Bitcoin News: North Korea Catches On

It’s no secret that North Korea is interested in Bitcoin; some have even accused the Kim regime of stealing Bitcoin. And it’s no secret that classes in Bitcoin are taught at PUST, the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology.  

Italian entrepreneur Federico Tenga, COO and co-founder of the blockchain tech company Chainside, was invited by North Korea to teach a new class in blockchain technology, which he did last year.  Recently he gave an interview to the folks at ExpressVPN about the background story and his experience with North Korean faculty and students.  

It’s always interesting to get inside views into other societies, which is why it’s our featured article of the day. You’ll even find out which futbol (soccer) teams North Korean students root for – great trivia for the upcoming FIFA World Cup. Enjoy!

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Mike Hammer

Mike Hammer has had a wide-ranging career, with trading and investing as continuing themes. Mike graduated with a business degree and spent years as a financial advisor, before moving to New York and to pursue a career in IT and education. For more than a decade Mike has been working with the Adam Mesh Trading Group as a stock market and commodities mentor. He’s trained over 200 individuals, spoken at several national conventions, and is a frequent contributor to educational webinars.

Mike writes The Gold Enthusiast daily newsletter, runs the Golden Hammer trading service, and participates in the Mesh Private Portfolio. He also keeps a position in international education which keeps him in touch with "the student mindset".

Mike focuses on the precious metals markets, the energy industry, and the financial sector. His motto is "Plan your trade, then trade your plan!"

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