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1. Get a Starknet Wallet

What is Starknet?

Why the need for a Starknet Wallet when I have Metamask?

Setting up a Starknet Wallet: A Guide to Create Argent X and Braavos Wallets

- How to create an Argent X wallet

  • Download the Argent X browser extension for Chrome or Firefox
  • Create a new wallet and backup your seed
  • Create a password for your Argent X wallet to protect your wallet
  • Click on “Finish,” and your wallet is ready!

- How to create a Braavos wallet

  • Download the Braavos wallet on your favorite browser.
  • Create a strong password
  • Note down your 12-word secret recovery phrase (pass phrase).
  • Click on “Mainnet”, and your account is being deployed.
  • Once the “Deploying Account” strip disappears, your Braavos wallet is ready!

2. Fund your Starknet Wallet

How to fund your Starknet wallet?

Four different ways to fund your Starknet wallet (Argent X or Braavos)

  1. Buy crypto with card or bank transfer using Ramp or Banxa
  2. Bridge crypto from another network to Starknet using StarkGate or Orbiter Finance
  3. Send crypto from an exchange like Coinbase, Kraken or Binance using LayerSwap
  4. Fund a Starknet wallet account from another Starknet wallet

1 — Buy crypto with card or bank transfer in Starknet wallet

  1. On Argent X, tap “Add Funds”, then choose “Buy with card or bank transfer
  1. On Braavos, tap “Deposit
  2. Choose either Ramp or Banxa
  3. Enter the amount you want to purchase, then complete the payment flow for Ramp or Banxa
  4. Once you’ve paid, your crypto should arrive almost instantly

2 — Bridge crypto to your Starknet wallet from another network wallet such as Metamask

  1. On Argent X, tap “Add Funds”, then choose “Bridge from Ethereum and other chains
  2. Choose “Orbiter Finance” or “StarkGate
  1. On Braavos, tap “Deposit”, then choose “Bridge from Ethereum L1
  2. You will be redirected to “StarkGate
  1. Connect your Ethereum wallet, such as Metamask, and your Starknet account (Argent X or Braavos)
  2. You need to connect both so you can send funds from your Ethereum wallet to Starknet
  3. Choose the token you want to transfer, here you want to choose ETH to pay gas fees on Starknet
  4. Enter the amount you want to send to Starknet and confirm the transaction. Transaction fees can vary depending on the network used for bridging. For example, gas fees are more expensive on Ethereum L1 than on zkSync.
  5. Your funds will arrive in your Starknet ****wallet

3 — Send crypto from an exchange to a StarkNet wallet using LayerSwap

  1. Open Argent X, tap “Add Funds”, then choose “From an Exchange
  1. On Braavos, tap “Deposit”, then choose “LayerSwap
  2. Choose the Exchange and the amount you want to send ETH from
  3. Complete the transaction flow (varies based on the exchange selected)
  4. Once the transaction is confirmed, funds should arrive shortly in your wallet.

4 — Fund a StarkNet wallet account with another StarkNet wallet

  1. Open Argent X, tap “Add Funds”, then choose “From another Starknet account
  1. On Braavos, tap “Receive”
  2. You will then see the Starknet address and QR code for the account you want to receive funds
  3. Use the account you want to Send from (It has to be a Starknet wallet or you’ll lose money)
  4. Scan or Paste the receiving address in the Starknet wallet you want to send from (make sure you enter a valid Starknet address in order not to lose funds)
  5. Enter the amount and Confirm the transaction, funds will arrive once the transaction is completed.

3. How to Bridge USDC from Ethereum to Starknet to fund Carbon Removal Project on Carbonable platform?

Two different ways to add USDC to your Starknet wallet (Argent X or Braavos)

  1. Buying crypto with card or bank transfer using Banxa
  2. Bridging crypto from another network to Starknet using StarkGate

1 — Buying crypto with card or bank transfer

  1. On Argent X, tap “Add Funds”, then choose “Buy with card or bank transfer
  1. On Braavos, tap “Deposit
  2. Choose Banxa and USDC token
  3. Enter the amount you want to purchase, then complete the payment flow for Banxa
  4. Once you’ve paid, your USDC should arrive almost instantly

2 — Bridging USDC to your Starknet wallet with an Ethereum wallet, such as Metamask

  1. On Argent X, tap “Add Funds”, then choose “Bridge from Ethereum and other chains
  2. Choose “StarkGate
  1. On Braavos, tap “Deposit”, then choose “Bridge from Ethereum L1
  2. You will be redirected to “StarkGate
  1. Connect an Ethereum wallet, such as Metamask, and a Starknet account (Argent X or Braavos)
  2. You need to connect both so you can send funds from Ethereum to Starknet
  3. Choose the USDC ERC-20 Token
  4. Enter the amount you’d like to bridge to Starknet and confirm the transaction.
  5. Funds will show up in your Starknet wallet

WELL DONE!

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