Ethereum was created in 2013 by Vitalik Buterin. Although Ethereum and Ether are used interchangeably, Ethereum is the name of the blockchain while ether is the name of its native cryptocurrency. If you’re looking to buy Ethereum in Canada, it’s more likely that you’re really looking to buy Ether (ETH). Ethereum took the technology bitcoin created and made it more than just currency. In reimagining the financial world and beyond, Ethereum has allowed companies to manage property, contracts, build apps, advertise, buy goods, play games, organize people and so much more. To quote journalist, Camila Russo: “Bitcoin wanted to be peer-to-peer money. Ethereum wanted to be peer-to-peer everything.” Wondering how to buy Ethereum in Canada? Netcoins is a publicly owned, fully regulated crypto trading platform based in Canada. Simply create an account with Netcoins, fund it with Canadian dollars and head to the trade page to buy or sell Ethereum (ETH). Netcoins offers 0% funding fees and free cash withdrawals with e-Transfers, along with live customer support service seven days a week.
1. Create an Account
Sign up for an account and provide some personal details to get your account verified.
2. Fund It
Your Netcoins account can be funded with a crypto deposit, an ACH transfer or a bank wire transfer.
3. Start Trading
Buy and sell as much Ethereum as you want with no slippage due to our deep liquidity.
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Things to Consider Before Investing in ETH
How Much Ether Can I Buy?
Why Buy Eth?
What’s the Difference Between Ethereum and Bitcoin?
Ethereum & The Future
WHY BUY ETHEREUM?
Ethereum is a great way for investors to diversify their portfolio by having non-traditional assets (ether) mixed in with traditional assets (gold, real estate, stocks).
WHY IS KYC (VERIFICATION) REQUIRED?
Netcoins USA is a licensed money service business under FinCEN, we adhere to the strict guidelines set by them for Money Transmitter Businesses. We are required to have a Know-Your-Customer (KYC) process and compliance program in place. KYC is a process that allows us to verify the identity of our customers, as per American regulations.
WHAT DO I NEED TO PROVIDE FOR YOUR VERIFICATION PROCESS?
You will have to provide your email address, phone number and personal information including your first name, last name, address, date of birth and a piece of identification (like a driver’s license). Most users are verified at this point through our automated process.
HOW CAN I FUND MY ACCOUNT?
Your Netcoins account can be funded with a crypto deposit, regular ACH, ACH pre-funding or a bank wire transfer. Once you have funds in your Netcoins account, you’ll find that it’s super easy to buy ETH in the USA.