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1871 – Intro into Participating in CryptoCurrency Markets

February 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am


This workshop will provide the necessary tools for gaining access and exposure to Crypto. Attendees will learn how to enter these markets via the various on-ramps that are accessible to the public and how to go about then expanding beyond the major currencies into other opportunities. We will also discuss the various ways to measure success and or failure in these endeavors and provide reference materials for people that want to learn more on their own. There will be no advocating for any particular coins relative to one another. THIS IS NOT INVESTMENT ADVICE!

– Educating yourself on Blockchain/Crypto.
– Differences between Crypto and other investments.
– How to turn your USD into Crypto.
– How to access exchanges that only accept Crypto deposits.
– Measuring performance. Setting goals and benchmarks.
– Storing Crypto as securely as possible.
– Pitfalls to avoid.

Workshop Facilitator Bios:
Paul Aronson has been in Chicago since 2001 and trades on the floor of the CBOE. Once an avid baseball fan, Paul has become consumed by Crypto and hasn’t read a baseball article for the better part of a year. Eager to help provide access to the information he wished people had shared with him years ago, he is excited for this opportunity to do so for others. Paul lives in the city with his wife and four kids (all boys!).
Kuntal Shah is Vice President of Strategic Analytics at FCB Global, an integrated ad agency, where he works on AI and Blockchain solutions among other more mundane things.  He has been involved with cryptocurrency since 2013 when he and a friend started a small Litecoin mining operation.  Kuntal has traded crypto across numerous exchanges (some now seized by the FBI) and has been an evangelist for decentralization and crypto among coworkers, friends, and families for years.   He is looking forward to help further feed the swarm.  Kuntal lives in Wicker Park with his wife and son and is a huge fan of Chicago sports.

Register here: https://goo.gl/4s66uj


February 20
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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IMSA Classroom
222 W. Merchandise Mart Pl. Suite 1212 Chicago, IL 60654
Chicago, 60654 United States
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