An Introduction to Cryptocurrencies: Get a functional and economic understanding of this new radical technology.


Course Summary: An Introduction to Cryptocurrencies

The course “An Introduction to Cryptocurrencies” offers a comprehensive overview of the disruptive technology of cryptocurrencies, focusing on both the technical and economic implications. This introductory course requires no prior knowledge, making it accessible to a wide audience, including students, young developers, economists, senior managers in money management firms, and anyone interested in the latest financial technologies.

Learning Outcomes: Participants will gain a thorough understanding of Bitcoin and blockchain technology from both a theoretical and practical standpoint. They will learn about the economic impact of cryptocurrencies and explore the legal landscape surrounding them. The course also introduces opportunities that this technology represents for entrepreneurs and provides training on how to transact bitcoins and consider them as an asset class.

Community Access: Upon completion, learners will join the Bitcoin/Blockchain community, a network of enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, experts, and investors. This community is a valuable resource for anyone looking to pursue a career in the cryptocurrency industry or start their own mining operations, offering extensive knowledge and support.

Course Content: The course is divided into three sections with a total of eleven lectures, spanning 1 hour and 48 minutes. The lectures cover various aspects of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology:

  1. Story of Money (14:39): This lecture provides a historical perspective on the concept of money, setting the stage for understanding how Bitcoin reinvents this concept.
  2. Meet the Bitcoin (08:16): An introduction to Bitcoin, explaining its origins, functionality, and significance.
  3. Economics of the Bitcoin (06:42): Explores the economic implications of Bitcoin, including its potential and limitations.
  4. Bitcoin Q&A (09:51): A session addressing common questions about Bitcoin, clarifying doubts, and providing deeper insights.
  5. Resources (00:00): Lists additional resources for further learning and exploration.
  6. Distributed Systems (08:48): Explains the concept of distributed systems, which is fundamental to blockchain technology.
  7. Basics of Blockchain (10:13): Introduces the basics of blockchain technology, explaining how it works and its key components.
  8. Blockchain Business Landscape (13:58): Discusses the current and potential business applications of blockchain technology.
  9. Car Leasing Model (10:00): An example of how blockchain can be applied to real-world scenarios, using car leasing as a model.
  10. Leading People in Blockchain (14:38): Highlights key figures and leaders in the blockchain industry, providing inspiration and insight into the field.
  11. Blockchain in the News (11:40): Reviews recent news and developments in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space.

Instructor and Company: The course is taught by Vizitech Solutions, a Fintech company based in Pune. Vizitech Solutions is known for its engaging and productive eLearning content. The company’s mission is to empower bright minds to innovate and create disruptions in the banking and finance sectors.

Target Audience: The course is designed for students from all disciplines, young developers interested in payment gateways, young economists, senior managers in money management firms, and anyone eager to stay updated with the latest technological advancements.

By the end of this course, learners will have a solid understanding of the cryptocurrency landscape, equipped with the knowledge to engage with this revolutionary technology and its community.

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.



  • This is an introductory course. No prior knowledge of this technology is required.


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

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