24 August 2015 by Guy Halford-Thompson
We are happy to announce we are launching a 24/7 service. You can now order bitcoins at any time of day or night. For the night service to work smoothly please bear in mind the following:
ID verifications only happen during the day. To order at night - you'll
01 May 2015 by Guy Halford-Thompson
Quickbitcoin is growing and we are looking to make some additions to our team. You will be joining a reputable company in the bitcoin space, working at the fore-front of the technology.
We are looking to fill the following positions:
Requires a good understanding of NodeJS, MongoDB and
15 November 2014 by Guy Halford-Thompson
We recently implemented a soft login system at https://quickbitcoin.co.uk/ using only your bitcoin public key to remember your details. This is the first implementation of this system that we have seen and provides a far less intrusive way of setting up user accounts.
When you buy bitcoins
22 September 2014 by Guy Halford-Thompson
To take Bitcoin the technology, or bitcoin the currency mainstream could provide true value to society by breaking down the banking monopolies and offering entirely new ways for people to interact and do business together. Many proponents see the end goal of bitcoin to be a currency for the third
17 April 2014 by Guy Halford-Thompson
The world's most successful bitcoin brokerage is setting up operations in the UK!
Bitcoiniacs and Cointrader.net, the Canadian companies that brought the world its very first Bitcoin ATM, are quietly replicating their Vancouver business around the world. Last month with a partnership in Singapore and now a joint venture
13 April 2014 by Guy Halford-Thompson
Just like for real money, there are several different types of wallets for Bitcoin. Which Bitcoin wallet is best simply depends on one’s needs and personal preference. This post will review available Bitcoin wallets for people wishing to buy Bitcoin in the UK.
Desktop Wallet Clients
A desktop client
06 April 2014 by Guy Halford-Thompson
We have been putting together a list of which banks are best to use when purchasing bitcoins in the UK using bank transfer. Wire transfers in the UK are part of the Faster Payments Service under which payments are meant to be cleared within 2 hours 24/7.
20 February 2014 by Guy Halford-Thompson
Very simply, Bitcoin is the money of the internet or digital cash. Bitcoin is changing the financial system as dramatically as email changed the way we communicate.
From the early days of the internet there have been many attempts at digital money and all have failed until Bitcoin
22 January 2014 by Guy Halford-Thompson
When people talk about the pros and cons of Bitcoin, it is usually in relation to its potential as an alternative currency. This, in my opinion, is a bit narrow minded, as the potential for Bitcoin stretches far beyond its use as common tender. An example of this is the
20 January 2014 by Guy Halford-Thompson
QuickBitcoin in the press
Bitcoin has been getting a lot of press recently, and we are very excited to announce that QuickBitcoin was mentioned on the front page of the Financial Times. You can see the online version of the article here.
We also recently took part in the Satoshi
08 January 2014 by Guy Halford-Thompson
Buying Bitcoin from Quickbitcoin is quick and easy. This tutorial will walk you through the order process.
To get started you will need a UK bank account with online or telephone banking and a Bitcoin wallet. If you do not yet have a bitcoin wallet we recommend Multibit.
03 January 2014 by Guy Halford-Thompson
A lot of people ask us how to setup a bitcoin wallet. The process is actually very simple, but often people don't really know where to start. This tutorial will get you up and running with your first bitcoin wallet.
Warning - if you are infected with the cryptolocker virus
02 January 2014 by Guy Halford-Thompson
Thanks to everyone who supported us in 2013. We are very excited about
the year ahead, and what it will bring for bitcoin.
To celebrate the new year we will add 5% of bitcoins to your order
if you tweet @quickbitcoin and fill in your twitter handler when placing
20 November 2013 by Guy Halford-Thompson
20 Nov 2013 - QuickBitcoin UK is announcing the launch of its bitcoin
trading whitelabel solution, providing bitcoin merchants worldwide with
a market leading platform to sell bitcoins directly to the consumer.
For the past eight months, QuickBitcoin has established itself as a
leading provider of rapid bitcoin purchases. Customers
30 October 2013 by Guy Halford-Thompson
I am pleased to announce that QuickBitcoin is now listed on the
CheapBitcoin comparison website.
22 May 2013 by Guy Halford-Thompson
We have been working hard behind the scenes lately to bring some big
changes to how the order process works. There are many reasons behind
these changes, but the guiding principle, as always, is always customer
experience. Under the previous site flow, we found that a lot of
05 May 2013 by Guy Halford-Thompson
You might have noticed the site had a bit of downtime today
(interestingly, I didnt get any emails from pingdom, need to check that
out). The reason for the downtime was that we were moving the site over
from a custom built AWS instance on to Heroku. While AWS provides
01 May 2013 by Guy Halford-Thompson
Bitcoin: the Berlin streets where you can shop with virtual
The digital currency is rising in popularity among traders in the
rebellious Kreuzberg area of Germany’s capital
Looks like Bitcoin is taking root in Berlin