Cryptocurrency Blog

    OCT 21 2018

    How to Buy Bitcoin in Germany

    German technical enthusiasts and experts have long been at the forefront of Bitcoin innovation and adoption. Since at least 2011, Berlin (and its Kreuzberg district in particular) has been renowned for its strong hacker culture. Germany has thus served as the vanguard of the Bitcoin movement across Europe - perhaps even the world. As demonstrated by recent Lightning Network hackathons held in Berlin in 2018, nothing has changed in the intervening years.
    OCT 11 2018

    How to Buy Ethereum

    Ethereum (ETH) was launched as one of the first ever ICOs back in July of 2015. Ethereum has held the number two spot, just below Bitcoin, in the crypto market cap rankings since early 2016.
    OCT 09 2018

    How to Buy Litecoin

    This guide will walk you some of the more important facts regarding Litecoin. It covers the selection of a Litecoin wallet, for storing and spending your litecoins (LTC).We also explain how to use Coinmama to buy Litecoin, which is a really quick and easy process.
    OCT 02 2018

    Buy Bitcoin with a Bank Account

    Buying Bitcoin with a bank account differs somewhat from buying Bitcoin with a credit or debit card. You’ll get the same trusted Coinmama service either way, but there are important things to keep in mind regarding wire over plastic.
    SEP 27 2018

    How many Bitcoins are there?‎

    The short, approximate answer to this question is that there are nearly 17.275 million bitcoins (BTC) available at this time (September 2018), out of a maximum total supply of 21 million. This means that over 82% of all possible bitcoins have already been issued. The supply limit of ~21 million is expected to be reached around the year 2140, as coin issuance decreases exponentially over time.
    SEP 23 2018

    How to Secure your Bitcoin

    This guide describes the various types of Bitcoin wallets from a security perspective, allowing users to select the most appropriate wallet for their storage requirements. As a general rule, the more bitcoin (BTC) owned, the more resources should be invested in security. Our guide also covers the common types of errors and attacks which are responsible for the majority of coin losses.
    SEP 20 2018

    How to Buy Bitcoin in Ireland

    In this article, we examine the current regulatory and tax situation in Ireland, and explore some of the more significant Irish blockchain groups and projects. Thereafter, we explain exactly how our users in Ireland can purchase bitcoins (BTC) either with credit/debit card or SEPA bank transfer.
    SEP 17 2018

    How to Buy Bitcoin in the USA

    In this article, we examine the current regulatory and tax situation in America. Thereafter, we explain how Americans can purchase bitcoins (BTC), using any credit or debit card issued by either VISA or MasterCard.
    SEP 06 2018

    How to Buy Bitcoin in Russia

    If you’re in Russia and looking to get involved in Bitcoin in the quickest and easiest way possible, this guide covers all the essential information regarding Bitcoin taxes and regulations in your country. This guide also explains how to use your any credit or debit card issued by either VISA or MasterCard to buy Bitcoin with Rubles in less than half an hour.
    SEP 05 2018

    ‎40 Surprising Facts about Bitcoin

    Here’s a collection of facts about Bitcoin which may surprise, amuse, or even shock you... ‎Hopefully, you’ll pick up some obscure facts which provide deeper insight into the fascinating ‎world of Bitcoin.‎
    AUG 30 2018

    Coinmama’s News Roundup: Digital Currency Markets and Innovation On the Move

    During our last news roundup, we mentioned that Bitcoin’s (BTC) price was hovering around the $6,600 range and since then the digital currency and many other assets have seen some nice gains. At the moment BTC’s value is around $7,050 at the time of publication gaining around 10 percent over the last seven days. Meanwhile Ripple (XRP), Ethereum Classic (ETC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ethereum (ETH) Qtum (QTUM), Litecoin (LTC), and Cardano (ADA) have seen bigger gains between 12-18 percent during the last week. Many traders and enthusiasts are hoping a trend reversal from bearish-to-bullish takes place this fall.
    AUG 29 2018

    I Want to Buy Bitcoins!

    This guide will walk you through everything you need to know to get started with Bitcoin. We explain how to use our service to buy your coins - it’s really quick and easy. We also discuss the selection of a Bitcoin wallet, for managing and storing your Bitcoins (BTC).
    AUG 20 2018

    How to Buy Bitcoin in Malaysia

    If you live in Malaysia and want to become a (greater) part of the revolution in financial technology which is Bitcoin, read on. Our guide will inform you as to the current situation regarding the taxation and legislation of Bitcoin in your country. We’ll also cover how you can easily and quickly purchase Bitcoin for Ringgit, using any credit or debit card issued by either MasterCard or VISA.
    AUG 19 2018

    Coinmama’s News Roundup: Digital Asset Infrastructure Development Strengthens, While Crypto-Markets Show Recovery

    Over the last week, a broad range of cryptocurrencies dipped in value as the entire digital asset market capitalization dropped from $262B to $226B USD. At the moment Bitcoin (BTC) prices are hovering around $6,600 after BTC dipped to around $5,850 six days ago. The second largest cryptocurrency market held by Ethereum (ETH) had lost 4 percent over the last seven days as one ETH is valued at $317 at press time. At the moment most traders and investors are still optimistic about the long-term value but in the meantime wonder what will happen in the short term.
    AUG 16 2018

    How to Buy Bitcoin in Japan

    If you’re in Japan and looking to get involved in the Bitcoin revolution, then this guide will explain the situation in your country in regards to regulation and taxation. We’ll also explain how you can quickly and easily purchase your own bitcoins from Coinmama, using any credit or debit card issued by either VISA or MasterCard.
    AUG 15 2018

    How to Buy Bitcoin in Singapore

    If you’re in Singapore and looking to get involved in the Bitcoin revolution, this guide contains a quick rundown on the regulatory and tax situation in Singapore. We’ll also explain how you can quickly and easily purchase your own bitcoins from the Coinmama website, using any credit or debit card issued by either VISA or MasterCard.
    AUG 14 2018

    How to Buy Bitcoin in Dubai

    Since the 60s under Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the Emirate of Dubai has developed the city of Dubai at an extraordinary pace, culminating in the phenomenal growth seen over the last couple of decades. From a humble trading port, Dubai has been transformed into one of the most popular luxury tourist destinations in the Middle East, in addition to being the region’s undisputed financial hub.
    AUG 13 2018

    How to Buy Bitcoin in Australia

    If you live in Australia, this guide will get you up to speed on Bitcoin’s status in your country, briefly covering Bitcoin’s history there and describing the current state of play. If you’re looking to get started with buying some BTC, this guide will also explain how to do so, using either a credit or debit card issued by VISA or MasterCard.
    AUG 06 2018

    Coinmama’s News Roundup: Cryptocurrencies Hold Tight After a Few Dips

    This week cryptocurrency markets have been bouncing around in value as things have been a bit volatile. At the moment the cryptocurrency economy as a whole is valued at $262B and there’s about $10-14B worth traded daily on exchanges. Right now the average spot price for bitcoin (BTC) is around $7,080 USD per coin and many other digital assets are following closely with bitcoin’s market movements.
    AUG 02 2018

    Coinmama Now Offers Crypto Purchases via SEPA Transfers!‎

    In keeping with our pledge to provide the best possible customer experience, Coinmama is ‎excited to announce the addition of a brand new payment method: SEPA bank transfers. ‎Starting from the 6th of August 2018, all our clients across the EU can buy Bitcoin, Ethereum, ‎Ripple, and other leading cryptos with a simple, zero-fee SEPA transfer.‎
    AUG 01 2018

    How to Buy Bitcoin in Indonesia

    If you’re an Indonesian citizen wishing to get involved in the dynamic world of cryptocurrency, this article will provide info on the regulatory environment as well as suggest how you can purchase Bitcoin within Indonesia using your credit or debit card.
    JUL 31 2018

    How to Buy Bitcoin in South Korea

    This article aims to inform South Koreans as to their current regulatory environment in regards to cryptocurrency, as well as explain how to buy Bitcoin using a credit or debit card from within South Korea.
    JUL 26 2018

    How to Buy Bitcoin in the UK

    If you are in the UK and looking to become part of the Bitcoin revolution, this article aims to inform you on the current situation regarding Bitcoin in the UK, as well as how to purchase Bitcoin using either a debit or credit card.
    JUL 23 2018

    How to buy bitcoin in India

    For those who reside in India and wish to buy bitcoins with a debit or credit card, this guide is for you. We aim to inform you on the current Bitcoin situation in India whilst also instructing you how to safely and legally purchase your own coins.
    JUL 16 2018

    How to Buy Ripple (XRP)

    How to Buy Ripple (XRP)? This guide aims to give you a clearer understanding of the Ripple company and XRP token, before covering exactly how to purchase XRP.
    JUL 09 2018

    Digital Asset Markets See Some Price Spikes and Brighter Days

    Cryptocurrency markets are seeing some price recovery after last week’s dip as most digital assets are up between 8-15 percent over the last seven days. Today on July 7 the price per BTC is testing $6,740 again, after attempting to overtake the $6,800 region a few days prior. Most of the other top contenders have seen increased prices as well including Ethereum (ETH $495), Bitcoin Cash (BCH $771), Ripple (XRP $0.49), Cardano (ADA $0.14), Qtum ($9.23), Ethereum Classic (ETC $18.96), and Litecoin (LTC $85.67).
    JUL 01 2018

    Coinmama Coin Round-up

    A lot has changed since our last news roundup as cryptocurrency markets have dipped a bit in value since. At the time of writing Bitcoin (BTC) has an average price of around $6150 per coin and the total valuation of all 1600+ coins is around $248 billion today.
    JUN 27 2018

    Defeating Crypto Scams - Learn How to Stay Safe

    Crypto scams are everywhere and there’s no way to recover your coins if you’re tricked. This guide shows you how to avoid these dangerous scams.
    JUN 24 2018

    Ripple vs Ethereum

    Ripple vs Ethereum: Who will be the heir to Bitcoin as the king of the crypto world? The primary differences between two heavyweights of the cryptosphere – Ethereum and Ripple – and what the future holds for the two disparate platforms.
    JUN 21 2018

    Hardware Wallets: the Safest Way to Store Crypto

    Hardware wallets are the best crypto storage solution. This guide covers the essentials, answers FAQs, and gives specific product recommendations.
    JUN 18 2018

    How to Buy Bitcoin in Korea

    Recently, there was a lot of uncertainty regarding the potential regulation of the cryptocurrency market in South Korea. However, the space has calmed down since and the growth of Bitcoin in South Korea has continued to expand at a rapid pace. If you are interested in buying Bitcoin or want to know what you can do with it once you’ve bought it, check out this post for some ideas.
    JUN 11 2018

    You Can Now Purchase Ripple XRP Packages at Coinmama!

    Coinmama is pleased to announce another addition to our lineup of cryptocurrencies by adding the distributed gross settlement asset Ripple (XRP) to our exchange. Ripple is one of the oldest cryptocurrencies with its inception dating back to 2012 and the XRP market is the third highest valued capitalization in the digital asset economy. In today’s editorial, we’re going to give our readers an in-depth look at the Ripple XRP and why some investors believe the distributed ledger technology will revolutionize the banking system.
    JUN 10 2018

    How to Invest in Cryptocurrency

    How to Invest in Cryptocurrency - This guide covers choosing the best cryptos for investment, portfolio management, storage security, and 2 proven strategies for building a position.
    JUN 03 2018

    Cardano investment - Investing in the Third Generation Blockchain

    Last year on September 29, 2017, a new distributed ledger system was launched called Cardano and its native token ADA. Many cryptocurrency investors have added ADA to their portfolio because Cardano is a project with a rather promising roadmap. The Cardano project aims to outshine competitor cryptocurrencies like Ethereum, and Bitcoin by providing a smart contract development platform, representative tokens, and the basic Cardano Settlement Layer (CSL).
    MAY 30 2018

    Buy Bitcoin with a Debit Card on Coinmama

    A concise guide for using a debit or credit card to purchase Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Ethereum Classic, Cardano, Qtum, etc. through Coinmama.
    MAY 29 2018

    How to Buy Bitcoin in Canada

    The goal of this article is to help with the why and the how of buying Bitcoin in Canada. If you’ve already made up your mind to buy some, feel free to skip the first half and go directly to the description of how to buy Bitcoin. However, you’ll be missing out on some of the cool things that Bitcoin can be used for in Canada
    MAY 27 2018

    Coinmama Adds the Decentralized Currency Qtum to Our Lineup of Digital Assets!

    Coinmama has added a bunch of new cryptocurrencies to our lineup of digital assets with each one of them offering different characteristics and benefits. A few weeks ago we launched Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and Cardano (ADA) support and now we’re adding two more cryptocurrencies — Ethereum Classic and Qtum. In this summary, we’re going to give our users some perspective on the digital asset Qtum, its underlying network, and why investors believe this token is special.
    MAY 24 2018

    Ethereum Classic Joins Coinmama’s List of Newly Added Cryptocurrencies!

    Just recently Coinmama introduced a few new cryptocurrencies to our list of markets Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, and Cardano — Now we’ve decided to add two more digital assets to the roundup, Quantum (QTUM) and Ethereum Classic (ETC). In this editorial we’re going to give you a brief history on Ethereum Classic and why cryptocurrency proponents like the decentralized ETC network.
    MAY 21 2018

    Should I Buy Litecoin? - adding LTC to the crypto-portfolio

    There are lots of cryptocurrencies but only a handful of them have made a dent in the $390 billion dollar digital asset economy. One specific currency Litecoin (LTC) has been around for years and has remained a top ten contender since its creation. Litecoin is currently the sixth largest cryptocurrency market capitalization and its circulating supply of 56 million LTC holds a $7.9 billion dollar valuation.
    MAY 15 2018

    Learn the Safest Way to Buy Bitcoins With Just a Few Steps

    After learning about bitcoins, cryptocurrency, and blockchain technology many people often ask — What’s the safest way to buy bitcoins? There are various methods available these days that allow people to purchase cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, and after learning about this amazing technology figuring out how to purchase the digital asset is the next step on this wonderful journey.
    MAY 10 2018

    Bitcoin Price Predictions: 2018 and Beyond

    Over the years many people who are passionate about the decentralized cryptocurrency bitcoin have made some wild predictions of what the price would be a few years later. Some individuals predicted that bitcoin would reach phenomenal price ranges around $10,000-20,000 USD — The Fact is, lots of these believers were right, and the digital asset bitcoin reached an all-time high of $19,600 per BTC on December 16, 2017. Now in 2018, many people wonder what the new year will bring as far as bitcoin’s value and what kind of forecasts people have for the price over the next eight months and beyond.
    MAY 08 2018

    Ethereum vs Ethereum Classic – Battle of Ideologies

    Ethereum vs Ethereum Classic: A closer look into the story behind the split of Ethereum and the current scenario of both versions of the platform that revolutionized the way solutions to real world problems were built.
    MAY 06 2018

    Cryptocurrency Markets Consolidate for the Next Big Move

    Two weeks ago during our last news roundup Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) markets have started to see some recovery after the last four months of price downturns. This week cryptocurrency markets are steadily trying to hold its upwards momentum as BTC and ETH markets struggle today losing 4-6 percent in value over the past 24-hours. Currently, BTC prices are hovering around $9,500 and ETH values are averaging $790 per coin at the time of writing. Other cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Litecoin (LTC), and Cardano (ADA) are also steadily holding their market foundations.
    MAY 02 2018

    Is Bitcoin Halal or Haram?

    This past April, the firm Blossom Finance based in Indonesia, published a 22-page working paper that declares Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies compliant with Islamic financing or Shariah Law. The news comes at a time when a great majority of Muslims and clerics have been uncertain about whether or not bitcoin falls under the rules of Islamic banking and helps solidify the cryptocurrency among Islamic participants who have invested. According to the Islamic microfinance company, Blossom Finance, virtual currencies do qualify as Islamic money, unless it is banned by the local government.
    MAY 01 2018

    Bitcoin Cash - A Brief History

    Coinmama added three new cryptocurrencies to our lineup in addition to our Ethereum and Bitcoin packages. Now our exchange is pleased to announce the launch of Bitcoin Cash, Cardano, and Litecoin. Today we're going to give our users a brief history of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin Cash (BCH) so our customers can get a good grasp of knowledge on our new coin additions.
    APR 29 2018

    ADA and the Cardano platform - A Brief History

    Here at Coinmama, we have added three new cryptocurrencies to purchase in addition to our Bitcoin (BTC), and Ethereum (ETH) packages. This week we’ve decided to give a history of each coin we have added and in our last post we discussed Litecoin (LTC). During this summary we will talk about the Cardano (ADA) platform and why the cryptocurrency has been a top digital asset over the past year.
    APR 26 2018

    A Brief History of Litecoin (LTC)

    Coinmama recently introduced three new cryptocurrencies to our digital asset lineup as customers can now purchase Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, and Cardano. All three of these digital currencies are top performing assets within the cryptocurrency economy and we decided to give our users a bit of history on each coin.
    APR 16 2018

    The ‘Crypto Winter’ Seems to Be Ending As Optimism Fills the Air

    The price of bitcoin and many other digital assets have been on the rise over the past few days after a long 3-month downtrend. At the moment the price of BTC is averaging around $8,000 per coin after dropping into the $6K range for quite some time. Further, the price of ethereum (ETH) is also doing quite well at around $500 per ETH after it dipped into the $400 range. Both cryptocurrencies have values that are far off from December but still way higher than last year.
    MAR 12 2018

    Regulatory Winds Brew While Crypto-Proponents Remain Optimistic

    A lot has changed since our last weekly update in the world of cryptos as bitcoin has dropped in value consecutively over the past six days. Currently, BTC/USD markets are hovering around $9600 after tumbling following the currency’s recent high of $11,600. Bitcoin hit a low of $8,300 two days ago but has rebounded since. Ethereum markets have been suffering similar losses as one ETH is averaging $726 at the time of writing. Cryptocurrency proponents are quite positive even though markets have been low and many believe BTC/USD will surpass last year’s value of $19,600 per token.
    MAR 05 2018

    Cryptocurrency Markets Heat Back Up Heading Into the Spring Months of 2018

    A lot has changed since our last roundup, where bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrency prices took a 65 percent drop over the first six weeks of the new year. BTC/USD prices reached a low of $5,900, and market values have since rebounded to a high of $11,800. At the moment cryptocurrencies are gaining momentum after a slight dip and the global weighted average per BTC at the time of publication is $11,500. Ethereum (ETH) prices are currently testing $848 per ETH at press time.
    FEB 04 2018

    Regulation and the Winter of 2018: The Meteoric Rise of Digital Asset Values Slow Down

    Another exciting few weeks have passed in Crypto-land as January came to an end. Cryptocurrency markets have dropped in value considerably due to multiple factors including increased regulatory scrutiny and a recent Japanese exchange hack. Bitcoin’s price is currently hovering around $8,300 after reaching a low of $7,500 on Feb. 3rd. Ethereum's value is also showing some decrease, trading around $920 per ETH at press time.
    JAN 06 2018

    The New Year Begins With Fresh Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Excitement

    2018 is here, and the cryptocurrency universe is growing fast as the entire economy is now valued at over $727 billion dollars. Per usual a lot has happened since our last report with bitcoin, ethereum, and crypto-markets in general. For instance after reaching close to $20K per bitcoin the price of BTC dropped to $11,700. Currently, the price of bitcoin has bounced back to the $16,700 range lifting a variety of multiple digital assets as well. Ethereum markets have had a wild ride reaching an all-time high and crossing the $1000 mark per ether.
    DEC 29 2017

    Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Markets Go Off With a Bang Closing Out 2017

    It looks like cryptocurrencies are going to close out 2017 with a bang as the decentralized currency bitcoin came awfully close last week towards the $20,000 region. A lot has changed since our last roundup, but that typically has been the case every week this year. Our last report recorded bitcoin reaching $17,400 across global exchanges, and the price pushed up higher touching $19,600 per BTC. Since then there’s been a considerable correction as bitcoin’s price saw lows in the $12K territory. But markets have rebounded nicely the day after Christmas on December 26. And at the moment BTC markets are averaging roughly $14,600 across global exchanges. Ethereum markets are up well over 5 percent as one ETH is roughly $750 at the time of writing.
    DEC 13 2017

    Bitcoin Sees a Feeding Frenzy As BTC Surpasses $17,000 Across Global Exchanges

    A lot more action has taken place since our last weekly update as bitcoin has relentlessly broken new price records once again. Earlier this week the price of bitcoin reached an all-time high of $17,400 across global exchanges after dipping below the $13,000 range just days before. Now Bitcoin markets are averaging around $16,500 at the time of writing, and the growth continues to astonish everyone. Moreover, the price of Ethereum has reached an all-time price record as well surpassing $600 per ETH on December 12.
    DEC 06 2017

    Bitcoin’s Price Has Passed the $13K Zone and It’s Just Getting Started

    Just when you think things couldn't get any more exciting in the world of bitcoin, it does as the decentralized currency once again smashed some new all-time price highs. During our last weekly roundup bitcoin’s price surpassed the $10K zone gaining over $2000 in less than three days. Now the cryptocurrency is hovering at around $13,200 at the time of writing. Further Ethereum markets have consolidated as one ETH is averaging around $460 per token at the time of writing.
    NOV 29 2017

    Crypto-Enthusiasts Go Wild as Bitcoin’s Gains Well Over $2,000 In Three Days

    This week in bitcoin-land has been a thrilling ride as the decentralized currency has surpassed the $10K price range across global exchanges by a long-shot. The cryptocurrency community is elated about the price, to say the least. Bitcoin’s value on November 29 touched an all-time high of $11,395 per BTC across global exchanges. Ethereum has been doing extremely well too and also captured an all-time high above the $500 territory. The entire cryptocurrency market landscape has surprised everyone by commanding a $320 billion dollar market capitalization.
    NOV 22 2017

    Bitcoin Price Smashes Past $8K Per BTC As Crypto-Markets Grow Feverish

    The price of bitcoin has reached yet another all-time high this week smashing past the $8K zone and now hovers around $8,150 per BTC at the time of writing. In another surprising move by the decentralized currency’s fluctuating markets bitcoin is breaking everyone’s expectations reaching new price highs nearly every two weeks. Ethereum markets are doing excellent as well, as the currency has jumped 12 percent over the past three days coasting along at $360 per ETH.
    NOV 13 2017

    Crypto-Chaos After Segwit2x Developers Cancel the Fork

    Another thrilling week in cryptocurrency land has passed, as the biggest news of the week was revealed on November 8 detailing the Segwit2x fork was canceled. Bitcoin prices have dropped and one BTC is currently traded at $6550, after a drop of almost $1500 from the last all-time high of $7700. At the same time, investors rushed to the existing alternative, Bitcoin Cash, which caused a phenomenal rise across global exchanges following the big announcement. At press time, one BCH is traded at approx. $1360 Additionally, other cryptocurrencies are seeing significant percentage increases as digital assets like Ethereum are pumping after the news as well. At the moment Ethereum is capturing a price of $315 per ETH at the time of writing.
    NOV 06 2017

    Bitcoin Breaks Records Again as the Prices Smashes Another All-Time High

    A lot has changed since Coinmama’s last weekly news roundup as the price per bitcoin has reached another all-time high this year. On November 5th the price per BTC touched a high of $7,580 across many global exchanges. Bitcoin traders, investors, and enthusiasts are excited this year as the decentralized currency has surpassed many expectations. Ethereum markets are also doing well as one ETH is trading around $300 at the time of writing. The turing-complete cryptocurrency has recently finished a successful hard fork and continues to remain stable in value.
    OCT 25 2017

    Bitcoin Shows the World It’s Unstoppable Strength as BTC Markets Go Wild

    Bitcoin has had another exciting week since our last report as the currency reached an all-time high of $6180 across global exchanges. The price has dipped some since then as it is currently hovering around $5700 per BTC at the time of writing. Ethereum markets are also feeling some downward pressure as one ETH is presently $285 per token. Although the markets have dipped, traders are still positive that new price highs are on their way.
    OCT 17 2017

    Bitcoin Surpasses $5K — While Ethereum Prices Spike With Increased Market Optimism

    Last week bitcoin prices have started trending higher since our previous weekly roundup. Currently, the price per bitcoin is now hovering around the astounding $5,700 zone with about $3B in daily global trade volume. The lift in price has also pushed up the value of other cryptocurrencies like Ethereum. At press time, the price of Ethereum is roughly $340 per ETH with about $349M in daily global ether trades. Problems in China with bitcoin exchanges have started to fade away from people's memories as the country’s citizens have moved to Over-the-Counter trading until domestic cryptocurrency trading platforms become operational once again. Furthermore many neighboring countries like Japan are reaping the benefits of Chinese exchange closures.
    SEP 27 2017

    The Bitcoin Train Chugs Forward After a Thrilling Couple of Weeks

    The bitcoin train rolls on as the price dipped a touch since our last report down to the $3670 range at the time of writing. News from China has waned, and overall markets seem more confident than the week’s prior. Since the drop in price, the value of digital assets like bitcoin and ethereum had remained relatively stable compared to when Chinese exchanges first announced closures. Currently, the price per ether (ETH) is hovering around $285 as the value of ETH has kicked up a notch over 3 percent. Cryptocurrency markets, in general, are capturing a $129 billion market capitalization as digital asset popularity continues to remain hotter than ever.
    SEP 19 2017

    Bitcoin's Phenomenal Comeback After China's Regulatory Crackdown

    A lot has changed since our last Coinmama weekly cryptocurrency roundup. Bitcoin’s price dropped from $4,200 all the way to a low of $2,970 on September 15 as China’s central authorities cracked down on bitcoin exchanges. After four Chinese bitcoin exchanges announced closing operations, the price per BTC regained some energy the same day, and bounced back to the $3,800 mark. At press time, bitcoin is hovering around the $4,000 per BTC price range. This mid-September bitcoin price drop affected alternative digital currencies, as well as Ethereum markets dropped to a low of $300 per ETH.
    SEP 05 2017

    Bitcoin and Ethereum Markets Still Maintain an Uptrend but Drop Due to Regulatory ICO Concerns Worldwide

    Lots of things happened over the course of last week after Coinmama’s last weekly roundup. Bitcoin reached an all time high weighted average of $4980 per BTC and $5,000 on a few Asian exchanges. However, the price has since dropped from that point significantly lower since that point reaching a low of $4250 at the time of writing. Ethereum also followed bitcoin’s higher rise last week but dropped lower than BTC’s drop 15 percent to $280 per ether. The entire top twenty cryptocurrency market capitalizations are trying their best to keep at least some of last week’s gains.
    AUG 30 2017

    Cryptocurrency Billions Keep Climbing As Upgrades Provide Market Optimism

    Bitcoin and cryptocurrency markets moved on to the upside after our weekly report last week as digital currency markets now capture over $156.5 billion. Currently, bitcoin has broke yet another record, currently trading at $4620 per BTC. Ethereum markets are also doing extremely well spiking to $370 per ether at the time of writing. Because bitcoin is doing so well this week, cryptocurrency markets, in general, are pushing over $4B in daily trade volume as demand for digital assets has grown exponentially.
    AUG 22 2017

    Ethereum Markets Pick Up Steam While Bitcoin Proponents Focus Split Outcomes

    Another exciting week has passed as Bitcoin, and Ethereum fans watch both markets show a lot of price action. At the time of writing one bitcoin is roughly $4030 per BTC dropping a touch lower than last weeks all-time high. Ethereum markets have started to pick up steam as it was steadily moving along at $300 per ETH but now is $340 at press time. Most cryptocurrency enthusiasts have been focused on the correlated action between Bitcoin (BTC) markets and the alternate chain Bitcoin Cash (BCH).
    AUG 15 2017

    Is Bitcoin On the Brink of Mass Adoption? It’s Starting to Look That Way

    Bitcoin has had an explosive week as the decentralized currency has garnered over $1000 in value in just seven days. At the time of writing one BTC is worth $4250 compared to last week’s August 5th climb past the $3000 range. Ethereum markets have also gained a boost from bitcoin’s upward push as one ether is worth $300 per ETH at press time. Currently, the entire cryptocurrency market capitalization has captured a whopping $138B and continues to grow exponentially.
    AUG 08 2017

    Bitcoin Enters a New Era and Hits an All Time High of $3400

    The bitcoin space has changed quite a bit since our last weekly report. On August 1 the bitcoin network bifurcated into two branches forming a new digital currency called ‘Bitcoin Cash.’ A lot of people had assumed this would affect bitcoin’s price negatively but actually had the opposite effect. Bitcoin’s price smashed past the US$3K territory and had reached an all time high of $3430 on August 7. Ethereum has also done quite well as the digital currency is currently valued at $270 per ETH at the time of writing.
    JUL 31 2017

    Bitcoin’s Price Grows Stronger As Consensus Changes Approach

    Another exciting week in the world of bitcoin has passed as the infamous August 1 approaches. On August 1 or shortly thereafter a new digital currency may fork away from the Bitcoin main chain forming its own network. During the course of the week, there's been a lot of discussion about the subject throughout many cryptocurrency forums. At press time bitcoin’s price is doing very well hovering at around US$2790 per BTC at the time of writing. Ethereum is coasting along at around $200 per ETH climbing upwards a step higher than last week.
    JUL 25 2017

    Cryptocurrency Attention Continues as Countries Prepare to Legalize Bitcoin and Protocol Upgrades Approach

    Since our last weekly report, the price of bitcoin (BTC) and ethereum (ETH) had dropped significantly. Following last week’s dip, the two popular cryptocurrencies values started rising once again as the possibility of Segregated Witness (Segwit) being implemented to the Bitcoin network, just might happen. At the time of writing one BTC is roughly $2735 and ETH is hovering around $224 per token.
    JUL 11 2017

    Bitcoin and Ethereum Markets See a Slight Price Decline But Still the Best Performing Currencies in 2017

    This week both bitcoin and ethereum’s price has dipped considerably since our last weekly roundup. At the moment the price per BTC is roughly $2325 at the time of writing meanwhile ETH is hovering around $205. Many bitcoin proponents believe the decline in price is attributed to the current deflating alt coin markets that have been losing significant value. Just two weeks ago the entire cryptocurrency market cap was well above $100 billion USD, but now the entire cap has dropped to $84 billion over all of 952 cryptocurrencies in existence.
    JUL 03 2017

    Crypto-Markets Build Steam as Significant Trade Volume Picks Up in South East Asia

    The price of bitcoin had a few ups and down this week as the decentralized currency’s value started to heat up on July 2nd. At the moment bitcoin’s price is hovering around the $2500 USD range and has picked up some steam after seeing lower prices within the $2300 territory earlier this week. Ethereum markets have followed the same path as the price per ETH has geared upwards of 5 percent over the last 12 hours with a USD value of $283. Right now both markets are commanding a significant $1.8 billion in trade volume over the past 24 hours showing signals of higher price ahead.
    JUN 27 2017

    The Cryptocurrency Universe Trucks On As Another Exciting Week of Innovation Continues

    Bitcoin’s price had a pretty stable run during the beginning of the week coasting along at $2650-2700 and that all changed on June 24 as the price has since dipped 25 percent. The price of one BTC at the time of writing is $2400 USD across most global exchanges. Ethereum markets have also slid downwards as well, and one ETH is currently $260 which is lower than its recent $400 highs losing nearly 35 percent in value. Market observers believe both cryptocurrencies are experiencing a healthy correction after the strong price run-ups over the past few weeks.
    JUN 20 2017

    The Future of Money Sees Possible Scaling Compromise and Price Bounce

    After last week’s review, the price of bitcoin dipped to a low of $2250 across global exchanges with many other cryptocurrency markets like Ethereum following suit. Since then both Bitcoin and Ethereum’s value has rebounded once again as BTC is currently $2620 USD and Ethereum is hovering around $370. The overall cryptocurrency market cap is still skyrocketing at a whopping $113 billion dollars worth of digital assets, and over $5 billion in trade volume exchanged daily.
    JUN 14 2017

    The Bitcoin and Ethereum Phenomenon Continues to Surprise Us All

    Another exhilarating week has passed in the world of cryptocurrencies, most notably with Bitcoin and Ethereum markets. This past weekend Bitcoin reached and all-time high of $2980 per BTC meanwhile Ethereum surpassed $420 per ETH. Following the weekend markets took a 10 percent downturn, but more trajected upswings in prices are likely to continue. At the moment one BTC is $2760, and one ETH is $390 at the time of writing. These dominating currencies and a slew of others have pushed the overall cryptocurrency valuation above $100 billion in just a matter of months.
    JUN 05 2017

    Bitcoin Relentlessly Pushes Forward on the Edge to Mass Adoption

    Last week bitcoin’s price consolidated in the $2250-2300 range and stabilized nicely for roughly 72 hours. Since then bitcoin markets have once again kicked up a notch pushing above the $2550 range. Meanwhile, Ethereum (ETH) also came back steady and had reached an all-time high of $250 per ETH at the time of writing. When it comes to bitcoiners, all eyes are focused on the exponential growth of cryptocurrency markets alongside the thousands of newcomers joining this evolutionary economy every single day.
    MAY 29 2017

    The Future of Bitcoin and Ethereum Markets Look Brighter Than Ever Before

    Another exciting week has passed in the land of cryptocurrency as the price of Bitcoin and Ethereum reached monumental all time highs on May 24. Bitcoin’s price touched a high of $2760 while Ethereum surpassed $240 per ETH across global exchanges. However following the day of extreme upward price velocities both cryptocurrencies lost 30 percent in value over the course of the next day. Both Ethereum and Bitcoin have rebounded 10-15 percent since then and have consolidated their values for the time being.
    MAY 24 2017

    Cryptocurrency Markets Skyrocket as Bitcoin and Ethereum Leave Earth's Atmosphere

    A lot has changed since Coinmama’s last weekly report, as Bitcoin and Ethereum have jumped leaps and bounds like two superheroes blasting through the atmosphere. At the time of writing one bitcoin has an average of $2040 across global exchanges with a whopping $34.1 billion dollar market cap. The smart contract based digital currency Ethereum is now an astounding $170 with a market of $15.6 billion U.S. dollars.
    MAY 16 2017

    Bitcoin Breaks New Records Again, While Mass Adoption Seems Closer Every Day

    Another thrilling week has passed us by in within the cryptocurrency economy as bitcoin's price once again touched another all-time high at $1892. The price has subsequently slid to a lower price of $1720 at the time of writing and markets still show an upward trend may continue. Last week Coinmama reported bitcoin’s price was climbing above $1650, so a level correction from a high of close to $1900 down to $1700 is quite healthy showing the rigid strength of bitcoin markets.
    MAY 08 2017

    The Financial Revolution Begins as Cryptocurrency Markets Soar to Whole New Levels

    Cryptocurrency markets just wrapped up one of the most eventful weeks in digital currency history as both Bitcoin and Ethereum markets have been soaring. The price per bitcoin (BTC) hit an all-time high of US$1625 across global exchanges, and ether tokens (ETH) also climbed to a high of $100.
    MAY 01 2017

    Bitcoin and Ethereum Prices Break Global Records as Crypto-Markets Jump in Value

    Another glorious week has passed in the world of cryptocurrency as global markets are growing more valuable each and every day. This week overall digital asset markets have surpassed US$36 billion dollars in total as billions have been added to the general market capitalization in mere days. Both Bitcoin and Ethereum have reached all time highs in price this past week as well as one BTC reached a high of $1370 and one ETH is touched $75 per token.
    APR 24 2017

    Cryptocurrency Continues to Prime a Path Towards Decentralization and Financial Independence

    Worldwide blockchain headlines have been feverish again as bitcoin continues its course making waves in the financial world. This past week bitcoin’s price has climbed to new highs this month reaching US$1270 per BTC on April 20. The second top contender Ethereum has kept steady holding its $4 billion dollar market and trading at $48 per ether at the time of writing. This week a lot of exciting news comes from a few of the “Big Bitcoin Three” countries which include China, India, and Japan.
    APR 19 2017

    Exciting developments contribute to the value of Bitcoin and Etherium

    Global News regarding cryptocurrency leave positive effect on the two dominant currencies - Bitcoin and Etherium. Bitcoin’s price is once again on the move testing the US$1190 range after a slight drop below the $1160 mark earlier this week, while Etherium has touched the US$50 at the time of writing. Dr. Craig Wright, Russia, Microsoft and much more, discover what happened in the land of cryptocurrency this week.
    APR 13 2017

    Bitcoin’s Trailblazing Success at Becoming Sound Money

    Bitcoin is continuing to trailblaze on its course to be the internet of money. Currently, the price per BTC is coasting along nicely above the US$1200 range after climbing the charts for the past three weeks. Enthusiasm has been high as many within the cryptocurrency community is excited about the current price uptrend. Overall cryptocurrency markets are collectively capturing over $27 billion in capitalization while users are pushing a lot of volume.
    APR 03 2017

    Bitcoin’s Journey Towards the Future Without Looking Back

    The first week of April in the land of cryptocurrency has been an eventful one. The price of bitcoin has been on the rise since March 30 and has escalated to the $1,100 USD range on April 2. Prior to the spike, BTC was coasting along relatively stable above the $1,000 mark after last week’s significant dives into the $900s.
    MAR 28 2017

    Cryptocurrency Market Volumes Surge During Bitcoin’s Wild Week

    Another week has passed in the land of cryptocurrency with many hot topics and feverish moments abound. Bitcoin’s price has taken a slight downturn in the US$980 range over the course of the past week. The Bitcoin community has been laser focused on the scaling debate while different talks of proposals take place. Meanwhile the cryptocurrency Ethereum has reached an all time high.
    MAR 21 2017

    The Exciting Bitcoin Ride Continues its Path Towards Greatness

    Bitcoin has once again found new price highs. The decentralized currency reached a quick high of US$1350 on the day the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) decided the fate of the Coin exchange traded fund (ETF).
    MAR 09 2017

    Bitcoin Surpasses Gold While Patiently Awaiting ETF Decision

    As Coinmama pointed out last week the price of bitcoin has been skyrocketing. Over the course of the week bitcoin hit it’s all time high as well as reaching parity with one Troy ounce of solid gold. Currently, the price is resting at US$1270-75 per BTC and may pick up as the upcoming exchange-traded fund (ETF) decision approaches.
    MAR 02 2017

    Bitcoin Smashes It's All-Time High

    Bitcoin has had an exceptional run this past week breaking the digital currency’s all-time high in 2013 and reaching $1,220 per BTC. The cryptocurrency took a small downward turn following the record-breaking price but is slowly moving back to the $1,200 range. Quite a bit of speculation is directed at the upcoming March 11 Securities Exchange Commission’s decision concerning the first Bitcoin ETF. Furthermore, there has been quite a bit of demand coming from countries with significant inflation, capital controls, and poor monetary planning.
    FEB 15 2017

    The Bitcoin Network Continues to Remain Resilient

    Bitcoin had another eventful week as the price continues to remain stable at US$995-1,000 over the past few days. The price has been somewhat volatile as news from China's central bank has slightly affected Bitcoin trading markets with their recent inspections.
    FEB 07 2017

    Bitcoin’s Feverish Embrace Will Not Be Subdued

    The Bitcoin network has once again had another eventful week as the price slowly approaches $960 per BTC. After the news of China’s central bank inspections left the public’s memories and the top three exchanges changed their policies Bitcoin’s value bounced upwards. There's been a lot of positive press and a few negative headlines throughout the week but overall there hasn't been much, and Bitcoin’s price remained stable at $920 for quite some time. However, Bitcoin is now moving once again in a positive direction with many wondering if it will surpass 4-digits in the near future.
    JAN 20 2017

    Worldwide Bitcoin Interest Rises Exponentially During the New Year

    Another interesting week has passed in the cryptocurrency world as bitcoin continues to gain more adoption and popularity. As reported by Coinmama last week bitcoin reached its all-time high but has subsequently dropped in value roughly six hours later. At the time of writing, one bitcoin is averaging around US$820 per BTC. The drop in price has seemed to stem from China’s central bank inspecting the three top Chinese bitcoin exchanges within the region.
    JAN 09 2017

    Bitcoin Continues its Course as the Asset Class of the 21st Century

    The first week of the new year in 2017 has been very exciting within the cryptocurrency circuit. Bitcoin had reached its all-time high of $1145 on January 2nd reaching its highest value since 2013. However the following day the cryptocurrency's price corrected 20 percent over the next two days. At press time the price of bitcoin is hovering just above $920 per BTC after hitting a low of $820 on January 7. It's been a very interesting week in the crypto-world and digital currency enthusiasts and onlookers wonder— what will happen next?
    JAN 02 2017

    The Unstoppable Bitcoin Begins the Year at $1000

    This week was yet another fantastic week in the world of bitcoin and the end of 2016. Bitcoin spent the entire year dominating wrapping up the year-end at $960 USD per BTC. Following this on the first day of 2017 bitcoin crossed the four digit mark at $1005. The last time the digital asset hit this milestone value was in November of 2013.
    DEC 21 2016

    Another Exciting Week for Bitcoin Dec. 13-20

    Another week has passed in crypto-land with Bitcoin on an extremely bullish run. At press time the price per BTC is holding strong at US$790 and reached a high of $795 this past weekend. The digital asset is at its highest price point over the past three years since 2013’s exponential climb. Bitcoin dominance continues to stay above 86 percent, and market capitalization has reached a high of over $12 billion. It sure has been an exciting week in the world of Bitcoin.
    DEC 12 2016

    Bitcoin's Hottest Updates Dec. 5-12

    Bitcoin’s was full steam ahead this week in various cryptocurrency markets all around the world. The price is currently just under $770 per BTC, and there's been heavy volume with over $57 million daily trades. Bitcoin dominance continues to hold above 86 percent, and Ethereum has since climbed back up the ladder since our last report. The cryptocurrency community has also been laser focused towards countries like India having unusual economic times.
    DEC 06 2016

    Bitcoin's Hottest Updates Nov. 28 - Dec. 5

    It has been another voracious week in the Bitcoin landscape as the digital currency was just shy of hitting its all-time high in price this year. On December 2, BTC value drove to a maximum of $778 coming close to this past Junes high of $780. The cryptocurrency’s fiat value has dipped since then dropping to a low of $759 at the time of writing. Many industry experts envision the bullish run to continue with end of the year predictions in the $800-1,000 range.
    NOV 29 2016

    Bitcoin's Hottest Updates Nov. 21-28

    The Bitcoin blockchain rolls on as another productive week has passed. The virtual currency’s price has been pretty stable ranging from US$725-738 this week. As the BTC fiat value has been uneventful, people have been wondering if there will be an uptrend or downtrend within the near future. Technical indicators show there is still a bullish trend with the 100 Simple Moving Average (SMA) and 200 SMA patterns showing a continued upswing. For now, the price remains steady as cryptocurrency community waits for a breakout.
    NOV 21 2016

    Bitcoin's Hottest Updates Nov. 14-21

    Bitcoin has had yet another eventful week as the cryptocurrency’s market capitalization had crossed 12 billion USD in value. The digital currency had risen to a high of $755 per BTC over the course of the weekend and the bullish run in trading markets look promising. Bitcoin’s fiat value has been choppy, to say the least with room for various intra-range trading strategies. Many cryptocurrency enthusiasts hope the price will continue its upward trend.
    NOV 15 2016

    Coinmama's Weekly Review Nov. 7th - 14th

    Another week has passed in the cryptocurrency landscape with many new announcements and activity. The price of Bitcoin has dipped to a low this past weekend dropping to $683 per BTC. This was after the price jumped up to $735 per BTC immediately after the U.S. election. The volatile value has been ideal for intra-range traders offering money to be made in between swings. Bitcoin’s price has settled at press time settling at roughly $700 per BTC after the 5% drop.
    NOV 07 2016

    Coinmama's Weekly Review Oct. 31st - Nov. 7th

    This week in the world of cryptocurrency Bitcoin had an eventful price change. The price of the digital currency was feverishly moving upwards at a high of $745 per BTC. However, rumors of Chinese officials curbing the use of Bitcoin due to capital outflows seemingly scared the market. The value of Bitcoin dropped at the same time these reports were published.
    NOV 03 2016

    Coinmama’s Weekly Review Oct. 24-31

    The cryptocurrency landscape has been on fire lately with many announcements and the value of Bitcoin rising exponentially. The industry is seeing increased adoption, new software, and a very positive outlook for the future. Let's have a look at this week's most trending moments in the blockchain space.
    AUG 20 2016

    Lock Up Your Bitcoins, Here Come the Hackers!

    Over the past few months, the cryptocurrency space has been shaken, not stirred, by a series of high profile hacks. In June, Bitcoin’s biggest rival by market cap, Ethereum, was drained of tens of millions of Dollars’ worth of ETH tokens.
    JUL 23 2016

    Predicting where Bitcoin will be in 10 years – How will the world look like?

    Being the first majorly used cryptocurrency, Bitcoin has come a long way within 7 years of its beginning. Even though there were other systems existing before it, Bitcoin gained the most traction. But now, with a lot of competition coming its way, what will happen to Bitcoin in the coming decade?
    APR 26 2016

    Decentralized Autonomous organizations (DAOs)

    DAO or Decentralized Autonomous Organization refers to the decentralized network of narrow-AI agents that are autonomous, whose function is to maximize the production output and divide the labor in different computationally difficult tasks.
    APR 13 2016

    Ethereum vs Bitcoin

    Most of you out there must be familiar with Bitcoin. If you do not know what it is, then you may have at least heard of it. Bitcoin is not a recent thing though, it has been around since 2009. While it may be the first crypto-currency, it certainly is not the only one with Ethereum being one of its biggest competitors right now.
    MAR 14 2016

    Smart contracts – what it’s all about?

    What if you could bind lawyers, banks, wills and contracts all into one single entity; thus removing the need to individually located and pay these intermediaries, and make it all a more efficient process. That is exactly what ‘Smart Contracts’ are all about. It is a technology that is set to change how contracts are made, modified, handled and executed.
    MAR 14 2016

    Ethereum for dummies

    To put it in simple words, Ethereum is a decentralized platform for running smart contracts. Smart contracts are applications that run just the way they are programmed, with virtually zero possibility of any censorship, fraud, third party interference or downtime.
    JAN 07 2016

    Bitcoin and Blockchain, the unbreakable connection

    People got to know about the Blockchain technology through the revelation of virtual currency, Bitcoin. And yet there’s been a lot of chatter around the community about the possibility of a Blockchain network without bitcoin.
    MAR 31 2015

    How to Sell Your Bitcoin

    Your options for selling Bitcoins as for today, are through various Bitcoin exchanges or private individuals that buy and sell Bitcoins.
    MAR 30 2015

    How to store your Bitcoins

    How to store my Bitcoins? Which wallet should I use?
    SEP 02 2014

    We're excited to announce..

    CoinMama has been re-coded from the ground up. During this process our main objectives were to keep the website visually as clean as possible, to create an easier website to navigate through and to simplify the process of buying Bitcoins.
    JUL 30 2014

    What are virtual currencies all about?

    It's nearly impossible to read the tech news without coming across talk of virtual currencies --more specifically, Bitcoins, or even Litecoins. So we're here to tell you what it's all about, and why you should (if you haven't already) join the movement.
    JUL 30 2014

    Coinmama - The easiest way to buy virtual currency!

    By now, many people who want to purchase virtual coins with their credit cards have realized that there is no place to do so. This is why we are here to introduce you to Coinmama
    JUL 30 2014

    Coinmama's new features are just around the corner!

    Introducing a new point-based verification with multiple verification methods. Along with this, CoinMama has adopted brand-new payment methods for credit cards, Google checkout and even accepting international bank wire deposits.
    JUL 30 2014

    Buying Bitcoins just got better

    We are proud to announce that we have implemented several improvements to the CoinMama website. Based on ongoing feedback from our users, we decided to apply several changes that make the purchase of Bitcoins a whole lot easier.
    JUL 30 2014

    5 Common Bitcoin myths debunked

    Claiming that Bitcoin is worthless or saying that it's just a comprehensive pyramid scheme, those are just two myths attributed to Bitcoins. With so much false information on the web today it's no wonder there is such an array of misconceptions regarding Bitcoins...
    MAY 22 2013

    Become A Coinmama Bitcoin affiliate and earn free Bitcoins!

    Do you have a knack for sales? Want to get free Bitcoins? This is your chance to take part in one of the most exciting and fastest growing industries today AND earn free Bitcoins. Here at CoinMama we just...
    MAY 13 2013

    Changes in Payment Method at Coinmama

    We are sorry to announce that CoinMama will no longer be working with PayPal. PayPal has notified us as of May 12, 2013 that they will not be able to continue working with us due to excessive risk associated...
    APR 01 2013

    The Rise of LiteCoins!

    LiteCoin was first introduced to the digital currency world in October of 2011. From an outsider’s view, it very much resembles Bitcoins, since it is in fact based on them. However, a closer look...