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Posts published by “Naimish Sanghvi”

Naimish Sanghvi is the founder and CEO of Coin Crunch India and has been a Blockchain enthusiast since 2017. He has six years of experience in IT consulting and 2 years in Media. He has worked with one of India's largest Media conglomerate Network18.

How toRecharge Prepaid Phones using Crypto.com Airtime and Get 5% Cashback

Crypto.com recently launched the Pay “Airtime” feature allowing Mobile top ups at more than 100 countries worldwide. Users get 2.5%-5% CashBack using the native CRO token for payment. In India, the cost of Mobile data and calls for a year is worth a couple dinners at a fancy restaurant. Although the mobile operators recently doubled the costs, one can still make unlimited domestic calls and use 1-2 GB Mobile data…

Review: Prepaid Recharge and Buying Gift Card using Bitcoin Lightning Network on Bitrefill

Users can top up their prepaid mobiles or buy 100s of Gift cards using Crypto on Bitrefill. In this article we will look at both! It is almost impossible to spend cryptocurrency in India to buy anything. Most merchants shy away from it. Therefore, it is always best to spend your cryptocurrency to buy gift cards and then spend the gift cards at merchant outlets. In this article, we try…

Paxful Mobile App Review: Buying Bitcoin from Phone

Paxful, one of the largest Peer to Peer Marketplace to buy and sell Bitcoin, also offers a mobile app for both iOS and Android Phones. We are reviewing Paxful’s app in this article. It is very likely that you’re reading this article on your smartphone. You probably clicked the link on Telegram, Twitter, Whatsapp or somewhere else and it popped open on your phone itself. We do everything on the…

I asked an Experienced Trader to grow $100 Bitcoin 10 times, lost it in hours

At one point the trading balance $100 in BTC was down to $30 then up to $120 and eventually ZERO, all within Seven hours. Trading is easy. You try to buy an asset at a price and then wait for the price to go up and sell it. That’s the expectation. There is a possibility that the price will tank instead of going up and you stand to lose money.…

“Private” Cryptocurrencies have no chance of Survival says Subhash Chandra Garg Advocating Digital Rupee

“Crypto-currencies created have fallen by the side as currencies. Most guys who launched crypto-currencies have shuttered their businesses. Bitcoin is the only real survivor.” – Former Finance Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg In his latest blog, former Finance secretary Subhash Chandra Garg writes about the need for Digital Rupee as the new generation of Money. He explains the history of Indian Rupee, how digital currencies came into existence, why (private) crypto-currencies…

Review: Pay/Send Crypto to non users from Crypto.com

To test the Pay/Send Crypto feature on Crypto.com, I sent $20 worth of CRO tokens using Crypto.com mobile app to my dad, my mom and a friend. One has never used crypto, one has used in the past, and one has recently started investing. Continuing my endeavour to explore Crypto.com, after venturing into the gift cards territory last week, I decided to use their “Pay” feature today. “Pay” allows a…

Predicting Price of Bitcoin after Halving like its a Startup Product, it doesn’t look good!

Bitcoin has touched $10000, the hype and FOMO around Halving have kicked in possibly. While no one can truly predict exactly what the price of BTC will be at halving and days, weeks, months, years after that. But that hasn’t stopped Crypto Twitter from speculating. CT is full of folks sharing the previous data on prices during, before and after halving, prompting us to consider that history may repeat itself,…

BitBns Instant Withdrawals for INR are Live, Here are our Test Results

Last night a notification went out to all Bitbns App users, “Instant Withdrawals are now Live”. So we attempted it to see if they are actually instant or is there a Caveat. Late Comers Bitbns is one of the few exchanges in the list which does did not offer instant or fast withdrawal. In fact, on certain occasions it took over three days to receive INR in bank accounts. They…

Review: Buy Gift Cards in India with Cryptocurrency on Crypto.com with up to 5% CashBack

Spending cryptocurrencies in India is not easy. No merchants accept it. Periodically, the regulators keep reminding us that it is not an approved legal tender in India. There can be an intermediary who converts your crypto to INR and passes on to the merchant. However, merchants in India are unwilling to partner with them as well, given that they have to show they accept crypto. But all is not lost,…

RTI Reply: RBI silent on SC Judgment, CBDC and policy on Virtual currencies

Reserve Bank of India’s circular restricting banks from serving crypto exchanges and traders was quashed by the Supreme Court of India on March 04, 2020. However, RBI has not revised its circular nor has it redacted it from the site. RBI refused to provide any information on the RTI request raised by Coin Crunch India including that of their policy on Virtual Currencies and on Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC).…