The Business of Blockchains

Distill 6 months of independent research into 6 hours

Our flagship course is an interactive, in-depth training program on blockchain technology, its use cases and implementations. Designed for both non-technical and technical people alike this course saw over 250 graduates in 2017 alone. From experimenting with the Etherisc insurance dApp to launching a personal blockchain on Microsoft Azure we guide our students through hands on exercises, demonstrations, and facilitate group discussions.

Our graduates walk away with a solid foundation and understanding of how consensus is achieved in distributed systems, how smart contracts can facilitate automated business logic, the different types of blockchains available, and why this technology is going to disintermediate industries.

Clients have included Fortune 500 executives, members from the academic community, government officials, technologists, and hobbyists.  If you or your company are interested in receiving private or personalized instruction, please let us know here.

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Great overview on blockchain, bitcoin and real-life applications of the technology.
— Lisa Yokoyama, VP Digital Product, American Express

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Fully staffed with incredibly helpful and friendly subject matter experts.
— Brook Armstrong, CEO, Blockskye

Ethereum Developer Workshop for Beginners

Get started programming smart contracts

In this 2 hour workshop you will begin to learn how to code using the programming language Solidity. Solidity is the most popular programming language on the most popular distributed computing platform for developers called the Ethereum Blockchain. Ethereum is unique in that it allows for full programs to reside and run on its blockchain. These programs are often called Smart Contracts and are often a part of Dapps, or distributed applications.

Want to get into Ethereum coding but don't know where to start? Learn what a smart contract is, the programming language Solidity, and then write and deploy your first smart contract.

Blockchains, Smart Contracts & ICO’s

What Lawyers Need to Know

Over $1 billion dollars worth of cryptocurrency has been invested into entities in the first six months of 2017 using a novel fundraising method called an ICO or Initial Coin Offering. These crowd funding mechanisms use cryptocurrency as a way to collect value from investors and in return provide those investors with a token that is crucial within that businesses architecture.

ICO’s, however, are just one use case of blockchain technology. This 1-hour briefing will include an introduction to blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies and smart contracts. The speakers will then highlight the broad range of legal issues raised by various applications of this technology and the legal and regulatory responses to date.

This course has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE in the amount of 1.0 credit hours, of which 0.5 credit hours will apply to legal ethics/professional responsibility credit.

Made the business case for blockchain technology clear.
— Thomas Strahm, Visiting Scholar, Columbia Law School

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