Intro to Bitcoin
Get the background you need to explore and evaluate cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. Working one-on-one with a live professor, you’ll create a wallet with a small amount of bitcoin that’s yours to keep. You’ll practice securely sending and receiving bitcoin and learn to buy or sell it for US dollars.
- 2 hours
- Available Monday-Saturday
- Learn from Anywhere
- Computer Required
- Cellphone Recommended
Learn the basics of Bitcoin with a live professor, on your schedule.
Hosted by tech educator and entrepreneur David Bethune.
Here’s what we’ll cover in this 2 hour session.
Part 1: The New World of Digital Money
- Problems Solved by Bitcoin
- Problems Created by Bitcoin
- Problems Common to All Currencies
- What is the Blockchain?
- How is the Blockchain Maintained?
- How Transactions are Created
- How Transactions are Verified
- How Bitcoin is Secured
- How Bitcoins are Created
Part 2: Getting Started with Bitcoin
- Using a Wallet
- Five Types of Wallets
- Securing Your Wallet
- Exploring the Blockchain
- Receiving Money
- Sending Money
- Buying and Selling Fiat
Have questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org for answers!