How to buy Steem
Where and how you can buy Steem.
We’ve included detailed instructions to make it easier for you.
Some market stats about Steem.
We’ve also included other research opportunities you may be interested in.
Other crypto similar to Steem.
And how to buy other crypto assets.
What you’ll learn
Price of Steem (24H)
When it comes to buying crypto, there are a lot of factors that come into play, such as location and protocol. Some cryptocurrencies are harder to obtain than others. Steem is one of them. Steem is not currently supported across Coinbase’s vast ecosystem. There are still ways you can find a way to buy Steem. Sign up with Coinbase to stay up to date on Steem and get notified when it becomes available on Coinbase app.
Check CoinMarketCap to see where you can buy Steem and with which currencies
For each cryptocurrency, CoinMarketCap provides a list of purchasing options (also known as market pairs). Go to and search for Steem. Tap on the button labeled “Market” near the price chart. In this view, you will see a complete list of places you can purchase Steem as well as the currencies you can use to obtain it. Under “Pairs” you'll see the shorthand for Steem, STEEM, plus a second currency. The second currency is what you can use to purchase Steem. If you'd like to purchase STEEM with the U.S. Dollar, look for STEEM/USD.
Pick a platform to make your purchase
Different platforms have different levels of security, reliability, and liquidity. Before creating an account, do your research.
Make the purchase on your chosen platform
Every platform has a different way of doing things. Some platforms are very easy to use, others not so much.
Generally speaking, purchasing crypto with a fiat currency like the U.S. Dollar will be easier than purchasing it with another crypto.
If you do have to purchase Steem with another crypto, you’ll need to first create a crypto wallet that supports Steem, then you’ll buy the first currency and use it to buy Steem on the platform you chose.
If you get stuck, most platforms provide guides. But if they don’t, there is a vibrant community of crypto enthusiasts that have likely posted guides on Youtube, Twitter, and elsewhere.
Keep an eye on Steem
Steem is on the rise this week.
The price of Steem has risen by 2.14% in the past 7 days. The price declined by 2.08% in the last 24 hours. In just the past hour, the price shrunk by 0.44%. The current price is $0.17 per STEEM. Steem is 98.07% below the all time high of $8.57.
Keep an eye on Steem
How to buy other crypto assets
Can I buy Steem on Coinbase?
How much does it cost to buy Steem?
Right now, it costs about $0.17 to buy of 1 Steem.
Can I buy Steem with cash?
No, you cannot buy Steem with cash because it is not supported across Coinbase ecosystem.
How to buy Steem using PayPal?
Currently, Steem is not supported across Coinbase's ecosystem regardless of payment system, including PayPal.
How to buy Steem with a gift card?
Currently, Steem is not supported across Coinbase's ecosystem regardless of payment system, including gift cards.
*Prices shown are for illustrative purposes only. Actual cryptocurrency prices may vary.
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