Have you dipped your toe in the cryptocurrency market yet? Chances are by now, you have at least heard of bitcoin and even completed a bitcoin transaction.

Funding your trading account with bitcoin could seem like a daunting task, however, Tradeview offers funding via several methods using the Uphold currency service. Uphold offers over 32 currencies and allows funding via several cryptocurrencies too.

Funding your trading account with Bitcoin is easy:

Step 1

Firstly, you will need to go to and sign up for a new account – The process is quick and simple.


Step 2

Once your Uphold account is registered, go to your dashboard and add the bitcoin card. Click on the card and select “add funds”, Select “fund with cryptocurrency” and select the cryptocurrency you want to fund your Uphold card with, in this case we will select BTC.


Step 3

Once you have selected to fund your bitcoin online card with bitcoin, Uphold will show you the deposit address for you to send your bitcoin to.

This will be the address where you will send your bitcoin to in your Uphold account.


Step 4

Once you have copied your bitcoin address (see above example) you can withdraw BTC from your other wallet and send it to your Uphold wallet.

You can then go to and select “click here” under the statement – “already an Uphold member?”

Once you click on the option you will be redirected to login if you have not logged into your Uphold account or directed directly to the Uphold deposits page if you are currently logged in.

You can then immediately pay your Bitcoin to your account (with the relevant USD value also displayed)


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Funding via Uphold allows for users to easily fund their accounts with Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum currently.

Please reach out to your account manager should you have issues funding via Bitcoin.

If you need support starting your trading journey, please email to assist you.

Ryan Boltman
Ryan Boltman
Business Development Manager South Africa