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Type of site
Available inEnglish, Russian
LaunchedJune 19, 2007
Current statusActive

BestChange is a website-aggregator of data about exchangers and e-currency exchange rates.[1][2]


Monitoring began working on June 19, 2007. At the time of launch there were 25 exchangers in the listing. Rates information was updated every 5 minutes. Popular exchange directions at that time were WebMoney and E-gold.[3] In 2018, they are Qiwi, Bitcoin[4][5] and Perfect Money.[6][7]

The project is based on a metamediary model, i.e. helping a deal to take place between a seller and a buyer via providing information and offering relevant services, whilst not taking a direct participation in the deal. One of the service’s peculiarities is that there is no advertising on all the company’s resources.[8][9]

Administration takes care of selecting exchangers after full check of their reputation on the Internet and various metrics (for instance, certificates and accounts in payment systems).[10][11]

According to the majority of financial periodicals, BestChange is number 1 in CIS countries among similar monitorings judging by the number of reviews and client traffic.[12][13]

Today monitoring has the leading position in the market of searching for exchanges e-currencies. Today there are as many as 400 active exchangers in the monitoring. The speed of updating exchange rates has increased by several times and now around 45 thousands of active directions are updated once every 3—4 seconds.[14]


In Russia[edit]

39 Russian online-exchangers and monitoring BestChange were blocked on the basis of St. Petersburg court ruling in May 2017.[15] In February 2018 the court cancelled the blocking.[16]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Who is hung up on Bitcoin in Russia?",, February 10, 2019.
  2. ^ Lokman Hossen, "How to make money with bestchange", hkonlinehelptutorials, May 9, 2018.
  3. ^ Ирина Юзеева (7 November 2017). "Monero и Яндекс.Деньги: что это, как использовать и обменивать" (in Russian). Московский комсомолец. Retrieved 18 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Покупка биткоинов: ключевые моменты и особенности" (in Russian). Эксперт. 7 August 2018. Retrieved 18 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Как купить биткоин: пошаговая инструкция" (in Russian). Дождь. 12 December 2017. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
  6. ^ "Перевод долларов США между PerfectMoney и PayPal" (in Russian). Фокус. 9 October 2018. Retrieved 18 October 2018.
  7. ^ Николай Удинцев (29 December 2017). "Какую криптовалюту подарить вместо обычных денег: отвечают специалисты" (in Russian). Афиша.Daily. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
  8. ^ Николай Щетько (10 April 2011). "Электронный белорусский рубль уже девальвирован" (in Russian). TUT.BY. Retrieved 18 October 2018.
  9. ^ Сероб Хачатрян (30 November 2017). "Как купить биткоины?" (in Russian). Meduza. Retrieved 18 October 2018.
  10. ^ Тарас С (1 April 2018). "Мониторинговый сервис" (in Russian). Retrieved 18 October 2018.[unreliable source?]
  11. ^ "Инструкция для "чайников": как купить биткоин" (in Russian). Деньги. 1 December 2017. Retrieved 18 October 2018.
  12. ^ Иван Петров (22 December 2017). "Криминальный биткоин" (in Russian). Известия. Retrieved 18 October 2018.
  13. ^ Кирилл Руков (11 January 2018). "Как купить криптовалюту или токены" (in Russian). The Village. Retrieved 18 October 2018.
  14. ^ Георгий Двали. "Три сайта для наблюдения за обменниками криптовалют" (in Russian). Retrieved 4 January 2019.
  15. ^ "В мае 40 российских онлайн-обменников были заблокированы по решению суда Санкт-Петербурга" (in Russian). 27 July 2017. Retrieved 18 October 2018.
  16. ^ "Суд в Петербурге отменил блокировку 40 биткоин-сайтов" (in Russian). ru:Росбалт. 27 February 2018. Retrieved 18 October 2018.