Getting your first Bitcoins

Buying your first Bitcoins can feel a bit overwhelming. This short step-by-step process should guide you through it all.

  1. Setup a Wallet – Just like you need a place to store your Dollars and Euros, cryptocurrencies also need to be stored.
  2. Go to an exchange – You can exchange dollars and euros to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies at exchange services like or
  3. Wait a bit – Your exchange needs to be verified by the blockchain. As soon as this happened, your Bitcoin will appear in your wallet.