NYDIG Bitcoin 101
This document is intended for investors who are new to Bitcoin. Interest in Bitcoin continues to grow, and with that, a desire to understand more.
While dollars have cents, Bitcoins have sats. One hundred million sats in a single Bitcoin. That makes it even more divisible than dollars, opening up all kinds of possibilities. Watch to learn more.
A lot of people compare Bitcoin to gold because it is valuable and rare. In fact, only 21 million will ever be made. That's part of why Bitcoin is the biggest and most popular crypto currency out there. Watch to learn more.
There are millions of people out there using Bitcoin right now. But why? To answer this, we need to look back at the financial crisis of 2008. People wanted a new kind of money. Watch to learn more.
While most of us know Bitcoin is a big deal, few of us can answer where it came from and why. That's about to change. Watch to learn more.
Your Bitcoin is your money and it needs to be kept secure. There are layers of security beneath the surface that protect your private Bitcoin key, or combination, and keep it safe. Watch to learn more.
It seems you can't turn a corner these days without hearing about Bitcoin. It's everywhere. And yet, at the same time, it's nowhere. To really understand Bitcoin, you need to understand money. Watch to learn more.
As people become more familiar with bitcoin, we believe they will quickly recognize that it is the best form of money ever created.
Really big numbers, lots of work, and loads of computers working independently across the globe. That’s how you turn a network into a fortress.
Halvings are pre-planned cuts to the reward miners get for finding a new block. Now let’s look into why they’re there in the first place.
Where economic turmoil has upended lives, Bitcoin is a means of surviving from one day to the next.
The Bitcoin network has no intermediaries. Instead of relying on go-betweens, Bitcoin uses public key cryptography to establish ownership.
Instead of a centralized server, Bitcoin lives on the devices of users who voluntarily opt to run the software. These devices are known as nodes.
You don’t need thousands of dollars to start buying bitcoin. Just a few bucks can get you started.
Guess who’s buying bitcoin? Endowments, pensions and insurance companies show that the digital asset has a place in any portfolio.
We don’t normally think about how money has evolved, but it has and will continue to do so. Bitcoin represents the next leap forward.
Bitcoin mining gets paid a lot of attention, but few people truly understand how it works and why it’s critical to the success of the network.
Built on top of Bitcoin, the Lightning Network is revolutionizing the world of payments.