What is a crypto wallet?

A crypto wallet is a physical device or online application that lets you “store” crypto assets using private keys. They also allow you to send and receive cryptocurrencies. “Store” is used in quotes because crypto wallets don’t technically store the assets –– they live on a blockchain. There are two types of crypto wallets – […]

The big banks’ war against crypto

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The banks are colluding against MoonPay, a benign cryptocurrency exchange, by declining any form of credit card payment. But crypto is enough to raise red flags. Still.

Amberfi interview with Yale PhD student Eliza Riley Oak

The web3 community is filled with amazing people who create, build and inspire. And we’re excited to be publishing a series of conversations with people we’ve interacted with at different events. Meet Eliza Riley Oak, a Ph.D. student at Yale University, who we talked to at Permissionless 2022. Haley: Hello, everybody, I’m here with Eliza […]

Amberfi interview with MetaMask’s Nicole Adarme

The web3 community is filled with amazing people who create, build and inspire. And we’re excited to be publishing a series of conversations with people we’ve interacted with at different events. Meet Nicole Adarme, the head of institutional marketing at MetaMask. Haley: Hi, everybody! I am Haley, and I am here with Nicole from MetaMask. […]

Web3 news, June 15: An outlook on not so grim NFT market

I have to be honest with you –– the markets do look tough right now. With major cryptocurrencies losing more than 30% in price and the biggest crypto companies like Coinbase and BlockFi laying off up to 18% of their employees, it’s getting more and more complicated not to get worried. But there is good news, too.  […]

What is a token?

A token is a word that is often used to describe cryptocurrencies. But while cryptocurrencies represent a medium of exchange, tokens represent assets. Tokens can be Traded Staked Held for value   But, unlike cryptocurrencies, tokens are built on top of an existing blockchain using a certain token standard, like ERC-20 or ERC-721. One of […]

What is cryptocurrency?

In simple terms, a cryptocurrency is a digital form of money, a digital asset representing a store of value. It is a decentralized currency built on blockchain. A cryptocurrency is:  Decentralized Encrypted Recorded and verified on a blockchain Not controlled by any government or other authority The first-ever (and the biggest one by market capitalization) […]

What is a blockchain?

The word “blockchain” seems to be everywhere these days. Everyone, from the biggest corporations like IBM to small startups, is jumping on the blockchain bandwagon, trying to leverage the best of it for their products and clients. And even though the technology might look confusing from the outside, it really isn’t, and here’s our guide […]

WTF (What the Fungible)?

NFTs are taking over the Internet by storm, but what are they? (Solana Boss Bulls Club) The word NFT is an abbreviation for the term Non-Fungible Token. Tokens are not to be mistaken with currency because they are one-of-a-kind assets similar to Pokemon cards or other collectors items. Nevertheless, similar to cryptocurrency, tokens are cryptographic, […]