Demystifying Cryptocurrency: Understanding Bitcoin and Beyond

Meltem Demirors, Chief Strategy Officer at CoinShares

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10 Lessons (1h 9m)
    • 1. Introduction

      2:08
    • 2. What Is Blockchain?

      6:10
    • 3. How Blockchain Works

      10:28
    • 4. Why Blockchain Matters

      6:25
    • 5. Crypto Assets

      8:53
    • 6. Use Cases

      11:34
    • 7. Lifecycle of Crypto

      10:11
    • 8. Ecosystem Overview

      9:11
    • 9. How To Get Involved

      3:21
    • 10. Explore More Classes on Skillshare

      0:41
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About This Class

Curious about bitcoin and blockchain? Start here with a straightforward, accessible class all about cryptocurrency — what it is, how it works, and where it's going next.

Join CoinShares' Meltem Demirors for a fascinating class all about the world of cryptocurrency. From how it all began to how the digital currency ecosystem works, you'll learn the ins and outs of how bitcoin has transformed our financial ecosystem. Key lessons include:

  • Understanding blockchain — and why it matters
  • Use cases for blockchain and cryptocurrency
  • An overview of digital currencies on the market today
  • How you can get involved

Whether you're interested in the innovative technology behind blockchain or just curious about cryptocurrency, this class is the perfect primer to help you understand the new financial digital world, giving you the information you need to take your next step with confidence.

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Note: Nothing within this course constitutes (or should be construed as being) investment, legal, tax or other advice.The information in this course is not a personal recommendation and does not consider the investment objectives, financial situation or other needs of any specific viewer.  This course is solely for informational purposes and is not an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy any securities or digital assets.The course contains the personal opinions of the speaker and not the opinion or recommendation of any member of the CoinShares Group. Predictions, opinions and other information contained in this course speak only as of the time of creation. Opinions expressed may differ or be contrary to those expressed by other documents or in other contexts by the speaker or members of the CoinShares Group. CoinShares Group, its affiliates, and their personnel may have investments is various securities or digital assets discussed in the course. Viewers of this post should make independent investment decisions.  All investments involve risks, and past performance is no guarantee of future results.

This course should not be used as the basis for any investment decision(s) which a viewer may be considering. Any potential investor in digital assets, even if experienced and affluent, is strongly recommended to seek independent financial advice upon the merits of the same in the context of their own unique circumstances.