Being that we live in the age of FOMO, it's only natural that you might be wondering how to start in crypto. We certainly can't blame you, whereas all signs are pointing to a future of digital, decentralised currency. For instance, have you heard about intimate, the new crypto established by Australia's own Reuben Coppa? It will make purchasing adult content safer and swifter than ever before, taking all of the lag or inconvenience associated with third party processing off the table entirely. The future's looking bright, indeed.\r\n\r\n\r\nYou'll also like:\r\nThe State of Cryptocurrency \u2013 Supply & Demand\r\nThe Best Cryptocurrency and Bitcoin Wallets\r\nHow To Buy Cryptocurrency and Bitcoin in Australia\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nWe sat down with Coppa and asked him about getting starting in crypto. His first piece of advice was to check out the original bitcoin whitepaper document, which lays out all the original intentions behind the decentralised, peer-to-peer payment system. He also suggested taking baby steps at first, i.e. making small, incremental purchases of bitcoin or altcoins before throwing down a major investment. Be sure to check out the video to hear Coppa's full take. Suffice to say, the man is one supremely informed individual when it comes to crypto!\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nHere are the basics. In order to buy or sell cryptocurrency, you'll need a wallet, i.e. a personal account that allows you to store and exchange your stash. When obtaining a wallet, you'll be given a public key for sending crypto, and a private key for accessing your account. Wallets come in various forms (online, software, hardware, etc), each form ranging in terms of security and accessibility. Online wallets are probably the easiest to obtain, but also the riskiest to use. For your convenience, we've listed out some of the best bitcoin and crypto wallets\u00a0in a previous article--check it out to get started on the right foot. As you'll see, many online exchanges come with built-in wallets.\r\n\r\nOnce you have your wallet, you can either find a crypto broker or visit numerous exchanges to purchase crypto directly. Worth noting is that most, but not all, exchanges require ID verification in order to either purchase crypto or withdraw funds. Additionally, if you live in Australia, be sure to read our articles on how to buy cryptocurrency and bitcoin in Australia, and the best bitcoin and crypto exchanges in Australia, whereas not all exchanges are created equal. As you'll soon discover, buying and selling bitcoin and other crypto is not only easy, but quite fun.\r\n\r\nSo to summarise...\r\nSteps to Start Investing in Cryptocurrency\r\n\r\n \tObtain a crypto wallet.\r\n \tVisit a crypto broker or reputable exchange.\r\n \tLink your bank account and purchase bitcoin or altcoins.\r\n \tStore your bitcoin in your wallet.\r\n\r\nDisclaimer: The advice provided on this website is general advice only. It has been prepared without taking into account your objectives, financial situation or needs. Before acting on this advice you should consider the appropriateness of the advice, having regard to your own objectives, financial situation\u00a0andneeds. If any products are detailed on this website, you should obtain a Product Disclosure Statement relating to the products and consider its contents before making any decisions. Where quoted, past performance is not indicative of future performance. The user must accept sole responsibility associated with the use of the material on this site, irrespective of the purpose for which such use or results are applied. The information on this website is no substitute for financial advice.\r\n\r\n\r\nYou'll also like:\r\nThe State of Cryptocurrency \u2013 Supply & Demand\r\nThe Best Cryptocurrency and Bitcoin Wallets\r\nHow To Buy Cryptocurrency and Bitcoin in Australia\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nHave you subscribed to\u00a0Man of Many? You can also follow us on\u00a0Facebook,\u00a0Twitter,\u00a0Instagram, and\u00a0YouTube.