Cryptocurrency 101

Here you will find newcomer-friendly explanations of common cryptocurrency terms, currencies, and exchanges. If you notice any mistakes, have a suggestion for an article, or want to write one yourself, let us know!

What is:

Blockchain and Cryptocurrency?

Bitcoin?

Ethereum?

Ripple?

Bitcoin Cash?

Litecoin?

EOS?

ICON?

Dash?

an ICO? (Initial Coin Offering)

a SAFT? (Simple Agreement for Future Tokens)

KYC? (Know  Your Customer)

Guides:

Top 25 Cryptocurrency Exchanges in 2017

Top 25 Altcoins, Blockchains, and Cryptocurrencies of 2017

How to Configure Your Own Blockchain Network

Bitcoin and the IRS: All You Need to Know About Cryptocurrency Taxes