A lot of people actually don’t know the difference between crypto and futures. The differences are interstellar. They are very different. Crypto means crypto currency. Crypto currency is an amazing form of currency that is decentralised. It is not controlled by any central authority. Crypto currency is incredibly secure, lightning fast and anonymous. For example, bitcoin is a crypto currency.
Futures basically means foreign exchange. I am sure you know what for an exchange is. Foreign exchange is the exchange of one currency for another. For example, exchanging GBP to USD.
Futures is a legal contract to purchase or sell something in the future.