The Crypto Masterclass

A guide to learning about all things Blockchain & Crypto



About the Course

The Crypto Masterclass is the defacto guide for anyone wanting to gain an in-depth understanding of blockchains and cryptocurrencies. The result of 1000s of hours of research and practical experience in the space, we built the course so that anyone could gain an understanding of blockchain and cryptocurrency in a matter of hours - and get up to speed with every aspect - the applications, the technology, the regulatory constraints, the investing nuances and much, much more.

Have a look at the learning outcomes & course curriculum to get a feel for what you will learn by taking this course.

Learning Outcomes

Understand the concepts of ‘store of value’ and ‘means of payment’ and understand why most cryptocurrencies will fluctuate between these two states during their existence.
Gain a practical understanding of how blockchains work - including the use of public and private keys, hashing functions, merkle trees, blocks and how they eventually lead to building the blockchain.
Explore the use of (private) permissioned and (public) non permissioned blockchains in a number of industries.
Gain a practical understanding of the bitcoin blockchain and how it works - including the use of public and private keys, digital signatures, mining and the role played by miners, the politics within the mining community and the the challenges ahead for the Bitcoin community.
Understand the difference between soft forks and hard forks, and the economic implications of forking a currency.
Gain an in-depth understanding of the Ethereum platform, how it differs from Bitcoin and the possibilities of Ethereum.
Understand the difference between soft forks and hard forks, and the economic implications of forking a currency.
Understand the different consensus protocols (proof of work, proof of stake etc), the differences and the trade-offs of implementing each on a blockchain.
Learn about Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), their advantages and their dangers from a financial and regulatory perspective.
Learn how to make a thorough assessment of the utility of various tokens before you invest in them, thereby making sure you save yourself from scams and pick the right opportunities.
Gain an in-depth understanding of the innovations brought by other important cryptocurrency projects - Ripple, Decred, Dai and Bloom Protocol - and why these represent significant developments for blockchain.

Class Curriculum


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Your Instructors

Rohith Salim has had the opportunities to work with companies like Facebook, Yelp, Microsoft and Rent The Runway. He graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a degree in Computer Engineering and an additional major in Human Computer Interation. He is fascinated by the power of decentralized applications to upend traditional industries and loves exploring this space from a technical standpoint.

Ryan Chadha graduated with a Masters in Finance from Cambridge University. Since then, he has worked at numerous commodity trading firms and dealt with some of the biggest pension funds in the world. He is fascinated by the power of decentralized systems to disrupt the existing financial systems.

Frequently Asked Questions

The course starts as soon as you enroll and it never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.