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blogmates. weekly post – 12 February 2021.

blogmates. weekly post – 12 February 2021.

Blogmates. weekly post - 12 February 2021 What a week! Again... There is nothing that surprises me in the crypto world anymore. It really is the wild west of the financial industry. This week saw Ethereum futures being traded on the CME. What that means in basic human...

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Why you haven’t missed the boat.

Why you haven’t missed the boat.

Why you haven’t missed the boat. If thinking you are late to the party is stopping you from investing in cryptocurrency then you are wrong. You may have not made it to the equivalent of the Wednesday at Glastonbury festival but you still have the rest of the weekend...

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How to DYOR and pick a 100x gem.

How to DYOR and pick a 100x gem.

How to do your own research (DYOR) and pick a crypto 100x gem. Crypto is a very overwhelming industry. There is an awful lot to wrap your head around and it can often lead to people falling at the first hurdle. The whole idea of blocmates is to completely remove the...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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