Crypto 101: Blockchain Gains

A cryptocurrency (or crypto currency) is a digital asset designed to work as a medium of exchange that uses cryptography to secure its...
By PRIME · Jan 4, 2018 · Updated Jan 5, 2018 · ·
  1. PRIME
    What is a blockchain?

    According to Wikipedia

    What are cryptocurrencies?

    According to Wikipedia

    What is Bitcoin?

    According to Wikipedia

    Centralized vs Decentralized

    According to CryptoBriefing

    "Ok, so not that I've got the rundown, whats next? How do I buy/sell crypto's?"

    First you'll need to sign up on an exchange. The most popular exchange that will get you up and running within a few minutes is Coinbase.


    Coinbase is the easiest exchange to get started on if you want to buy Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, or Litecoin. (More coins have been announced to be coming later in 2018 )

    Coinbase is the safest and easiest place for new crypto investors to get started. Great UI, easy to use website, and an easy to use app on mobile.

    For "altcoins" (basically anything not Bitcoin), the easiest exchange to get set up and trading on is Binance.


    Moving BTC/ETH from Coinbase/Gdax to Binance:

    Need more steps? A more in depth tutorial shared via @marmourjr


    Additional Resources:

    Crypto Portfolio Apps -



    Crypto Market charts -

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    Crypto News -

    This is just an overall beginners guide to crypto. There is a ton more info online. There's also a NT thread where we discuss whats going on in the crypto space. Check it out here

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  1. Humbled
    Solid work, makes a lot more sense now
  2. Grine226
    Well Done
  3. suyjai
    Thanks for this! Been meaning to do a bit more research on it instead of learning bits and pieces from different friends and just straight up googling
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