If you are interested in buying Bitcoins, Ethereum or any other Cryptocurrencies, you need to have accounts with the following websites. Try to sign up quickly as some of them take a lot of time to approve you in their network.
- PocketBits: Sign Up
- Zebpay: Sign Up
- Unocoin: Sign Up
- Coinbase (for non-Indians): Sign Up
- Kucoin: Sign up
- CEX.IO (for UAE users): Sign Up
- Changelly: Sign Up
- Poloneix: Sign Up
- Ethexindia.com: Sign Up
- Bittrex: Sign Up
- Binance: Sign Up
- Liqui: Sign up
- EtherDelta: Sign up
- Coinexchange: Sign up
- Koinex: Sign Up
- Ethx (Cheapest site to buy Ethereum directly in INR) - Sign Up
With PocketBits, you can buy Bitcoins. Their charges are higher. But they are fast. From account approval to deposit approval, everything happens in less than 59 minutes.
If you are looking to get started in less than an hour, go with Pocketbits.
Which coins can you buy on Pocketbits? Only Bitcoin.
Why Zebpay? (Recommended)
Zebpay is similar to Pocketbits. Actually, the price keeps changing. Sometimes, you can buy BTC at a much lower rate than other exchanges. It is always better to sign up with them. Wherever you find BTC at a lower price, go with them. They may take up to 3 days to confirm your account. So, without any delay, sign up with them now.
They are only app based Bitcoin broker in India.
Which coins can you buy on Zebpay? Only Bitcoin.
When you sign up with Zebpay, you will get 100INR worth Bitcoins for free. Signup link
Unocoin is another Pocketbits or Zebpay alternative. Again, the reason is same. You may get much BTC at a lesser price compared to Pocketbits and Zebpay. It is always advised to have an account with multiple exchanges to get the best rate every time. It can save you a lot of money.
Which coins can you buy on Unocoin? Only Bitcoin.
Best Binance alternative.
Neo based coins (NEO as USDT pair)
Check the complete Kucoin Review here: https://bharatafinance.com/kucoin-review/
Note: Not for Indians
Coinbase is a wallet. You can store your BTC, Ethereum, and Litecoins in your wallet. Coinbase is very safe and secure. Plus, their UI is super cool. You can always keep a watch on the current price of Bitcoins and Ethereum.
Users from the US can get 10USD free in their account for signing up and trading 100USD with Coinbase. Here is the 10USD Sign Up Link.
Which coins can you buy on Coinbase? Bitcoin, Ethereum Litecoin and Ripple.
Note: Indian's can't buy from Coinbase.
From CEX.IO, you can buy Ethereum, Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash directly using your credit/debit card. Great, isn't? You can put your money from a credit card into cryptocurrencies and make profits. Well, you will need to upload your selfie with your credit card and upload it to their website. You will also need to upload your identification card. Once they verify your account, you can use CEX.IO to start buying cryptocurrencies.
Being an international exchange, CEX.IO comes handy when there is a huge fluctuation in the price of Bitcoins. You can always grab this opportunity and buy Bitcoins at a very low price.
Which coins can you buy on CEX.IO? Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash.
Note: If you buy from India, it may come under FEMA violations.
Changelly will let you convert BTC into Ethereum (or any cryptocurrency to another). Changelly is very easy to use. Without any delay, sign up here. One of the Changelly alternatives is ShapeShift.
Which coins can you buy on Changelly? Bitcoins. But I do not recommend you that, as it will be very costly. Changelly is mainly used to exchange Bitcoins to other altcoins.
With Poloniex, you can exchange your Bitcoins/Ethers and get altcoins. After buying Bitcoins from Zebpay or Pocketbits, all you have to do is to shift your BTC to your Poloniex wallet and in exchange of Bitcoins, you can get any coins. Plus, their real-time graph is awesome. UI is bad though. Sign up here.
Which coins can you buy on Poloniex? Altcoins. The thing is you can't buy any coins from Poloniex. It is an exchange that lets you buy and altcoins in exchange for Bitcoins, Ethereum and Tether/USDT.
Also Read: The complete review of Poloniex
You will be able to buy Ethereum directly from EthexIndia website without you needing to buy Bitcoins and changing it to Ethereum. The only problem is they take 4 weeks to approve your account. So, sign up with them now and by next month you will be able to buy Ethereum directly from them. Last time I checked, they were not taking any more signups.
Which coins can you buy on EthexIndia? Ethereum
Ethx.in is the best way to buy Ethereum in India with INR. Since EthxIndia is not taking new signups, I recommend you to sign up with ETHX.IN. Ethx is currently using 'INVITE ONLY' option for signups. You can read more about Ethx in this post.
Which coins can you buy on Ethx.in? Ethereum
Bittrex is another Bitcoin exchange platform where you can exchange your Bitcoins for other altcoins. Now, Poloniex also does that. You may ask why sign up with Bittrex then? There are some coins that Poloniex have yet not included. Say, for example, ANT shares (NEO). NEO is available in Bittrex but not Poloniex. It is always good to have an account with multiple exchanges. So without any further delay, sign up with Bittrex now.
Which coins can you buy on Bittrex? Similar to Poloniex, it is an exchange. You can't buy Bitcoins directly. You will have to transfer your Bitcoins or Ethereum and get other altcoins in exchange to it.
Adding Binance to the list as the exchange has a lot of benefits. It is a Hong Kong based exchange and it is the only exchange that gives free GAS for storing NEO coins. They also have Binance coins (BNB). When you pay using BNB coins, you also save 50 percent transaction fee. I always recommend Binance to cryptocurrency day traders. It can save a lot of money.
Which coins can you buy on Binance? It is again an exchange. It is similar to Poloniex and Bittrex. Among all the exchanges, I personallly prefer Binance.
Liqui is another exchange where you must sign up. Coins like DNT can't be bought from anywhere else. Most of the new altcoins hit Liqui first before hitting any other exchanges.
Which coins can you buy on Liqui? It is an exchange.
Koinex is an exchange that allows you to buy Bitcoin and altcoins in INR. You can read the complete review of Koinex here.
Which coins can you buy on Koinex? Bitcoins, Ethereum, Litecoin, Ripple, BitcoinCash
Signup on Koinex and get 100 INR worth of free coins - Click here
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