your next alternative to coinbase and centralized exchanges are the bitcoin ATMs, which could be your best way to get some bitcoins if you live in a country where there are already bitcoin ATMs. What you need is fiat money like eur, gbp or usd which most bitcoin ATMs would accept as currencies.

Similar to localbitcoins is mycelium local trader with a facility built into its mobile app.

You May Also Like