Introduction to Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain

An Introduction to Cryptocurrencies: Get a functional and economic understanding of this new radical technology.
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This course will provide you with an understanding of a new technology that is set to disrupt the way we deal with money!
After taking this course, you will gain access to our Bitcoin/Blockchain community. This network consists of enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, experts and investors interested in this technology. Whether you want to get a job in this industry or start your own mining system, this community can provide you with all the knowledge and resources you need.


  • This is an introductory course. No prior knowledge of this technology is required.


Bitcoin reinvents the concept of money. Although the concept by itself may have some limitations, it has opened the door for innovation in an alternative financial system. We want to bring this concept to young students and entrepreneurs and encourage them to pursue this field.

There are many courses that explain the promise of bitcoin from a technology perspective. But few explore the economic implications of cryptocurrencies. This one does. It also offers you the following: 

  1. Theoretical understanding of the bitcoin/blockchain technology from a technical and economic perspective.
  2. Overview of the legal landscape
  3. Introduction to the opportunities this technology represents for entrepreneurs.
  4. Access to a Blockchain community.
  5. Training on how to transact your own bitcoins and how to regard bitcoin as an asset class.

Thus, the class will be fun, informative, practical, thought provoking and shall give you access to new resources. 

This video course is taught by Vizitech Solutions, a Fintech company based out of Pune. Our subject matter expert generated content makes eLearning enjoyable and productive. But most importantly, Vizitech strives to empower bright minds to create disruptive innovations in the field of banking and finance. 

Who this course is for:

  • Students from all disciplines
  • Young developers interested in entering this field, especially those working in payment gateways
  • Young economists
  • Senior managers working in money management firms
  • Any individual who wants to stay abreast with the latest technology

Course content

3 sections11 lectures1h 48m total length
  • Story of Money
  • Meet the Bitcoin
  • Economics of the Bitcoin
  • Bitcoin Q&A


A Financial Technology Company
Vizitech Solutions
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Vizitech is a technology company focused on catering solutions to the Financial services sector. Over the past few years, Vizitech has worked with companies in the payment gateway industry, hedge funds and equity research industries to create solutions that add value. The team is now working on leveraging NLP techniques, text analysis and machine learning to add value to the financial services and translation industries.

As a part of the Financial Technology community, Vizitech feels it is imperative it spreads awareness about the industry and provides learning resources. It is our belief that we can bring bright minds to this industry to create disruptive innovations in the field of banking and finance. Our detailed content generated by field experts ensure that eLearning is enjoyable and productive for our members.

Kiran Vaidya
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Your instructor for this course is Anandsagar Shiralkar, who has over 18 years of industry experience. His mission is to help make education accessible and affordable to every person in every country by investing in localization of disruptive edTech companies such as Udemy.  He is an ex-financial analyst, technology enthusiast and ever hungry entrepreneur at heart.  He is the founder and CEO of FTB Communications Pvt, a technology-based translation company and Vizitech, a collaborative Fintech company.  Besides translation Anandsagar also focuses on incubating and investing in young entrepreneurs with the aim of supporting innovation.  He is passionate about improving productivity and efficiency and prior to finding FTBC and Vizitech, he was in charge of analytics and alternative research at Citigroup Global markets Japan.  Having lived in Japan and travelled across different countries for 18 years, he has gained valuable exposure to multicultural and multilingual environments, and is proud to share this experience along with his business insights with you throughout this course.

AI and NLP practitioner.
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A tech enthusiast with keen interest in emerging technologies.