simplifies and accelerates its cryptocurrency buying experience

Toronto, Ontario, CANADA

TORONTO, Sept. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Established Canadian digital currency trading platform has launched a re-designed platform with a focus on simpler and faster service for Canadians. A rollout of new features, along with enhancements to the current platform have gone live as of today.

New Feature Summary

  • Single screen interface — buy, sell, deposit, withdraw cryptocurrency all from the same view on mobile and desktop. 
  • Streamlined coin deposit process
  • Express 2 hour guaranteed e-transfer funding
  • Integrated referral program
  • Ability to download transactions for tracking purposes
  • Pre-purchase transaction pricing calculator

The new design and feature rollout comes on the heels of hiring Chris Swick, a UX/UI expert with over 12 years of experience in building some of Canada’s most intuitive online products. Swick most recently worked at Cossette Communications, building products for the government, enterprise and education industries.’s new express e-transfer feature, available Monday to Friday from 8am to 8pm, will be especially useful for those looking to deploy funds into the cryptocurrency market extremely quickly. For a 3.5% deposit fee, express e-transfers will be processed and credited to user’s account within 2 hours of receiving guaranteed. If the e-Transfer is not deposited within 2 hours, no fees are applied. 

“With the cryptocurrency market moving so quickly, our customers want to be able to deposit and withdraw Canadian dollars without delay. Our aim is to be the fastest and simplest platform in Canada,” says Dean Skurka, VP of Finance at Bitbuy. “Due to increased demand from customers, we decided to step up and create a new 2-hour guaranteed express e-transfer deposit method.” With this new change, standard e-transfer rates have dropped from 2% to 1.75%. will be celebrating the new product launch with a September sign up promotion, giving away over $3,000 in account credit prizes to new and existing users. The “gameified” giveaway will give a user an entry to the contest on each buy or sell transaction they make. 

To arrange an interview, please contact:
Phone: 1-888-770-2646

About is no stranger to the world of digital currencies. Launched in 2013 (originally as, out of downtown Toronto, identified a marketplace need for a platform that allows Canadians easy access to Bitcoin. Fast forward to 2018,’s founding mission remains the same: to make the buying and selling of digital currencies simple. is a division of First Ledger Corp, a Toronto based blockchain and digital currency company.

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