• Save time and money by getting paid in bitcoin

    · Finance 101

    This walk-through covers how you can use bitcoin, as a contractor, to get paid faster and lower fees on both ends. The intended audience is contractors and service providers who have clients overseas or who provide services internationally. It covers not only how to accept bitcoin (that bit is easy), but how you can show your client… Read More

  • We halved our buy fee!

    · Announcements, Uncategorized

    To ensure our users get the best value with CoinJar, we have cut our buy fee in half! This means you can now buy and sell with a flat 1% fee. This is a step in our journey to make bitcoin services simple, affordable and easy to use. The fee change is effective as of today. Buy… Read More

  • Using bitcoin as a cash backup when travelling

    · Finance 101

    Even the smartest traveller can lose their cards or have them blocked or stolen. Traveller’s cheques are an option but they are hard to get and use, and the fees are massive. In this blog, we’ll go through how you can use CoinJar (or any other bitcoin service) to stay connected with your money back home. With a… Read More

  • Introducing CoinJar Touch for Android

    · Announcements

    Today, we launched our long-awaited mobile application for Android – CoinJar Touch. The native app mirrors the CoinJar web platform and lets you manage your CoinJar on-the-go, wherever you are. CoinJar Touch is designed to be your everyday bitcoin payments app, convenient for instant payments to others and quicker transfers between your accounts. Download CoinJar Touch for Android… Read More

  • Now every Australian business accepts bitcoin

    · Announcements

    Today we’re pleased to announce the general release of CoinJar Swipe, Australia’s first bitcoin debit card. With Swipe, you can spend your bitcoin anywhere that accepts EFTPOS and withdraw your bitcoin as cash at any ATM in Australia. CoinJar Swipe is convenient, easy to use, and built so you can use your bitcoin to pay for the everyday… Read More

  • Introducing Hedged Accounts

    · Announcements

    Today, we’re excited to launch CoinJar’s newest feature for the everyday bitcoin user, Hedged Accounts. Hedged Accounts protect you from fluctuations in the bitcoin price by pegging your bitcoin to AUD, GBP, EUR or USD. They are available to be added to your CoinJar now. Open a Hedged Account   “Hedged Accounts are great for… Read More

  • Introducing CoinJar Touch for iOS

    · Announcements

    Today, our team is excited to launch our redesigned mobile application for iOS – CoinJar Touch. CoinJar Touch is an everyday bitcoin payments app that lets you manage your CoinJar on-the-go, wherever you are. The app will be familiar to you as it mirrors CoinJar’s simple and easy to use web platform. Using CoinJar Touch, you’ll be… Read More

  • John’s work experience rundown

    · Education

    John joined us for work experience in one of CoinJar’s most hectic weeks for 2014. Here’s what he had to say about it… My name is John Strentz, a 17 year old high school student from rural Victoria. Heavily inspired by Steve Jobs, when I was 15 I taught myself how to code and read everything… Read More

  • Puppies vs Computers

    · Community

    This Christmas season, we’re asking you to choose between man’s best friend, and man’s best invention. The Puppies vs Computers Christmas donation drive started because of the CoinJar team’s passion for supporting non-profit organisations. We tend to be a very opinionated and outspoken bunch here, so we’re putting that energy to good use by supporting two… Read More