Ankr provides Web3 infrastructure to facilitate the deployment of blockchain nodes, API’s, decentralized staking infrastructure and Layer 2 scaling solutions. Ankr aims to make it easy for anyone to contribute and participate in the blockchain economy. ANKR is an Ethereum based token used to pay for the platform's services and to participate in the network's governance.
Bitvavo makes it as easy as possible to buy digital assets and cryptocurrencies.
1. Sign Up
Create a free account with which you can buy, sell, send, receive and store Ankr. Access your Bitvavo account from every location, on mobile and desktop.
2. Transfer Funds
Verify your account and transfer Euros to your Bitvavo wallet using one of the 8 supported payment methods.
3. Buy and Trade
Buy or sell over 150 digital assets and pay a maximum trading fee of 0.25%. Store your assets in your Bitvavo wallet or send them to your external wallet.
Storing Ankr and other digital assets requires a wallet, but don’t worry: Bitvavo’s hosted wallet allows you to store Ankr without any technical knowledge. Here is a brief overview of the existing wallet options to store your Ankr:
Hosted wallets are wallets where the private keys to your Ankr are managed by a third party such as Bitvavo. Access to your account is protected by a password and other advanced security features. Once you are logged in, you can easily and conveniently manage your Ankr online. Bitvavo offers standard hosted wallets for all digital assets that are offered on the platform.
A software wallet is a program installed on your computer or other device in order to use and manage your Ankr. Using a software wallet gives you full control over your private keys, so you are not dependent on third parties. The risk is that you alone are in charge of the security of your Ankr, and if malicious parties have access to your device, your private keys (and therefore your Ankr) can be stolen.
A hardware wallet is a physical device on which you can store your Ankr offline. It is one of the safest ways to store your Ankr, because the private keys are stored on a separate and offline device. Access to this device is often protected by a password. In many ways, a hardware wallet can be compared to a safe in which your Ankr is stored.
You can use Bitvavo's hosted wallet to easily store, send and receive Ankr. Once you have purchased Ankr on Bitvavo, you can choose to send your Ankr from your Bitvavo wallet to your own software or hardware wallet.