The Ethereum network, which runs the cryptocurrency ether, is becoming increasingly popular. Where Bitcoin uses blockchain technology for financial transactions, Ethereum uses it for decentralised software applications.
Read on to learn more about it, why it’s worthwhile paying attention to and how to show your support.
Bitcoin is known for being the first ever cryptocurrency in existence. It’s also the most popular and well supported out of all the digital currencies. In this section of the guide, you’ll learn more about Bitcoin, where it came from, what it’s used for and how to buy it.
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Understanding the risks of any practice in which we trade, invest or spend money in is crucial for financial protection and preservation. This is fundamental to trading responsibly, and applies to any investments you make, not just with cryptocurrency.
There are many ways you can keep your coins safe and secure. As always, we recommend that you research thoroughly before spending, sending, trading and storing your money (in all its forms – fiat and cryptocurrency) anywhere.
Alternative Coins (aka altcoins) are now becoming more common on the cryptocurrency scene. If you’re new to altcoins, then giving this your full attention will clarify more than a few things for your future trading.
Over the past few weeks, we’ve progressively rolled out trading of Ethereum, Ripple and Litecoin to CoinJar.
Adding alternative coins to our exchange has been our most requested feature to date. Thanks to your feedback, we decided not to just add Ripple (which won our Twitter and Facebook poll), but to add Ethereum and Litecoin too.
Given the year Bitcoin has had, it’s no surprise there’s been a whole lot more interest since it first started. Eight years ago, no one even really knew what cryptocurrency was. You can’t avoid someone mentioning Bitcoin at the pub or dare we say it, your family’s annual Christmas BBQ.