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Understanding Bitcoin
A Beginner’s Guide

Saturday December 1, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm MST
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One event on Saturday February 9, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on Saturday March 23, 2019 at 9:00am

- $999

This is an intensive, full-day course with 8 hours of jam packed knowledge to cover as many aspects of everything Bitcoin in plain English. We will be going at near breakneck speed, but slow down to make sure everyone understands the basic concepts. Bitcoin is complex, but once you get the basics, everything becomes so much easier to understand.This course is capped at 10 participants per session, to ensure that everyone has a chance to participate and leave enough time for questions.
Miguel Moreno

Course Content

Lessons Status

  • Before Bitcoin
  • What is Bitcoin?
  • Bitcoin, the Currency
  • Bitcoin, the Payment System
  • The White paper - Satoshi Nakamoto


  • Fundamentals of a Perfect Currency
  • Why use Bitcoin?
  • Trust anyone, trust no one
  • Pros and Cons of Digital Money
  • The Genesis block
  • Anatomy of a Blockchain


How does Bitcoin Work?
  • Public-key Cryptography
  • Bitcoin Addresses
  • Bitcoin Transactions
  • Miners
  • Nodes & Network Validation


Using Bitcoin
  • Obtaining Bitcoins
  • Storing Bitcoins
  • Bitcoin Wallets
  • Threats and Risk Mitigation
  • Purchasing with Bitcoin
  • Trading Bitcoin


  • The Clear, Deep and Dark Web
  • Development and Forks
  • Alt Coins & ICO's
  • Purposes of Alt Coins
  • Speed, Privacy, Utility and Store of Value


State of the Crypto and beyond
  • Blockchain Applications & Current Use Cases
  • Economics
  • Politics & Legislation
  • Banking Industry
  • Potential Future Use Cases


  • The Ugly , the Good and the Bad
  • Tools & Resources

Throughout history, the primary method of communicating with someone over long distances was sending a letter. This could take days, weeks, even months, with no guarantee the letter would arrive at all. Even then it was only one-way communication, for a conversation to take place it would take longer still.
Email changed communications drastically. Messages were sent and received instantly, from anywhere in the world.
Before email, people didn’t even recognize the drawbacks of the old communications system. Once email became widely adopted, the drawbacks were instantly obvious, and we’ve never looked back.
The same is true of our current system of money today. Most people don’t stop to think about the drawbacks of our current monetary system, but a new technology is already beginning to change that. This new technology—called Bitcoin—is rapidly changing the way we view money.
This course will explain the broader view of what Bitcoin is, represents and, give you a layman’s view of how it works. We’ll go over how exactly you can obtain Bitcoin, store them safely, spend them, and even create them yourself. Bitcoin is quite a complicated subject with many facets, each a complex and deep topic on their own.
Our intent with this course is to give you everything, and all the knowledge you need to know in order to understand the system and get started with Bitcoin today!
Included with the purchase of this course
Course material access
Offline access to this course, in a self-paced format, so you can revisit any part on your time.
Large amount of articles and resources
Access to over 1000 of articles and resources I have collected over the years.
Bitcoin books
Access to over 20 Bitcoin or Blockchain related books in .pdf format.
Community support
Membership to my Slack channel to lurk, share knowledge or ask questions.
Software and tools
Access to helpful software tools that I have found worth keeping, or apps that I have written out of need while involved with Bitcoin.


Saturday December 1, 2018
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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