Here’s A Basic Cryptocurrency Crash Course From The Hong Kong Government

Not too long ago we were convincing a friend to invest in cryptocurrency. He fired a bunch of questions with extreme curiosity. You will see it happening all the time.

That’s because everyone new is interested to know more about cryptocurrencies. It starts with Bitcoins (always does), and then altcoins, ICOs and so on. In between all these, there is a risk of losing money.

And this risk is what the Hong Kong government is going to explain with its new crash course on cryptocurrency. In a recent PR, the Hong Kong’s Financial Services and Treasury Bureau (FSTB), and Investor Education Center (IEC) released a campaign to educate and warn newcomers about cryptocurrencies.

Calling cryptocurrency a “high-risk” investment, the course contains infographics explaining 3 basic concepts: bitcoins / cryptocurrencies, ICOs, and blockchain.


Then, once you have a better understanding of the basics, you move onto the risks involved. These are, again, infographics you can go through in a couple of minutes.

Lastly, there are also articles explaining cryptocurrencies on a surface level:


Overall, it is a basic yet simple course around crypto with reliable and accurate information. Plus, as it is a public campaign, the course will be advertised on television, public transit system, social media, radio and so on.

You can access it by visiting this link: The Chin Family

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