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Introduction to Blockchain Technology

Introduction to Blockchain Technology

Catherine Thomas

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Catherine explains blockchain and distributed ledger technology. In this video, she describes how these technologies apply to central bank digital currency, protocol and privacy.

Catherine explains blockchain and distributed ledger technology. In this video, she describes how these technologies apply to central bank digital currency, protocol and privacy.

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Introduction to Blockchain Technology

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Overview

Blockchain is a public ledger where all transactions are recorded and monitored anonymously. Blockchain’s features prevent double spending, alteration, and do not require external monitoring. Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) is data that can be adapted to improving security, innovation, resilience, and efficiency due to its high degree of transparency.

Key learning objectives:

  • Explain what is blockchain, DLT, CBDC, smart contracts, Ethereum, Protocol, and Open Source

  • Explain how blockchain and DLT are useful

  • Explain whether blockchain increases or decreases users’ level of privacy

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Catherine Thomas

Catherine Thomas

Catherine is an associate at Outlier Ventures, a venture platform that was the first platform focused on blockchain in Europe. In her role, Catherine manages investor and partner relations, supporting their portfolio and building the Outlier Ventures community. Previously, she spent 3 years working with London & Partners as a consultant to international investors.

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