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Signup Requirements

Email address / SMS Verification / Basic KYC which is your full legal name, last four of your social security number, and your home address.

Full KYC requires proof of identity and your ID. For higher deposit / withdraw limits.

Minimum Balance

Gemini does not require a minimum balance. Unlike bank accounts, crypto exchanges do not require a minimum balance.

Bonus Crypto

Gemini currently offers a $15 crypto bonus (paid in Bitcoin) for new users. To qualify, you’ll need to trade $100 within 3 days of opening your account.

Cryptocurrencies Supported

Binance.US supports over 120 cryptocurrencies. All most major cryptocurrencies are available. Gemini is one of the few exchanges you can link directly to your Brave wallet for brave browser.

Types of Trading

Gemini supports market orders, limit orders, and has stop loss feature.

Ease of Use

Gemini is very straightforward making it a good option for newcomers to get started in crypto.

Ease of Access & Security

Gemini can be accessed through mobile or PC. Gemini also has a mobile app.

Multi-layer user authentication is used to protect your assets.

Earn Cryptocurreny

Gemini offers staking rewards for certain cryptocurrencies.

Gemini offers a credit card that earns crypto back on your purchases.


Gemini does have some unsettled legal matters around the earn program. Although this may effect those who have joined in the past it does not appear to have any effect on those looking to join Gemini exchange.