Digital assets and the metaverse: myths busting

Digital assets and the metaverse are certainly technological breakthroughs with a significant transformative potential. Leveraging blockchain as underlying technology, their impact is pervasive across most sectors and industries.

Nevertheless, these topics still suffer from numerous misconceptions that hold their adoption back amongst a certain audience. Whether it is about underlying core principals, environmental footprint, or money laundering considerations amongst others, the reality is far more nuanced than media headlines.

This module is part of our Digital assets and metaverse curriculum.

Price: 410.00 €

Duration: 2h

Language: English, also available in French (slides in english)

Number of participants: up to 20

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By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • distinguish the facts from the noise and be equipped for an unbiased assessment of these topics; 
  • obtain a sufficient level of factual consideration to make informed business decisions; 
  • indirectly obtain a general understanding of underlying key concepts and key considerations.


Illustrative proposed content

  • Myth #1 - Blockchain is just a database 
  • Myth #2 - All blockchains are the same 
  • Myth #3 - Blockchain equals bitcoin 
  • Myth #4 - It is all about bitcoin 
  • Myth #5 - Digital asset transactions are anonymous and not secured 
  • Myth #6 - All digital assets have unacceptable environment impacts 
  • Myth #7 - Digital assets are primarily used for illicit transactions 
  • Myth #8 - The digital assets industry is the wild west 
  • Myth #9 - The metaverse is a new technology invented by Meta 
  • Myth #10 - All metaverses are the same

Target audience

This course is designed as a comprehensive primer, requiring minimal previous knowledge of the blockchain technology, and addresses the topics that relate to:

  • Business managers
  • C-suite officers
  • Digital transformation managers/chiefs
  • Technology officers
  • Digital innovators, R&D, software developers

Our lead experts

This training is coordinated by Thomas Campione, Director at PwC.

Thomas leads our blockchain and crypto-assets activities. He is the Luxembourg representative in the PwC Crypto Accounting Working Group (CAWG), the Global Crypto Committee and Global Blockchain Community in the PwC Network and has been an instructor within PwC team since 2015.

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Contact details

PwC's Academy, Crystal Park Building, PwC Luxembourg

Tel: +352 49 48 48 4040

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