Posts Categorized: Buying Cryptocurrency

Starting a Poloniex Account

Poloniex Home Screen

In order to activate my public key, I needed a place where I could actually purchase Burstcoins. Once it’s purchased, it’s a simple process to withdraw it to your wallet, which creates a public transaction, which sets up a pairing between your passphrase and your wallet address. Here’s a little bit more about that.. and what is definitely an easier process than signing up for Coinbase and Poloniex. The forum article is a little ambiguous… Read more »

Starting a Coinbase Account

Coinbase Home Screen

So when I first started this whole process (and after installing my brand-spankin new wallet) I needed to set up a Coinbase account to actually buy some Burstcoin! You can’t actually buy it directly there, but that allows you to send it over to an exchange like Poloniex to trade for BURST. Anyway, I headed on over to and clicked on the Sign up button in the top right and just followed along with… Read more »