Top Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency Exchanges
What is a Bitcoin Exchange?
A bitcoin exchange is a digital marketplace where traders can buy and sell bitcoins using different fiat currencies or altcoins (other cryptocurrencies). It incredibly important to know the difference between centralized vs decentralized Bitcoin exchanges. Learn more about Bitcoin exchanges in Bitcoin 101.
Binance is considered to be one of the world's biggest crypto exchange platforms with over 100 cryptocurrency trading options. One of the most competitive fees.
Coinbase was founded in 2012 in San Francisco, California. The digital currency platform exchanges BTC, BCH, ETH, ETC, ZRX, and LTC with fiat in 33 countries.
Bitfinex offers approximately 72 market pairs linked to four of the most popular base currencies - USD, EUR, BTC, and ETH. Over the counter (OTC) is available.
Kraken was founded in San Francisco in 2011 by Jesse Powell and started running in 2013. The Kraken platform is beginner-friendly with detailed instructions.
KuCoin is a cryptocurrency exchange based in Hong Kong. It offers one of the most trading pair selections- over 300 different pairs, and supports around 117 altcoins.
Bittrex allows users to work with thousands of cryptocurrency pairs, has 2-factor authentication, and stores users' assets in cold storage as an extra safety.
Co-founded by the Winklevoss twins, Gemini Trust Company is based in New York and is regulated by the New York State Department of Financial Services.
Coinsquare was founded in 2014 in Toronto, Canada. The exchange has built a good reputation with high standards in Canada and internationally as well.