Markos Koemtzopoulos

Founder and Lead Writer | Cryptocurrency, DeFi, Mining, Blockchains

Markos Koemtzopoulos is the founder and main writer of ElementalCrypto. He has been a lecturer at the University of Nicosia on cryptocurrencies and DeFi and has taught two courses on crypto and blockchain technology. Markos has 12 years of experience working for Google where he advised crypto and gaming customers on their customer acquisition strategy. He is good at explaining things.

Education: He holds an MBA from INSEAD and a BSc in Economics and Maths from Bristol University. Courses and Certifications: Duke University certificate in DeFi, INSEAD blockchain specialization, Johns Hopkins Data Science Specialization, UNIC MOOC on Decentralized Finance.

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what is ondo finance

What Is Ondo Finance and Its ONDO Token: Best Guide

In this post, I will explain what Ondo Finance is and how it works. I will walk you through the different entities that make up the Ondo ecosystem and where $ONDO, the token, comes into play. We’ll also take a look at the ONDO’s fundamentals and how it scores across dimensions such as team

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what is realio network

What Is Realio Network: Your Best Guide to $RIO

In this post, I will explain what Realio Network is and how it works. Realio’s website is clunky and confusing, to say the least. How are you supposed to figure out when you need a crypto thesaurus to understand what they are on about? Not to fret. I have spent the past week researching

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What Is a Bitcoin and How Does It Work

What Is a Bitcoin and How Does It Work? A Beginner’s Guide

In this post, I will explain what a bitcoin is and how it works in as simple a language as possible. I will help you understand how Bitcoin works conceptually without dragging you through complicated maths and terminology. However, I am going to go into detail.  After reading this post you will have an

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Bitamp Review

Best Bitamp Review: Is This Wallet for You (2024)?

In this review, I will walk you through the features, pros, and cons of using Bitamp and how it stacks up against other crypto wallets. We’ll take a look at Bitamp’s safety features and the likelihood of it getting hacked, who the team behind the wallet is and what’s special about it.  Let’s take

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coinbase vs ledger

Coinbase vs Ledger: Which One Is Better for Storing Crypto

So you have bought yourself some crypto and are wondering whether you should just leave it on Coinbase or get yourself a hardware device such as a Ledger wallet. In this post I will help you clarify your thoughts and make a decision. Ledger is considered by many to be the safest solution while

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coinbase wallet vs vault

Coinbase Wallet Vs Vault: Which One Is Best for You

In this guide, I will help you decide whether to use the Coinbase wallet or the Coinbase vault. I will explain the difference between the two, describe how each works, and the pros and cons of using them.  What’s Coinbase Wallet?  Coinbase Wallet is a non-custodial digital wallet that allows you to store your

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Does Robinhood Report Crypto to IRS

Does Robinhood Report Crypto to IRS: Taxes Explained

When you trade crypto on Robinhood, Robinhood reports your crypto losses and profits to the IRS. At the beginning of year in February, Robinhood issues a 1099 report that shows the crypto gains and losses you made during the previous tax year. This report is shared with the IRS. The report is issued if

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how to use shapeshift with coinbase

How to Use Shapeshift with Coinbase: Best Guide

You can use Shapeshift with both the Coinbase exchange and the Coinbase wallet. In this post, I will walk you through how to use Shapeshift with Coinbase. Instructions on how to use Shapeshift with Coinbase You can now use the assets on your Coinbase account with Shapeshift.  What’s Shapeshift? Shapeshift is a decentralized non-custodial

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Can You Transfer Crypto from Robinhood to Coinbase?

Can You Transfer Crypto from Robinhood to Coinbase?

Robinhood has introduced a wallet for iOS users which means you can send your crypto assets from Robinhood to your wallet and from there you can move it to a crypto exchange like Coinbase. If you are an Android user you will need to join the waiting list. The only way to move crypto

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binance vs robinhood

Robinhood Vs Binance: Which Is Better for You

Robinhood and Binance offer their users a great experience. But sometimes it can be confusing to make up your mind about which of the two it makes most sense to use. I have extensively written about both platforms on ElementalCrypto. In this review, I will help you decide which is better for you Binance

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