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What is a crypto asset?

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A crypto asset is a digital representation of value that is not issued by a central bank, but is traded, transferred, and stored electronically by natural and legal persons for the purpose of payment, investment and other forms of utility, and applies cryptography techniques in the underlying technology. 

Crypto Assets usually make use of a blockchain, which is a chain of digital signatures. For a more in-depth explanation of a blockchain take a read through this article here.

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