Bitcoin 101 by Alex Leishman
May 5, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am HST| Free
Alexander Leishman is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at River Financial. He will be coving the whats and whys of Bitcoin.
Brought to you by the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation (HTDC), Digital Currency Innovation Lab (DCIL) and Entrepreneurs Sandbox, “DCIL Presents:…” is a series of webinars and events designed to educate and raise awareness around virtual currencies.
For this upcoming session, Alex Leishman, Co-Founder and CEO of River Financial will be covering the following topics:
- What is Bitcoin?
- Bitcoin’s Origin Story
- Bitcoin Economics
- Why Bitcoin Today?
- River Financial Intro
Alexander Leishman is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at River Financial. He brings his deep expertise in software engineering, information security, and Bitcoin to River where he oversees investor relations, corporate strategy, and engineering. Prior to co-founding River Financial, Alexander most recently served on the investment and engineering teams at Polychain Capital and Polychain Labs focusing on Bitcoin-related venture investments. He first got deeply involved in the Bitcoin industry as an early engineer at Maicoin, Taiwan’s largest digital asset exchange.
Join our pre-webinar AMA with Alex! We will be taking questions via Reddit before the webinar. For those who do not have access to Reddit, feel free to send us your question(s) here and we will insert it in for you!
Please register by Tuesday, May 4th at 5pm. After registration closes, we will send a Zoom link to all registered participants. If you are unable to register, please contact Shane at firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the waitlist.
The Digital Currency Innovation Lab (DCIL) is a pilot program by the State of Hawaii. The program allows digital currency issuers to do business in Hawaii without obtaining a state money transmitter license. www.htdc.org/programs/#dcil-section
Hawaii Technology Development Corporation (HTDC) is a state agency under the State of Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism. Our mission is to diversify Hawaii’s economy by developing a flourishing technology industry that provides quality, high-paying jobs for Hawaii residents. www.htdc.org
The Entrepreneurs Sandbox is a co-working facility in Kaka’ako, owned by HTDC and managed by BoxJelly. As the “front door to innovation”, our mission is to bring together change agents in Hawaii to enable transformation for a more dynamic Hawaii through technology and entrepreneurship. www.sandboxhawaii.org
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