Crypto Cheatsheet

Crypto Cheatsheet

I put this together after several friends asked about where to start learning/using crypto. I hope it's useful!



The Tim Ferriss Show (episode) - high level overview of Bitcoin and blockchain from 2017

Invest Like the Best (episode) - overview of the NFT and DeFi space with Chris Dixon of Andreesen Horowitz

Modern Finance (show) - Kevin Rose's (Digg) show covering crypto projects


NFT - Non-fungible token

DeFi - Decentralized Finance

DApps - Decentralized Apps

DAO - Decentralized autonomous organization



Coinbase Pro - Recommended. Free, but lower fees than regular Coinbase.

Binance - For advanced users. Sometimes has earlier access to tokens.

Uniswap - Best decentralized exchange. High fees. Runs on Ethereum.


Chainlink - connect smart contract to real-world data

Solana - a new blockchain for decentralized apps and marketplaces - alternative to Ethereum

Flow - NFT-focused blockchain. Developed by Dapper Labs.

Filecoin - decentralized storage (i.e. decentralized AWS S3)

Stacks - dapps and smart contracts on the Bitcoin blockchain


Metamask - browser-based Ethereum wallet

Decentralized Apps (DApps)

BitClout - crypto social network

Decentralized Finance (DeFi)


OpenZeppelin - "defi Stripe"

NFT Marketplaces

NFT Teams/Art/Projects

Larva Labs - team behind Crypto Punks