What are cryptocurrencies?

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Overview

Cryptocurrencies are electronic currencies that are supported by a peer-to-peer network and have no central issuing authority. They provide cheap and quick transactions and have properties of both a currency and an investment.

These currencies can either be purchased through exchanges such as Coinbase and BTC-e, or can be generated independently using computing resources such as your CPU, your video card, or specialised ASIC hardware (called mining).

CryptFolio currently supports the following cryptocurrencies:

Support for additional cryptocurrencies will be added in the future, and you can vote on currencies to be added with your CryptFolio account new.