Introducing Stacks 2.0

January 15th, 2021

Since the early days at — back when we were — we’ve believed in the revolutionary power of Bitcoin and its promise to empower anyone anywhere to control their own money. Last year, we partnered with Blockstack PBC to provide an airdrop of the Stacks token (STX) to our customers around the world. We’ve admired the great work…

December 2020 showed strong network activity

January 15th, 2021

This is an except from our January Market Outlook. Each month we dive into on-chain data to explore interesting trends or movements on the Bitcoin network. (Table 2) Table 2: Bitcoin network activity — December vs November Strong network activity in December 2020 After an already high network activity in November, December has seen even higher metrics across the board (Table…

Crypto: A $1 Trillion Asset Class

January 11th, 2021

January Market Outlook 2020 was arguably crypto’s best year yet. Bitcoin (BTC) investors, in particular, had an extraordinary holiday season, and the new year is off to a roaring start for BTC, Ethereum and many other cryptoassets. A few days ago crypto for the first time became a $1 trillion asset class. And Bitcoin (BTC) at present…

Where is my Bitcoin?

January 6th, 2021

You’ve just bought a Bitcoin. What now? Now that you have purchased your first bitcoin it’s a good time to review exactly what you’ve just bought, and how to safely store it. To begin, consider that while it’s easier to think about a bitcoin as an object existing somewhere in cyberspace, this is not exactly the case….

Blockchain com to halt XRP trading on Thursday, January 15th

January 4th, 2021

Due to the SEC’s recent action against Ripple Labs, will halt XRP trading beginning Thursday, January 15th at 11:59pm GMT. For all customers who have XRP balances, you will continue to have access to your XRP to send after we halt trading, but we will no longer support receiving more XRP in the Exchange….

How to quickly buy XLM

December 24th, 2020

The crypto markets are moving, and you can get in early to the next bitcoin. Quickly buy Stellar (XLM) using Simple Buy with Sign up for a Wallet, and verify your identity in a few taps. Then, bet on the next biggest coin in crypto. Get started today. Login to buy Stellar (XLM) at The…

How to quickly buy Ethereum

December 22nd, 2020

Ethereum has had quite the year. Between the summer of DeFi and 373% gains to date, it’s not hard to see why. Want to join in the excitement? Lucky for you, it’s never been easier to buy ETH with Sign up for a Wallet Verify your identity Enter how much you’d like to purchase and buy…

How to quickly buy Bitcoin

December 21st, 2020

Bitcoin is back in the news. Have you been thinking about joining in? Getting some exposure is now easier than ever. Here’s how you can quickly buy Bitcoin using’s Simple Buy tool. Step 1: Sign up for Wallet Step 2: Verify your identity Step 3: Enter an amount to purchase and buy That’s all it takes. After just…

Investing in the next wave of groundbreaking crypto companies and protocols

December 17th, 2020

We started Ventures (BCV) in July 2018. Back then, the crypto ecosystem was suffering from the fallout of the 2017 initial coin offering (ICO) boom. Bitcoin was trading at around $6,500 and investor enthusiasm towards the sector was limited. A mix of negative price action, outright scams, and a lack of standard investor protective…

Avoiding Scams & Phishing

December 15th, 2020

As with any financial product, it is your responsibility to ensure you are not putting yourself at risk for scams or phishing attacks. Scams and phishing attacks are common types of fraud that seek to deceive you and take control of your assets. If you are using a self-custody Bitcoin wallet, anyone who has your private…