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Blockchain

A decentralized digital ledger that reflects all transactions made on that blockchain. Blockchain technology allows users to - among other things - obtain, sell and invest in digital assets, like c...

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Cryptocurrency

A type of digital currency that generally exists only electronically.  Central banks and other governmental authorities do not insure or control cryptocurrencies.  Examples include Bitcoi...

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Crypto Exchange

 A platform for buying and selling digital currency.  For instance, customers may trade one digital currency for another, or buy digital currency using "fiat currency" (such as ...

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Digital Currency

A form of currency that is available only in digital or electronic form. 

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Digital Wallet

Wallets are software programs that allow people to “store” their cryptocurrency, by storing various components of cryptocurrency transactions - such as private keys, public keys, and ad...

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Fiat Currency

Any currency declared by a government to be legal tender.

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Metaverse

Online virtual worlds that stand alone or are interconnected. These virtual worlds provide users with an immersive experience by utilizing virtual or augmented reality technologies. 

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Non-fungible Token (NFT)

A digital certificate of ownership that represents a digital or physical asset. An NFT has a unique code that allows it to be identified as something that can be digitally-owned. Think of NFTs as d...

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Stablecoin

A digital currency that pegs its value to an external reference, typically the U.S. dollar.

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Virtual Currency

A digital representation of value used as a medium of exchange, a unit of account, or a store of value, but does not have legal tender status in the United States.  Cryptocurrencies are c...

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What Is the 0x Protocol?

What Is the 0x Protocol?

Built on the Ethereum blockchain, 0x is an open-source protocol that allows for the frictionless peer-to-peer exchange of cryptocurrencies. The team see...

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What Is a 401(k) Plan?

What Is a 401(k) Plan?

A 401(k) is a retirement program in the US offered by employers. With a 401(k) plan, employees can get tax breaks on the funds they contribute. Contributions are au...

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Altcoin

Any cryptocurrency other than Bitcoin.

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ASIC

Application-Specific Integrated Circuit. An ASIC is a powerful and expensive computing device used for mining cryptocurrency (see ‘mining’).

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Bitcoin

the original, largest and best-known cryptocurrency.

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Buy the dip

the notion of buying cryptocurrencies when prices have fallen in order  to reap the benefits when they rise again.

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What is Blockchain ?

The underlying technology on which cryptocurrencies operate. A blockchain is essentially a complete ledger of transactions held simultaneously by several people on a computer network. Read mor...

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Coin

A colloquial term for a cryptocurrency. See also: altcoin, memecoin.

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Cold wallet

A physical storage device such as a flash drive, hard drive or solid state drive used to store cryptocurrency offline.

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Crypto Currency

A digital form of money that can be traded for goods, services or other currencies. Records of cryptocurrency transactions are validated and maintained on a decentralised ledger by ordinary people ...

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Cryptography

A  computer science method of keeping information secret and secure by scrambling it into indecipherable information. The information can only be decrypted and read with the necessary key.

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dApp

Decentralised application (dApp) is one that isn’t controlled by a central authority. Twitter is an example of a centralised app, with users relying on it as an intermediary to send and recei...

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Defi

Short for decentralised finance. Finance is traditionally centralised because it relies on intermediaries. For example, if you want to send money to a friend or relative, you rely on your bank to s...

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DAO

Decentralised autonomous organisation. A DAO is a group of people who work together towards a shared goal and abide by rules written into the project’s self-executing computer code.&n...

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Distributed ledger

İn traditional finance, an organisation such as a bank holds a ledger of all its customers’ transactions. In defi, the ledger is shared and synchronised among users in different locations aro...

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Accounting Token

Accounting tokens are best understood when you think of blockchain as a “ Read More...

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