Firstrade Securities LLC expands its investment options to include a cryptocurrency trading platform, with the creation of Firstrade Crypto. The Firstrade Crypto platform offers the opportunity to buy and sell cryptocurrencies along with traditional equities and stocks. Get started trading crypto for as little as $1. Firstrade has been a leader, offering innovative trading technology, analytics, education and customer service since 1985. It is Firstrade’s mission to provide its customers with the most advanced technology to make it simpler and seamless to execute their investment strategies.