Whether you are in USA, India or any EU country, it is easy to buy Ethereum. There is no doubt that ETH is being touted as the next big thing in crypto-currency market. By buying Ethereum, you will be able to trade, invest and buy just about anything. The currency used by Ethereum is called Ether and just like bitcoin, one can trade it and mine it too.
One the best and easiest ways to buy Ethereum is through CEX.io. This was earlier just a bitcoin exchange but later included ETH as currency as well.
One of the best things about CEX.io is the ability to buy ETH using bitcoins so if you have bought some BTC in past, it is super easy to buy some Ethereum for yourself. And of course, you can buy them using a credit card or transferring money via bank account – all major currencies including USD, EUR, GBP are supported. Make sure that you credit card is internationally accepted otherwise payment won’t go through. To buy ETH on CEX.io’s website, follow these steps.
Visit CEX.io and register if you have not already. Then add your payment method or transfer BTC from other wallet to CEX’s wallet – don’t worry they give you your CEX’s wallet address. Choose the amount of ETH you wish to buy and that’s it. If you pay via bitcoin, there are no fees.
Second best way to buy Ethereum is via Coinbase which is one of the most popular bitcoin exchanges out there. Recently, it started selling Ethereum at a meager fee of 1.49-399 percent. It is one of the easiest and most customer friendly websites out there.
This is another excellent site to buy Ethereum for yourself. It has competitive rates and special focus on European market.
Other ways to get Ethereum
Like bitcoin, you can mine Ethereum which uses proof of work for giving out reward. You can try mining Ethereum using your computer’s processor which is called CPU mining but for real rewards, you will have to get dedicated GPU.
May 17, 2017
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