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Digital Download: Crypto and Blockchain

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What you will learn

Leadership Institute's Digital Download weekly training series teaches digital technology being used to shape America's electoral system.

Every Tuesday, this training series completes a "deep dive" into new digital technology and effective strategies about how to support your online activism and political efforts.

Become a digitally savvy activist and gain in depth knowledge of a variety of key topics in the digital field. With a mix of speaker presentations and panels, you will learn from center-right digital professionals how to best optimize your digital footprint.

September 24: Understanding Crypto and Blockchain

Most people have heard of cryptocurrency (e.g., Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc.) and blockchain technology, but few fully understand their opportunities and threats for politics.

These new technologies are driving forces behind an upgrade to the internet, Web 3.0.

In this one-hour session, you will learn the opportunities conservatives have to take advantage of these new technologies to build censorship-resistant systems and compete in the online messaging and culture wars.

Taught by an Paul Jossey, a lawyer and adjunct fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), you will learn:

  • how the third iteration of the internet (Web 3.0) differs from the first two in empowering individuals to control their digital lives;

  • what decentralization is and it's impact on the relationship between internet users and companies that control most web traffic and discourse; and,

  • opportunities for the conservative movement with this emerging technology and ways they can learn more.


Starts Tuesday, September 21

Tue 21:   12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


This training is online.




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Your faculty

Paul H. Jossey

Paul H. Jossey

Adjunct Fellow, Competitive Enterprise Institute

Paul H. Jossey is a Virginia-based lawyer and entrepreneur. His practice focuses on helping startups raise capital through equity crowdfunding and other provisions of the JOBS Act of 2012. He is also an adjunct fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, where he researches and publishes on cryptocurrencies, equity crowdfunding, and alternative and decentralized finance. His work has appeared in National Review, Politico, The Hill, and Coindesk among many others. Finally, he is founder of