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The Event

This is the first event in a series of events to introduce individuals to a variety of cryptocurrencies, how they work, which are the more interesting cryptocurrencies to invest in and how to identify the best platforms and exchanges to use for buying and selling cryptocurrencies. We will also explore potential scams and best-practice for safely storing your cryptocurrencies

This event is kindly sponsored by Stratum. Founded in 2013, Stratum is a leader in blockchain services in Brazil, South Africa and Latin America and is operational in the areas of cryptocurrency mining, exchange, solutions and incentives related to bitcoin and various cryptocurrencies and alt coins.

Who should attend?

Anyone who is interested in cryptocurrencies, who would like to invest in or know more about some of the top cryptocurrencies and altcoins such as bitcoin, ether, XRP (Ripple), Monero, Dash, EOS, Litecoin, ZCash and Tether and those who want to learn how to make cryptocurrency payments.

What is included?

  • You will receive coffee, snacks and refreshments
  • Introduction to Stratum and continued support on the platform
  • Access to other cryptocurrency enthusiasts, traders and investors
  • Opportunity to win a FREE ticket to the Blockchain Africa Conference 2019

Event Schedule: 10:00am-13:00pm

10:00 – 10:15am: Networking and Coffee

10:15 – 10:25am: Welcome by Antoinette Prophy

10:25 – 10:35am: The history of cryptocurrencies and its significance in the world today

10:35 – 11:00am: A look at some of the most interesting cryptocurrencies and altcoins such as bitcoin, bitcoin cash, monero, dash, zcash, XRP, ethereum, ethereum classic and EOS

11:00 – 11:15am: What are hard forks and how does this affect users? A brief look at the recent Bitcoin Cash fork and the resulting hash war

11:15 – 11:30am: SCAMS: What are typical cryptocurrency scams and how to avoid them

11:30 – 12:10pm: How to buy and sell cryptocurrencies on exchanges and platforms, how the price is determined, transaction fees and how to securely store cryptocurrencies in a wallet

12:10 – 12:30pm: Snacks and Coffee Break

12:30 – 12:50pm: Director of Stratum, Carmen Potgieter will talk about some of the services Stratum offers and which cryptos or altcoins are the interesting ones to consider for investment purposes

12:50 – 13:00pm: Closing and Question and Answer session

Requirements

No requirements other than an interest in learning about cryptocurrencies!

Terms and Conditions

The Blockchain Academy will not be held liable for any damage to property, or for lost or stolen items.

The Blockchain Academy reserves the right to cancel the event at any time prior to their commencement. If an event is cancelled, attendees will be advised by sms and email no later than two days prior to its scheduled commencement date.

Contact us at [email protected] if you have any questions.

When and where?



WorkInProgress, 5th Floor, Block B, Woodstock Exchange 66 Albert Road, Woodstock, Cape Town

Starts:
Fri 14 Dec 2018 at 10:00 AM (SAST)
Ends:
Fri 14 Dec 2018 at 1:00 PM (SAST)

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Blockchain Academy

+ 27 (0)21 409 7000