How to buy Bitcoin
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 Bitcoin purchase
Buy Bitcoin with as little as $10.
In the past 24 hours, Kraken clients bought 5 376 BTC worth 233 907 462 $.
Why buy Bitcoin with Kraken?
Kraken offers a safe and easy way to get started with crypto. Use our flexible payment methods to instantly buy Bitcoin with a credit card, debit card, bank transfer, and more.
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Bitcoin is the world's largest cryptocurrency project. The bitcoin (BTC) cryptocurrency was the first of its kind to be built on blockchain technology. Launched in 2009 by an anonymous developer under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto, Bitcoin remains the most widely accepted and traded cryptocurrency today. Like the cryptocurrencies that followed it, Bitcoin was created to provide a decentralized electronic cash system that operates without the intervention of a centralized authority. A global team of developers constantly works on improving Bitcoin and its underlying technology.
What can you do with Bitcoin?
With Kraken, you can do more with Bitcoin. From making your first trade, to collecting NFTs and utilizing our advanced Bitcoin 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 Bitcoin instantly?
Yes, it only takes a few clicks to buy and sell Bitcoin after you connect your funding method.
How much does it cost to buy 1 Bitcoin?
At the current market rate, it costs 43 507,00 $ to purchase one BTC. Kraken makes it easy to buy Bitcoin in minutes.
Can I buy Bitcoin with a credit card?
Yes, you can buy Bitcoin 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 Bitcoin
You can trade Bitcoin by first creating a Kraken account. Next, deposit or purchase the amount of BTC to open your position. Once your account is funded, select your desired BTC trading pair and start trading Bitcoin.
Can I buy $100 worth of Bitcoin?
Yes, Kraken offers a secure and easy to buy $100 worth of Bitcoin. At its current price, $100 equals 0,0023 BTC.
Is Bitcoin safe to buy?
The Bitcoin price can change dramatically based on market conditions. While Bitcoin is among the most popular cryptocurrencies in the market, you should do your own research on Bitcoin before buying.
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