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Introducing Polkadot: what is it and how can I buy it?

November 10, 2022

November 10, 2022

Introducing Polkadot: what is it and how can I buy it?

We’ve just launched our latest token available to buy & sell in the app - Polkadot (DOT). Learn all you need to know about DOT in this week’s article.

What is Solana we hear you say? Look no further, we've popped all you need to know right here.

Next stop on the token drop train: Solana. You know the drill - check out the full article to learn about our latest available token in the app.

Introducing Ethereum: what is it and how can I buy it?

We’ve just added the Ethereum token ‘Ether’ to the app. Here’s all you need to know about the crypto OG.

Understanding crypto: the jargon buster

WARNING: If you still can’t tell your blockchains from your cryptocurrencies, you’re in for one heck of a ride.

Why does Bitcoin’s price change?

Bitcoin’s price can be volatile - which makes the idea of getting into the space a little overwhelming for some. But why does its price change so much, and is it still worth backing?

Demystifying Bitcoin’s Greatest Myths

Through sheer originality and record-breaking market movements, Bitcoin has gained some pretty colourful coverage in its youth, so we figured it's about time to uncover the facts from the fairytales.

Dollar-Cost-Averaging: What it is, and how it can work 📈

Dollar-cost-averaging is a popular investment strategy for a reason: time and time again it proves to give a higher final value¹ to your money - without the market hassle.

Bitcoin: A brief history

In order to understand what Bitcoin is and where it’s headed to in the future, we have to turn around and take a look at how it has developed over the past 11 years.

Bitcoin scams – What to look out for

The way that we buy and sell goods is constantly changing, but perhaps never quite so suddenly and drastically as it has over the past decade (and particularly in the last year).

The Bitcoin jargon buster

There are many terms in the crypto world that can confuse people and prevent them from getting involved in the space as they’re unsure they trust what they’re reading or hearing. So, to help, we’ve created a go-to crypto ‘dictionary’:

What is Bitcoin mining?

Bitcoin isn’t ‘fairy dust’ as Matthew McConaughey from Wolf of Wall street might describe it. It’s not made out of thin air, in fact, it’s ‘mined’ and we’re here to help explain to you how that works. But first, a few things you’ll need to know.