Resource bank: Getting started with cryptocurrency

We know how daunting it can be when you don’t know where to start.

This is why we’ve put together a list of helpful resources you can bookmark in order to learn more about the industry, about the cryptocurrencies we offer and what you can do with your cryptocurrency.


Getting started

Luno’s vision for a better financial future for everyone
Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies
How does Blockchain work? (A beginner’s guide)
Cryptocurrency, is it a security, currency or asset?
A very brief history of currency
Living in a multi-digital-currency world
What is Ethereum? A beginner’s guide

More about Bitcoin

What is Bitcoin?
Where did Bitcoin come from?
Bitcoin as a payment system
How do I get Bitcoin?
How is the price of Bitcoin calculated?
Is Bitcoin used by criminals?
What is Bitcoin mining?
Who controls Bitcoin?
Who invented Bitcoin?
Unravelling the misconceptions about Bitcoin
You don’t have to buy a whole Bitcoin

More about Ethereum

What is Ethereum?
Where did Ethereum come from?
What’s the difference between Bitcoin and Ethereum?
What are smart contracts?
How do I get Ethereum?
How is the price of Ether calculated?
Is Ethereum used by criminals?
What is Ethereum mining?

Safety and security

How Luno keeps your cryptocurrencies safe
How to protect your crypto from hacks, scams, and phishing
How do I keep my Bitcoin safe?
What are the risks with Bitcoin?
How do I keep my Ether safe?
What are the risks with Ethereum?
How we keep your personal information safe at Luno

Cryptocurrency exchanges

Luno Exchange
How do cryptocurrency exchanges work?

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