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About the Course

What is Cryptocurrency and how is it an innovative and effective method of currency? This course was designed for individuals and organizations who want to learn how to navigate investment in cryptocurrencies. Professors Jessica Wachter and Sarah Hammer will guide you through developing a framework for understanding both Cryptocurrency and Blockchain. You’ll learn how to define a currency, analyze the foundations of digital signatures and blockchain technology in cryptocurrency, and accurately assess the risks of cryptocurrency in a modern investment portfolio. By the end of this course, you’ll have a deep understanding of the realities of Cryptocurrency, the intricacies of Blockchain technology, and an effective strategy for incorporating Cryptocurrency into your investment plans. No prerequisites are required, although "Fintech: Foundations, Payments, and Regulations" from Wharton's Fintech Specialization is recommended....

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Jun 9, 2020

Explained everything in detail. I did have to do some of my own research to fully understand but it was overall great! Highly recommend for anyone who is trying to be more involved in the Blockchain.

Jun 27, 2019

This course was everything you said it would be, quite informational but a lot of work. I enjoyed the slides because they were advanced and quite organized with large volume - it is TRUE :) And I als

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By Zain S

Aug 29, 2021

L​ecturers explained the fundamentals of cryptocurrency and blockchain in an easy to understand manner.

By Ashok D

Apr 14, 2020

Lucid and well explained. Excellent PPT. Lot of concepts were clarified. Many thanks to the teachers.

By Michael C

Nov 27, 2021

Great course for gaining a FOUNDATION in blockchain and crypto. Not technical. No experience needed.

By Aviral J

Jun 17, 2020

Questions need to be a little more application based throughout. Maybe a few more batcoin scenarios.

By Ayan

May 16, 2020

It was a great opportunity for me to learn about blockchain and the FinTech discussed in this course

By Piyush N

Aug 14, 2019

Such a nice course in coursera to build the concepts for performing excellence growth in my future .

By sri g

Jan 12, 2021

Taught me to think about the exponential opportunities to solve the real world problems in Fintech.

By Chetan S

Apr 15, 2020

Very informative and it is more than an Introduction. Everything can be learned from all 4 modules.

By vivek

Jan 18, 2021

Its just the course to get one get an ring-side view of the exciting world of Blockchain . Thanks

By Alejandro S

Sep 16, 2021

I​nformation was well provided, quizzes were adapted with the material explained over the videos

By dj w

Jun 11, 2021

This course is very helpful to understand background basic of cryptocurrency and blockchain

By Mauro D B

Apr 21, 2021

Some lessons were very hard to follow, but overall it was a fantastic learning experience

By ukut v

Apr 11, 2021

highly insightful, nice work by the lecturers. thank you professor Watcher and hammer

By Mahmoud M

Mar 13, 2021

Third model was a very dense part especially for none finance background participant

By Cole P

Jul 10, 2019

Finally, I have a foundation no how blockchain is formed and works. Great course.

By Pui Y Y

Sep 7, 2021

It is a easy to learn course. Good choice to any Crypto Beginner

Highly recommend

By Ho Y L

Apr 3, 2021

Provide me with a good understanding of Cryptocurrency and Blockchain technology!

By Aashraye S W

Jun 22, 2021

​Just overwhelmed with the knowledge that I got after attending these modules.

By Albert L

Oct 11, 2020

Inspring course on Blockchain technology and its usage in various industries

By Atta G k

Jul 1, 2020

this is a very good course and I would encourage everyone to take it serious

By Li-Tse L

Jul 16, 2019

ery inspiring and pretty well playing a Mythbuster in clarifying Bitcoin!

By Rishabh S

Aug 29, 2021

​The first 3 modules were fantastic, but the fourth was severely lacking

By Tushar A

Jun 26, 2020

Very interesting and fruitful learning and the pedagogy is excellent .

By Sadhana S

Nov 19, 2021

Really enjoyed the course. Extremely Crisp presentation of concepts.

By Yair F

Sep 6, 2019

The test was with errors and typos. Other than that, a great course.