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What is a reverse ICO?

While ICOs have proven a popular avenue for crowdfunding, numerous businesses have turned to reverse ICOs – here, we unpack this process and explain its appeal.

What is ERC20?

ERC20 is a technical standard used for smart contracts on the Ethereum blockchain. Here, we explain what ERC20 compliance is.

What is a token swap?

Token swaps involve the replacement of one cryptocurrency for another – here, we break down the process where digital assets are exchanged.

What is ‘proof of stake’?

Proof of stake mining has been touted as a convincing alternative to proof of work mining – but what does the term really mean? Here, we explore the advantages and disadvantages of staking.

What is a Bitcoin mining pool?

Some Bitcoin miners eschew working in isolation, and instead opt to join a ‘mining pool’. Here, we explain what these organizations are and unpack their benefits and drawbacks.

What is a decentralized application?

In recent years, open-source software that leverages blockchain technology have come to the fore – but what are decentralized applications, or ‘dApps’ really? Here, we dive in.

What is a 51% attack?

We’ve heard of 51% attacks, and how awful they can be for altcoins, but we don’t often hear about what that means. In this, we tackle the basic concept, along with what a double-spend is.

Are Bitcoin transactions instant?

Bitcoin is a far faster means of exchange, but are transactions instant? We explore how long it takes to facilitate one Bitcoin transaction, and what might cause delays.

Which Bitcoin wallet should I use?

Buying Bitcoin is only half the journey – and storing cryptocurrency is another challenge entirely. Here, we unpack which Bitcoin wallet will suit your needs best.

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