StartUP FIU Brain Trust: Blockchain the Internet of Transaction Pt. 9

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Aug 23

StartUP FIU Brain Trust: Blockchain the Internet of Transaction Pt. 9

August 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Join StartUP FIU Brain Trust to further explore Blockchain with Support Analyst at Coinbase, German Espitia.Get an overview of the protocols laying the foundation for the future of finance on the blockchain. Learn about what is the financial stack and how does it compare to traditional finance, why build it on the blockchain, and why now. Plus, the protocols and how they work and what does it look like today and in the future. To get an idea of what this month’s lecture is going to be like, read this article by German on Medium

What is StartUP FIU Brain Trust?

The StartUP FIU Brain Trust connects entrepreneurs, technology enthusiasts and academics to explore the latest technologies and opportunities for their commercialization. Blockchain is the first technology to be explored by the Brain Trust through a monthly series of speakers and workshops. The format is highly interactive and encourages peer-to-peer exchange of information. Presenters from the community are welcome.

What is Blockchain?

Blockchain, the technology behind Bitcoin, is a decentralized digital ledger that is used to record immutable transactions across many computers in a chronological order.

Who is German Espitia?

German Espitia works for Coinbase providing support for developers building on Coinbase APIs. Prior to Coinbase, he launched several iOS applications that reached over 100k downloads. He graduated with a B.A. in Business from Florida International University. You can follow him on Twitter at @espitia7.