We’re happy to announce the Siacoin and Carbon integration. Now you should utilize your credit score or debit card to buy Siacoin with only a few clicks!
Renters on the Sia community purchase cupboard space with Siacoin and hosts are paid in Siacoin for promoting their cupboard space. Hosts additionally publish collateral in Siacoin. Basically, Siacoin is the community foreign money that powers Sia. With that in thoughts, we’re continuously striving to extend ease of accessibility to Siacoin for our customers.
At the moment, there are a broad vary of crypto exchanges the place you should purchase Siacoin. Nevertheless, most of them require you to undergo KYC (Know Your Buyer) checks and may find yourself taking a couple of days to your account to be verified. Even after your account is setup, there may be some wait time to switch funds and may require an middleman step of shopping for Bitcoin to then convert to Siacoin.
With the brand new Carbon integration, we’re excited to supply the Sia neighborhood with one other simple to make use of possibility. Whether or not you’re utilizing Sia-UI or any of our third occasion Apps, now you can use Carbon to get Siacoin direct into your wallets so you can begin importing these recordsdata with none delays.
Word: Carbon’s entry is at the moment restricted by sure geolocations primarily based on IP tackle. Here’s a full listing of restricted nations: https://docs.carbon.money/docs/blocked-countries.
That is nice information for App Builders as nicely! For builders who need to combine this characteristic into their web site, you should utilize the docs to combine the Carbon widget. For builders who need to combine immediately into their purposes, you should utilize the docs to make the most of Carbon’s API.
Carbon’s integration of Siacoin permits you to summary the cryptocurrency side of utilizing Sia and onboard customers in a extra frictionless method. Moreover, you should utilize the Carbon API to your personal recurring Siacoin purchases.
You’ll find the developer documentation at docs.carbon.cash.
You should purchase Siacoin right now by going immediately via Carbon by visiting purchase.carbon.cash in your favourite browser. Simply comply with these 4 simple steps.
Step 1: Choose Siacoin from the Choose Cryptocurrency drop-down and enter the specified quantity of Siacoin you need to buy within the Quantity enter discipline.
Word: Carbon has transaction limits per day primarily based on whether or not you’re KYC’d or not. Every day most with out identification verification is $250 which ought to be sufficient even for the ability customers of Sia. Every day minimal is $5.
Step 2: Enter you Siacoin tackle within the Siacoin Pockets Tackle discipline. Within the You Pay and You Obtain fields you will notice the quantity you can be charged, Carbon’s charges, and Siacoin quantity you’ll obtain.
Word: Carbon transaction charges are 3% with a minimal price of $2
Step 3: Enter your e-mail tackle within the corresponding discipline. You’ll obtain a verification code in your electronic mail. Enter the code, click on on ‘I agree’ and login.
Step 4: Enter your Credit score/Debit Card and Billing particulars. Press Subsequent. In a couple of seconds after urgent Subsequent, you’re going to get Siacoin straight to your pockets.
And you’re executed! Now you should utilize the freshly purchased Siacoin to kind contracts with hosts and begin importing your recordsdata to Sia.