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Live Webinar: Cryptocurrencies 101, presented by The Ocean X - External RSVP
‘Cryptocurrencies 101’ will introduce you the burgeoning cryptocurrency and blockchain industry, from the perspective of an algorithmic trader. This webinar will focus on cryptocurrency and blockchain basics, starting with the protocol that started it all, Bitcoin. Register here: We’ll discuss the ‘world computer’ Ethereum, the ICO craze, and the current state of the industry. Finally, we’ll cover basic cryptocurrency valuation, correlation, and trading frameworks to get you started trading. This webinar series assumes basic knowledge of trading algorithms and valuation frameworks. No prior experience trading or developing cryptocurrencies or blockchains is required. Register here: About the presenter: John Piotrowski is co-founder and CEO of The Ocean X (, a soon-to-launch cryptocurrency trading platform designed for safe, fast, and cheap algorithmic trading. He’s a former Goldman Sachs VP who led trading strategy and capital optimization, and he’s been trading FX, cryptocurrencies, and other products algorithmically for close to 10 years. John graduated with a B.A. in Economics from the University of Virginia and a M.S. in Financial Math from New York University.

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    NYC Algorithmic Trading is for anyone interested in creating and using algorithms in the financial markets. We arrange monthly talks from practicing quants, algorithmic traders, trading technology experts, and academics. Our focus is practical, rather than theoretical. We enjoy talking about how to automate the purchase and sale of securities using statistics, machine learning, data mining, and algorithms.

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