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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, Dash are the most capitalized and widely used digital currencies today. What are digital currencies? Where do they come from? How are they issued, stored, circulated and valued? Are they the future of money? How can I buy, store, spend and trade them?

These are just a few of the questions you’ll find answers to by joining our free digital currency courses.

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Bitcoin For Everyone

A Brief Overview

Here we introduce you to the basic concepts behind Bitcoin and what you need to know before you get started using this new digital currency. This course is aimed at beginners, that is, those new to Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in general.

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Introduction to Digital Currencies

A More Detailed Introduction

The four lessons in this course explore the foundations that came to define the modern digital currency movement, including the first uses of cryptography in transactions, the demand for transparency, the rise of alternative currencies, and the birth of decentralization.

Digital Currency Ownership

Before You Begin

Here we introduce you to everything you need to know before you begin to acquire digital currency. This course is aimed at beginners, that is, those new to Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in general, but could be relevant to anyone who wants to beef up their security and improve their processes.

Bitcoin for Merchants

Accept Payment in Cryptocurrency

If you are a merchant considering accepting Bitcoin, this course is for you. It explains the basic concepts and walks you through how to accept payment, either manually or with a POS system. We start out by looking at reasons why you might want to start accepting Bitcoin, then take you through s discussion of the risks and indirect costs a merchant has to manage.

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Getting to Kow the Key Players

These videos look at the blockchain – the distributed ledger tech behind Bitcoin – and how it is impacting innovation in general, and the world of financial technology (fintech), through the lenses of thought leaders and entrepreneurs.

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Introduction to Bitcoin (Beginner)

A More Detailed Introduction

These videos provide general introductions to Bitcoin as a concept and bitcoin as a medium of exchange that will help you to wrap your head around this incredible technology.

Introduction to Bitcoin (Intermediate)

Before You Begin

These videos take you deeper into the theory and technology underpinning Bitcoin. If you really want to dive deep into how it all works in theory, and in practice, this is the course for you.

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Digital Currencies & Social Activism

New Financial Empowerment

This course looks at the role digital currencies can play in social activism and how they are currently being used to advance social causes. This is a Coin Academy Curated Collection. The materials contained in this course were all generated by third parties. We have gone through the a large number of materials to select the set of lessons you see here. Each of the lessons is annotated, with a brief explanation of the contents, the creator and information about its length and its strengths and weaknesses.