This is an educational webinar course on Bitcoin and the various areas that govern this new fiat currency.
We outline various statements, facts and figures found on reliable online resources, companies, institutions and online communities.
This course is meant to inform and educate.
Where to get started...
Coinbase (Cloud Wallet, Exchange): https://goo.gl/jER8Ht
Poloniex (Exchange): https://poloniex.com
Ledger (Hard Wallet): https://goo.gl/Eumhw3
Other Wallets: https://goo.gl/6WUR6z
Different kinds of Altcoins (crypto coins)
BCash is a fork of Bitcoin that activated on August 1st of 2017 and offers an alternative with a 8 MB blocksize and no Segwit.
The Bitcoin Gold (BTG) initial coin distribution method is almost exactly the same as that used by the Bitcoin Cash fork of August 1. Bitcoin Gold is a free open source project that was created by a small group of Bitcoin enthusiasts from diverse backgrounds.
The first cryptocurrency Bitcoin is the largest, safest and most scalable value transfer Internet protocol.
BitConnect Coin is a decentralized digital currency, an open-source and peer-to-peer protocol that allows people to invest their possession in a non-government related currency and stores it and even earn from these investments.
Bytecoin is a private, decentralized cryptocurrency with open source code that allows everyone to take part in the Bytecoin network development. Privacy and security come naturally from using Bytecoin.
Dash is a next-generation digital currency based on the Bitcoin software.
Devcoin is an ethically inspired cryptocurrency created in 2011 to support open source programmers and writers worldwide.
Dogecoin was created as a joke in December 2013. It is based on the Doge internet meme. Today, it is one of the most popular altcoins.
Ethereum Classic is an open-source, peer-to-peer, computing platform based on blockchain technology and the original Ethereum code.
The Hayek is an exciting new cryptographic gold receipt issued by Anthem Vault, a leading online retailer of vaulted and insured silver and gold bullion.
Hcash is a decentralized and open-source cross platform cryptocurrency, exchange value and data cross platform easily and based on a highly secure and authenticated channel.
Litecoin is a peer-to-peer Internet currency that enables instant, near-zero cost payments to anyone in the world. Litecoin is an open source, global payment network that is fully decentralized without any central authorities.
Monero is a secure, private, untraceable currency. It is open-source and freely available to all.
Namecoin is a decentralized open source information registration and transfer system based on the Bitcoin cryptocurrency.
OmiseGO was built due to its product called Omise and it is the most common payment management framework / platform in Thailand and any part of the Southeast Asia.
Peercoin seeks to be the most secure cryptocoin at the lowest cost, by rewarding all users for strengthening the network.
PIVX - Private Instant Verified Transactions
PIVX is the private instant verified transactions cryptocurrency built on Bitcoin Core with DASH masternodes and proof of stake.
Reddcoin is the social currency that enriches people’s social lives and makes digital currency easy for the general public.
Ripple is an internet protocol developed by Ripple Labs to connect all the world's disparate financial systems to enable secure transfer of funds in any currency in real time.
Shadowcash was one of the first altcoins that marketed itself as being more private than Bitcoin.
Tether allows you to store, send and receive digital tokens pegged to dollars, euros, and yen person-to-person, globally, instantly, and securely for a fraction of the cost of any alternative.
Vertcoin is a digital currency that can be sent between people over the internet. Vertcoin (VTC) stays true to the original vision of cryptocurrency - a financial system owned by its users, the peoples coin.
Zcash is the first open, permissionless cryptocurrency that can fully protect the privacy of transactions using zero-knowledge cryptography.