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The Business Potential of Blockchain

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Lakeside Business Center

Gotthardstrasse 26

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The Business Potential of Blockchain

Half day deep dive into the world of blockchain and smart contracts held in Crypto-Valley (Zug)

Duration: 4hrs, 09:00 - 13:00

Target group: Anyone who wants to dive into blockchain technology and smart contracts. This includes business analysts, executives, investors, startups and other curious minds.

Prerequisites: No blockchain knowledge and no programming or other technical skills required.

Course size: min 7, max 20

Validity Labs reserves the right to cancel The Business Potential of Blockchain workshop at least 24 hours in advance via Email if we have not received seven or more confirmed applications.

If the Business Potential of Blockchain Workshop is canceled by Validity Labs then full refunds will be made.

This means that the participant is aware that the event is not guaranteed to take place at the time of reservation.

Infrastructure: Participants are expected to have on-site:

  • Mobile phone (iOS or Android)


This half-day course exposes participants to blockchains and smart contracts for the first time.

We take a look “under the hood”, get a very fundamental understanding of what blockchains and smart contracts really are and why they are such powerful tools. Attendees will get the chance to interact with a smart contract in a playful fashion.

We will then look in more detail at existing business models and assess why they have the potential to disrupt major established industries. We will wrap up with success stories and an overview of challenges and limitations.

Course Agenda:

  1. Introduction to Blockchain and Smart Contracts

    a) Blockchain for peer-to-peer financial transactions

    b) Blockchain for business process automation

    c) Blockchain thought experiment: How does a blockchain really work?

  2. Getting in touch with smart contracts

    a) Ether give-away

    b) Play with your first smart contract and maybe win some Ether!

    c) Under the hood: transparency and blockchain explorers

  3. Total disruption: existing blockchain business cases

    a) The next insurance industry

    b) The next supply-chain management

    c) The next generation of trade and investment

  4. Smart contracts for startups and investors

    a) Initial coin offerings (ICOs): How to make $2.5M in 3 minutes

    b) Brave new world: How to lose $50M in under 1 minute

    c) Wrap-up and summary of the workshop

More details and our Trainers:

Please find a detailed agenda and more about our Trainers on our website.

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