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Ethereum Fundamentals

Ethereum is crypto's number one ecosystem for smart contracts: autonomous and self-executable bundles of code that automate most of the market's transactions and requests. If you believe that smart contracts represent the future of digital finance, here is a good place to learn more about them.

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Introduction to Ethereum

Ethereum is the industry's first mainstream blockchain network with smart contract functionality. Explore Buterin's creation to find out what powers nearly all altcoins.

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What Is Ethereum?

Ethereum is an $300B ecosystem that hosts decentralized applications (DApps) and smart contracts.

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What Is a Smart Contract?

A smart contract is a self-executable and autonomous bundle of code that processes predefined agreements set between two or more parties.

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What Are Ethereum Gas Fees?

Ethereum network fees are referred to as gas and they are used to prioritize transactions and asign value to tasks.

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What Are DApps?

A DApp is any kind of platform or application that is decentralized and based on permissionless blockchain technology.

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What Are ERC-20 Tokens?

ERC-20 tokens represent a formal token protocol and standardization format utilized by cryptocurrencies based on the Ethereum network.

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What Is an ICO?

An initial coin offering (ICO) is a type of crowdfunding event initiated by blockchain developers to raise funds for a crypto project.

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What Is a DAO?

A DAO is a decentralized autonomous organization that manages a blockchain network by relaying decisions to the community rather than developers.

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