Argent DeFi & NFT Guide

Crypto will make the future of money and the internet more open and fair. And it doesn't have to be confusing. So dive into our guides to navigate this exciting new world.

Crypto Basicshero_arrowDeFihero_arrowCrypto Securityhero_arrowEthereum Basicshero_arrowNFTshero_arrow

Crypto Basics

Explore allsort_component_arrow

Start with the basics of crypto before you dive in to DeFi

What is blockchain?

An introduction into how blockchains work and why they're so revolutionary

What is cryptocurrency?

Cutting through the jargon to explain the basics of cryptocurrency

What is Proof of Work?

It's the backbone for most cryptocurrencies, but how does it work?

What is Proof of Stake?

An alternative to Proof of Work tackling scaling and excessive energy use

What is Ethereum?

A global, distributed, open-source blockchain, accessible for anyone, anywhere.

What are crypto tokens?

Explaining how tokens are different from cryptocurrencies

DeFi

Explore allsort_component_arrow

Learn the foundations of DeFi and what all the fuss is about.

What is “DeFi”?

A simple guide to the latest revolution in finance

How do I start using DeFi?

DeFi is not a token, a company, or a stock to invest in. It's a whole new financial system.

What are the benefits of DeFi?

The traditional finance model that we are familiar with is build on centralised authorities (such as banks) to process transactions and act as intermediaries. With DeFi, there are no middlemen. It's finance for the people, by the people.

What are Automated Market Makers (AMMs)?

A guide on what AMMs are and why they’re important to DeFi

How to buy DeFi token indexes

The simplest way to invest in DeFi

The 3 best DeFi insurance decentralized applications!

Learn how to protect yourself when using DeFi

Crypto Security

Explore allsort_component_arrow

Staying safe in DeFi can be difficult, but it doesn't have to be.

What is a crypto wallet?

Learn how to store your cryptocurrency

What is a smart contract wallet?

Find out about the secure and easy to use wallet for Ethereum

What is a Multi-sig wallet?

A multi-sig, short for multi-signature, wallet refers to an account that needs more than one signature to control the assets.

What is WalletConnect?

All about the open protocol that enables mobile DeFi

What are the risks of using DeFi?

DeFi offers attractive, high yield opportunties for investors, along with a number of risks that need to be considered.

Ethereum Basics

Explore allsort_component_arrow

Learn the basics of Ethereum, from gas fees to NFTs.

What is Ethereum?

A global, distributed, open-source blockchain, accessible for anyone, anywhere.

What is Layer 2 on Ethereum?

Enjoy cheaper fees (gas) and faster transactions as Ethereum scales

What is EIP-1559?

More predictable fees, greater usability and putting deflationary pressure on Ethereum

What is Ethereum 2.0?

An exciting upgrade to the Ethereum blockchain improving scalability, sustainability and security!

The best resources on Ethereum scaling

Our favourite guides for all knowledge levels

NFTs

Explore allsort_component_arrow

Learn all about Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs). How they work, and where to buy and store them.

What is an NFT?

A simple guide to the latest revolution in ownership

Where can I buy and hold NFTs?

A guide to the best marketplaces to buy NFTs and how to securely store them

How to stay updated with NFTs

If you’re struggling to stay updated with NFTs, don’t worry, we’re here to help!

The NFT reading list

Enjoy the definitive reading on NFTs with our curated selection of articles

What are fractionalized NFTs?

How to own a piece of an iconic NFT

What are ERC tokens?

Why do we need them? And, what makes them different?

Own It

We use 🍪 cookies to personalise your experience on Argent. Learn more

Accept

HQ London, made with ❤️ across Europe