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Initial Coin Offerings 101 or Blockchain 101


The blockchain represents a way to transfer value, securely and with no central authority involved. It is arguably the most important technological innovation of the past two decades. Blockchain technology is poised to disrupt the world in a way that we haven’t seen since the introduction of the world wide web. It’s important to understand this technology because its impact on society is likely to be very significant, across several industries. In this course we’re going to cover relevant historical events, what a blockchain is, who the players are, and why this is so important.


I am the Head of Business Development for Ambisafe, a turnkey ICO service provider. Ambisafe has launched over 20 blockchain projects including co-development of Tether, Bitfinex, Chronicled as well as launching the successful ICOs for ChronoBank,, and Ambisafe also recently launched a decentralized Ethereum token exchange and ICO platform called (currently in public beta). I'm a Consultancy Advisor to Blockchain at Berkeley which is UC Berkeley's student led blockchain group with over 200 student members and provides consulting services to fortune 500 clients. I am an Adjunct Instructor of Blockchain at the FinTech School where I created a Blockchain 101 web course and lead corporate workshops. I am cofounder of the OSCRE Blockchain Initiative which is brining together the commercial real estate industry to develop blockchain solutions.