MONTREAL (Quebec), December 13 – Shakepay, the easiest platform for Canadians to
buy and sell digital currencies, has announced a new feature for its app called Shakepay Change. By signing up on the Shakepay website , Canadians can be among the first in the country to buy bitcoin automatically by rounding up their everyday bank card purchases.
“We want to keep making this easier and more frictionless for our customers, many of
which buy bitcoin week-after-week for the purpose of long-term holding,” explains Jean Amiouny, CEO of Shakepay.
Shakepay was founded in 2015, and Shakepay Change is the new addition to collection of services to buy and sell digital currency. With no fees for funding or withdrawals, lightning-fast transactions, and excellent customer support, Shakepay is already the most-recommended way for Canadians to buy and sell bitcoin. To date, the company has helped over 40,000 customers exchange more than $30 million in digital currency and is showing no signs of slowing down.
Shakepay Change will now allow every Canadian to easily own bitcoin, buying small
amounts gradually over time. It will make access to bitcoin more accessible for all
Canadians, in line with Shakepay’s stated mission to “create open access to building
The process for using Shakepay Change has three steps: (1) Link debit and credit cards to your Shakepay account, (2) When you buy beer, burgers, or a bus ticket (or anything else) Shakepay Change will round up each purchase to the nearest dollar, (3) Shakepay automatically buys you bitcoin with the change and places it into your Shakepay wallet.
“Following Bitcoin, the entire suite of financial services is being rebuilt independently
from the current financial infrastructure,” explains Amiouny. “We believe enabling
access to these services is paramount to the creation of wealth and economic freedom.”