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Crypto is a Complex Topic.

We encourage anyone with an open mind to keep reading, watching and listening about crypto assets. The more you learn, the more you will become intrigued by this fascinating technology.
Please find below an array of resources suitable for everyone, from the beginner to fellow crypto experts.

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Pendle Finance Report

Apollo Capital has always sought to provide transparent, clear information about the wonderful world of crypto assets.

In this 24 page report, we analyse Pendle Finance and the respective sectors of DeFi the project sits under; Yield Tokenisation and Fixed Rates.

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Crypto & ESG Report

Over the course of 2021, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) in crypto has been a strong topic of conversation, particularly in the wake of bitcoin’s strong price movement and increase in global adoption. At Apollo Capital we pay strong attention to ESG within crypto and would like to address concerns over the possible negative externalities associated with ESG and crypto assets.

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Crypto Assets Explained: Understanding the Basics of a New Asset Class

  • 11 page e-book

    Produced by Apollo Capital, this short e-book provides a gentle introduction to crypto assets. We explain what they are, the forces driving innovation, why there is such a big fuss about them and why they have a bad reputation. Given the disruptive potential of crypto assets, everyone should at least know the basics. This e-book is a great place to start.

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How Bitcoin Works in 5 Minutes

  • 5 minute video

    A non-technical introduction to how Bitcoin works.

Why Bitcoin Is the Best form of Money

  • 15 minute video

    Often citizens of developed countries take money for granted. As a young boy growing up in Argentina, a country ravaged by hyper-inflation during the 80s and 90s, the life of Wences Casares is eye-opening. Wences takes us through the evolution of money from 100,000 years ago to nowadays and Bitcoin, the most superior form of money the world has seen.

3 Common Myths About Crypto

  • 35 minute video

    1. Crypto is anonymous and criminal
    2. There is no use case for crypto and
    3. Crypto is just about currency. If you find yourself agreeing to any of these statements, this video is a must watch. It is an excellent, clear explanation of why these are myths and why there is so much more to crypto.

A Billion Dollar Hedge Fund Manager Investing In Crypto

  • 45 minute audio

    Roy Niederhoffer manages almost a billion dollars of assets in his hedge fund. This podcast is a fascinating insight into why an investor accustomed to investing in traditional assets is also investing in crypto.

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Bitcoin: Is It Too Late?

  • 18 minute video

    Mike Maloney, an expert on money, economics and investing breaks down Bitcoin’s price movement since inception and the importance of zooming out and taking a long term horizon with this new asset class.

Ethereum, DeFi and NTFs, What Are They And Why Are They So Important?

  • 70 minute video

    A thought leader in traditional finance and crypto, Raoul Pal, discusses the current macro world landscape and how Ethereum, DeFi and NFTs will play a role in the global economy in the future.

Crypto Compared To The Early Days of the Internet

  • 30 minute video

    Naval Ravikant is CEO and co-founder of AngelList. He is a prolific angel investor, including an early investor in Twitter. He foresaw the rise of altcoins long before most. Interestingly, Naval suggests the best way to invest in crypto assets is through a Fund. In this discussion, Naval compares crypto to the early days of the internet, and the evolution of both

From the Internet’s Past to the Future of Crypto

  • 25 minute audio

    Marc Andreessen is a tech pioneer and venture capitalist. After co-authoring the world’s first internet browser and co-founding Netscape Communicator, Marc co-founded Venture Capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. As a venture capitalist, it is Marc’s job to identify and invest in the most promising technologies. And he’s very good it, having invested in Facebook, AirBnb, Coinbase (a crypto exchange), Groupon, Skype, Twitter and many more successful tech companies. This podcast is a fascinating insight into the parallels of the evolution of the internet and the evolution of crypto assets.

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Why Bitcoin is Different

  • 9 minute read

    A common question we receive at Apollo Capital is “why can’t someone simply build another Bitcoin?” The answer is they can, just like someone could build another Facebook. But, would anyone use it? This article explains how Bitcoin is different from other crypto assets and ICOs

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

  • Book

    An excellent history of Bitcoin, including stories from some of the first people involved

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History Of Decentralized Finance Explained

  • 18 minute video

    Finematics is one of the best free resources on youtube for learning about crypto and DeFi. In this video the host gives a breakdown of Decentralised Finance and all of the financial uses cases Ethereum possesses

The Quiet Master of Cryptocurrency

  • 2 hrs 30 min audio

    Nick Szabo is the technical visionary around Bitcoin. He developed Bit Gold in 1998 ( similar to Bitcoin) and coined the term smart contract 25 years ago (now implemented in Ethereum). Naval Ravikant interviews Nick on the Tim Ferriss podcast. Nick and Naval cover a great deal of information, including Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies, Ethereum, ICOs and Blockchain

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The Bitcoin White Paper

  • PDF

    The paper is highly technical at times, but is important to read given it was the genesis of crypto assets

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Smart Contracts - Simply Explained

  • 4 minute video

    A smart contract is a computer program or a transaction protocol which is intended to automatically execute, control or document legally relevant events and actions according to the terms of a contract or an agreement. This video explains the significance of this technological breakthroguh made by Nick Szabo imn 1998.

Proof-of-Work (Mining) vs Proof-of-Stake (Staking)

  • 8 minute video

    Proof-of-stake blockchains are becoming more favourable for reducing energy waste or other ESG concerns. This video outlines the mechanics for both methods of consensus and is particularly topical as Ethereum begins its transition to a 100% Proof-of-Stake protocol.

What Is Web 3.0?

  • 4 minute video

    “The web 3 world makes use of decentralized identity to take back control for the user, to enable us to establish blockchain based self-sovereign identities.” Applications built on decentralised blockchains will be a centerpiece for the transition from a web 2 economy to a web 3 economy. Joe Lubin a co-founder of Ethereum, beaks down this transition in this short video.