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What is the best cryptocurrency exchange to use, alternative to Coinbase?

Coinbase is having issues right now verifying payment account details... there is also a fairly large number of negative reviews floating around recently around Coinbase and users having issues. With the recent Crypto-boom, what is the best alternative?
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    Kraken

    Forex meets bitcoin exchange

    CoinBase's GDAX and Kraken (disclaimer: investor) are my two go-tos. I know and trust the teams at both, but regardless, don't leave currency at an exchange. They are giant honeypots for hackers.
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    Justin Mitchell
    Justin Mitchell9I help startups at SoFriendly.com · Written
    I've got an account with Kraken and really like their UI & overall stability. Lots of altcoins to be purchased here as well.
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    • Patrick J. Bradley
      Patrick J. Bradleyfounder @muusicalapp and @sososwiftUS

      I've had a terrible time with Kraken. I have attempted to get through their verification process 4 times. Each time it can take a week or more to receive a response. The response is usually very difficult to interpret. There is lots of boilerplate text. I signed up sometime over the summer, it is now January and I still am not verified. I've switched to Gemini and won't be looking back.

    • Oleg
      OlegFounder of Nexchange.io

      Overall a good product, but many technical problems + the company is taking a position against the clients by disabling trading at times, suspending market order execution, or creating an artificial slippage which they then take to their own pocket.

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    Bitfinex

    The largest and most advanced crypto-currency exchange

    Sushant Shekhar
    Sushant ShekharFounder @ FutureBlink · Written
    It has so many crypto currencies and beautiful looking trading UI!
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  3. Nick Abouzeid
    Nick Abouzeid37Only the hottest Twitter takes · Written
    Bitstamp offers UK support - been around for a while, and you can fund it with a credit card.
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  4. Pavan Sethi
    Pavan Sethi19building things. · Written
    I've used a bunch of these and have come to like Bittrex the most. At first, the UI isn't as user friendly as some others but they have a huge variety of coins, I haven't had any experiences with it going down it times of heavy traffic (cough Poloniex cough), and trades are executed quickly.
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    Roman Storm
    Roman StormSoftware Engineer · Written
    Cryptocurrency exchange with variety of coins.
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    Poloniex

    The largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world

    On this exchange: . The currency are moving fast: which is good for very short term transactions. . High trading volumes . US based company . Very cheap fees . Good UI & tools You can live view the exchange without login here: https://poloniex.com/exchange#bt... However, as of today (may 2017) the website is facing regular slowdown; Caused by an incredible growth rate of new users and the cash that those new users inject. The massive signups is the logical consequence of the bitcoin raising beyond $1500, today at $2200, + all the others cryptocurrency: ETH, ETC, XRP.. "going to the moon" as traders says, hitting x50 their values in a few days. But that's still the one I use, And happy with it =)
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    Gemini

    A next generation Bitcoin exchange

    Derek Shanahan
    Derek ShanahanThree Hex, Cloud Unicorn · Written
    First of all, smart to use more than one exchange to diversify risk. Gemini, though limiting your deposit amount, lets you trade it before settlement so you can buy right away.
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    • Patrick J. Bradley
      Patrick J. Bradleyfounder @muusicalapp and @sososwiftUS

      The main role of Gemini is to exchange USD for BTC and ETH. From there you may transfer easily exchanges like Binance and Bitfinex to buy alt-coins to your heart's content. Gemini has been great for me. I have zero complaints.

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    LibertyX

    Buy bitcoin anonymously at thousands of locations in the US

    Nick Abouzeid
    Nick Abouzeid37Only the hottest Twitter takes · Written
    LibertyX works wonderfully in the US - pay with cash at one of their thousands of locations, and have bitcoin deposited immediately to your wallet.
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    Xapo Card

    Bitcoin debit card

    Justin Mitchell
    Justin Mitchell9I help startups at SoFriendly.com · Written
    Realized I never recommended Xapo before. Really gorgeously designed Bitcoin app and site. Also, they have a debit card....very cool.
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  9. Not the typical crypto exchange, good for fiat currencies as well.
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  10. I bought some ethereum when the price was under 100 euro. Great service and security, the payment came fast.
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    Really easy to use. Can fund your account with your credit card and can also transfer fund back into your credit card from your cex.io account.
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  11. Great UI design and different crypto currencies. Desktop only.
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  12. Herman Schutte
    Herman SchutteWorking on StackPile and SnapWidget · Written
    Options for buying, selling, storing and trading Bitcoin is pretty limited in South Africa. Luno (previously Bitx) is one exchange I've used a couple of times and been very happy with.
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  13. Caleb Sylvest
    Caleb SylvestPartner & Experience Designer · Written
    Used Coin Space for a bit. It's very simple and straightforward. Works well on mobile devices.
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  14. Tom Flemming
    Tom FlemmingPlayer One. Experience Strategy. · Written
    Wallet, Analytics, Instant Payments and Trade.
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  15. Nicolas Maubois
    Nicolas MauboisSocial Media Manager · Edited
    Trade cryptocurrencies + forex. Great apps (iOS and Android). Social & Copy Trading.
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  17. It is an perfect guidance for those deals with different currency and traveling aboard. Basically you need to just typing the numbers in box and same time its converts all currencies in quick movement. For better understanding we are added Line and Bar graphs.In graph section you just need to select currency symbol. Features - -Instant conversion just by typing the numbers. -Convert 32 currencies at once. -Works in offline mode. -User Friendly UI. -Graphs. -Light-weight.
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