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.
4.0 (2,827 ratings)
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29,836 students enrolled
Last updated 6/2017
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Price: Free
This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What you'll 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.

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 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
Expand all 11 lectures 01:48:45
+ 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
+ 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