Crypto – Beyond Bitcoin

Crypto – Beyond Bitcoin

Overview

How much do you know about the Crypto market? We have started seeing Crypto Exchanges, Crypto futures, ICO and even Crypto repo. This course will give you an overview of the Crypto-world. Based on Wikipedia, there are over 1,565 kinds of cryptocurrencies available as of 10 April 2018 and the number is growing. Understand the applications of the key ones like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Litcoin, etc.

Content

1. What are cryptocurrencies?
2. Overview of cryptocurrency market
3. Initial Coin Offerings (ICO)
4. What is mining?
5. Challenges faced by cryptocurrencies

Who should attend

This course is suitable for all practitioners in the financial services industry.

Speaker/Course Instructor

Adrian LAI
Adrian Lai is now the Managing Partner of a blockchain technology and advisory firm.

Before founding his own company, Adrian was an ESG Analyst with a well-known international asset manager where he worked with board members from listed companies across Asia on issues such as corporate governance, corporate actions, cybersecurity and climate change.

Adrian graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with a BBA degree and is certified in fintech by Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Details

Code
TPPFR18001305
Date & Time
Thursday, 18 Oct 2018 (6:30PM - 8:30PM)
Venue
HKSI Institute Training Centre
Language
English
Level
Introductory
Hours
SFC:2.0, PWMA:2.0