What is Bitcoin?

Talking about Bitcoin can sometimes sound like a foreign language. Here are the best explainers on Bitcoin, that make sense even for complete beginners.

Bitcoin explainers

Crypto Beginners

The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Bitcoin

The best starting place to learn what Bitcoin is, why it's important and how to use it.


Introduction to Bitcoin

A masterclass from Andreas Antonopoulos, well worth the 30 minutes. Antonopoulos breaks down what Bitcoin is, how it works and why it's so important for the future.


The Essence of How Bitcoin Works (Non-Technical)

For those who want to know how Bitcoin works, take a look at this quick tutorial, without any jargon or the need for technical knowledge.


Explain Bitcoin like I'm five

If you still can’t figure out what the heck a bitcoin is…

NY Times

What Is Bitcoin, and How Does It Work?

If you find the concept of Bitcoin confusing, you are not alone. The virtual currency has been a constant source of controversy, but it is still not well understood.

startup boy

Bitcoin – The Internet of Money

From the blog of Naval Ravikant - Bitcoin encapsulates four fundamental technologies: digital signatures, peer-to-peer networks, proof-of-work and distributed ledgers.

Resources for understanding Bitcoin

Best books on Bitcoin

Mastering Bitcoin
Saifedean Ammous

The Bitcoin Standard

The Decentralized Alternative to Central Banking

Digital Gold
nathaniel popper

Digital Gold

Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money

The internet of money
Andreas Antonopoulos

The Internet of Money

Talks by Andreas Antonopoulos

Cryptocurrency 2018
Abraham K White

Cryptocurrency 2018

Mining, Investing and Trading in Blockchain, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and others

Chris Burniske


The Innovative Investor's Guide to Bitcoin and Beyond

The ultimate beginner’s guide to Bitcoin

Get access to the most detailed and in-depth Bitcoin guide for beginners on the market.