Crypto Academy:
Learn about bitcoin, blockchain and more

We provide simple answers to frequently asked crypto questions. Great for Canadians just starting out.

Crypto Basics

Whether you decide to invest in crypto or not, here are some of the basic fundamentals you should know before getting started.

What are cryptocurrencies?

Learn what cryptocurrency is and how it’s similar and different from traditional money (like the Canadian dollar).

What is blockchain and how does it work?

We explain the blockchain, how it works, and give examples of how the technology is being applied to different industries.

What is bitcoin?

In this post, we talk about the characteristics that make bitcoin special and why why people invest in it.

How much do I need to get started?

Cryptocurrencies can be bought in fractions, so you don’t need a whole lot of money to get started with crypto.

Dealing with Crypto

Ready to get started? Here’s what you should know as you start buying and selling crypto.

How are cryptocurrencies stored, sent and received?

Learn how cryptocurrencies are stored, sent, and received between people, and the role crypto wallets play in this.

Fees to look out for when choosing a crypto platform

In this post, we go over the different fees crypto exchanges may charge you, and how to decide which one is the best fit.

How do I buy cryptocurrencies?

Know the different options available to you when it comes to buying crypto, and the pros and cons with each option.

How do I keep my cryptocurrencies safe?

We talk about the measures you should take to safeguard your crypto, and compare the benefits of hot vs. cold wallets.