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Here’s an introduction to the Crypto world in six monkey-simple steps. Where to start, how to buy it, how to master it and what definitely, definitely not to do with it.
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What Is Cryptocurrency?

What Is Cryptocurrency?

To properly start with cryptocurrency, let’s first begin with a general introduction to crypto. In this first step of our beginners’ guide, you will learn what cryptocurrency is, its philosophical background and general features. Get the Crypto Spirit Let’s start with the obvious: our world is digitizing. In 2020, close…

Learn Blockchain Basics

Learn Blockchain Basics

It’s time to overcome your frustrations! This mandatory step is an introductory course to understand blockchain and easily picture it. No need to be a pro here, or deep dive into the technical details. To get on the crypto train, you just need to understand the overall idea. The rest…

What Are The Different Cryptos In The Galaxy?

What Are The Different Cryptos In The Galaxy?

If we were speaking in terms of space exploration, the creation of Bitcoin would be like the first step on the Moon by Neil Amstrong: a historical moment that paved the way to thousands of other space missions and related innovations. Bitcoin laid the foundations for other cryptocurrencies to flourish,…

Everything About Bitcoin

Everything About Bitcoin

It’s time to get into the deep! It’s time for Bitcoin! First outlined in Satoshi Nakamoto’s white paper in October of 2008, Bitcoin is the first successful cryptocurrency ever created. And to this day, it’s still by far the market leader. That’s what makes Bitcoin worth a closer look. In…

The Incredible History of Cryptocurrency

The Incredible History of Cryptocurrency

Before getting into the deep – i.e. bitcoins, mining, blockchain transactions and so on –  it’s important to understand the history of cryptocurrency and its context of emergence. Beyond timeline, grasping the meaning of crypto and why it was even created at first will help you understand how crypto works.…

Buy Your First Crypto

Buy Your First Crypto

Here we are! The last step of this first crypto basics journey. Well done for getting this far. Now you should feel more comfortable dealing with crypto. If not, we encourage you to continue your quest for additional information. Don’t hesitate to check the Ledger Academy for extra deep dives…