Let’s begin our journey to the world of cryptocurrencies, blockchains and money! In this series of tutorials, we will try to cover every topic related to cryptocurrencies and crypto-investing in India, in short, a complete guide to help the crypto-beginners.

What is a Cryptocurrency?

Let’s start by knowing, the basics of cryptocurrencies, and why you must know everything about cryptos before investing your hard-earned money in them.

As per Investopedia’s definiton, A cryptocurrency is a digital or virtual currency that is secured by cryptography, which makes it nearly impossible to counterfeit or double-spend.

So, why are we not using cryptocurrencies as our regular money…

We as a human being has evolved so much in terms of the money we use, who would have thought the cowry shell used as money in China during the early 1200 BCE would turn into a digital currency with a market value of US $70 billion, and featuring the face of a Shiba Inu Dog in 2021.

Elon Musk has already said that “Paper money is going away!”, With the recent rise of cryptocurrencies like Ethereum and Dogecoin, his words seem now as Thanos would have said inevitable. …

Raj Abhishek


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