How to buy Zcash
Create your free Kraken account
Provide your email address & country of residence.
Connect a funding method
Fund your account with your preferred payment method.
Complete your Zcash purchase
Buy Zcash with as little as $10.
In the past 24 hours, Kraken clients bought 6,228 ZEC worth $207,140.
Why buy Zcash with Kraken?
Kraken offers a safe and easy way to get started with crypto. Use our flexible payment methods to instantly buy Zcash with a credit card, debit card, bank transfer, and more.
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Dollar cost average your Zcash purchases with recurring buys on the Kraken mobile app and get $10 when you refer a friend to Kraken.
Zcash is a privacy-focused Bitcoin fork. Zcash is an open-source blockchain designed to make transactions completely anonymous. Originally forked from Bitcoin, Zcash implements the Zerocash protocol to enable a “shielded” ledger option, concealing the sender, recipient and amount for each transaction. Transparent transactions are also optional through Zcash though, to accomodate wallets or exchanges that don't support confidential activity.
What can you do with Zcash?
With Kraken, you can do more with Zcash. From making your first trade, to collecting NFTs and utilizing our advanced Zcash pro trading tools, all the Kraken features you need are backed by our world-class security and 24/7 support.
Can I buy and sell Zcash instantly?
Yes, it only takes a few clicks to buy and sell Zcash after you connect your funding method.
How much does it cost to buy 1 Zcash?
At the current market rate, it costs $33.26 to purchase one ZEC. Kraken makes it easy to buy Zcash in minutes.
Can I buy Zcash with a credit card?
Yes, you can buy Zcash with a Mastercard or Visa credit card on Kraken. We offer several different ways to fund your account with cash or cryptocurrency.
How to trade Zcash
You can trade Zcash by first creating a Kraken account. Next, deposit or purchase the amount of ZEC to open your position. Once your account is funded, select your desired ZEC trading pair and start trading Zcash.
Can I buy $100 worth of Zcash?
Yes, Kraken offers a secure and easy to buy $100 worth of Zcash. At its current price, $100 equals 3.01 ZEC.
Is Zcash safe to buy?
The Zcash price can change dramatically based on market conditions. While Zcash is among the most popular cryptocurrencies in the market, you should do your own research on Zcash before buying.
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