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1. What are blockchains? Imagine a database that is provably immutable / unchangeable and almost impossible to hack. That’s a blockchain.
2. What Are Cryptos? A Blockchain can have 1 or more “smart assets”. Calling these assets cryptocurrencies is not accurate because all blockchain smart assets do NOT work as currencies. The Indian law calls them “virtual digital assets”. I prefer to simply call them “Cryptos”.
3. The 11 types of Cryptos There are 9000+ Cryptos being actively traded in 450+ exchanges across 50,000+ market pairs. Based on my analysis, Cryptos can be divided into 11 categories:
4. What are Crypto addresses, keys, and wallets? When you buy gold, you actually get coins (or bricks) of the shiny metal. Crypto is very different. You don’t really get anything physical. Your Crypto journey starts with a "wallet".
5. What Crypto Metrics should I know? Crypto Metrics are numbers that investors use to decide whether to buy, sell or hold a crypto.
6. How to value Cryptos There are 11 types of Crypto Assets and you must not use the same valuation method for all of them.
7. Common crypto scams From Blackmail & Fake Exchanges to Pump & Dumps, there are 12 types of crypto scams you should be aware of.
8. Don't invest in stuff you don't understand Don't invest in cryptos unless you understand its complexities.
9. Crypto Tax If you are a crypto investor, you must understand the taxes applicable to you.
10. DeFi (Decentralized Finance) DeFi (Decentralized Finance) is an umbrella term for financial applications powered by blockchain technology.
11. Valuation of DeFi Blockchains Now that we have covered the basics of Decentralized Finance (DeFi), let’s talk about the valuation of DeFi Blockchains.
12. Decentralized Exchanges (DEXs) A DEX doesn't require KYC completion. You can connect using your wallet (e.g. Metamask) and swap / trade crypto. The crypto remains in your wallet.
13. Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT) Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) are of 5 types - Digital art, Collectibles, In-game / Metaverse assets, NFT Domains, and Wrapped NFTs.
14. Web 3.0 cryptos Web 3.0 is the latest generation of the World Wide Web and its focus is on decentralization.
15. The myth of Crypto decentralization A lot of people swear by the importance of decentralization in the blockchain & crypto world. But how decentralized is crypto?
16. Gaming & Metaverse cryptos The top Gaming & Metaverse cryptos are AXS, ENJ, GALA, MANA and SAND.
17. DeFi cryptos The top DeFi cryptos are AAVE, BAL, CAKE, COMP, CRV, MKR, SUSHI, UNI.
18. Currency Cryptos The most important Currency Cryptos are BTC, BCH, DASH, LTC, XMR, and ZEC.
19. DAO Cryptos A Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) is like "an Internet-based community with a shared bank account".
20. FUTURE Crypto 50 There are over 17,500 cryptos in the world. Here's my list of the top 50.
11 ways to profit from Crypto You can profit through Airdrops, Affiliate Programs, Bug bounties, Staking, Lending, and more.
21. Start your crypto journey The 5 stages of a Crypto Investor