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Definition of Cryptocurrency

There are many cryptocurrencies out there; in fact, as of April 2021, there were over 9,500 cryptocurrencies in circulation listed on the Coinmarketcap. This number is expected to increase in the future as people’s interest in cryptocurrencies keeps rising. Although you might have heard about cryptocurrencies and known how it works, it’s possible you still don’t know what cryptocurrency actually is, or what means. The fields of cryptocurrency and the blockchain technology that drives cryptocurrencies can be a bit confusing. So, what is cryptocurrency? This article uses relatable terminology to explain in detail what cryptocurrency is, and the science of cryptography that decentralizes and drives cryptocurrencies, and makes them secure. (Featured Image Credit: Pixabay.com.)

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