Braintrust holds your BTRST tokens for you on an internal wallet, but Braintrust is not an exchange. The Braintrust platform is keeping track of BTRST that you earn and storing it for you on a wallet hosted at an insured, qualified custodian. Multi-Sig wallets are held at Coinbase and Anchorage Institutional Custody.
Once the tokens leave the Braintrust platform, they are your responsibility. If you lose them, the network cannot get them back for you. If you are new to token transfers, we recommend starting with small amounts.
If you'd like to participate in voting, you need to withdraw your tokens to one of these wallets:
- Coinbase Wallet (Note: Coinbase Wallet and Coinbase.com are not the same. Read more)
There are a number of excellent resources about how to create a wallet, the different types of wallets available, and how to properly secure them:
[VERY IMPORTANT!] There is a big risk of losing access to your wallet if you forget your login credentials. Therefore you should save the 12-word recovery phrase that is provided to you when creating an account. We also recommend you back it up on Google Drive or iCloud, which is a feature you will see. Here’s a quick article.