Financial Skills for the Real World Series: Introduction to Cryptocurrencies

Event

Arts Building Room W-20, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0G5, CA

The last few years have seen phenomenal gains for most cryptocurrencies but should you invest in them? What are some of the main things to watch out for when buying altcoins or tokens? How risky are these "investments" if they can even be labels as such? There are currently over 1,600 different cryptocurrencies/tokens and some are orders of magnitude riskier than others which are outright scams. How can you tell the difference? To find out the answers to these and many more related questions, make sure t register for this new workshop.

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn about cryptocurrency basics: private vs. public keys, mining, tokens, forks, wallets, and much more.
  • Familiarize yourself with potential risks of various types of altcoins or tokens.
  • Learn about the features of various cryptocurrency scams.

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