What is $GO for? Exchanges Store my $GO What is $GO for? $GO powers GoChain's third generation public blockchain. Users, businesses, and developers use $GO to pay for network services, such as running a smart contract, storing a file, or transferring tokens. For each transaction submitted to the network, $GO are used to compensate network nodes for bandwidth, compute, and storage. $GO is identical in its use to Ethereum's token, $ETH, which is often called the “gas” of the Ethereum blockchain. Similar to how a person must utilize gasoline or petrol to operate a vehicle, the GoChain network requires $GO tokens to operate. Where can I buy GO? You can purchase GO on many of the most reputable exchanges. Learn more here.