Money Smart Week 2018: Blockchain for Beginners

Join the Jules F. Knapp Entrepreneurship Center for a Money Smart Week event, Blockchain for Beginners, on Thursday, April 26 from 12:45–1:45 p.m. in Perlstein Hall, Room 108. The event will feature presentations from Omkar Naik and George Chekhovian. is the Chief Executive in North America at Innovation and Development Foundation and also the founder of Nx. Nx is a platform for ideas. The organization gives an opportunity to innovative thinking minds to speak up.

Naik is solution sales for Microsoft Azure – an open, flexible, enterprise-grade cloud computing platform. He has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Chekhovian is the chief executive in North America at Innovation and Development Foundation and founder of Nx, a platform for ideas.

They will address the following topics:

  • What is a blockchain?
  • Why does blockchain technology matter?
  • How does Ethereum fit into the picture?
  • What is a smart contract and how do you make one?

This event is free of charge. Pizza will be served. Register here.