DataHour: Ethereum Blockchain & Smart Contracts

Online 20-01-2023 08:30 PM to 20-01-2023 09:30 PM
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DataHour Recording

About the DataHour: 

Ethereum has become the second most used alternative blockchain after Bitcoin. Ethereum went live in 2015 and gained popularity, particularly among developer communities that used it to create smart contracts. Its native token, Ether, is also the second largest cryptocurrency based Coin Market Cap listing. 

In this DataHour, Benjamin will teach you the basics of Ethereum and how smart contracts are being used in real-life.

Enthusiasm of learning trending technologies and fundamental knowledge of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies.


Benjamin Arunda

Founder & Lead Consultant at Chainadvise

Benjamin Arunda is one of Africa’s leading blockchain experts and consultants, and was recently awarded at the Africa Bank 4.0 Summit Awards 2022 for ‘Outstanding Contribution to Blockchain Development in Africa’. He is the founder and lead blockchain consultant of a leading blockchain consultancy firm, Chainadvise, through which he consults for government agencies, banks, law firms, and cryptocurrency startups in African countries, Dubai, India and Singapore. He was formerly the Head of Education at the Blockchain Association of Kenya, and currently a member of the Government Blockchain Association (GBA).

Benjamin is also a fast-growing speaker on Blockchain, Crypto, DeFi, Web3, Fintech and the Future of Work; he has spoken to various audiences across the world including being an annual speaker at the Africa Bank 4.0 Summit series since 2020. He was Africa’s first published author of a blockchain book titled ‘Understanding the Blockchain’ which was launched in 2018 and featured on BBC World News in 2019. Benjamin formerly headed the Blockchain Research and Education at the Blockchain Association of Kenya (BAK), and a member of the Government Blockchain Association (GBA). He is a Certified Blockchain Expert (CBE), Certified Blockchain Architect (CBA) and Certified Cryptocurrency Forensic Investigator (CCFI). He has a degree in Finance and is a continuing student of law at the University of Nairobi with focus on Blockchain, Tax and Fintech Law.

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