Blockchain and cryptocurrencies for translators. From Bitcoins to Smart contracts.

Formats: Webinar presentations
Topics: Getting established in the translation industry
Business and finance translation
Official documents translation

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Language:English
Duration:90 minutes
Description
Have you heard of Bitcoin? How about Ethereum? Does blockchain ring a bell with you? The blockchain revolution has officially begun. A whole new world of open innovation and finance is blooming and booming. Big business giants from Microsoft to J.P. Morgan are getting behind it. Would you like to become one of the first translators specializing in this emerging and potentially unlimited field? Then, welcome to the future. Get started with blockchain and cryptocurrencies.

Topics to be discussed:

  • What is Blockchain?

  • What are cryptocurrencies?

  • Opportunities for translators in the Blockchain Industry

  • What is mining?

  • What is a white paper?

  • What is Bitcoin?

  • What is Ether?

  • What is a “wallet”?

  • Ether derivatives

  • What are altcoins?

  • What are tokens?

  • What are Forks?

  • What are ICOs?

  • Translation examples

  • Ethereum and Smart Contracts.

  • Present and future prospects

  • How will blockchain affect the translation industry?

  • Terminology

  • Blockchain terminology

  • Cryptocurrencies terminology

  • Cryptocurrencies trading terminology

  • ICOs Terminology

  • Translation examples

  • How to get paid in Bitcoins or Ethereum?

  • What you need to know about cryptocurrencies and taxes.

  • Prospective clients for translators

  • Altcoins

  • ICOs

  • Exchanges

  • Institutional Investors

  • Banks



Target audience
Translators specializing in Business and Finance

Translators specializing in new technologies

Financiers
Traders
CFOs
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Trainer
Marcel Solé    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Marcel Solé is a financial translator, proofreader and trainer. He holds a Higher Technician diploma in Finance, Marketing and International Trade and obtained an International Certificate in Financial English and a Certificate of Proficiency in English (University of Cambridge, Cambridge English). He also obtained a Diploma in Financial Translation from English to Spanish with honors. Marcel has worked ten years as a translator and Project Manager for translation agencies, outstanding business schools —listed among the top 25 by Financial Times and the Economist— and publishing companies. He has been training translators, interpreters and financial professionals over the last years. Marcel is also the author of the blog www.financial-translator.com

Marcel Soler es Traductor titulado en Traducción Financiera y Proficiency in English, Técnico Superior en Marketing y Finanzas y Técnico en Comercio Internacional. Marcel Solé, acreditado por la Universidad de Cambridge con el International Certificate in Financial English, está reconocido por las principales auditorías, como Ernst & Young, KPMG, y PricewaterhouseCoopers. Ha cursado Financial Markets con Robert J. Shiller de la Universidad de Yale. Durante diez años ha ejercido como traductor y coordinador en proyectos de envergadura en las áreas de las finanzas, el comercio, la comunicación y el marketing para entidades y editoriales de gran prestigio internacional. También ha trabajado para conocidas escuelas de negocio que figuran en los rankings del Financial Times y The Economist. Asimismo, Marcel Soler tiene una importante experiencia docente como profesor de inglés y de traducción financiera.
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