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How to buy DeFiPulse Index (DPI) in the US

A beginner's guide to buying and selling DPI in the US.

DeFiPulse Index
- $0.44 ( - 0.13%)

How to buy DeFiPulse Index

Look for an exchange that supports both fiat and cryptocurrency to simplify buying DeFiPulse Index.

  1. Open an account on an exchange that supports DPI.
    Jump to our table to compare popular options — just remember that most exchanges require an email address, phone number and proof of ID to register.
  2. Deposit funds into your account.
    Fund your account with a bank transfer, pay with a credit or debit card or deposit cryptocurrency from a crypto wallet to buy DeFiPulse Index.
  3. Buy DeFiPulse Index.
    Complete your DeFiPulse Index purchase and then find the best wallet to store DPI.
Disclaimer: This is not an endorsement of cryptocurrency or any specific provider, service or offering. It is not a recommendation to trade.

What is DeFiPulse Index?

The DeFi Pulse Index is a capitalization-weighted index that has been built atop Set Protocol’s new V2 infrastructure. In essence, the platform allows users to view as well as invest indirectly into the ten most popular decentralized finance (DeFi) tokens available on the Ethereum ecosystem at any given time. DPI tokens are the native cryptocurrency of the platform. They enable holders to own, gain exposure and even redeem all of the underlying coins that make up the DeFi Pulse Index.

DeFiPulse Index (DPI) is the 306th largest cryptocurrency in the world by market cap, valued at $200,565,567. The current price of DeFiPulse Index is $341.51, which is -1.327% lower than yesterday. Prices have ranged between $348.1 and $331.7 over the past 24 hours. All prices are listed in US dollars and accurate as of October 25, 2021 10:10 UTC.

Where to buy DeFiPulse Index

Find an exchange to buy, sell and trade DPI by comparing deposit methods, supported fiat currencies and fees. Select Go to site to sign up directly with the provider.

Name Product Deposit methods Fiat Currencies Cryptocurrencies
KuCoin Cryptocurrency Exchange
Cryptocurrency, PayPal, Wire transfer, Credit or Debit Card, SEPA


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DeFiPulse Index at a glance

Information last updated October 25, 2021 10:10 UTC.
Coin symbol DPI
Coin Marketcap US$200,565,567
Total DPI supply 586,977
Circulating DPI 586,977
Current price US$341.51
All time high US$656.49
Industry Index
Token uses Index token
Network Ethereum

DeFiPulse Index price performance over time

Historical prices compared with the price of US$341.51.

1 hour -0.09%
24 hours -1.33%
7 days 0.24%
14 days 5.54%
30 days 12.53%
60 days -14.50%
200 days -17.32%
1 year 324.51%

How to sell DeFiPulse Index

You can cash out your DPI with the same exchange you bought it through:

  1. Sign in to the exchange you have DPI on.
    If you store your DeFiPulse Index in a digital wallet, compare crypto exchanges to sell it on.
  2. Place a sell order.
    Choose the amount of DPI you'd like to sell.
  3. Complete your transaction.
    Confirm the sell price and fees and close your sale of DeFiPulse Index.

What to consider when buying DeFiPulse Index

Below are the aspects you should consider before investing in DPI:
  • Novel monetary proposition: When users purchase DPI tokens, they are essentially gaining access to all of the tokens that make up the DeFi Pulse Index without having to own any of the assets individually.
  • Directly redeemable: DPI tokens can be liquidated in exchange for one or more of the tokens that make up the index. This means that by using a single token, investors can have a stake in a basket of DeFi currencies, allowing them to spread out their total monetary risk.
  • Ideal for beginners: The index looks to make it easier for crypto enthusiasts to make their way into the DeFi space, especially those individuals who may not possess enough expertise or technical know-how regarding crypto tech.
  • Quality projects part of the index: The DeFi Pulse index is made up of a total of ten popular DeFi crypto assets: AAVE, Synthetix, Uniswap, Yearn Finance, Compound, Maker, REN, Loopring, Kyber Network and Balancer.
  • Solid backing team: The governance aspect of the DeFi Pulse Index is looked after by Concourse, an independent crypto community made up of established digital currency developers, enthusiasts and researchers.

Disclaimer: Cryptocurrencies, including DeFiPulse Index, are speculative, complex and involve significant risks – they are highly volatile and sensitive to secondary activity. Performance is unpredictable and past performance of DPI is no guarantee of future performance. Consider your own circumstances, and obtain your own advice, before relying on this information. You should also verify the nature of any product or service (including its legal status and relevant regulatory requirements) and consult the relevant Regulators' websites before making any decision. Finder, or the author, may have holdings in the DeFiPulse Index or any other cryptocurrency discussed.

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