The rise of bitcoin has spread awareness of the vast possibilities in the digital space. Cryptocurrencies has exposed people to uncensored, cheap and ultra fast means of money transfer.
It has also shown them interesting and innovative ways to exploit their various skills to build careers for themselves in the industry.
Since 2009 the Bitcoin network came alive to the phenomenal growth experienced in 2017 that saw global attention to bitcoin and cryptocurrency, the world has not been the same again.
People are beginning to see the existing financial structures cannot adequately serve their interest and cryptocurrency most especially bitcoin seems to be that very alternative or supplement which can cover the lapse of the legacy financial systems.
Bitcoin has grown from just a means of value exchange, to a store of value and very popular seen now as a new class of asset. It can be traded just stocks and commodities.
With the growing infrastructure around bitcoin and cryptocurrencies globally, it becomes imperative we examine places where anyone who wishes to get onboard the crypto industry can very well easily access bitcoin without been defrauded.
In this article, we shall look at seven (7) places where crypto can be purchased in the gold filled country of Ghana.
Ebitcoinics is a popular place to purchase cryptocurrency. The cryptocurrency exchange allows users to transact on the platform to a certain limit. To exceed that limit, the user has to undergo KYC process. This can be easily done with a government issued identity card.
Buying cryptocurrency in Ghana is easier thanks to the several exchanges that operate in the country. Ebitpoint is an Accra based cryptocurrency exchange that allows users to purchase bitcoin with mobile money.
A user only needs to register an account on the exchange, deposit money then click on the Bitcoin button to purchase bitcoin.
The bitcoin immediately reflects on the wallet of the user. The exchange also features an sms alert notification service to help users in checking on their account.
This exchange just like ebitpoint allows users to purchase cryptocurrency with mobile money in Ghana. Other than crypto, the platform also helps users to receive money. Registration is simple and purchase of crypto on Bushcom is simple just lik ebitcoin.
Remintano is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchange that allows users to purchase cryptocurrency in the country using the Mobile Money service.
As normal p2p exchange works, spot trading is not guaranteed as a user will have to go through list of possible buyers/sellers to choose who to transact with.
Paxful is also a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchange that allows users to buy or sell cryptocurrency, transact with gift cards and convert to Bitcoin. Just like Remitano, a user will have to check through buyers or sellers to find who to buy from. Registration is free.
This like Remitano and Paxful is a p2p crypto exchange. Users have to register and then choose whom to transact with.
PayPlux is one of the oldest ecurrency exchangers in Ghana. Established 10 years ago, According to Payplux, its mission and focus is to make digital currency (both cryptos & non-cryptos) accessible, especially in the African regions.
Payplux allows users in Ghana and beyond to buy, sell and exchange various digital currencies such as Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum and Perfect Money. Its diverse payment methods allow users to carry out your buy, sell or exchange transactions using Mobile Money.
Its Mobile App for both iOS and Android is underway.
Cryptocurrency continues to open newer avenues that could be exploited for income generation. As the industry matures in Ghana and the rest of Africa, it is expected that newer products unlike what we see today will emerge giving room for more exploration and exploitation of the technology.