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How & Where to Buy PIVX A Step-by-Step Guide to Buying PIVX

Congratulations! You can buy PIVX directly with cash at CoinSwitch.

  1. Sign up at our one of our top-ranked PIVX exchanges.
  2. Fund your new account with cash or crypto.
  3. Buy PIVXPIVX

Read on for detailed instructions below on where and how to buy PIVX and you will be a PIVXPIVX owner in no time at all.

  1. STEP 1Register at a PIVX Exchange

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    After choosing one of the exchanges listed above, you will need to create an account. In some cases, the exchange will need some personal information like email address, phone number, name, address, and a copy of your government ID or passport.

    This is completely normal and all exchanges we list on this page have security in place to protect your personal info.

  2. STEP 2Fund Your Account

    It is now time to add funds to your newly created exchange account. This will allow you to purchase PIVX PIVXPIVX quickly.

    Upon signing up at the exchange, you should be shown easy to follow instructions to buy PIVX with cash from your bank account or credit or debit card. Some exchanges also accept alternative funding methods such as Paypal, Apple Pay, Skrill, or Sofort by Klarna. You can also deposit any supported cryptocurrencies directly into your exchange account and trade them for PIVX.

Frequently Asked Questions About Buying & Selling PIVX (PIVX)

How do I Buy PIVX with Crypto?

If you want to buy PIVX with a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, XRP, or BNB, then you can simply sign up for CoinSwitch and send your crypto to your account.

You can view the supported cryptocurrencies for the exchange you selected by going to the assets or wallet screen. Once you see a list of coins, you should be able to select one and click "deposit" which will show you the address to send your crypto to CoinSwitch.

You will then copy that address and paste it into the wallet holding your cryptocurrency and send.

Depending on the blockchain used and how quickly the exchange processes deposits, your funds should show up in your exchange balance within minutes.

How do I sell PIVX (PIVX)?

To sell PIVX, simply reverse the buying process described above. You will likely need to trade your PIVXPIVX into a USD coin like usdtUSDT. Look for a "Sell" button in your account wallet and sell for Dollars, then initiate a transfer to your bank account. To withdraw cash to your bank, you will likely need to complete a full KYC (Know Your Customer) process if you haven't already.

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PIVX Technical Details & Statistics

Tokenomics
  • Market Rank500
  • Market Cap38,292,894
  • Circulating Supply65,180,592
  • Total Supply65,180,592 PIVX
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  • 24 HR Volume331,791 USD
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What is PIVX?

PIVX (PIVX), which is an acronym for Private Instant Verified Transaction, is an open source, peer to peer, decentralized cryptocurrency which uses a combination of the best of other coin features. It has a particular focus on privacy, speed and proper verification of transactions. PIVX’s goal is to create a community-focused cryptocurrency system with fast, “full time” private transactions and a fair system of governance.

History of PIVX

PIVX was launched in February 2016, under the name Darknet (old symbol: DNET). The team that founded Darknet, s3v3n h4cks and Coin Server (their anonymous code names) are also the founders of PIVX. There are 23 members of the core PIVX team. In January 2017, PIVX briefly surpassed a market cap of $700 million and still retains a great deal of popularity and a listing in the top 100 coins by market cap size.

How PIVX works

PIVX is a cryptocurrency which works a lot like bitcoin. However, there are certain differences in that is uses a Proof of Stake consensus algorithm and employs some anonymity features similar to DASH. To transact on PIVX, the user needs to issue send command which should contain the amount of PIVX to be sent as well as the recipient’s address. This information is processed by the miners (PIVX uses PoW method) and if approved, the amount is then dedicated from the sender’s wallet and put into the receiver’s wallet. Using Zerocoin protocol, PIVX adds fungibility to the network which makes the transactions anonymous, and by using adaptive block-size, the network congestion is always mitigated and the transactions take place fast.

Why PIVX?

As a second-generation cryptocurrency, PIVX has some pretty decent advantages, some of which include:

  • Full-time Zerocoin Protocol: PIVX enforces the Zerocoin protocol on every transaction on the network which enhances the security and fungibility of the transaction and the network. PIVX also enhances the security using a hardware key.
  • Community Designed Governance: the voting power of the PIVX network users is well distributed and buy-in from Masternode Owners is assured.
  • Mobile Wallet Development: PIVX utilizes a modified version of the lite staking mobile wallet, made by Matthew Mitchell, and use master nodes to supply relevant parts of the blockchain the mobile wallet users, reducing the load on mobile devices.
  • Multi-Signature Escrow System: PIVX allow other users of the network to become escrow between two transacting parties for services and goods. The payment is released when all the escrowing parties sign the release. This increases the safety against e-commerce malpractices.
  • Multi-Signature Accounts: PIVX allows users to easily create and operate multi-signature accounts which are very helpful in organisations. This feature will be integrated to every wallet.
  • Elastic Block Sizes: PIVX eliminates one of the biggest challenges of bitcoin, which is slow and/or failed transactions by introducing elastic block size. The block size is defined by the load on the network, thus every transaction is always processed quick and fast.
  • Encrypted Chat System: The wallet also has an integrated chat system which is fully encrypted. Users can chat one-to-one and also form groups.