You are not alone.
The developers behind Polygon (MATIC) sought out ways to to improve the speed and reduce the cost and complexities of transactions on Ethereum using a Layer 2 scaling solution. This means that Polygon acts as an add-on layer to Ethereum where transactions can be finalized, without needing to change the original blockchain layer.
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If you just want to start buying MATIC right away, click the button below to begin.
Why buy MATIC?
The MATIC cryptocurrency token plays a key role in maintaining and operating Polygon, and can be used for holding, spending, sending or staking.
- Diversify your long-term crypto investment strategy
- Pay for transaction fees on the Polygon network
- Stake MATIC tokens to participate in the platform’s governance and to secure its chain
- Support scaling solutions for the Ethereum blockchain
Where can I buy MATIC?
Kraken offers a minimum order size of 20 MATIC.
Of course, you can also execute larger MATIC buy orders as well. It is common for larger traders to purchase or trade 12,000 MATIC or more on Kraken. Our exchange can provide adequate liquidity for your desired order.
How to buy MATIC
Follow the steps below to start buying MATIC on Kraken:
Verify your account.
You will first need to provide your name, date of birth, country of residence and phone number before you can deposit crypto to buy MATIC and other cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. In order to use cash (i.e. USD, EUR or CHF), you’ll need to provide our experts with additional documents verifying your identity. Read about our verification processes here.
Add funds or a payment method to your account.
We support multiple funding and payment methods, whichever you choose will be based on your location and preferences.
Purchase Polygon MATIC!
Once you’re done with step 3, you’re ready to buy MATIC with Kraken. At this point, you’ll also gain access to all of the powerful products that make the Kraken experience beloved by millions of global traders.
Instantly buy MATIC with a bank account or credit card on the Kraken app
The official Kraken app is perfect for crypto beginners or experienced traders looking to conveniently buy or sell Polygon (MATIC) while on the go. Instantly buy Polygon (MATIC) with a credit card, debit card or bank account. Keep tabs on your favorite crypto projects or browse the most popular or top performers each day with the Kraken app.
Bank account only available to US residents. Credit card purchases available in select countries here.
Where to keep your MATIC
Kraken 是绝对安全的, 但把您的MATIC放在您自己钱包里是最安全的方法 。钱包是一种软件或硬件设备，它存储您用于进行加密货币交易的私钥和公钥。
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 MATIC in their accounts, we highly encourage you to separate your MATIC holdings into multiple wallets.
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