How to Buy Kintsugi (KINT)
Interested in utilizing your bitcoin holdings across the Kusama ecosystem? Kintsugi offers an intermediary-free and easy way to leverage your bitcoin holdings across a variety of decentralized finance services. Built as a parachain on the so-called canary network for the Interlay network on Polkadot, Kintsugi will serve as the test network for developers to create and refine their innovative decentralized finance applications.
KINT serves as both the governance and utility token for the Kintsugi blockchain. KINT allows holders to pay for transaction fees as well as vote on decisions that will affect the future development of the platform.
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Why Buy Kintsugi (KINT)?
By holding KINT, users are able to steer the ongoing development of the Kintsugi blockchain by voting on governance proposals. Additionally, KINT serves as the medium of exchange to pay transaction fees and reward participation within the Kintsugi network.
You may also want to consider buying Kintsugi (KINT) if you want to:
- Utilize your BTC holdings for new DeFi purposes
- Support the test network of the Interlay network
- Diversify your long-term investment strategy
- Invest in crypto assets that power decentralized finance
- Stake KINT to earn more crypto rewards
- Participate in the Kintsugi governance process
Where can I buy Kintsugi?
There are a number of ways to buy Kintsugi KINT. However, many find that it is easiest to purchase KINT through a trusted global exchange like Kraken.
Kraken is consistently rated one of the most secure and trusted crypto exchanges in the world, and offers some of the lowest fees in the industry.
At Kraken, we take security seriously, with battle-tested technology and rigorous procedures designed to safeguard funds. We don’t cut corners when it comes to security, and neither should you.
How much KINT can I buy?
Kraken offers a minimum order size of 0.05 KINT. However, Kraken’s deep liquidity can help you get the best market price if you are interested in making a larger investment in Kintsugi.
How to buy Kintsugi
Follow the steps below to start buying KINT on Kraken:
- Create Your Free Kraken account.
Enter an email address, username and a strong password to protect your account.
- Connect your funding method.
Connect your card or bank account to fund your account and buy KINT after Kraken verifies your information. Read about our verification processes here.
- Purchase Kintsugi (KINT)!
Once your account is funded, you’re ready to purchase Kintsugi (KINT). At this point, you’ll also gain access to our advanced charting tools, 24-hour global client support and additional products and services that help make the Kraken experience beloved by millions around the world.
Instantly buy Kintsugi with a credit card on the Kraken app
Download the official Kraken app, wwhere crypto beginners and experienced traders alike can conveniently buy or sell Kintsugi anywhere, anytime. Instantly buy KINT with a credit card, debit card or bank account while staying up to date on your favorite crypto projects.
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Where to keep your KINT
Once you purchase KINT, your tokens will be held securely on the Kraken platform.
Kraken has established itself as one of the most secure and reputable crypto exchanges in the world. However, clients that choose to self-custody their crypto have the option to withdraw their KINT tokens to their own hardware or software wallet.
Because Kintsugi is a platform built on top of the Kusama network, KINT can also be stored in a Polkadot wallet.
Kraken is not a wallet service
It is important to note that Kraken is an exchange service and not a wallet service. So while we allow our clients to hold KINT in their accounts, we highly encourage you to separate your KINT coin holdings into multiple wallets.
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