Bitcoin (₿) is the most well-known cryptocurrency on the market. It is a decentralised form of digital cash built on the blockchain which can be transferred without the need for a bank in the middle at all. We are trusted South Africa exchange with a local support and worldwide credibility. If you want to exchange bitcoin, sell bitcoin, or buy bitcoin – this is your best bet. Check our bitcoin exchange platform now –

What is Bitcoin?

  1. Bitcoin (BTC)

    Bitcoin (which is represented as BTC) is a fully digital form of currency which can be sent between users without the need for an middle man like a bank. This is all facilitated by the blockchain.

  2. What is the Blockchain?

    The blockchain is a distributed ledger which is public and can be verified across a large network using cryptography hence the term cryptocurrency.

  3. Who created Bitcoin?

    Bitcoin was created by Satoshi Nakamoto who authored the original white paper concerning the protocol. Not much is known about Nakamoto, or whether this is his real name. Theories about who Nakamoto is or group of people he could be have be brought up but never confirmed.

How to trade Bitcoin

  1. Where can you Trade, Buy and Sell Bitcoin

    The beauty of the internet and internet currency is that you can trade the markets all the time 24/7 365 days of the year. Buying or Selling BTC is very easy and simple on the iceCUBED Exchange. Simply select the BTC/ZAR trading pair or one of the many other BTC pairs to place your BUY and Sell orders.

  2. How to store BTC

    The best way to store Bitcoin or any cryptocurrency is by using a Hardware Wallet. This way, you and you only have control over your coins and they can not be hacked or scammed. Never store your coins on an exchange or web based wallet where you do not control the private keys. Only keep coins on an exchange that you intend to trade with, there is no reason not to.

  3. How much does BTC Cost ?

    Trading BTC like a commodity is very much the same as trading gold, the difference being, BTC in this instance are like digital gold. Just like gold is traded on stock markets all over the world, BTC can also be traded on exchanges all over the world. The price at which BTC is trading, is purely down to supply and demand. We do not get involved in any trading (i.e. We do not sell or buy on the exchange). The local market price for BTC in South Africa is down to the users trading on the exchange.

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