The Data Incubator

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Bitcoin and Blockchain Online Course

Three-week Bitcoin and Blockchain Bootcamp

The Data Incubator is a Cornell-funded data science and crypto training organization. We run an introductory 3-week part-time online program geared towards giving working professionals a comprehensive survey of the cryptocurrency ecosystem. Students will learn about the technological and social innovations that make cryptocurrencies tick and gain the historical perspective necessary to put emerging trends in context.

Experienced teachers

Learn from The Data Incubator's experienced data science instructors dedicated to teaching data analytics.

Designed for working professionals

This course was designed for the busy lives of working professionals with a part-time schedule and recorded lectures.

Start using cryptocurrencies

Develop a fundamental understanding of the technologies behind cryptocurrencies and receive practical instruction on how to actually use cryptocurrencies for yourself.

Study real-world examples

By looking at the history of cryptocurrencies along with recent events, you'll learn how to navigate the current landscape, and gain insight on the future of Blockchain technology and how it's disrupting various industries.

Live lectures

Live lectures allow you to ask your instructor questions and interact with your classmates.

Small class sizes

Small class sizes ensure you have plenty of access to your instructor and can receive personalized feedback on your progress.



  • Elementary computer science

Target Audience:

This course is for you if:

  • You are in a software or finance role, and you want to learn how Blockchain works
  • You are in a non-technical role, and you want to learn more about the opportunities and challenges that come from working with cryptocurrencies
  • You want to know what Bitcoin is

Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course, you will:

  • Understand hash functions and digital signatures
  • Understand how mining and distributed consensus work, how they can fail, and what can happen if they do
  • Be familiar with the most popular altcoins, including Ethereum and Ripple

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To get more information, including the dates, and to get a detailed syllabus, enter your information below. The course tuition is $1695 with early-bird discounts available.

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