Today, we celebrate the 10th anniversary of CoinJar, an event that marks a decade of innovation, growth, and educating the community. When CoinJar was founded in 2013, Bitcoin was still a relatively unknown concept. There were very few platforms around the world available for buying and selling cryptocurrencies. While our
The most common way to store and interface with the Bitcoin network is either by using software running locally on your computer or provided by a web service like CoinJar. Web-based bitcoin clients allow for greater flexibility around multiple devices and locations, and may come bundled with additional features such
It’s CoinJar’s third birthday, and we’re giving back with CoinJar Rewards — our loyalty program designed to reward CoinJar members for using our services. From using CoinJar to buy bitcoin, to spending money with CoinJar Swipe, users will now enjoy real-time points for engaging with the CoinJar platform.
In March, the UK government formally announced plans to welcome and regulate digital currency activity in the UK. The promise of research funding, police training, and pragmatic regulation are welcome first steps, but to what end? The focus in this area tends to fall on questions of innovation, competition, crime,
Basic financial services are more expensive and exclusive than they need to be. If we can strip digital finance down into a lightweight, near-free service, we can offer it to everybody, including those currently excluded from the sector. Approximately half of the adult world does not have a bank account.