How to buy Avalanche
Look for an exchange that supports both fiat and cryptocurrency to simplify buying Avalanche.
- Open an account on an exchange that supports AVAX.
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.
- 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 Avalanche.
- Buy Avalanche.
Complete your Avalanche purchase and then find the best wallet to store AVAX.
What is Avalanche?
Avalanche is a decentralised network that introduces a unique consensus protocol in order to host a network of high-speed blockchains, smart contracts and applications. The AVAX token is primarily used for transactions, staking and network fees. AVAX is the native token of Avalanche.
Avalanche (AVAX) is the 12nd largest cryptocurrency in the world by market cap, valued at $14,568,932,550. The current price of Avalanche is $66.26, which is 8.411% higher than yesterday. Prices have ranged between $68.34 and $58.09 over the past 24 hours. All prices are listed in US dollars and accurate as of September 17, 2021 11:09 UTC.
Where to buy AvalancheFind an exchange to buy, sell and trade AVAX by comparing deposit methods, supported fiat currencies and fees. Select Go to site to sign up directly with the provider.
Avalanche at a glance
|Total AVAX supply||377,752,194|
|All time high||US$68.34|
Avalanche price performance over time
How to sell Avalanche
You can cash out your AVAX with the same exchange you bought it through:
- Sign in to the exchange you have AVAX on.
If you store your Avalanche in a digital wallet, compare crypto exchanges to sell it on.
- Place a sell order.
Choose the amount of AVAX you'd like to sell.
- Complete your transaction.
Confirm the sell price and fees and close your sale of Avalanche.
What to consider when buying AvalancheWhen buying any cryptocurrency it is important to understand the risks associated with the underlying technology, as well as be aware of the volatile market conditions. In particular, buyers of AVAX will want to consider the following:
- Avalanche is yet another new protocol competing in the over-saturated market of base-layer blockchains which include platforms such as Ethereum, EOS and Tezos.
- As a newer protocol, it is yet to have its vulnerabilities and potential weaknesses thoroughly tested.
- AVAX block rewards are set to vary over time in accordance with governance decisions, which means any return on investment via staking will be dynamic. In the first year after launch, the staking reward is set at a target between 7% and 12%.
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