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Getting Started with Cryptocurrency Wallets

  • Galvanize Boulder 1023 Walnut Street Boulder, CO, 80302 United States (map)

The total market capitalization for cryptocurrencies topped $500 billion US during January 2018. This ground breaking technology is developing at a fervant pace with thousands of different cryptocurrencies available for purchase. 

The first step in getting involved is by creating a cryptocurrency wallet. This one hour workshop will take you through the basics of the cryptocurrency wallet MetaMask which is used for the cryptocurrency Ethereum. 


During this workshop you will learn:

  • Which type of cryptocurrency wallets there are

  • Where you can go to buy cryptocurrency

  • What are public/private keys

  • How to send and recieve cryptocurrency

  • How to exchange your cryptocurrency for other tokens for free

  • Where you can go to learn more


Requirements to participate in workshop:

  • Laptop with the Chrome browser download

  • MetaMask Chrome browser extension installed (download here)

  • Positive Attitude



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Sean T. McKeough

Co-founder at Blockmatics - LinkedIn

Sean is the co-founder of Blockmatics, a leader in the blockchain education space. He regularly meets with leaders from a variety of industries to help them understand this transformative technology and how they might apply it to their business or passion. He recently served as the technical editor for the book, Blockchain: A Practical Guide to Developing Business, Law and Technology. Sean is a community organizer at heart and is a regular in the New York and Colorado blockchain event scene.