Altcoin Mining Contracts

GAW Miners – These guys started out manufacturing ASIC Scrypt mining equipment that was shipped to your door. They’ve now added mining contracts (called “Hashlets”) to their inventory which allows anyone to get aboard the Bitcoin wagon. Hashlets start at $15.95 for Scrypt miners, and $9.95 for Bitcoin miners. A daily maintenance fee of US$0.08 per 1 Mh/s is levied. Contracts are for life.

Genesis Mining – Only offer mining contracts but there are contracts for Bitcoin and Scrypt mining. Prices start at $29 for Bitcoin mining and $49 for Scrypt mining. No daily maintenance fee is charged. Contracts are for 1 year.

ZoomHash – Another company that’s been selling ASIC Bitcoin and Scrypt miners until recently when they too added mining contracts to their inventory. Mining Contracts start at $15.99. A daily maintenance fee of US$0.07 is levied per 1 Mh/s. Contracts are for 1 fixed 1-year term.

Mining Equipment Suppliers

There’s a Bitcoin Miner Hardware Comparison chart here that should help is you’re looking to buy equipment.

BitMain – manufactures Bitcoin miners but a Scrypt miner will be available from them at the end of the year.

GAW Miners – These guys manufacture ASIC Scrypt miners (boxes that you plug into your wall). Prices range from $35 to $3,500 depending on the power of the miner.

ZoomHash – Still supply ASIC mining equipment, both for Bitcoin and Scrypt coins (like Litecoin, etc). Prices range from $50 to $800 depending on the mining equipment you want.

RockMiner – Hard to tell but I think this company only sells Bitcoin miners. Payment is in Bitcoin only. – Amazon UK have a range of Bitcoin and Scrypt mining equipment from various manufacturers. You may prefer to have orders fulfilled through Amazon. – Amazon USA have an even bigger selection of ASIC mining equipment. Again, you may prefer to have orders fulfilled through Amazon.

Bitcoin & Altcoin Affiliate Programs

GAW Miners Affiliate Program – GAW are one of the most respected suppliers of Bitcoin and Altcoin mining equipment and have recently opened affordable online mining contracts.

Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Cryptsy – Opened on May 20th, 2013 and has since become one of the most pouplar exchanges and trading platforms.