This is a historical analysis of Bitcoin - starting from the credit crunch in 2008, all the way to the recent introduction of Bitcoin Futures on 10 December, 2017. Bitcoin has had a bumpy ride, and a lot has happened since the first bitcoin transaction took place in 2009.
In this course, we look at the major events that had an impact on the currency. The course will help you realize that with respect to crypto currencies, adoption (by people, companies and government) is the one factor that has a big impact on price. At the same time, this course will give you an insight into why Bitcoin and other cypto currencies are tricky for governments to deal with.
After this course, you will have a good idea of what to watch out for when investing in different crypto currencies, and also give meaning to events as they pertain to this market.
Ryan Chadha has experience in trading commodities and advising some of the world's well known pension funds on a range of issues. Crypto is a young market - and he has already worked in two young markets in previous roles - once building a product to help his classmates at Cambridge University bet on P2P platforms, and then trading biofuels at a time when an electronic exchange for biofuels had just been introduced in London.
He has a Masters in Finance from Cambridge University and has completed the CFA exams. As an entrepreneur, his focus is on providing people with exceptional learning opportunities — and with Crypto University, he hopes to introduce people to new ways of looking at blockchains and cryptocurrencies.