Start with Bitcoin

Learn more about Bitcoin

Educational resources to get you beyond the basics.

  • Beginner Podcast — Peter McCormack has assembled a great beginner’s series, the What Bitcoin Did Beginner’s Guide to Bitcoin.

  • Intermediate Podcast — For a more in-depth, and fascinating introduction to cryptocurrencies and blockchains in general, be sure to check out Patrick O’Shaughnessy’s Hashpower documentary.

  • History of Bitcoin — Nathanial Popper wrote a great, non-technical book on the history of Bitcoin, called Digital Gold.

  • Bitcoin as Money — If you’re interested in learning how to understand Bitcoin as money, be sure to read The Bitcoin Standard.

  • The Bitcoin White Paper — No educational list would be complete without mention of the document that started it all, Satoshi Nakamoto’s famous white paper. Very technical.

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    Learn more about Bitcoin
    Educational resources to get you beyond the basics.
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    Buying, selling & wallets
    Options for buying, selling and holding bitcoin.
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    Earning interest with bitcoin
    Businesses who pay interest on deposited bitcoin, just like a traditional savings account.
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    Get a loan with bitcoin
    Businesses who allow you to get US dollar loans, using bitcoin as collateral.
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    Bitcoin debit & credit cards
    Businesses who allow you to spend your bitcoin anywhere Visa or Mastercard is accepted, using a debit or credit card.
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    Bitcoin exchanges
    A list of marketplaces where bitcoin is bought and sold by traders.