How to Get Exposure to Crypto With Less Risk

By: Gridline Team | Published: 03/31/2022
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The SEC regularly cautions investors about the risks of investing in digital currencies, including the potential for fraud and market manipulation. Despite these concerns, the crypto markets have continued to soar.

For many investors, the appeal of digital currencies lies in their potential for high returns. However, the volatile nature of these markets means that investors can also experience significant losses. If you're considering investing in digital currencies, there are a few ways to do so with less risk.

Institutional Staking Platforms

Investing in digital currencies with less risk is through institutional staking platforms. These platforms provide investors with returns for simply “locking” away specific tokens for a set timeframe, providing annual returns that outweigh legacy interest rates from the likes of savings accounts by multiple orders of magnitude.

Digital Currency Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs)

Another way to invest in digital currencies with less risk is through digital currency exchange-traded funds. These ETFs track the performance of a basket of digital currencies or related firms, providing investors with exposure to the asset class without the need to purchase and hold individual currencies.

Digital currency ETFs can offer several benefits. First, they can help to diversify your investment portfolio. Second, they can provide liquidity, as you can sell your ETF shares on an exchange anytime. And third, they can offer a degree of price stability, as the value of the ETF is not directly linked to the volatile prices of an individual digital currency.


Another way to invest in digital currencies is through lending. Several platforms allow you to lend your digital currency to others in exchange for interest payments. This can provide you with a steady income stream while also allowing you to take advantage of the volatile price movements of digital currencies.

When lending digital currency, choosing a reputable platform and diversifying your loan portfolio is essential. This will help to reduce the risk of default and to ensure that you receive regular interest payments.

Venture Capital

Another way to get exposure to digital currencies is through venture capital. Venture capitalists invest in early-stage companies, providing them with the capital they need to grow. In return, VCs typically receive a percentage of the company's equity.

Many VC firms have started to invest in digital currency and blockchain-related startups. This can give you exposure to the sector without the need to purchase and hold digital currencies.

With the rapid growth of the digital currency markets, there are several ways to get exposure to this asset class with less risk. By investing in institutional staking platforms, digital currency ETFs, or venture capital firms, you can gain exposure to the sector without purchasing and holding individual currencies.


There are many ways to get exposure to digital currencies without purchasing and holding them.

One way to do this is through institutional staking platforms, which provide investors with exposure to digital assets without needing to purchase and hold them directly.

Another way to invest in digital currencies is through exchange-traded funds, which track the performance of a basket of digital currencies. You can also invest in digital currencies through lending platforms, which allow you to lend your digital currency to others in exchange for interest payments.

And finally, you can invest through venture capital. Historically, however, this option has been only available to deep-pocketed investors, as minimums average around $500,000.

But with Gridline, you can get exposure to top-tier, actively-managed digital currency funds for as little as $100,000. So if you're looking to get in on the digital currency craze but don't want the hassle of directly purchasing and holding the underlying assets, Gridline is an excellent option.

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