DesCrypto Knowledge Base
An altcoin is any coin that’s not Bitcoin. Altcoins can be anything from the second-most popular coin, Ethereum, to any of the thousands of coins with very minimal market value. Experts say you should largely stick to the bigger, more mainstream cryptocurrencies as an investment.
Application Programming Interface (API), it is a piece of code which allows two applications to share information. It is a set of routines, protocols, and tools for building software applications. APIs will dictate how software components should interact, such as what data to use and what actions should be taken.
Now famously coined “Hold On for Dear Life” though the term originated from a user typo on a trading forum in 2013. It refers to a passive investment strategy in which people buy and hold onto cryptocurrency rather than trading it in hopes it will increase in value over time.
Initial Coin Offering: a type of funding or crowdsale using cryptocurrencies as a means for raising capital for early-stage companies.
Initial Dex Offering: (IDX) alternative to ICO
Initial Exchange Offering: used for start ups to generated capital by listing on exchange in order to crowdsource funding.
Initial Farm Offering: used to raise capital for DeFi projects through a farming feature offered on decentralized exchanges.
Initial Game Offering: provide individuals with an opportunity to invest in gaming projects at an early stage that offer high returns after launch.
Initial Token Offering: very similar to an initial coin offering but are focused on intrinsic utility in the form of software of ecosystem usage.
Security Token Offering: a type of public offering or crowdsourcing of funds in which tokenized digital securities are sold in security token exchanges.
The smallest unit of bitcoin with a value of 0.00000001 BTC.
Unspent Transaction Output: An output created in a transaction, which must be referenced in a future transaction to spend funds.