Introduction to Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain
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Introduction to Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain

An Introduction to Cryptocurrencies: Get a functional and economic understanding of this new radical technology.
4.3 (349 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
5,484 students enrolled
Last updated 6/2017
English
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • 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.
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Requirements
  • This is an introductory course. No prior knowledge of this technology is required.
Description

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 is the target audience?
  • 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
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Curriculum For This Course
11 Lectures
01:48:45
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Evolution of Currency
4 Lectures 39:28
Story of Money
14:39

Meet the Bitcoin
08:16

Economics of the Bitcoin
06:42

Bitcoin Q&A
09:51
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Resources
1 Lecture 00:00
Resources
00:00
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Blockchain
6 Lectures 01:09:17
Distributed Systems
08:48

Basics of Blockchain
10:13

Blockchain business landscape
13:58

Car leasing model
10:00

Leading people in blockchain
14:38

Blockchain in the news
11:40
About the Instructor
Vizitech Solutions
4.3 Average rating
346 Reviews
5,484 Students
1 Course
A Financial Technology Company

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.