Cryptocurrency Investment Fundamentals | Buy, Sell & Store
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Cryptocurrency Investment Fundamentals | Buy, Sell & Store

This course teaches the key fundamentals in buying and investing in cryptocurrencies, focusing on the Australian market
4.7 (509 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
2,500 students enrolled
Created by Beau Stoner
Last updated 12/2018
English
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Price: Free
This course includes
  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What you'll learn
  • Learn all about the fundamentals of Cryptocurrencies, including the foundational Blockchain technology behind it
  • Learn about Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash and Ripple

  • Learn about Australian cryptocurrency exchanges, how to create an account and know your customer/anti money laundering laws

  • Learn how to buy, sell, and store cryptocurrencies including using digital wallets
  • Learn about the risks involved with cryptocurrency investment, including scams, hacks, phishing and pump and dumps
  • Learn about how to identify cryptocurrencies to invest in and how to employ proper investment strategies
  • Learn about Australian specific cryptocurrency tax and superannuanation
  • Learn some excellent resources for increasing your knowledge on investment fundamentals, and where to find cryptocurrency communities
Requirements
  • Basic computer skills
Description

Do you want to learn more about Cryptocurrency Investment? Are you aware of the fundamental principles behind Blockchain Technology and Crypto Assets? 

Learn from an experienced cryptocurrency Investor, Blockchain consultant, Certified Bitcoin Professional, Engineer, and founder of two businesses in the Blockchain and cryptocurrency industry.

This course is tailored specifically for anyone who wants to learn about cryptocurrencies and how to buy and invest them. Cryptocurrencies are a new global phenomenon that all started with Bitcoin back in 2009. 

In this course, students learn all about the fundamentals of cryptocurrencies, which is absolutely essential in these early days of adoption. Hundreds of hours of research and effort has gone into this course to give students the absolute best description of cryptocurrencies, the foundational blockchain technology, how to go about buying them, and the laws and regulations specific to the Australia.

Who this course is for:
  • Someone looking for an A to Z course on Cryptocurrency Investment
  • Those looking for critical Cryptocurrency Investment principles from an experienced Investor
  • Those looking to improve upon and refine their knowledge of Cryptocurrency Investment
  • Those looking to learn from an experienced Cryptocurrency Investor and Certified Bitcoin Professional
Course content
Expand all 62 lectures 04:10:05
+ Course Introduction
3 lectures 11:53

Why should you take this course and what its all about.

What this course is all about
06:15

Students will get a brief overview of the content that will be covered in the duration of the course, and what I expect them to be able to achieve after completion.

What to expect in this course
03:52

Students will learn how to navigate the course using the Udemy platform.

How to navigate
01:46
+ Introduction to Cryptocurrencies
7 lectures 40:04

This lecture is a short introduction to this section of the course.

Section Introduction
00:55

In this lecture, students will learn about Bitcoin, the digital currency behind all other cryptocurrencies.

What is Bitcoin?
16:49

In this lecture, students will learn all about Ethereum, and the cryptocurrency Ether that powers it.

What is Ethereum?
10:14

In this lecture I teach students the key differences between Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash.

What is Bitcoin Cash?
06:47

In this lecture, students will learn about the Ripple cryptocurrency.

What is Ripple?
02:30

Students will get a breakdown and description of the term 'Alt-coin' and what it applies too.

What is an "Alt-coin"?
00:59

In this lecture I explain the term 'token' and give an overview of how these digital currencies are used in the cryptocurrency system. I also explain the diverse asset classes of tokens.

What are tokens and how are they used?
01:50

This quiz will cover the introduction to cryptocurrencies section.

Introduction to Cryptocurrencies Quiz
6 questions
+ The Blockchain
6 lectures 20:50

This lecture is a short introduction to this section of the course.

Section Introduction
00:52

In this lecture, students will gain an in-depth understanding of Blockchains and an explanation of the terminology.

What is a Blockchain and how does it work?
06:50

In this lecture, students will gain an in-depth understanding of the history of Blockchain and how Satoshi Nakamoto started it all back in 2009 with the release of his white paper.

The history of Blockchain
05:17

In this lecture, students will learn the potential applications of Blockchains across multiple industries.

Blockchain applications
02:51

In this lecture, students will learn about blockchain forks, why they happens, what to expect and how to best prepare themselves.

Blockchain forks
04:08

In this lecture, students will learn where we are in the current development of blockchain technology and why its such an exciting time to be involved in this space 

The future of Blockchain
00:52

This quiz covers topics discussed in the section on Blockchains

The Blockchain quiz
5 questions
+ Cryptocurrency as an investment
7 lectures 27:07

This lecture is a short introduction to the contents of this section.

Section Introduction
01:07

In this lecture, students learn about the similarities between the Stock market and the Cryptocurrency market, and how to use these similarities to your advantage. 

Crypto Market vs the Stock Market
06:28
Supply and Demand Economics
05:10

In this lecture, students learn about the benefits of investing in cryptocurrencies verse traditional stocks, and the potential for enormous gains over time.

Benefits of Cryptocurrencies over Stocks
02:18

In this lecture, students learn about where we are in terms of Blockchain and cryptocurrency adoption, and why its such an exciting time to be involved right now.

Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Adoption
05:36

In this lecture, students learn about the importance of the acceptance of Bitcoin to the price all the 'alt-coins'. We use an analogy of the US dollar being the global currency for crude oil as an example.

Bitcoin value and the effect on Alt Coins
03:21

In this lecture, students learn about the Blockchain and cryptocurrency boom similarities to the 'dot com' boom that was famous in the 90's and 2000's.

Similarities to the Dot-com boom
03:07

This quiz covers the section on cryptocurrency as an investment

Cryptocurrency as an investment quiz
6 questions
+ Cryptocurrency exchanges
6 lectures 16:22

This lecture is a short introduction to the contents of this section.

Section Introduction
00:48

In this lecture, students learn about cryptocurrency exchanges, what there purpose are and how they are used.

Cryptocurrency Exchanges
03:33

In this lecture, students will learn about the importance of KYC and AML laws, and how this applies to cryptocurrency exchanges.

Know your customer (KYC) and Anti-money laundering (AML)
03:36

In this lecture, students learn about the fees involved with different exchanges.

Exchange Fees
02:07

In this lecture, students will learn about basic trading terminology and what buy and sell orders are.

Buy and Sell orders
03:07

In this lecture, students learn about candles and how to read a basic stock chart.

Candles
03:11

This quiz covers topics learned in section 5, Cryptcurrency exchanges.

Cryptocurrency exchanges quiz
5 questions
+ Creating an exchange account
7 lectures 45:25

This lecture is a short introduction to the contents of this section.

Section Introduction
00:52

In this lecture, students will learn how to create an account with Australian Exchange CoinSpot. 

Creating a CoinSpot account
07:19

In this lecture, students will learn how to buy some Bitcoin and Ethereum.

Buying some Bitcoin and Ethereum on CoinSpot
04:13

In this lecture, students how to create an account on the Binance exchange.

Creating a Binance Account
05:38
Buying an Alt-Coin on Binance
08:31

In this lecture, students will learn how to sell their cryptocurrencies.

Selling your Cryptocurrency
07:39

In this lecture, students will learn about storing their Cryptocurrency in a specific wallet.

Storing Bitcoin and Ethereum in a wallet
11:13
+ Australian Tax guidelines and SMSF
4 lectures 15:59

This lecture is a short introduction to the contents of this section.

Section Introduction
00:31

In this lecture, students learn about the Australian Tax Office's regulation on Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies. 

ATO guidelines on Cryptocurrency Tax
04:11

In this lecture, students learn about the Australian Security and Investments Commission guidelines on Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies.

ASIC guidelines
04:20

In this lecture, students learn about the ASIC's guidelines on investing into cryptocurrencies with a SMSF.

ASIC Self Managed Super Funds Guidelines
06:57

This quiz covers topics in section 7, Australian Tax guidelines and SMSF.

Tax guidelines and SMSF quiz
3 questions
+ Risks of investing in Cryptocurrencies
7 lectures 28:46

This lecture is a short introduction to the contents of this section.

Section Introduction
00:46

In this lecture, students learn about the volatility of the Cryptocurrency market and some of the causes.

Market Volatility
04:58

In this lecture, students learn about the multitude of hacks, scams and phishing attempts used by malicious actors to steal Cryptocurrencies.

Scams, Hacks, and Phishing
08:13

This lecture covers Pump and Dump (P&D) schemes and how to watch out for them.

Pump and Dump Schemes
03:56

This lecture covers the fear inducing events that consistently appear and can have a negative effect on the Cryptocurrency market.

Market Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt (FUD)
04:01

In this lecture, students learn about ICO's, what they are and how common they are becoming. Analogies are used to traditional start ups and historical data for start up failure rates.

ICO proliferation and reality of start ups
04:28

This lecture covers the current state of the ongoing global regulation of Cryptocurrencies.

Lack of global regulation
02:24
+ Cryptocurrency investment strategies
5 lectures 18:25

This lecture is a short introduction to the contents of this section.

Section Introduction
00:34

This lecture teaches students about day trading and the risks involved with this kind of investment.

Day Trading
03:15

This lectures teaches students about the benefit of long term holding verse day trading.

Buy and hold
04:29

In this lecture, students learn from some of the wealthiest stock investors and how we can use that knowledge in cryptocurrency investment. 

Advice from Warren Buffet
07:07

In this lecture, students learn about some mechanisms for dealing with stress when the market is down, and to best prepare yourself for this situation. 

Coping mechanisms for mental stress
03:00
+ Identifying potential Investments
6 lectures 19:09

This lecture is a short introduction to the contents of this section.

Section Introduction
00:41

In this lecture, students learn about how to identify upcoming cryptocurrency start ups by analysing whether the companies are solving real world problems.

Real companies solving real problems
02:41

This lecture covers how to identify and analyse the idea the company is striving towards. 

The idea, the team, and the community
05:22

In this lecture, students will learn how to analyse the investment performance data of a Cryptocurrency by applying basic statistics using Return on Investment (ROI) and Return from Growth (RFG) analysis.

Historical performance Data
03:23

In this lecture, students learn about the applications and use cases of tokens and how this can be analysed against good potential investments. 

Token Application
04:09

This lecture teaches students about the two mining and transaction verification systems and how this can be analysed again investment decisions. 

Risk vs. Reward
02:53