Resources & Info

Please join the Bitcoin-N-Beers Vancouver Meetup group here.

Click here to join our Telegram group chat.

Check out our Youtube channel here.

Bitcoin-N-Beers Swag.

If you're in Vancouver + new to the concepts of bitcoin/blockchain/decentralized technology please check out some of the beginner friendly events at They have monthly "Intro to Crypto" & "Bitcoin 101" evening presentations. They're super nice folks + very knowledgeable about the space.
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Look up Andreas Antonopoulos on youtube & watch all the videos you can where he's teaching.

Have a read of Nick Szabo's blog.

Unsure if bitcoin and cryptocurrencies still have room to grow? Have a look at this infographic.

Ever wonder how Bitcoin (and other cryptocurrencies) actually work? This video is a great place to start if you're fairly new to the concepts of blockchain technology. It's 26 minutes long but well worth the time. A thorough yet easy to understand guide that covers the basics of how it all works. Click here to watch the video on Youtube.

Here's a quick read on "dollar cost averaging" and why it's important.

Your new best friend - - shows all the top crypto-currencies along with current price, market cap, and trading volume.

Coinbase* & Quadriga Coin Exchange* were probably the easiest place for Canadians to start buying Bitcoin, Ethereum, or Litecoin; however, the big Canadian banks have started blocking credit & debit card purchases for cryptocurrency lately. Some banks & credit unions still allow credit card purchases. Https:// is a good place to search for up to date info.* is a new way for Canadians to buy Bitcoin using Interac e-transfer via the app from your smart phone. No fee to add funds & no fee to cash out (except what your bank charges), and 1.75% for buys/sells. Sending/receiving within the app to your friends is free (Shakepay covers the miner fee). * is another fun way earn bitcoin by replying to emails and completing tasks. Keep the money, or donate it to charity.

*this is a referral link that allows us both to earn $10 of free bitcoin. This helps cover the cost of the site + meetup group (new accounts only)

You could also try, or

In general check to find out where to buy bitcoin.

Where to learn/read:

...and I'll throw in this article to keep some perspective.

... and this Post-Modern Porfolio Theory with David Siegel