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If you are old enough in cryptocurrency, you remember the 2017 ICO cryptocurrency boom and the massive bull market that came along with it?

It was an excellent time to be alive; you could quickly turn a mere thousand dollars to millions. We all felt as if we had captured lightning in a bottle. Spoiler alert: it all came tumbling down in 2018, and most cryptocurrencies lost as much as 90%.

Let’s forget the doom and gloom of 2018 and focus on the present for a minute. If you are a newbie in crypto, you don’t have to worry either…


Metamask is one of the crucial wallets in ethereum blockchain development. It is widely used for storing ethereum based crypto assets, sending Ethereum based crypto assets and testing Dapps on the ethereum blockchain.

To install metamask, head over to the official metamask site.

Due to the rising cases of fraudulent metamask sites, you must countercheck to ensure that you are on the official site (www.metamask.io).

  1. Once you are on the site and after verifying you are on the right site:


In cryptocurrency trading, you need the right tools and resources to help you execute transactions and analyze the entire market’s general health. Some of the essential things to consider include :

The Market cap

The market cap is the product of the total circulating supply of a coin and the price (circulating supply multiplied by the price)

The price of the coin

The price indicates the trading value and can be toggled to show the fiat value, bitcoin value, or Ethereum value.

Cryptocurrency markets are very volatile, hence the need for a reliable site that will track a specific coin…


One of the essential things in any investment platform is the ability to control your finances. The current cryptocurrency space is full of cryptos and multiple blockchains that promise the maximum security of your crypto assets. Our Job here at DeFi analytica is to separate the wheat from the chaff and provide you with a list of the Top DeFi wallets that we have used and thoroughly analyzed. So buckle up, and let’s enjoy the ride together.

So what are the best wallets, and how did we come up with the list?

Glad you asked. We send our team out…


One of the essential things in any investment platform is the ability to control your finances. The current cryptocurrency space is full of cryptos and multiple blockchains that promise the maximum security of your crypto assets. Our Job here at DeFi analytica is to separate the wheat from the chaff and provide you with a list of the Top DeFi wallets that we have used and thoroughly analyzed. So buckle up, and let’s enjoy the ride together.

So what are the best wallets, and how did we come up with the list?

Glad you asked. We send our team out…


Who gets the money and what is it for?

If you have bought, send or received bitcoin you have realized that there is a small fee that gets deducted from your original amount or charged separately in the case of trading through exchanges.

Why is this? Why are they taking your precious Satoshis away from you?

Worry no more, today I’m going to explain to you everything that is happening behind the scenes and why your Satoshis just disappeared and how this is going to affect you as a bitcoin user going forward.

Before we dive deep into bitcoin fees…


Know enough crypto slang to become a “dangerous” trader!

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In the past few years, cryptocurrency trading and blockchain technology have gained lots of popularity, especially among millennials. This growth, coupled with the demand for social media platforms, has fuelled the evolution of a unique cryptocurrency community complete with its slang.

“All slang is metaphor, and all metaphor is poetry”.Gilbert K. Chesterton

The most preferred social media application among these communities is Telegram chosen because of its advocacy for privacy and secrecy. …


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A blockchain is a public ledger that provides information on all parties and all transactions that have ever been executed since the genesis block. This means all transactions can be publicly viewed and verified. This is one of the key features of a blockchain. Having a public ledger means transactions are not private and can be traced on the blockchain. Anybody with a Bitcoin, Ethereum or any other blockchain transaction id can trace the origin of a transaction to the destination wallet. That's where coin mixers also known as coin tumblers wallets come to play.

Who uses coin tumblers and…

Chris Kilonzo

Blockchain software developer, crypto analyst, bubble chaser founder@ www.defianalytica.com

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