Chevron Left
Back to Cryptocurrency and Blockchain: An Introduction to Digital Currencies

Learner Reviews & Feedback for Cryptocurrency and Blockchain: An Introduction to Digital Currencies by University of Pennsylvania

1,366 ratings

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....

Top reviews


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


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.

Filter by:

151 - 175 of 305 Reviews for Cryptocurrency and Blockchain: An Introduction to Digital Currencies

By Parntep P

Jun 4, 2021

Very nice course for a newbie in Cryptocurrency and Blockchain.

By Patricia C

Jan 23, 2022

Enjoyed expanding my knowledge of blockchain an cryptocurrency

By roberto m

Oct 8, 2019

El curso amplio mi conocimiento sobre criptomonedas.


By T W C

Nov 26, 2021

It gives me a good overview of blockchain and cryptocurrency


Mar 29, 2021

Great piece to build on fundamentals about Cryptocurrencies.

By Kristine K

Feb 7, 2021

The best overview in comparison to other courses on Coursera

By Jennifer C

Feb 19, 2021

I love this course very much. The professors are brilliant!

By Alessandro V

Dec 30, 2021

Great overview of Bloackchain and associated technologies

By Renato G

Jan 22, 2021

Great course with a very interesting approach. Tank you!

By Vlad 1

May 30, 2021

Very insightful. I'm glad I took this course! Thank you

By Anthony N

May 17, 2020

Good introduction of cryptocurrency and blockchain

By Sachin S R

Oct 1, 2020

Thanks and Regards,

Sachin Shekhar R,

By Pranav S

Nov 5, 2020

it is a really good initiative taken by coursera

By Yuanlong S

Oct 21, 2020

good data about sharpe ratio and alpha in week 3

By Michael M E

Mar 28, 2020

Week 3 was a bit complicated with the equations.

By Kehinde D

Feb 17, 2022

The finance taught in this course was amazing .

By Keivan K

Feb 4, 2021

Thank you very much for the informative course.

By Sampurn A

May 10, 2020

A very good course with insights on blockchain

By Cyril M A

Apr 18, 2020

Very well structured and easy to follow course

By nicholas K

Aug 29, 2019

perfect content level for introductory level

By Aditya K

Aug 27, 2019

Good overview of blockchain and its mechanism

By Farasat A S B

Feb 12, 2023

A very well-designed and interesting course.

By Monica S

Jan 23, 2023

Great introductory course to cryptocurrency!

By Rehman C

May 29, 2020

A very informative and learning experience.

By Michael G

Jan 17, 2020

Very good lessons, I strongly recommend it.