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Special Edition: Blockchain, Bitcoin & Ethereum 101 for Non-Technical Cats + Creators

  • Starfish Mission 1535 Mission Street San Francisco, CA, 94103 United States (map)

Are you tired of pretending that you know what Bitcoin & Ethereum is, what blockchain technology is...what A blockchain is for that matter???

Come to Starfish and we'll patiently guide you through the blockchain, Bitcoin & Ethereum jungle. You'll go in totes Blockchain Basic and come out as one Badass Blockchain .

***This week's introductory class is for non-technical cats, including artists, musicians, etc.***

12:30 PM - Networking
Starfish Mission is a protocol-agnostic, Blockchain co-working space and community hub run by you, the community. We welcome both non-technical and technical blockchain enthusiasts, explorers, developers, entrepreneurs, start-ups, and investors of ALL knowledge levels. Come meet your peers and see what road your new-found connections will take you down.

1:00 PM - What is Blockchain, Bitcoin, Ethereum &
Why Should Creators, Artists, Musicians care?
We'll start off by breaking down what blockchain technology is, what a blockchain, Bitcoin & Ethereum are, and how it will benefit you, your business, and humanity.

1:45 PM - Where to go from here + Q&A

2:00 PM - Wallets & What to Be Wary Of
Learn how to download a wallet + what to watch out for when selling or buying with crypto.

2:45PM - Q&A

3:00PM - MakersPlace Tour
Tour and try out MakersPlace, a blockchain-based, easy-to-navigate, online marketplace for digital artists and collectors. (Led by Dannie Chu & Ryoma Ito)

3:45PM - Q&A


This Basics of Blockchain, Bitcoin & Ethereum class is a part of "Distributed Saturdays", a bi-weekly, peer-to-peer blockchain and protocol-agnostic learning fest with several tracks for both technical and non-technical people of ALL knowledge levels. Distributed Saturdays is a Starfish event held in partnership with SF Ethereum.



Starfish Mission is a pioneering hub for the blockchain community - founded by the Starfish Network. We are dedicated to creating spaces and learning opportunities for the community which inspires us; to change commerce, communication and governance, effectively upgrading the operating system of our world.

Why Starfish? Starfish are decentralized, resilient organisms with no central control unit. All the arms communicate with each other to decide where to move next.

We are Starfish. You are Starfish.

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A platform that empowers creators to better manage and sell their work. Artists, photographers, writers, and more use MakersPlace to create and sell their work online through the use of blockchain technology.


SF Ethereum is a mission-driven organization that provides a forum for those interested in the movement towards decentralization, accountability, increased security, and transparency of business and government entities through the use of Ethereum blockchain technology.

Follow: @SFEthereum