Blockchain in Financial Services

Distributed Ledger Technology and Blockchain implications in the Financial Services
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Rating: 3.6 out of 5 (103 ratings)
5,633 students
51min of on-demand video
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Fundamentals of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology and why it can be a game changer for the Financial Services industry
Understand principles of DLT and Blockchain
Study real examples of DLT and Blockchain implications in Fin Services industry
Identify promising industry or niche to build a career


  • Basic knowledge of Financial Services industry


Distributed Ledger and Blockchain technologies present many opportunities that could transform the Financial Services industry and has the potential to drastically alter the way we interact and do business.

Distributed Ledgers technology (DLT) along with other emerging technologies will transform existing business models and create new ones. These changes create a great potential for fintech companies to enter the market by leveraging emerging technologies.

DLT and Blockchain could bring more efficiency, trust and transparency to the industry as well as improve user experience. For example, know your customer (KYC) process by reusing data collected by another trusted institution, accelerating x-border payments by removing intermediaries or by boosting Financial Inclusion based on low cost and highly scalable platforms.

At the same time as any other advanced technology, it comes with its own set of challenges and vulnerabilities.

Many players in Banking, Insurance and Cap Markets industries are currently studying and piloting the technology by running their own Proof of Concepts to confirm business cases for their business-specific.

There is a big raise of startups applying or analyzing DLT and Blockchain technology to solve business or consumer problems across Financial Services. These companies are innovating to push blockchain and crypto toward greater adoption and product maturity.

From this course you will learn the fundamentals of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology and why it can be a game-changer for the Financial Services industry. The course will be interesting for students, Financial Services professionals and entrepreneurs

Who this course is for:

  • Students, Financial Services professionals and entrepreneurs.


Digital Payments Consultant and Blockchain Expert
Alexander Morsakov
  • 3.6 Instructor Rating
  • 103 Reviews
  • 5,633 Students
  • 1 Course

Alexander is an experienced Digital Payments consultant and Blockchain expert with more than 11 years working in the financial services industry. He is fascinated by opportunities that Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology could bring across different industries addressing real-world issues and inefficiencies. He is an enthusiastic and result oriented leader with a versatile skill set. Alexander is fascinated about opportunities that Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology could bring to the financial services industry.

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