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Cryptocurrency

Crypto is a digital currency that's secured by cryptography. Encryption techniques are used to regulate the generation of units of currency and verify the transfer of funds, operating independently of a central bank.

Cryptography

 

“A person having a secret allegiance”

Greek

 

Kruptos “Hidden”

Coptic | Ancient Egyptian

Amun, Ammon, Amen “The hidden one,” "invisible," "mysterious of form"

Blockchain

Blockchain is a system of recording information in a way that makes it difficult or impossible to change, hack, or cheat the system.

DeFi | Decentralized Finance

The ability to administer trades, transfers, loans, savings, insurance, and more, with smart contract blockchains.

FinTech | Finance Technology

Computer programs and other technology used to support or enable banking and financial services.

Trade

To buy or sell an asset, service etc. 

 

eg. When initiating a purchase/sale of crypto, most exchange platforms (Coinbase, Binance.US, etc.) will ask you to perform a trade.

White Paper

A report giving information or proposals, usually issued by a company, government, or other authoritative.