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Springboard: Foundations of Blockchain

About this Blockchain course Blockchain is an emerging technology set to disrupt most major industries by changing how transactions are recorded and stored. Everyone from Fortune 50 companies to tech entrepreneurs are betting that this technology, as well as Smart Contracts and Decentralized Applications, will transform how we use tools, services and apps in the coming years. This free course provides a foundational understanding of how Blockchain works and how companies plan to harness its power. Why learn Blockchain? With the help of billions of dollars of investments, Blockchain technologies are aimed to drastically improve global processes such as banking, IoT connectivity, automation, and contract collaboration combine. There is no better time to start learning about this technology and explore how it can be utilized in your business or position. What will I learn? This free Blockchain course will provide participants with a look into the inner workings and mechanics of a Blockchain by showing how thousands of applications are already using the technology. By the end of this course, you will understand: what a Blockchain is different types of Blockchain implementations applications of Blockchain technology aside from cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) principal features of Blockchain technology and how they can solve complex problems why Blockchain technology is considered as innovative as Internet technology This course covers the most important Blockchain principles in succinct terms while also providing a comprehensive list of additional materials, resources, and tools that you can reference afterwards. Who is this course for? This free Blockchain course is for anyone that is new to the technology and looking to better understand its structure and applications. This includes developers, product managers, marketers, designers, students, and investors that may be looking for a better understanding of this exciting technology. Already familiar with Blockchain? We've also included content aimed at advanced Blockchain developers and engineers that would like to learn more about the industry landscape and explore where it's heading in the near future. Enjoy the course!

It is our humble attempt to make #Blockchain's formal specifications and technology protocol more approachable for everyone. It is LIVE on Springboard, a leading educational platform to help you learn in-demand skills to future-proof your career.