How to Buy Algorand (ALGO )

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How to buy ALGO

Just 3 easy steps to start investing in Algorand

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What is Algorand ?

ALGO is the symbol by which the Algorand cryptocurrency is traded in the cryptocurrency market. It is the local currency of the Algorand blockchain and the symbol through which you can find information related to Algorand cryptocurrency on exchanges.

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What is ALGO ?

Algorand is a quality blockchain project and it is easy to see why it has a huge audience in the crypto community. This protocol is designed for high performance and comes with fast transactions and low fees. It has a very knowledgeable team behind it, led by Micali, an MIT professor, which gives them credit. It is easy for developers to use as it supports many programming languages. There are no obvious weaknesses in Algorand. It has strong competition with a number of smart-contract blockchains. In fact, Algorand is a good choice when it comes to investing in digital currencies with growth potential.

In general, ALGO is very good in terms of fundamental analysis and volume of currency transactions. In July 2019, Algorand’s price was around the $0.56 mark. Beginning in 2021, the currency began to experience a bullish trend. A multi-year high of $1.71 was reached on February 12th, 2021, after it had been trading at a price of around $0.56 for most of January.

This increase might have had several causes. There was an increasing demand for stablecoins at the start of 2021. Stablecoins combine the stability of fiat currency with the decentralized nature of cryptocurrencies. Algorand emerged as a competitive alternative for stablecoin issuers at the beginning of 2021 because Ethereum had high gas prices. Later, El Salvador declared on August 31 that Algorand would serve as the foundation for its cryptocurrency infrastructure. At that time, the coin was trading for about $1.112. The cost quickly increased over the next few days, reaching a new post-launch record high of $2.38 on September 12, 2021. As the crypto market started to experience fluctuations in 2022, ALGO as well has experienced all-time lows. But just like in 2021, ALGO saw some recovery when file sharing software developer LimeWire chose Algorand to power its NFT marketplace. As it can be seen through ALGO’s growth pattern, important news and collaborations can greatly affect its price. On that note, FIFA announced its partnership with Algorand at the start of May, making the network the organization's official blockchain platform and source of its official blockchain-supported wallet. Some crypto market professionals predict that ALGO price in 2030 might even reach up to $4 mark. You should keep in mind that the psychology of users greatly drives the crypto market sentiments. We recommend you to do your own research and get help from experts before investing.

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Is Algorand reliable

For a public blockchain where all users can safely transact, hold valuable assets, and create reliable enterprise applications, security is a must-have. Algorithms in Algorand maintain protection against intrusions on the network at the level of the proof-of-stake protocol. All while, it preserves the security of each user's account.  According to Argoland’s security team, for a user to take part in the proof-of-stake protocol, their account must be active. Online users do not use their private payment methods, such as credit cards and their signing keys. Instead, a user must create and register a secret participation key. An online account may propose and confirm blocks using this key. After a predetermined number of rounds, the participation key expires and must be replaced by a new one in order to continue participation. The spending key (the keys they use to sign transactions and spend their stake) and the participation key of a user are additionally separated. Therefore, even if a user's participation keys are compromised, their stake is still secure.

It is worth mentioning that Algorandy is a decentralized open-source network that uses a two-layer architecture in order to achieve scalability, security and decentralization. Algorand’s key aim is to create full decentralization with high security and scalability while achieving 1000 transactions per second and fast block finalization.

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After you've bought ALGO

By owning Algorand’s currency you would be able to: pay for transactions, purchase on-chain items such as NFTs, purchase goods and services, participate in DeFi as an investor, participate in governance, and earn rewards, secure proof-of-stake protocol among participation nodes, and even invest in order to gain profits.

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Where can I buy Algorand

If there is any crypto ATM near you, it is possible to buy some coins with these machines and you should check to see whether it sells Algorand or not. However, the process is not as simple as it seems. Furthermore, the ATM rates are somehow more than other methods.

Direct Purchase
You can buy Algorand directly from another person over the web.

Crypto Exchanges are the safest places for buying Algorand. You can use Blocktrade as a cheap, secure, and global exchange to buy ALGO . You don’t need to pay any trading fee while using Blocktrade exchange. Sign up for free, create an account, and purchase ALGO with a few clicks.

How to sell Algorand

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Sign up and verify your Blocktrade account

You’ll need a username, email address and a strong password to sign up on Blocktrade. Then, you'll be guided to verify your account.

Deposit ALGO to your Blocktrade account

To sell Algorand on Blocktrade, generate a deposit address and transfer the desired amount - just as simple as sending it to any Algorand address.

Start selling Algorand!

Once you deposited your Algorand in your Blocktrade deposit address, you’ll be able to sell your ALGO .


Frequently asked questions

Yes, it is possible to buy and invest ALGO currency in smaller units. But you should note that any Algorand account must have a minimum balance of 0.1 ALGO in order to run a participation node.

There is no standard minimum amount you need to buy Algorand. This cryptocurrency is currently less than a dollar. Usually, your selected platform determines the amount you need to invest. You are allowed to start buying ALGO with the minimum amount of  $10 through our exchange.

The cost of buying Algorand can vary depending on where, how, and when you purchase it. Typically, the price is determined by supply and demand in the cryptocurrency market. The price can also be influenced by market sentiment and news about the cryptocurrency. To find the current price of ALGO , you can either log in to our website and see the real-time price or check our Algorand Calculator to see the price of Algorand in your desired currency.

You also need a cryptocurrency wallet to keep your Algorand coins safe and secure. Nowadays, there are two main categories of wallets: software wallets and hardware wallets. The majority of software wallets are web-based and keep your cryptocurrency assets on your computer or smartphone. They frequently consist of third-party non-custodial wallets or exchange-based wallets. Using our exchange’s safe wallet, you can trade your ALGO easier and quicker. You should note that hardware wallets are viewed as more secure options than software wallets. As they are gadgets that encrypt and hold your digital assets offline.

There are several options to buy ALGO such as cryptocurrency exchanges, Peer-to-peer marketplaces, Algorand brokers, etc. However, cryptocurrency exchanges are among the most popular ways to buy Algorand for beginners. You can easily buy Algorand without any buying fees from our exchange.

Max ALGO supply is the 10 billion that was originally built. Even though the entire supply was mined at network launch, thus giving Algorand a constant supply, the supply will also increase as pre-made tokens are unlocked and distributed.

There is no right time to buy Algorand, as the price is highly volatile and can fluctuate rapidly. Some experts believe that the best time to buy is when the price is low and predicted to rise, while others believe in buying and holding for the long term.
It is always recommended to do your own research, understand the risks, and have a clear investment strategy before buying Algorand or any other cryptocurrency.

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