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Beginner’s Guide to Cryptocurrencies (and Bitcoin)

A complete course about major cryptocurrencies, what are they for, how do they work and what makes them important.
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 50m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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The use of cryptocurrency is growing and there are no signs that its adoption is slowing down. Even in the movies, cryptocurrency and the blockchain is being mentioned more and more. Not only are major companies also creating their own cryptocurrencies, but also known as digital currencies, and taking them as a method of payment, but countries around the world are also looking into creating their own cryptocurrencies as an alternative unit of currency, and using them both as a method of payment and overall unit of transaction.
There are even companies who now give their employees the option to be paid in cryptocurrency! But what exactly are cryptocurrencies and why bother to use them? What are coins and tokens, and are they both cryptocurrencies? And what is the difference between the thousands of cryptocurrencies that are on the exchanges?
Join us on this course to learn about cryptocurrencies and become smarter about investment, payment, and transaction options that may affect your future.

You will learn

✓ What are Cryptocurrencies
✓ Thechnology behind Cryptocurrencies
✓ Criminal activity with Cryptocurrencies
✓ Accessing Cryptocurrencies and Wallets
✓ What are Public and Private Keys
✓ What are Tokens and Coins?
✓ Volatility of Cryptocurrencies, and Who Controls the Price
✓ Creation of a Personal Token/Coin
✓ What is Bitcoin [BTC]
✓ What is Ripple [XRP]
✓ What is Bitcoin Cash [BCH]
✓ What is Cardano [ADA]
✓ What is Ethereum [ETH]
✓ What is Litecoin [LTC]
✓ What is NEO [NEO]
✓ What is Stellar [XLM]
✓ What is Monero [XMR]
✓ What is EOS [EOS]
✓ What is Dash [DASH]
✓ What is IOTA [MIOTA]
✓ What is NEM [XEM]
✓ Cryptocurrency Uses in the Real World


• As this course is for beginners, there are no requirements to taking it

This course is for

• People looking to use alternative payments
• Companies that want to accept Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies
• Anyone who is interested in the world of digital advancement
• Investors that need additional information before investing into blockchain companies
Expert Advisor on Financial Technologies
After managing a series of successful projects within the crypto and blockchain sectors, Siim founded Savii Digital Crypto and Blockchain Marketing Agency in 2016. Siim advises a wide range of companies within multiple sectors allied to the crypto and blockchain space, including exchanges, cryptocurrencies, and tech companies. He is often quoted in top tier media such as Forbes, as his opinions are sought after with regards to a wide range of crypto, blockchain, and fintech topics.
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 50m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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