blockchain, smart contracts & more


What even is web3?

learn about blockchains and decentralized finance

Plenty of resources about Ethereum

Crypto academy by the world’s largest exchange.

Large beginner guide and glossary on cryptocurrency

centralized exchanges – start here to buy cryptocurrencies with FIAT (€/$)

Probably the world’s most popular exchange. Sometimes has performance issues during high traffic moments. Perfect for beginners and advanced users.

Kraken is a United States–based cryptocurrency exchange and bank, founded in 2011.

Minimalistic centralized platform. A good spot to buy your first cryptocurrencies. But slow responses and unstable performance during high traffic periods.

decentralized exchanges – swap cryptocurrencies

Most popular decentralized exchange on the Ethereum blockchain. Allows you to trade cryptocurrencies only. You need a Wallet to interact with the website.

Pancake Swap is the leading decentralized exchange on the Binance Smart Chain (BSC) with additional DeFi (decentralized finance) features.

dYdX is a leading non-custodial decentralized exchange offering a variety of open, secure, and powerful financial products. Not for beginners.

Matcha finds you the best prices across exchanges and combines them into one trade.

Swap, earn, stack yields, lend, borrow, leverage all on one decentralized, community-driven platform.

1inch unites decentralized protocols whose synergy enables lucrative, fast and protected operations in the DeFi space.

cryptocurrency & NFT wallets

Most popular Ethereum wallet. Perfect for DeFi. Exists as browser extension and app.

Most popular hardware wallet to store your currencies, not optimal for DeFi.

nft & digital art buying platforms

Create & sell digital collectibles secured with blockchain.

Open NFT marketplace to buy and sell digital art.

Centralized marketplace to mainly buy NFT’s (art).

educational youtube channels

Crypto education and explanations. Using analogies, stories, and easy-to-understand examples.

A variety of great, but more advanced educational videos on DeFi (Decentralized Finance) in general.

A variety of great, but more advanced educational videos on DeFi (Decentralized Finance) in general.

Ccurates, digests, and analyzes all the major developments in decentralized finance so that you can stay informed.

podcasts & videos

How bitcoin is changing the world

👉 this should be one of the first videos to watch, as it is easy to follow and yet mind-opening.

Speaker: Andreas Antonopoulos

UpOnly TV

Learn from people running investment funds in the crypto space.

Guests: Su Zhu of Three Arrows, Dan of CMS Holdings, …


Less serious episode with crypto native guests. Great episode to understand crypto trading culture.

Guest: Tetranode, massive crypto OG

The Tim Ferris Show (Podcast)

What are Bitcoin, Ethereum, and smart contracts? What makes them unique, and which problems do they solve?

Guest: Nick Szabo

The Tim Ferris Show (Podcast)

Understanding Ethereum, eth vs. btc, eth2, scaling plans and timelines, nfts, future considerations, and more.

Guest: Vitalik Buterin, Creator of Ethereum

The Tim Ferris Show (Podcast)

Bitcoin and Ethereum, media self-defense, drone warfare, crypto oracles, the pseudonymous economy, …

Guest: Balaji Srinivasan

a16z (Podcast)

In this special deep-dive episode they break down everything you need know about NFTs while cutting through the noise for what’s hype vs. what’s real.

Guest: Linda Xie & Jesse Walden

further readings

Why NFTs are the future of digital content

Learn why NFTs are modernizing digital content and how this will solve current problems.

By Misch Strotz

Digital Art, Crypto and the Metaverse

Easy to understand and in-depth view on the recent development in the crypto and digital-art world.

By Rex Woodbury

Decentralized Social Media

Social Media needs to be redesigned and one key factor is going to be decentralization.

By Ross Ulbricht

The most important scarce resource is Legitimacy

What exactly is legitimacy and which opportunity NFTs bring to the table.

By Vitalik Buterin

A beginner’s guide to DAOs

A decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) is a group organized around a mission that coordinates through a shared set of rules enforced on a blockchain.

By Linda Xie

An elaborated crypto glossary

Glossary filled with definitions and explanations of the most common terms you need to know in the cryptocurrency world.

By A. Purden & S. Chokshi