CoinDCX Business Model | How does CoinDCX Make Money

Damini Bhandary Damini Bhandary
Jan 17, 2022 5 min read
CoinDCX Business Model | How does CoinDCX Make Money

The world has evolved over time and technology has played a great role in that. Money isn't just paper anymore, it has taken the form of digital currency as well. The word cryptocurrency is always on-trend now. People are realizing its characteristics slowly but steadily.

A few years ago, the concepts of cryptos were not that popular. The cryptocurrency was invented in 2008 by an unknown individual or group called Satoshi Nakamoto but started gaining momentum in recent years.

To be specific, Cryptocurrency is nothing but a form of digital currency that runs on blockchain technology which means it is decentralized in nature and cannot be controlled by any Government or any mediator.

Cryptocurrency can be exchanged through various trading sites and amongst all those sites, we have CoinDCX. In this article, we will talk about India's first crypto unicorn, CoinDCX's business model and how it makes money. So let’s get started.

“Cryptocurrency will change market structures, and maybe even the architecture of the Internet itself.”
-Abigail Johnson

About CoinDCX
Features of CoinDCX
Target Audience of CoinDCX
Top Cryptocurrencies on CoinDCX
Business Model of CoinDCX
How Does CoinDCX Make Money?
Current Scenario Of CoinDCX

About CoinDCX

CoinDCX is a company that focuses on providing cryptocurrency-related financial services and is into cryptocurrency trading networks. It concentrates on giving the customers a quick, risk-free, effortless, and reliable trading experience. It is also considered the safest and largest cryptocurrency legal exchange platform where one can buy and sell various types of cryptocurrencies.

CoinDCX Website
CoinDCX Website

The company has developed a trading platform where traders using CoinDCX have given the facility to trade various industry-first products by using exchange liquidity.

CoinDCX was founded by Neeraj Khandelwal and Sumit Gupta in the month of April 2018, both of the founders have graduated from IIT Bombay.

Neeraj Khandelwal and Sumit Gupta
Neeraj Khandelwal and Sumit Gupta

When Bitcoin started gaining momentum in 2014, the founders realized that it would be great to take the support of blockchain technology to get started with financial inclusion.

Both of them strived hard to make this site the safest place for traders to buy and sell cryptocurrencies. As of over 188 people are working in CoinDCX as their employees.

Features of CoinDCX

CoinDCX is attracting the attention of crypto traders because of its several amazing features. Some of them are down below:

  • It is quite easy, simple, and fast. One can just start investing in just 10 minutes.
  • Another significant feature is that is CoinDCX is safe to use. Any kind of trading or investment is safe here on this site.
  • The adding and withdrawing of the fund can be done very quickly. It is not time taking.

Target Audience of CoinDCX

People who are interested to buy and sell their cryptocurrencies in huge amounts are mainly the target audience of CoinDCX. It is in a mission to entice the people from millennials and Generation Z. It is operated worldwide and is for all types of traders taking into consideration their trading history, risk tolerance, and the number of times they have traded.

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Top Cryptocurrencies on CoinDCX

CoinDCX provides a number of tokens for exchange to the traders. Some of the popular tokens are:

  • Bitcoin
  • Ethereum
  • Bitcoin Cash
  • Litecoin
  • Binance Coin
  • Chainlink
  • EOS
  • Tether
  • Cardano
  • Stellar Lumens
  • Ripple
  • Tron
  • Matic Network
  • Basic Attention Token

Business Model of CoinDCX

The development of the single point access by the CoinDCX helps in trading all kinds of cryptocurrencies that can be found in over 500 markets. Such is their trade machine engine is built that it is able to process 1 million transactions in just a second.

CoinDCX makes money like any other trading platform by charging a transaction fee during every exchange. Apart from that the company also makes money through the withdrawal sum, deposit fees, and the commission received from trading. INR is converted into cryptos by the trader and cryptos are converted into INR on DCXInsta.

How Does CoinDCX Make Money?

CoinDCX basically makes money from deposit fees, withdrawal fees, trading commission, and listing fees. Deposit fees are charged while exchanging currencies. Plus withdrawal fees and trading commission are derived from any normal transaction and exchange.

Revenue Of CoinDCX

CoinDCX's current value is $1.1 billion and with people taking an interest in cryptocurrencies the amount will increase in the near future. Recently, it has been able to raise funds over $109 Million from five investors, thus leading it to add its name to the list of unicorns and it has also become the first crypto unicorn of India.

Current Scenario Of CoinDCX

With the sudden bump in the journey of cryptos, the company’s future is also in question. After the ban on cryptocurrency by the Chinese Government, the digital currency market faced a big loss.

CoinDCX at first during the early period of this year roped in Bollywood superstar, Amitabh Bachchan as their Brand Ambassador. Following some tension regarding the cryptocurrencies clarity in its legality, Bachchan withdrew his name as its ambassador.

CoinDCX Amitabh Bachchan
CoinDCX Amitabh Bachchan

After that CoinDCX again announced Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana as its new brand ambassador for their campaign ‘Future Yahi Hai’. This campaign was set to promote the safety of the platform for trading cryptocurrencies and acknowledge all the concerns related to cryptos.

In the last few weeks, there is a huge ruckus going on regarding the legality of cryptocurrencies in India, the decision regarding the future of Crypto would be taken on the 13th of December 2020 by the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi. The fate of CoinDCX and its other competitors will be decided in just a few days.

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Cryptocurrency, even after its fluctuating nature was able to hold the attention of the people, naturally trading platforms like CoinDCX were quite a help for the traders that wanted to exchange cryptocurrencies safely. It tried its level best. Although the future of the company is unknown and depends on the Cryptocurrency bill of the country, one cannot deny the successful model and ways of the company that helped them in becoming the first Unicorn that too in the field of cryptos in just a span of three years.


How much does CoinDCX charge per trade?

CoinDCX charges takers 0.04%, and makers 0.06%.

What is CoinDCX and how it works?

CoinDCX provides crypto-related finance services. It has a trading platform that traders can use to invest in crypto.

Who is the founder of CoinDCX?

CoinDCX was founded by Sumit Gupta & Neeraj Khandelwal on 7 April 2018.

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