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How to buy SelfKey (KEY)

Discover where and how to buy SelfKey online. With Kriptomat, buying KEY and other cryptocurrencies is easy, quick, and secure.

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Buying SelfKey with Kriptomat

Three simple steps to purchase SelfKey with Kriptomat:

Step 1

Create and verify your account

Sign up with Google, Apple or enter your name and email. Verify your email, phone number and identity. Congratulations, you have unlocked the full potential of the Kriptomat platform within minutes!

Step 2

Add funds

Make a bank deposit or use your credit card to add funds even faster. Now, you are ready to buy KEY and 280+ other cryptocurrencies.

Step 3

Buy SelfKey

Click on the Kriptomat icon and select “Buy”. Choose SelfKey from the list of cryptocurrencies. Enter the amount, preview transaction and confirm your purchase. You now own SelfKey!

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Need more information about how to buy SelfKey?

Our mission is to make crypto accessible to everyone. That is why it is crucial to simplify buying SelfKey on Kriptomat. The most popular way to get started is with our mobile app:

  1. Make a bank transfer
  2. Buy KEY with your euro balance

Prefer computers? Create your Kriptomat account with your browser and use it for all your crypto investments. We also offer several intelligent crypto investing products to help you reach your financial goals.

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Why should I buy SelfKey on Kriptomat?

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Our customer success team is ready to deliver fast, friendly assistance and explanations in your language.

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We offer immediate purchase of popular coins and tokens, including SelfKey.

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Suitable for complete beginners

We focus on simplicity to ensure you quickly master our platform and become a confident crypto investor.

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Safe storage

Upon purchase, we provide a secure and reliable offline storage solution, ensuring the safety of stored KEY.

Payment methods

When purchasing SelfKey with EUR on Kriptomat, you have access to various completely secure options:


Buy SelfKey with a bank deposit

Safely and conveniently transfer funds via bank deposit with Instant SEPA support. You can buy SelfKey with your EURO balance.


Buy SelfKey with a debit or credit card

No time to wait for bank transfers? You can instantly buy SelfKey with your credit card.


Buy SelfKey with Skrill or Neteller

Are cards and banks not your style? Skrill and Neteller offer another alternative payment method for buying KEY.

How and Where to Store SelfKey

Once you buy SelfKey on Kriptomat, we seamlessly transfer it to your dedicated and secure SelfKey wallet within our platform. Each user receives an individual wallet.

To protect our customers and their funds, we offer secure offline storage and conduct regular security audits. This approach makes our platform a haven for storing SelfKey and other cryptocurrencies.

What can I do after I buy SelfKey?

hold Hold

Keep your KEY investment safe and track its growth with Kriptomat.

Swap Swap

Exchange your SelfKey for other cryptocurrencies on Kriptomat to effortlessly diversify your portfolio.

Sell Sell

Sell your SelfKey for euros and seamlessly withdraw the money back to your linked bank account or card.

Send Send

Send your KEY to any SelfKey wallet address anytime. The blockchain never sleeps.

Receive Receive

Receive KEY transfers to your Kriptomat KEY wallet to store it securely on our platform.

Smart strategies for buying SelfKey with Kriptomat

Buy SelfKey through Intelligent Portfolios

Explore the option to buy SelfKey through Kriptomat’s Intelligent Portfolios. These portfolios are designed to optimise returns by leveraging advanced algorithms and diversifying investments across various cryptocurrencies, including SelfKey. By choosing a portfolio that includes SelfKey, you can invest in this cryptocurrency alongside other assets, benefiting from automated rebalancing and smart management.

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Use Dollar-Cost Averaging (DCA) for your SelfKey investment

Utilise Kriptomat's Recurring Buy (DCA) feature to automate your SelfKey purchases over time. DCA allows you to spread your investments across regular intervals, making it easier to enter the crypto market with reduced risk from price volatility. With DCA, you accumulate SelfKey gradually with a specific amount rather than making a single large investment at once.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which factors influence the price of SelfKey?

Political events, the world economy, celebrity endorsements, and market news are among many factors that influence crypto prices. Professional investors and savvy individuals track these real-world events to predict SelfKey price changes.

Why is identity verification necessary to purchase SelfKey?

Kriptomat is a licensed crypto asset service provider and as such is subjected to rigorous legislation for the prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing, and is subjected to the same AML regulation as applicable for banks and other financial institutions. We are committed to operating according to the laws and regulations and follow best industry practices. Identity verification is essential for protecting you and your crypto funds, and is of essential importance we provide you with a safe environment. Every Kriptomat user must pass the identity verification process before conducting transactions.

How much SelfKey should I buy?

Everyone must make this decision for themselves, based on their own personal finances and investment strategy. We encourage you to carefully read the Risks of trading virtual assets, as there are many risks you should be aware of and that we cannot protect you from, such as volatility, geopolitical events, and similar factors.

Is there an order maximum?

You can find customer account limits in the Limits section of your account. For a detailed breakdown, visit our fees and limits page.

Is there an order minimum?

Yes, the minimum purchase amount of SelfKey is 50 EUR. That is the minimum amount to buy SelfKey and other cryptocurrencies at Kriptomat.

When can I sell my SelfKey?

Kriptomat has made it easy to sell your SelfKey for euros whenever you choose – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
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How to buy SelfKey

How to buy SelfKey

SelfKey is a blockchain-based decentralized identity management platform that enables users to own and secure their digital identity. The idea behind the SelfKey project is to allow organizations and individuals to store sensitive information and data by themselves, in a decentralized and secure manner, introducing Self-Sovereign Identity (SSID). Users can have full ownership over their data, manage it, and control access to sensitive data. SelfKey is also focused on KYC services, while users can apply for a crypto loan on the network. The SelfKey platform was developed and founded by Edmund John and the native token KEY launched in 2018.

What gives SelfKey value and what defines the price of KEY in the market? What factors can influence the value of SelfKey?

If you’ve ever wondered this, then you’re in the right place. We’ve compiled everything you need to better understand the intricacies of SelfKey price – and the factors that influence it.

SelfKey Price History

The price of [guidelink key] (KEY) is subject to frequent changes, in great part due to the high volatility that is omnipresent in the cryptocurrency market. The price of SelfKey can change rapidly from low prices to highs, and vice versa, within a short period. The difference between the selling and buying price can result in profits for traders and investors.

When KEY was launched in January 2018, the token was valued at $0.016, from where the crypto was driven by a bearish momentum that gradually brought the price down to $0.012 in May of the same year. By the end of May, SelfKey price dipped further from that point, drifting down to $0.009. In June, SelfKey kept dipping to $0.0055 before reaching an all-time high price in the last days of the month at the value of $0.043. From that point, SelfKey price dipped once again to new lows, trading at a low price of $0.011 in July. August was marked by bearish momentum as SDelfKey dipped to $0.004 then had a slight rebound in September at $0.007. In October and November, SelfKey traded at 0.005$ and $0.008 before dipping to $0.003 and $0.0029 at the end of November. The bearish trends continued in December as well, so SelfKey touched new lows at the price of $0.0023.

In January 2019, SelfKey (KEY) mostly traded below $0.0030, and at $0.0025. The trend continued throughout February and March. In April, KEY  had a slight rebound to $0.0035 before dipping below $0.0030 once again. Similar momentum followed in May until SelfKey reached $0.0037 in the last days of May and continued trading above $0.0030 for most of June. From July, SelfKey started to dip, gradually reaching new lows at $0.0011 and trading below $0.0020 until the end of November when KEY traded at $0.0024. December started and ended similarly for SelfKey, as the crypto traded between $0.0020 and $0.0014.

The year 2020 was particularly bearish for SelfKey and many other cryptocurrencies due to the COVID-19 outbreak. While January and February went on similarly for KEY as of the end of 2019, new lows were recorded in March and April. SelfKey reached an all-time low price in April 2020 at the value of $0.0005. May was dynamic with a slight rebound to $0.0011 for SelfKey, and $0.0013 in June. Another rebound was recorded in August 2020 when SelfKey reached $0.006. From September and throughout October, November, and December,  KEY traded between lows at $0.0017 and highs at $0.0030.

2021 was different right at the very start in January, when SelfKey took on a bullish momentum to $0.0028, leading to a new high in February at $0.012. In March, SelfKey dipped at first, later on catching a positive momentum to new highs at $0.025. After another series of dips, KEY reached $0.026 in April. After a dynamic period and more dips throughout April, KEY dipped to new lows in May at the value of $0.007, trading around $0.009.

Analyzing SelfKey Price History

SelfKey price history can be analyzed with the same techniques that are used to analyze assets in traditional financial markets, such as the stock market.  Technical analysis (TA) is a commonly used technique that examines price charts and other relevant market data that could help traders and investors predict the future momentum of SelfKey and other cryptos. TA tries to make sense of the previous momentum of KEY to accurately predict the future movement.

To get a more accurate perspective on the future price of KEY, traders commonly use TA in combination with sentiment and fundamental analysis. Fundamental analysis studies important elements of the fundamental value of SelfKey such as technology, utility, the activity of the dev team, the value and the relevancy of the project, upgrades, updates, developments, roadmap, mergers and partnerships, listing and integrations, and other important events. SelfKey’s utility is relevant and has a great potential to become popularized as data risks are increasing, reciprocal to the use of the internet, so both individuals and organizations can benefit from identity management via SafeKey. As a result, the value of SelfKey is increasing even despite the frequent dips and high volatility in the crypto market. SelfKey also experienced a serious rebound of 450% in March 2021 after data management updates.

Sentiment analysis studies opinion data and the general sentiment among traders and investors, and other market participants and observers, such as holders, enthusiasts, and analysts. Sentiment can be ranked as positive, negative, or neutral and depends on the positivity or negativity of news and events related to SafeKey. 

Factors Influencing the Price of SafeKey (KEY)

A great number of different factors can influence the price of SafeKey, among which is the total supply. Much like Bitcoin, SafeKey has a finite supply, limited to 6 billion KEY tokens. After the total supply is exhausted, no new KEY tokens should be minted, which regulates the supply of SafeKey and acts as an anti-inflation mechanism. 

The price of SafeKey can also be affected by the wider economy like in the case of the COVID-outbreak that influenced numerous and various sectors and markets including fiat currencies and the cryptocurrency market. The year 2021 is also a perfect example of a great variety of factors influencing SafeKey price. SafeKey price followed a collective positive momentum that brought the majority of cryptos to new highs or pushed cryptos to a rebound from lows in 2020 and 2019. KEY was one of the cryptocurrencies that retrieved some of its lost value although it didn’t revisit its ATH price.

Upgrades such as the SafeKey project entered the sector of decentralized finance. DeFi is one of the blockchain sectors with rising popularity, so the fact that SafeKey added an exchange platform to the scope of the network’s services pushed the price of KEY up.

Live SafeKey Value and Market Cap

The live price of SafeKey varies from one moment to the next as KEY is subject to frequent changes and high volatility that is present in the crypto market. The market cap reflects live changes in the market price and ranks SafeKey compared to its crypto peers. The market cap is equal to the number of KEY tokens in the circulating supply multiplied by the current price in the market. The market cap also determines the market share of cryptocurrencies.

SafeKey Price FAQ

Will SafeKey ever reach the price of $1?

SafeKey never reached the price target of $1 during more than 3 years since joining the cryptocurrency market. SafeKey is volatile but is likewise valuable thanks to its utility and technology. Numerous factors may influence SafeKey to rise and ultimately reach the price of $1.


SafeKey taps into the potential of the DeFi sector with the latest upgrades and the launch of new financial products such as the exchange market. SafeKey also offers a safe and secure environment for users to protect their digital identity and sensitive data, which additionally increases its market and technical value. As SafeKey price keeps changing with the changing conditions in the market, the market value reflects the balance between the buying and selling activity.

If you want to get started with the most user-friendly trading experience on the market, register with Kriptomat today to begin your journey into the world of SafeKey and cryptocurrencies!