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We’ve partnered with the GUETTO Institute to expand Bitcoin education in Brazil

Paxful and the GUETTO Institute in Brazil have partnered together to promote financial literacy & Bitcoin education in vulnerable Brazilian communities.

2 min
June 29, 2022
We’ve partnered with the GUETTO Institute

The Basics

Get up to speed on all things Paxful, crypto, blockchain technology, and trading.
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How to earn Bitcoin

How to earn Bitcoin: 11 ways to get started

The most popular ways to earn Bitcoin are buying or mining. However, you can also get Bitcoin by joining rewards programs, accepting BTC payments, & more!

6 min
June 21, 2022
Beginners guide to paxful

The ultimate beginner’s guide to using Paxful

We’ve created an all-in-one guide on how to use Paxful so you can get started on your Bitcoin journey today.

9 min
June 3, 2022
How to Make Money With Cryptocurrency as an Average Person

You don’t need much to start making money with cryptocurrency

You don’t need large sums to start making money with cryptocurrencies. You can hold, trade, lend, or even earn by playing games!

6 min
May 31, 2022
What do HODL, FUD, FOMO, and Other Bitcoin Slang Mean

What do HODL, FUD, FOMO, and other Bitcoin slang mean?

From acronyms to words like whale and moon, the crypto community is swarmed by creative slang. Click here to learn what these slangs mean.

6 min
March 24, 2022
Types of Cryptocurrency

Different Types of Cryptocurrency in the Market Right Now

Cryptos can be categorized according to their utility, or how they’re used — currency, asset, object, and meme or joke coins. Learn all about them here.

5 min
March 11, 2022
How to Start a Dispute on Paxful

How to File a Dispute on Paxful

We want transactions to be as smooth as possible but disputes between buyers & vendors do happen. Here’s how we can help you if your trade falls through.

4 min
March 4, 2022
How to Verify Your Paxful Account

How to Verify Your Paxful Account

Getting your Paxful Account verified makes it easier for our team to help you out. Here are the steps you need to take to fully verify your account.

3 min
January 26, 2022
How to Check Your Gift Card Balance Online

How to Check Your Gift Card Balance Online

You’ll know if a gift card has already been used by checking its balance. Here’s how you can check the balance of Amazon, Apple, & other gift cards online.

7 min
August 17, 2021
What Is Bitcoin Halving

What is Bitcoin Halving?

Every 4 years, the amount of Bitcoin mined is cut in half. Why does it happen & how does it affect mining & BTC price? You have to click here to find out.

7 min
March 19, 2021

The Factors Behind Ethereum Price

Ethereum has seen a stellar growth rate but how did ETH price explode in just a few months? Here, we look at demand, hype, and other influential factors.

4 min
February 17, 2021

Tips & Tricks

Sharpen your trading skills, learn about tax implications, use volatility to your advantage, and so much more.
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Tips & Tricks

What you should know about the Bitcoin halving cycle

Bitcoin always enters a bullish market after every halving, followed by a bear market. Keep calm, we’ve been in this part of the halving cycle before.

6 min
July 1, 2022
What is the Bitcoin halving cycle
What is the Bitcoin halving cycle

What you should know about the Bitcoin halving cycle

Bitcoin always enters a bullish market after every halving, followed by a bear market. Keep calm, we’ve been in this part of the halving cycle before.

6 min
July 1, 2022
What are the effects of inflation on Bitcoin

What are the effects of inflation on Bitcoin?

Against all odds, inflation affected Bitcoin despite its decentralized nature—or has it? Is inflation solely to blame, or are there other factors at play?

5 min
June 23, 2022
Bitcoin adoption in these developing countries is on the rise

Bitcoin adoption is on the rise in these developing countries

Kenya, Nigeria, Vietnam, & other developing countries show us that BTC is more than just an investment. Find out why Bitcoin adoption is up in these areas.

6 min
June 16, 2022
5 reasons why Bitcoin is perfect for migrants

5 reasons why Bitcoin is perfect for migrants

Sorting your finances in a rush can be difficult. But since Bitcoin can be used for remittances, travel, & more, it’s perfect for migrants moving abroad.

6 min
June 2, 2022
What is quantitative easing

What is quantitative easing and how does it affect Bitcoin?

Quantitative easing aims to stimulate the economy by increasing the domestic money supply. But how big was its effect on Bitcoin & its price?

5 min
May 27, 2022
Is Bitcoin a Good Investment Right Now

Is Bitcoin a Good Investment Right Now?

Feel like you’ve missed the boat with Bitcoin? We’re here to tell you why it’s still a good investment in 2022 & how you can get started here on Paxful.

6 min
May 5, 2022
Why are NFTs Losing Value

Why are NFTs Losing Value?

NFTs have lost 70% of their value since the year started. What caused this collapse? Find out why, and more, as we dive deeper into the NFT price crash.

4 min
April 27, 2022
What to Do During a Bitcoin Bear Market

What to Do During a Bitcoin Bear Market

Having diamond hands is the best thing to do when Bitcoin price is trending down. Here are other things you should do & avoid to weather the bear market.

5 min
April 21, 2022
Stablecoin 101

Stablecoin 101: What It Is and How It Can Protect Your Money

A stablecoin is a cryptocurrency whose value is pegged to a real asset like the dollar or gold. Find out how it works & how it can benefit you.

6 min
April 20, 2022
How to Safely Trade Gift Cards on Paxful

How to Safely Trade Gift Cards on Paxful

Here are some best practices to follow from fellow users to ensure your safety when trading gift cards for Bitcoin on Paxful.

4 min
April 18, 2022

What’s New?

Stay up to date on what’s happening in the cryptocurrency space and get the latest updates from Paxful.
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We’ve partnered with the GUETTO Institute

We’ve partnered with the GUETTO Institute to expand Bitcoin education in Brazil

Paxful and the GUETTO Institute in Brazil have partnered together to promote financial literacy & Bitcoin education in vulnerable Brazilian communities.

2 min
June 29, 2022
We’re joining the DFR Tour 2022

We’re joining the DFR Tour 2022 to help bring Bitcoin education to America

We’re sponsoring the Digital Financial Revolution Tour 2022 to bring Bitcoin education to communities across 41 cities in the USA.

1 min
June 17, 2022
celebrating Bitcoin Pizza Day

We’re celebrating Bitcoin Pizza Day with slices of Bitcoin education and philanthropy

Paxful is commemorating BTC’s first real-world use by supporting what truly matters most: education. Celebrate Bitcoin Pizza Day with us at La Casa del Bitcoin.

1 min
May 19, 2022
Paxful partners with the HRF

We’re partnering with the HRF again to spread Bitcoin education through independent journalism

Independent journalism is crucial in promoting the intersection of money and human rights, which is why Paxful is partnering with the HRF again to support journalists.

2 min
April 26, 2022
Schools and Bitcoin Project

We’re partnering with the Built With Bitcoin Foundation and NGO Bitcoin Argentina to bring greater educational tools to the country

Bitcoin education is crucial, which is why Paxful & BWB is partnering with NGO Bitcoin Argentina to expand Bitcoin education in the country.

2 min
April 25, 2022
Paxful Named to Time’s List of the Time100 Most Influential Companies

Paxful Named to Time’s List of the Time100 Most Influential Companies

In recognition for helping millions of underbanked individuals attain greater financial inclusion, Paxful is included to TIME100 Most Influential Companies.

2 min
March 30, 2022
Paxful Pay PoS

Take Your Business to the Next Level With Paxful Pay PoS

Allow over 7 million users from all over the world to access your business with Paxful Pay PoS. Here’s how you can use this feature.

1 min
March 17, 2022
Paxful x Mayor of Miami x BWB Bitcoin 2022 Giveaway

Paxful & BWB Partner with Miami Mayor & Venture Miami to Promote Bitcoin Education

Paxful & BWB partners with the Mayor of Miami & Venture Miami to give away 500 tickets to the Bitcoin 2022 Conference to students & residents.

5 min
March 14, 2022
Here’s a List of Bitcoin Events and Crypto Conferences in 2022

Here’s a List of Bitcoin Events and Crypto Conferences in 2022

Expand your knowledge of all things crypto and join these events & conferences happening this year. Mark these dates down on your calendar now.

10 min
March 3, 2022
You Can Now Receive USDT for Less Than $1

You Can Now Receive USDT for Less Than $1

Thanks to the Tron Network, you can now receive Tether (USDT) payments on Paxful for less than $1. Head over to your Paxful Wallet to try it out now.

1 min
February 23, 2022

Stories

Hear from the users that inspire us every day with how they got started in crypto and how they use Paxful.
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How a Nigerian Trader Is Leading the Charge for Women in Bitcoin

Nigerian Expert Trader Betty Oluwakemi updates us on her Paxful journey and encourages women to get started with Bitcoin to attain financial freedom.

3 min
March 24, 2022
Story of Kembety
Story of Kembety

How a Nigerian Trader Is Leading the Charge for Women in Bitcoin

Nigerian Expert Trader Betty Oluwakemi updates us on her Paxful journey and encourages women to get started with Bitcoin to attain financial freedom.

3 min
March 24, 2022
Ray Q&A

Ray Q&A: On the Road to Bitcoin Adoption: La Casa Del Bitcoin

Ray shares his thoughts on the newly launched La Casa Del Bitcoin in El Salvador which provides free & accessible learning opportunities around Bitcoin.

4 min
February 2, 2022
Changing the Fashion Industry With Crypto

How Two Brothers are Changing the Fashion Industry With Crypto

Paxful Peers Muyideen and Mubarak Sulaiman are using crypto to financially empower Nigerian fashion models. Read their success story here.

3 min
October 12, 2021
Nigerian Peers & Brothers Empower Community Through Bitcoin

How Two Nigerian Brothers Empower Their Community Through Bitcoin

Read the inspiring story of brothers & Paxful Peers Mubarak & Muyideen and how they gave back to their community with the help of Bitcoin.

3 min
August 13, 2021
Why Young People Should Get Into Crypto

Here’s Why Young People Should Jump Into the Crypto World Right Now

Crypto may be an investment opportunity for many, but for others like Paxful Peer Ishaq, it’s a means of survival. Read about his journey here.

3 min
July 6, 2021
6 Rewarding Reasons Why You Should Become a Paxful Peer

Here are 6 Rewarding Reasons Why You Should Become a Paxful Peer

Earn BTC, win prizes, and boost your credibility when you join the Paxful Peer Program. All that and more await you when you become a Peer!

4 min
May 27, 2021
Crypto for Moms How a Nigerian Peer Encouraged His Mother to Trade Bitcoin

Crypto for Moms: How a Nigerian Peer Encouraged His Mother to Trade Bitcoin

Getting your parents into crypto can be easy. Read this heartwarming story of a Nigerian Peer who got his mom into Bitcoin and how it’s paid off for them.

3 min
May 24, 2021
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Be the Change: Sonia

We’ve talked to four people from all over the world to learn how Bitcoin has improved their lives. Meet Sonia & hear how she built her trading business.

1 min
May 3, 2021
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Be the Change: Francis

We’ve talked to four people from around the world to learn how Bitcoin improved their lives. Hear Francis’ story of how he earns money for aviation school.

1 min
May 3, 2021
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Be the Change: Ishaq

We’ve talked to four people from all over the world to learn how Bitcoin has improved their lives. Here’s how Ishaq makes a living by trading crypto.

1 min
May 3, 2021

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