Crypto School: Learn about Cryptocurrencies

Learn about crypto from trading strategies, to wallets and how to buy Bitcoin! The crypto lessons below will help you to make more informed decisions in your crypto investing and trading activities and help you to avoid some of the more common pitfalls in the complex and rapidly changing environment.

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We have listed the lessons in a recommended order but you can of course dip into them as you wish.

The Lessons

Crypto Risks
Crypto Risks

Crypto means you are in total control of your money. Thats sounds good but then if something goes wrong who do you call?

The Blockchain Revolution
The Blockchain Revolution

Blockchain technology goes beyond cryptocurrencies and sending payments to other people. Which sectors will blockchain technology disrupt and why?

Decentralisation
Decentralisation

Many cryptocurrencies pride themselves on being decentralized. But what is decentralization in cryptocurrencies and why is it so important?

Transaction Speed
Transaction Speed

If cryptocurrencies are to replace existing payment solutions, they need to be fast. Why are some cryptocurrencies faster than others and what are the fastest coins?

Transaction Fees
Transaction Fees

Cryptocurrencies have different transaction fees. Where do these fees come from and why do some currencies have no fees at all?

Scaling Blockchains
Scaling Blockchains

To become mass-adopted blockchains have to be functional when many people use them. What are the different solutions to make blockchains usable for the masses?

Energy Consumption
Energy Consumption

A lot of people criticize Bitcoin for its environmental impact. Is that merited? And why are some blockchains “greener” than others?

Coin Inflation and Supply
Coin Inflation and Supply

Some cryptocurrencies have a finite amount of coins, while others have unlimited supply. How does that work and what role does inflation play for cryptocurrencies?

Consensus Mechanisms
Consensus Mechanisms

Consensus mechanisms are the reason blockchains cannot be banned or censored. But what are they exactly and how do they work?

Buying Crypto
Buying Crypto

You want to buy crypto but you don’t know where to start. What are the different options on the market and what are their advantages and disadvantages?

Storing Crypto
Storing Crypto

Before you buy crypto, you need a way to store it. There are different options you can choose from but what are their use cases and which one should you choose?

Sending and Receiving Cryptocurrency
Sending and Receiving Cryptocurrency

When you have a way to store cryptocurrency, you can also send and receive it. How does that work and what do you need to keep an eye on?

Passwords and Backup
Passwords and Backup

Passwords are an essential part of computer security. So are backups, especially when it comes to crypto. What do you need to know when choosing a strong password?

Valuing Cryptocurrencies
Valuing Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies exist only digitally, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have real value. But what is value and how can we define it for cryptocurrencies?

Cryptocurrency Market Cycles
Cryptocurrency Market Cycles

You don’t want to buy crypto and see its value go down immediately. So, how do you know when to buy crypto and what do market cycles have to do with that?

The Tools

Market Cap Tool
Market Cap Tool

Low coin prices dont mean the coin is good value. Market capitalisation is what matters. A slice of Pizza for $0.01 sounds good but not if the pizza is cut into 1 million pieces!

Bitcoin Temp Check
Bitcoin Temp Check

Is Bitcoin overheating? Historical trends show that the BTC price to date has stayed within a statistical range. here it is within that range may indicate whether it is good or bad value in the long term.