Basic Attention Token (BAT) is now available on Voyager. We’re excited to welcome the BAT community and introduce this unique asset to our users.

About BAT

Basic Attention Token is a blockchain-based digital advertising and rewards token from Brave Software. The Basic Attention Token is an Ethereum-based ERC20 token that enables advertisers, publishers, content creators, and developers to reward each other for their services.

With the Brave Browser, an open-source, privacy-focused, performant web browser, advertising and data tracking is blocked by default. Users can choose to turn advertisements on and be rewarded in small payments of BAT  for every ad they see with Brave's “ad revenue sharing” feature.

The Basic Attention Token can also be used to tip content creators for their services. This model allows media companies and individual creators to be less reliant on advertising revenue and more incentivized to create quality content.

With the BAT custodial wallet, users can use BAT to pay nearly 60,000 content creators and websites. Earn BAT by watching ads on the Brave Browser or buy it on the Voyager app. Scroll down to learn how to create an account and start trading.

History

The Basic Attention Token was founded by the creator of Javascript and co-founder of Mozilla and Firefox, Brendan Eich in 2017 with the goal of fixing the "broken" digital advertising industry.

The BAT initial coin offering (ICO) generated about $35m and sold out in under 30 seconds. Due to the demand of the sale, only around 130 people were able to buy the tokens during the ICO, with five buyers securing nearly half of the supply.

How to buy BAT

  1. Get the Voyager app: Available in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, visit and search Voyager or click here to download now.
  2. Open a Voyager trading account: Fill in your personal information to create a trading account. As a licensed financial institution, know that your personal information is always safe with us.
  3. Link your bank: Link your bank account by navigating to the User Icon on your Market Screen. On your account page, tap Bank Accounts and add your bank.
  4. Fund your Voyager account: To deposit USD, go to your account page and tap Transfer Cash or Crypto, then Deposit to Voyager Account and select USD. Next, enter the amount of USD you'd like to transfer and slide the Slide to Deposit USD banner. Now you can trade instantly.
  5. Buy BAT: Navigate to the Market Screen scroll until you reach BAT and tap to access the Basic Attention Token page, then tap Buy BAT. Insert the amount of USD you'd like to spend and slide the Slide to Buy BAT purple banner to complete your purchase.

Trading on the Voyager app is currently available to all U.S. residents excluding New York state. We are actively working with regulators to expand to New York and internationally in the future.


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