Exploring Blockchain and Crypto-Currencies

Gain foundational understanding of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency through various use cases

This course is curated from a live session conducted for 2 hours

Blockchain technology has the potential to completely shift to an era of programmable assets, enabling trust online, ownership of digital data, money, identity, and contracts. 

Today, every industry is building capabilities and experimenting to leverage blockchain to improve their businesses. The talk begins by understanding why blockchain has become mainstream in such a short span of time and learning details about key constructs of blockchain such as distributed network, consensus protocol and encryption. We will discover how blockchain actually works through an example of bitcoin blockchain and a practical demonstration. We will also gain understanding about Ethereum and explore smart contract with a simple example. We'll learn about various blockchain use-cases in industries worldwide to develop an understanding of how this technology could help in your area.

We then look at Bitcoin and its fundamental concepts, and continue exploring different crypto-currencies and innovative solutions offered by them. 

We'll get insights into how blockchain is powering new ways of fundraising through initial coin offering (ICO), and analysis around scale of investment in this technology. We'll explore market trends and regulations in the blockchain and crypto-currency space. Towards the end of the session, the instructor will sum up key concepts to strengthen the concepts discussed earlier.

This session is for people from business, operations and technology across all levels who are interested to learn how Blockchain technology is transforming industries.

Course Curriculum

Exploring Blockchain and Crypto-Currencies
Ravi Agrawal
Ravi Agrawal
Blockchain Evangelist, Speaker and Thought Leader

About the instructor

Ravi is a Blockchain professional providing extensive business consulting and IT solutions in Banking / Consumer Lending domain across different geographies including UK, USA, Canada and APAC for clients.

He has delivered business and technology solutions across transformational themes that provided direct revenue generation and efficiency. Some of recent engagements were in the areas of digital strategy, process optimization, business value realization and regulatory compliance.

He is expert at exploration and implementation with Blockchain and Crypto-currencies over different platforms such as Ethereum, Corda, Hyperledger.

Ravi is known in the community and often invited speaker at Blockchain conferences.