Getting Started
Cryptocurrency Guide

The Ultimate Collection of Resources to Start With Crypto

Team Cryptoradar by Team Cryptoradar

Updated: Feb 16, 2024

Have you been wondering about Bitcoin, Crypto, NFTs and Web 3.0 lately but didn't know where to start? Our collection of resources shall serve you as a Swiss Army knife when you keep diving deeper into the crypto rabbit hole.

The Basics

  • The Bitcoin Whitepaper
    This is where it all started. Read the original piece by Satoshi Nakamoto.
    An independent open source project dedicated to help Bitcoin to develop in a sustainable way. It was originally registered and owned by Bitcoin's first two developers, Satoshi Nakamoto and Martti Malmi.
  • The Bitcoin Wiki
    A public resource for the community of Bitcoin users, developers, and businesses as well as anyone interested in Bitcoin.
  • We Use Coins
    A project that aims to be an easy reference point for all activity in the space of cryptocurrency and Blockchain technology.
    A website dedicated to making Bitcoin mining easier to understand and more accessible for beginners.

Videos & Documentaries

  • What is Bitcoin? by We Use Coins
    A highly popular Bitcoin explanatory video. This intro explains how bitcoin works and the importance of this paradigm-shifting technology.
  • What is Bitcoin Mining? by
    Have you ever wondered how bitcoins are created? This short video is an animated introduction to Bitcoin mining.
  • What is Blockchain? by World Economic Forum
    By using math and cryptography, blockchains are challenging the status quo in a radical way. Will governments and financial institutions embrace it?
  • Andreas M. Antonopoulos
    This is the YouTube channel of one of the world’s foremost bitcoin and open blockchain experts, being known for delivering electric talks transliterating the complex issues of blockchain technology into the real world.
  • Banking on Bitcoin
    A Netflix documentary from 2016 showing the players who are defining how the most disruptive invention since the Internet will shape our lives.

Hardware Wallets

  • Trezor
    A Trezor is a tiny computer device that serves as a hardware wallet and allows for secure cold storage.
  • Ledger
    A hardware wallet bringing maximum protection without sacrificing usability.
  • NGrave Zero
    The The Coldest Crypto Wallet - The first crypto hardware wallet with the highest security certified OS in the world (EAL7).

Web Wallets

  • MetaMask
    Available as a browser extension and as a mobile app, MetaMask equips you with a key vault, secure login, token wallet, and token exchange
  • Coinbase Wallet
    Coinbase Wallet is a self-custody crypto wallet, putting you in control of your crypto, keys, and data. Now you can safely store your crypto and rare NFTs.
  • Exodus
    Exodus is a wallet that does not save the complete blockchain but only serves as an interface.
  • Guarda
    Guarda is a non-custodial, multiplatform, decentralized wallet for cryptocurrency assets.
  • Lumi
    Lumi wallet is an easy-to-use crypto wallet suitable for newbies and seasoned crypto investors.
  • MyEtherWallet
    Free and open-source interface for generating Ether wallets to interact with the Ethereum blockchain.
  • Wasabi
    A privacy-focused wallet using trustless coin shuffling with mathematical anonymity.
  • ZenGo
    The first keyless wallet provides a simple and secure way to manage your crypto assets.

Tools & Trackers

  • CoinMarketCap
    A price-tracking website providing in-depth current cryptocurrency market reports and statistics e.g. real-time market-capitalization.
  • CoinGecko
    A great alternative to CoinMarketCap
  • Coin360
    An interactive infographics that shows the size of capitalization and the number of cryptocurrencies on different dates.

Crypto Tax & Accounting Tools

  • How are cryptocurrencies taxed?
    An in-depth guide on how cryptocurrencies are taxed, covering everything from airdrops to staking and mining taxes.
    CoinTracking analyzes your trades and generates real-time reports on profit and loss, the value of your coins, realized and unrealized gains, reports for taxes and more.
  • Cointracker
    Cointracker lets you accurately track the investment performance and taxes of your crypto assets by connecting your exchanges & wallets.
  • Koinly
    Koinly is a tax-optimized portfolio tracking and reporting tool that helps you keep track of your coins in real-time and provides ready-to-file tax reports for over 50 countries.

Daily News

  • The Block
    The Block is the leading global information services brand in the digital asset space. Founded in 2018 and based in NYC, The Block's team is spread across 7 times zones, covering the global cryptocurrency and blockchain space 24/7.
  • Blockworks
    Founded in 2018, the Blockworks mission is to advance the digital asset space by onboarding the next wave of investors through world-class information and insights. As the number of crypto investors grows exponentially, these investors will demand a better source of news, data, information, research, analysis, and more. That’s where Blockworks comes in.
  • CryptoSlate
    CryptoSlate is one of the leading crypto news and data websites worldwide. In addition to providing industry news and crypto market analysis, CryptoSlate provides localized news and data for 26 crypto hubs across the world.
  • CoinDesk
    A daily news provider for the crypto asset and blockchain technology community. Host of the annual Consensus summit, a large blockchain technology gathering in New York City and publisher of “The State of Blockchain”, an analysis on the growth of blockchain technology.
  • Cointelegraph
    Founded in 2013, Cointelegraph is the leading independent digital media resource covering a wide range of news on blockchain technology, crypto assets, and emerging fintech trends.
  • Decrypt
    Decrypt was founded in 2018 with a simple mission: to demystify the decentralized web. Decrypt is funded by ConsenSys, a NY-based incubator, but they claim to be both editorially independent and technologically agnostic.
  • BeInCrypto
    BeInCrypto is a crypto news website founded in August 2018 with the primary goal to inject transparency into an industry rife with disingenuous reporting, unlabeled sponsored articles, and paid news masquerading as honest journalism.

Job Sites

  • Cryptocurrency Jobs
    A leading board for blockchain and crypto jobs. Cryptocurrency Jobs curates the best new blockchain jobs at leading companies and startups that use blockchain technology.
  • Crypto Jobs List
    A leading list for open positions in Crypto, Web3 and Blockchain. They are also maintaining a database of crypto salaries. Connect with companies hiring in a few clicks and begin your next experience in the industry.
  • Crypto Jobs
    CryptoJobs is a simple job platform, offering Web3 jobs for crypto enthusiasts.

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