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Cryptocurrency

Crypto jargon

Crypto jargon

In the world of cryptocurrency, many terms appear. Some are more famous than others. Sometimes the blockchain jargon is easy to decipher and sometimes not, hence this overview: A Address (A wallet) address is a unique number that you could...
Cryptocurrency and Tax

Cryptocurrency and Tax

The market is ahead of legislation and tax legislation. This means that, if you are working with innovative things such as cryptocurrency and blockchain, you should pay close attention to what you can do best with the tax return of what you have done. The...
Cryptocurrency masternode

Cryptocurrency masternode

A masternode is very emerging in the Blockchain world. What is a masternode and how does it work? Discover all the advantages and disadvantages on this page. Table of Contents The term masternode is becoming more and more common in the...
Earning Cryptocurrencies

Earning Cryptocurrencies

In this article, we are going to talk about how to earn cryptocurrencies. The different options to earn cryptocurrencies are further elaborated in this article. There are many different ways cryptocurrencies can be earned. The way and how much cryptocurrencies...
How can you earn free cryptocurrency?

How can you earn free cryptocurrency?

Earning free crypto coins is a common question among crypto starters. This article will discuss 5 different ways one can earn free crypto. Some of these methods will be more difficult than others and may require time or other effort. Always keep an eye...
Mining cryptocurrencies

Mining cryptocurrencies

On this page you will learn everything about mining. What does mining mean, how can you make money with mining, and what different forms of mining are there. Mining is validating transactions on the blockchain with a computer. The purpose of this...
The difference between Tokens and Coins

The difference between Tokens and Coins

Tokens and coins are often used interchangeably. What is the difference and what does it mean you will learn on this page. What is the difference between a tokens and coins? The cryptospace has many new investors, enthusiasts, developers and with...
Trading cryptocurrencies

Trading cryptocurrencies

Trading cryptocurrencies is very different from the well-known stock market. On this page you will learn all the ins and outs about trading cryptocurrencies. What is trading and how does it work? You have purchased your first Bitcoin and you see potential...
What are Cryptocurrencies?

What are Cryptocurrencies?

Table of Contents It sounds complicated, but it's not. On this page we explain what cryptocurrencies are, what the advantages and disadvantages are and how such a value is determined. Everyone is talking about it, but what exactly is cryptocurrency?...
What is a crypto airdrop?

What is a crypto airdrop?

Table of Contents What is a cryptocurrency airdrop? An cryptocurrency airdrop is a marketing campaign that brings attention to a particular cryptocurrency, protocol or platform. Meaning, newly created cryptocurrencies are (partly) distributed to early...
What is Know Your Customer - KYC?

What is Know Your Customer - KYC?

Table of Contents What is Know your Customer - KYC? Due to the increase in regulation of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies , financial institutions and exchanges need to comply with financial legislation. This includes following policies to prevent m...
What is SMS Security?

What is SMS Security?

In this article we will talk about securing your exchange accounts with SMS security, covering the following topics: What is SMS security, how does SMS security work and what are the advantages and disadvantages of SMS security. SMS Security SMS security...

Staking

KuCoin Staking & Earn

The crypto market is very volatile, which can cause potential returns to be very uncertain. However, there is way to achieve a predictable return, which is

Bitladon Staking

Crypto can earn you interest. Something everyone got when they put their savings in the bank. Nowadays, these numbers are negligible and we are forced to

LiteBit Staking/Earn

Crypto revives interest accounts. When we can earn interest by simply holding crypto. Litebit offers different staking or earning options. Keep reading… Create Litebit Account Table

CoinMetro Staking

Crypto can make sure you earn interest. Something everyone got when they put their savings in the bank. Nowadays, these numbers are negligible and we are

CoinMerce Staking

Crypto can make you earn interest. Something everyone got when they put their savings in the bank. Nowadays, these numbers are negligible and we are forced

ByBit Staking

ByBit allows users to stake their crypto assets for an attractive return on their investment. Where users can earn an annualized percentage yield – APY on different assets

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FTX Staking

Staking, or tying up your crypto to receive an additional return, is very easy these days. It can be done in very many different ways. Perhaps

Huobi Staking

Staking crypto can let you earn interest, a thing of the past when people could actually save in the good ol’ bank account. Nowadays, these savings

Bitvavo Staking

Earning interest on your savings account is a thing of the past, when your money actually worked for you and not against you. We have to

Binance Staking

We are currently in a bear market, everyone agrees on that by now. One way in which you might still be able to achieve returns in

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Staking

On this page we present answers to the following questions: What is staking, how does the staking process work and what are the pros and cons?

Exchanges

Coinmetro

CoinMetro is located in Estonia and aims to “redefine the industry in the age of crypto”, by providing a user-friendly, simple and secure platform. They support

Bithumb

Bithumb is a South Korean cryptocurrency exchange. Founded in 2014, Bithumb Korea is the most influential digital currency exchange in the country, having 8 million registered

Kraken

As one of the largest and oldest Bitcoin exchanges in the world, Kraken is consistently named one of the best places to buy and sell crypto

Crypto.com

Powered by cryptocurrency, the future of the internet: Web3 will be more fair and equitable, owned by the builders, creators and users. You. We believe it

MEXC Global

MEXC Global, Founded in 2018, is known as the exchange of high performance and mega transaction matching technology. With over 6 million users in more than

Uniswap

Uniswap the largest decentralized crypto exchange where you can swap any ERC-20 assets without completing any identity verification. It allows you to swap cryptocurrency tokens and

Bitstamp

Bitstamp, launched in 2011,  is one of the original crypto exchanges. They aim to bring secure access to cryptocurrency to all corners of the world. With

BitMEX

BitMEX Corporate provides professional traders 24/7 access, unparalleled support and connectivity to some of the most liquid cryptocurrency derivatives in the world. With competitive fees, secure

OKx

OKX is an innovative cryptocurrency exchange that relies on blockchain technology to provide everything you need for spot, margin, futures, options, perpetual swaps trading, DeFi, lending,

Bitfinex

Bitfinex was founded in 2012 and has always been at the forefront of technological innovation in digital asset trading. It’s their mission to give their users

eToro

eToro is empowering a global community of investors by providing one of the world’s leading social investment networks that aims to revolutionize the way people invest.

Gate

As one of the earliest and largest cryptocurrency exchanges (2013), Gate.io is an established exchange with cutting-edge technology. An exchange complies strictly with regulations and is

Coinbase

Coinbase provides a trusted and user-friendly platform for accessing the crypto economy. From 2012 there building a more fairer, accessible, and more transparent financial system, powered

Bybit

Bybit is a cryptocurrency exchange founded in 2018 and headquartered in Singapore. The exchange offers a wide range of trading tools, derivatives, staking & earning features.

Anycoin Direct

Anycoin Direct offers a step-by-step process that guides you through buying and selling cryptocurrencies. A “personalized” design and smart support assistant helps you with any questions

Blockchain

Dutch blockchain education and courses

Dutch blockchain education and courses

Blockchain is becoming more and more popular with companies and is becoming more and more known to the general public. However, most people do not know exactly how this technological innovation works. The enormous potential of blockchain technology has...
Legal Aspects of Blockchain

Legal Aspects of Blockchain

Innovation and the market are almost always ahead of legislation. That is of course logical, but it is important that the distance between innovation and legislation does not become too great. In this article we provide an overview of the legal aspects...
What is a dapp?

What is a dapp?

Apps on the blockchain that are decentralized. What types are there and what requirements must a dapp meet? You will learn that on this page. What is a decentralized application (dAPP) Blockchain offers the possibility to store and run software in...
How to make a Dapp?

How to make a Dapp?

Want to make your own Dapp? Learn here in 8 steps what you need to do to build a dapp yourself! There are several methods for building a dapp. A platform such as that of Ethereum, for example, is relatively accessible and offers various tools for...
What are the pros and cons of a dapp?

What are the pros and cons of a dapp?

The dApp is a decentralized app. Sounds interesting! Knowing the advantages and disadvantages of a dApp and what makes it better than an app and why should you switch to a dApp? /*! elementor - v3.5.3 - 28-12-2021 */ .elementor-widget-image{text-align:center}.elementor-widget-image...
What is confirmation?

What is confirmation?

If you make a transaction on an exchange, you will see the term confirmation or confirmation. A confirmation means that approval has been given on the transaction that has been created. This can be your own address or someone else's. Once the transaction...
Which consensus algorithms are there?

Which consensus algorithms are there?

The way a blockchain works is based upon the way it reaches an agreement or consensus on a single point of the data value. Also known as consensus algorithms. On this page we describe the different popular consensus algorithms and their advantages and...
What is Proof-of-Stake - PoS?

What is Proof-of-Stake - PoS?

You’re probably here after reading our page on different consensus algorithms . One of the most common consensus mechanisms is Proof-of-Stake. What is Proof-of-Stake (PoS)? Proof-of-Stake was introduced to tackle various challenges Proof-of-Work ha...
What is Proof-of-Work - PoW?

What is Proof-of-Work - PoW?

Proof-of-work is a consensus algorithm  used by most blockchain  networks in order to prevent double-spending. Double-spending occurs when someone is able to spend their cryptocurrency more than once, which would absolutely ruin the value of cryptocurrency . ...

Wallets

Atomic Wallet

Atomic Wallet

Software wallets in general have already been discussed on an earlier page. Here we will focus more specifically on one of these software wallets, namely Atomic Wallet. What is Atomic Wallet? Atomic wallet is a fairly new 'open-source' multicurrency...
Exodus Wallet

Exodus Wallet

Software wallets in general have already been discussed on an earlier page. Here we take a closer look at one of the most widely used software wallets, namely the Exodus Wallet. What is Exodus Wallet? Exodus wallet is a multi-currency wallet launched...
Hardware wallets

Hardware wallets

Interested in learning how to safely store your cryptocurrency  in a secure environment? With hardware wallets, you’re always protected and to teach you the ins- and outs. Table of Contents What is a hardware wallet? For storing you...
Ledger Nano S

Ledger Nano S

Want to learn more about the most secure way to store cryptocurrency?  On this page, we’ll explain everything you need to know about the Ledger Nano S. Table of Contents What is the Ledger Nano S? The Ledger Nano S is an hardware wa...
The digital Bitbox

The digital Bitbox

What is the Digital Bitbox? The Digital Bitbox is a very secure Bitcoin hardware wallet , it has the best features to keep your Bitcoins safe. You may not have heard much about it because it is less known than, for example, the Ledger Nano S or the...
Trezor Hardware Wallet

Trezor Hardware Wallet

Table of Contents Trezor is a good wallet that allows you to store cryptocurrency. We have written a Trezor tutorial for you. On this page, learn in 5 steps how to create a Trezor wallet in different ways. Trezor Manual Trezor is a hardware wallet...
Online wallets

Online wallets

Table of Contents Online wallets, also called digital wallets, are wallets that are third party wallets that are made available for the use of storing and transaction your cryptocurrency. On this page you’ll learn all about the pros and cons! What i...
How to create a wallet on MyEtherWallet - MEW?

How to create a wallet on MyEtherWallet - MEW?

Creating a wallet on MyEtherWallet is free and easy. Learn here how to create a wallet, how to store data and how to work safely. How do you create an account with MyEtherWallet? We take you step by step in creating an account. MEW works quite simply,...
What is Metamask?

What is Metamask?

You can install the Google Chrome extension metamask in just a few steps. By means of text and images we help you step by step to install Metamask! What is Metamask? MetaMask is an Ethereum web browser extension that you can use as an Ethereum wallet....
What is MyEtherWallet - MEW?

What is MyEtherWallet - MEW?

There are many different wallets. It is important to know which one is suitable for what. On this page we teach you what a MyEtherWallet is, what it is suitable for, how to create an account in steps and how to use it. MyEtherWallet (MEW) is an open...
Paper wallet

Paper wallet

Table of Contents What is a paper wallet? A paper wallet is exactly what it is says, a wallet on paper. The main idea of this kind of wallet is you putting your private keys on a piece of paper making sure that this private key is stored safely....
Software wallets

Software wallets

In this article we take a deeper look at a specific type of wallets, namely ‘software wallets’.  What are software wallets?  Software wallets are wallets that you can install on your computer or smartphone and where your cryptocurrency  can be stored ...
What is 2FA - 2 Factor Authentication?

What is 2FA - 2 Factor Authentication?

Ever heard got the message to enable two factor authentication - 2FA? But what exactly is this and how does it work? Table of Contents What is 2FA? 2FA also known as two factor authentication or two step verification is an extra step added to the ...
What is a public and private key?

What is a public and private key?

Table of Contents What is the difference between a public key and a private key? Public and private keys are two very relevant terms in the cryptocurrency space. The term pretty much explains the difference. One is public and one is private. We...
What is a wallet address?

What is a wallet address?

A wallet needs a wallet address. But what is this and how do you deal with it? On this page we teach you everything about a wallet address, also known as a receiving address. Do you want to buy Bitcoin or other cryptocurrency and trade with it or...

Bitcoin

Bitcoin exchange

Bitcoin exchange

Buying Bitcoin on an exchange is becoming easier and you can get your Bitcoin in many ways nowadays because the cryptocurrency market is developing rapidly and is becoming more and more known among the general public. Where in the early days of Bitcoin...
Bitcoin Halving

Bitcoin Halving

What is a Bitcoin Halving event? A halving event, also known as halvening, is when the rewards for verifying a blockchain network are cut in half. In the case of Bitcoin and Litecoin, it is the miners who verify the network, they do this by solving complicated...
How to buy Bitcoin?

How to buy Bitcoin?

You’ve heard about bitcoin, you know what it is and now you want to buy some, but how? We are going to explain to you how you can buy bitcoin yourself in a simple way. Whether you want to save your bitcoin for the long term, or just start trading with i...
How to invest in Bitcoin?

How to invest in Bitcoin?

Maybe you have already decided for yourself that you want to invest in bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies. But it is also quite possible that you are still unsure. We are not here to convince you to invest in bitcoin, but can obviously think of some reasons....
What is the price of Bitcoin?

What is the price of Bitcoin?

The Bitcoin price actually means the price movement that Bitcoin makes. The price of Bitcoin is determined by finding an equillibriumin the global supply and demand, which is found by buyers and sellers of Bitcoin trading the asset on onlin e exchanges....
What is the the ticker of Bitcoin?

What is the the ticker of Bitcoin?

A ticker symbol is an English term and has been used on traditional stock exchanges for a very long time. It is a unique symbol used to indicate listed shares and is often an abbreviation of the company for recognition purposes. A ticker consists of letters,...
Which Bitcoin wallets are there?

Which Bitcoin wallets are there?

A Bitcoin wallet is a wallet where you can store and keep digital Bitcoin. Depending on your purpose, there are many different options to meet all your needs. If you want to make daily payments or transactions you can choose to install an app on your...

Ethereum

What are ERC-20 Tokens?

What are ERC-20 Tokens?

In this article we are going to talk about ERC-20. What is ERC-20, how does it work and what can you do with ERC-20 tokens: This will all be answered here. ERC-20 Tokens ERC-20 tokens are only created and used within the Ethereum Network. Within this...
What is a Gas Fee?

What is a Gas Fee?

Table of Contents What is a Gas fee? The concept of Gas was introduced to maintain a distinct value layer that solely indicates the computational expenses on the Ethereum network. Thus, Gas is a term used to refer to the computational work required...
What is the best place to stake Ethereum?

What is the best place to stake Ethereum?

What is the best place to stake Ethereum? The annual base rate at your local bank is close to 0.03%. But what if you could earn 5 to 10% interest on your money? That's roughly 200 times more than what a traditional bank can offer. All it takes is...

DeFi

Binance Smart Chain - BSC

Binance Smart Chain - BSC

What is the Binance Smart Chain (BSC)? The Binance Smart Chain is a parallel Binance chain to enable smart contracts, which was not originally possible. As a result, developers can now build decentralized applications and digital assets on one blockchain...
How to lower gas fees

How to lower gas fees

Reduce gas fees on Uniswap At the moment you pay a lot of gas fees on Uniswap. The current gas fee climate for the Ethereum network is making me speechless. Over the past year, I've spent more money on transaction fees than on rent. It got to the point...
On which blockchains is DeFi running?

On which blockchains is DeFi running?

DeFi takes place on multiple blockchains. Each blockchain has its own strengths and weaknesses. For example, smart contracts will be limited to a single blockchain. But many new decentralized platforms are being built and claiming a share of the market....
What are Flash Loans?

What are Flash Loans?

Table of Contents A flash loan, simply put, is a loan without collateral where the loan and repayment take place within the same transaction block. Anyone, in theory, can access large amounts of tokens and make transactions, even if only for...
What are the risks of DeFi?

What are the risks of DeFi?

With the birth of Decentralized Finance - DeFi , you have the ability to organize your finances as a bank. You are able to lend to protocols and be compensated with a interest rates. There are more than several ways to generate a passive income on your ...
What are Wrapped Tokens?

What are Wrapped Tokens?

Table of Contents What are wrapped tokens? Wrapped tokens are cryptocurrencies created to serve on other blockchains. The problem with some cryptocurrencies is that they only exist on a particular blockchain and cannot be easily transferred...
What is a DAO?

What is a DAO?

Table of Contents What is a DAO? A Decentralized Autonomous Organization also known as a DAO is a form of governance where decisions are made based on open-source code that can only be changed by proposals and votes from the members of the...
What is APY/APR in DeFi?

What is APY/APR in DeFi?

DeFi protocols use two metrics to represent returns of cryptocurrency investments (yield farming ): Annual Percentage Rate (APR) and Annual Percentage Yield (APY). But how do these work and why might this be important in the long run? Table...
What is Composability?

What is Composability?

Table of Contents What is composability in DeFi? Composability is combining or linking different decentralized finance - DeFi  protocols and applications. This is done in a permissionless and cost-free manner. Anyone, anywhere can build a product by...
What is Impermanent Loss?

What is Impermanent Loss?

Impermanent loss (IL), in English 'temporary loss', is a phenomenon that has made its appearance with the advent of decentralized finance (DeFi). The 'temporary loss' is the result of an algorithmic rebalancing formula that AMM protocols use. Simply put,...
What is Total Value Locked - TVL?

What is Total Value Locked - TVL?

Table of Contents What is Total Value Locked? Chances are, if you’re new to Decentralized Finance - DeFi , there’s a lot of terms and abbreviations you have never heard of before. We recently explained to you what Non-fungible Tokens - NFT 's ar...
What is Yield Farming?

What is Yield Farming?

Table of Contents What is Yield Farming? Yield Farming is a general term used in decentralized Finance - DeFi , that simply means earning a return on invested cryptocurrency . Users also known as farmers will earn a revenue or yield by allocating...
Which platforms are DeFi?

Which platforms are DeFi?

What sectors in Decentralized Finance - DeFi are currently being build?  Table of Contents Loan Markets In the DeFi world, there are several loan markets present where investors can earn interest and passive income on their cryptocurrency. On the ...