Intro to bitcoin, blockchain, and cryptoassets

Chicago Blockchain Project
Chicago Blockchain Project
Public group
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Three short presentations with Q&A to get you up to speed on why the world is going crazy about blockchain right now.

Disruption Joe - Chicago Blockchain Project
Decentralization: The Power To Opt Out
Joe will present the history of blockchain, an explanation of the buzzwords and a view of what to expect in the future. His easy to understand analogies and concept level analysis make blockchain accessible to everyone.

Louis Lapat - Coinflash
An Entrepreneurial Take
Louis is a Northwestern Alum and father of three. His app allows a user to round up their spare change into crypto. Lou has entrepreneurial experience in industries outside of tech as well as his developing projects. Lou will tell you about his journey launching the Coinflash app.

Crypto Cortez (James Cortez) - Gordon Law Ltd
Basics of Cryptoasset Taxes
James will show you the basics you need to know when paying taxes on crypto. Gordon Law Group has been in the crypto space since 2013 and they have seen what mistakes are commonly made.

Thank you to Melissa and the Garage for hosting this community friendly meetup.