Grant

What is DeFi? – 2021.

What is DeFi? – 2021.

DeFi or decentralised finance is, in its purest form, using the blockchain to remove the need for a middleman. Instead of a bank, insurance company or a broker, smart contracts are used to settle financial agreements. Smart contracts, for a quick refresher, are...

read more
How to buy cryptocurrency (easy guide).

How to buy cryptocurrency (easy guide).

We are going to cover our standard procedure for taking a new user through setting up an account and buying their first crypto. Just to be 100% clear here. You have complete control over your decisions and accounts. We have noticed an awful lot of people on social...

read more
What is Ethereum(ETH)? – Beginners Guide.

What is Ethereum(ETH)? – Beginners Guide.

Ethereum is a globally-distributed, open-source ecosystem powered by smart contracts, that allows for the use, and development of, decentralised applications (DApps). All of which is powered by its native currency ether (ETH)… No, no, no, no, noooo… Why make it more...

read more
What is Chainlink (LINK)? – Beginners Guide.

What is Chainlink (LINK)? – Beginners Guide.

Chainlink is a decentralised oracle network that connects real-world data to on-chain smart contracts.  STOP - Yeah that doesn’t make a lot of sense and doesn’t help anyone… Let’s break it all down strip back and then build it back up again. Tip - If you need to refer...

read more
blogmates. weekly post – 29 January – 

blogmates. weekly post – 29 January – 

29/1 - The hedge fund, Melvin Capital decided to take out a short position on GameStop (GME), a high street game retailer, effectively betting that the price of the asset would drop low enough for them to cash in. What hedge funds get out of opening such positions on...

read more
Cryptocurrency A-Z.

Cryptocurrency A-Z.

We strongly believe that people are held back by doing the things they want to do because they don’t know how to start. That’s the problem we are trying to solve here at blocmates. Having something to refer back to whilst learning new info is always handy so here’s...

read more