Crypto Investment Level 1

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Module 1: Introduction to Crypto Fundamentals [4 hours]

The purpose of this course is to understand the core fundamentals nee:30ded to begin with blockchain and crypto trading and investing. We cover the basics of central concepts such as basic cryptography, distributed computing, mining, consensus, proof of work, proof of stake, decentralization, oracles, the major blockchains, enterprise blockchains, smart contracts, gas, central bank digital currency, crypto price data and some of the latest news.

Module 2: Introduction to Crypto Investing & Trading  [4 hours]
In this course we study the basics of trading and the aspects that are similar to or are different from trading in other spaces. We cover topics such as bid, ask, market depth, blotter, P/L, VWAP, centralized and decentralized exchanges, makers/takers, arbitrage, the major cryptos and how to trade them (btc, eth, bnb, ada, dot, xrp, etc.), stablecoins (USDT, USDC, etc.), ERC20 tokens, ICO/STOs and NFTs. We learn how to set up an Ethereum wallet with Attache and MetaMask and a Coinbase account and begin to trade, find sources of information such as CoinMarketCap and how to analyze blockchain metrics and manage costs such as gas fees. Students should be prepared to invest and trade $10.
  • Instructor: Jamiel Sheikh
  • Weekend two days on side close door intensive training, hot lunch included
  • 55 West 39th Street, Suite 803, NY, New York, 10018

Jamiel Sheikh

Jamiel is Founder & CEO of Chainhaus, a digital assets advisory and education company focused on decentralized finance and artificial intelligence. He has over 20 years of experience in technology, capital markets, real estate and management. Prior to Chainhaus, Jamiel worked for organizations like Lehman Brothers, JPMorgan, Bank of America, Sun Microsystems, SONY and Citigroup. Jamiel is an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School, NYU and CUNY teaching graduate-level blockchain, AI and data science subjects.

Jamiel is currently authoring a book on decentralized finance and the author of Amazon 100 bestselling Mastering Corda. He runs the Central Bank Digital Currency Think Tank which consists of central bank, academics and IEIs, and Blockchain NYC largest blockchain and digital assets Meetups in NYC consisting of over 10K+ local members and holds marquee conferences like the DEFiiCONNFT WORLDSCBDC Summit and DLT Summit. He is board member of the Society of Women Coders, a group that seeks to help young females in underprivileged societies better engage in technology, a cause he is deeply passionate about, and sits on board of advisors of several startups while also mentoring startups in the IBM / Columbia LAUNCH accelerator program.

Jamiel holds an MBA from Columbia University's Business School and BBA from Baruch College and is completing his second Masters in Artificial Intelligence from Georgia Institute of Technology.

Jamiel enjoys cooking, coding, reading dry & boring whitepapers, dastardly excessive travel, the elegant nuances of MMA and is an active contributor in several Java, Kotlin, Python and Rust open source projects.