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Nerd Night: Cryptocurrency

UTEP's Centennial Museum in partnership with Insights Science Center will be hosting:  Nerd Night: Cryptocurrency

Intrigued by cryptocurrencies, but still don't quite understand how they work? Neither do we. That's why we combed the Border Region to find three of the foremost experts to demystify cryptocurrency and blockchain technology at our next Nerd Night: Cryptocurrency. After all, if you had invested $100 into Bitcoin seven years ago, it would be worth $28,341,266 today


  • Paul Ward
    • Cryptocurrency overview
    • Initial Coin Offerings (ICO)
    • Risk comparisons with traditional investment strategy
  • Mark Gladden
    • Blockchain Technology and it's functions beyond cryptocurrency
    • Bitcoin mining demonstration
    • Different types of cryptocurrency
  • Matt Sistrunk
    • Commodity backed cryptocurrencies
    • Humanitarian and economic development potential in the Border Region

Friday, June 15, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Park Tavern 204 E Mills Ave, El Paso, TX 79901

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Arts & Culture

Events by Audience

Students, Faculty & Staff, Alumni, General


lecture, economics, cryptocurrency




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