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Intro to Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

at General Assembly - Downtown, Washington, D.C.

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Downtown, Washington, D.C.
1133 15th St NW 8th Fl
Btwn L & M Streets NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20005
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20
Teacher: Jon Creasy

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this digital marketing course:

You may have heard of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and "blockchain technology," but do you know what they are and what they're being used for? Have you heard that blockchain technology is being compared to the Internet in the 1990s? Are you curious as a programmer how you may be able experiment with this technology, and how development in this space is still open for brand new business models?

In this workshop, you'll learn the basics of digital currency transactions such as bitcoin, advanced smart contracts such as Ethereum, and the blockchain that fuels the system, plus dive into the many applications of this game-changing technology. Find out about the industries it has the potential to disrupt, which organizations are experimenting with the technology and the implications of working with this technology.

Whether you want to learn more about blockchain from a technical or business perspective, or are simply curious about how this emerging technology works, we welcome you to join us!

Takeaways
  • Become familiar with the nature of blockchain technology
  • Understand digital tokens and ways people purchase them
  • Explain what an exchange is, a miner, blockchain and smart contracts
  • Overview of blockchains' past, present and future
  • Demystify blockchain and its perceived complications
  • Practical applications for blockchain for all industries
  • Different ways of raising money - ICOs, crowd sales, funding rounds, and how to develop a blockchain business plan

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For students enrolling in 12 week part time and immersive classes, it is not recommended that you book more than one class simultaneously.

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