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Independent Reserve are great. I've used them for over a year now and they are very helpful and responsive to any questions. Highly recommended.Adam D.Google review
The quality of service which Independent Reserve provides is something that you don't find in many other crypto exchanges. Its customer service is fantastic. For a person who just started with cryptocurrencies, his customer service officer, Roger, patiently guided me along the way — highly recommended.Yim S.Google review
Great local and simple to use exchange with outstanding support. I had an issue with transferring currency between an investment platform and an exchange due to my error. Their support went above and beyond to help me out.Patrick I.Google review
Highly recommend Independent Reserve for the level of efficiency and support I've received on many occasions based on lack of experience in cryptocurrency trading on my part. On every occasion the staff have been unbelievably patient, caring and accommodating successfully resolving matters beyond my expectations! Great work guys!Eddie B.Google review
I find the level of service by the support team at Independent Reserve to be prompt, knowledgeable, patient!!! and they work with you to solve the issue. Yesterday, I was using PayId for the first time and after a few false starts, Melanie had me all sorted out. A previous issue I had with my initial purchases was also extremely well-handled. They way they handle queries, educates you and gets you off to a good start...Graham T.Google review
As someone who has integrated to over 20 crypto exchanges via their APIs, I can say Independent Reserve has the best API documentation by far.
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I organise and host blockchain meetups and conferences and am always hearing very positive things when it comes to Independent Reserve which is why I always recommend them.
They are by far the most trusted crypto exchange in Australia for consumer trading as well as institutional investment, and offer a great 'open order book' unlike most other Australia exchanges.Lucas CullenBlockchain developer
I find Independent Reserve to be one of the easiest, smoothest cryptocurrency exchanges that I use.
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Protecting your assets is our top priority
No commingling of customer funds: we keep client assets completely separate from our own.
We maintain a full 1:1 reserve of all client fiat and crypto assets.
We hold the vast majority of crypto assets in secure offline cold storage, protected in underground vaults with maximum security.
Our books are balanced and we carry no debt on our balance sheet. We engage external auditors to undertake an annual audit of our financial statements in accordance with Australian Accounting Standards. This includes verification of all fiat and crypto balances held in custody on behalf of clients.
We do not commingle customer funds. We maintain complete segregation of all client assets to ensure that when you need to make a withdrawal you can.
We keep your assets safe. That is our promise.
Independent Reserve is a sole custodian of all crypto assets held on our platform. Custody is managed in Australia and we do not use any third party custodians.
We adhere to industry best practices and never lend, trade or reinvest your assets.
What is Ethereum?
Ethereum is a distributed, open-source software platform that runs on decentralised blockchain. It is made for scalability, security, and sustainability. Ethereum is commonly referred to as a “world computer” and is essentially “programmable money”.
The native currency of the Ethereum blockchain is Ether (ETH), which is used as a utility token to pay gas fees when processing transactions on the network. As a digital asset, ETH has real-world value and is used as a form of payment. Ethereum (ETH) is the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalisation and is the most widely used blockchain in the world.
Ethereum is a game-changer. The most powerful characteristic of Ethereum is that it supports smart contracts. Ethereum’s founders had a simple dream: to develop a platform where anyone can build and launch their own decentralised applications (dApps). Developers can create dApps on Ethereum and deploy smart contracts to run them. Smart contracts are digital contracts that control value and represent the transfer of ownership of assets over the blockchain, like cryptocurrencies and Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs). Smart contracts are a revolutionary tool that gives Ethereum a real-world use case.
Ethereum’s vision is to create a digital future for the world. Its mission has a noble cause: “grow Ethereum until it's powerful enough to help all of humanity.”
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