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By the end of the course, you will have a deep understanding of the crypto ecosystem, fundamental analysis, portfolio and risk management, tokenomics and more.
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I have been in crypto for over 7 years. This is THE course I wish I had when I started off. Back then there weren't many trustworthy sources of information. ...Read More
I have been in crypto for over 7 years. This is THE course I wish I had when I started off. Back then there weren't many trustworthy sources of information. Also, most sites were either done by random bloggers (too generic) or tech experts (too technical). What DeFi Education has managed to achieve is a blend between the two and the results have been fantastic, to say the least! With regards to this course, the section on security alone is worth the price of the course. I have seen and read tonnes of info on safeguarding your crypto. None of the free sources have it as detailed as these guys. If you are serious about crypto and believe in its future, it's best to start off on the right footing and sign up for this course :)Read Less
The DeFi academy was something that was easy to spend money on as Owl and Iguana have been providing alpha on Twitter and through the DeFi education blog for...Read More
The DeFi academy was something that was easy to spend money on as Owl and Iguana have been providing alpha on Twitter and through the DeFi education blog for several years now, so it was a pretty easy decision. Thanks to their content, I've earned many multiples of $600 that the academy costs. Once you are in, the interface is fairly simple, a menu, 9 modules, with each module having on average 5 videos. The videos are all around 10 minutes, the instructors do not spend any time on noise, every minute is filled with relevant information and examples. While blockchain fundamentals and the defi ecosystem are for more basic participants to get up to speed quickly, modules on fundamental analysis, tokenomics, portfolio construction, tooling, etc. are great even for seasoned crypto professionals such as myself. I learned many new things, while reinforcing and adding different perspectives on things that I had a decent baseline on before. Then there were modules that blew my mind a bit. For example, the social presence, I found important, I quickly realized that I am probably a 1.5 out of 10 of my potential here, from both, a relevance and earnings perspective. And the elite crypto security section was a masterclass in what I would expect at the best hedge-funds/exchanges/custodians (who knew that Express VPN is just scratching the surface of internet privacy,,,,it goes deeper,,,much deeper). Recommend this to anyone who is just entering the crypto space, or someone who has been around for more than one cycle looking to improve their game.Read Less
After years of following the world of DeFi at a distance, I always knew I wanted to get involved. Unfortunately, despite almost a year of trying I just could...Read More
After years of following the world of DeFi at a distance, I always knew I wanted to get involved. Unfortunately, despite almost a year of trying I just couldn't seem to get anything going. After following the DeFi Academy I instantly knew what I was doing wrong: I simply didn't understand DeFi. The Academy gave me a step by step plan to get involved and build a career in DeFi. It contained all the information I needed to understand the industry and provided me with many valuable and concrete lessons that I could instantly apply. I now use DeFi safely, since The Academy showed me how to build a VPN and transact securely. It taught me how to evaluate my investments properly and understand what I was buying when I bought tokens. I could not recommend this course enough.Read Less
Really enjoyed the course. I've been working in crypto for over a year now (including the last 6 months as an analyst at a fund) so wasn't sure how much I'd...Read More
Really enjoyed the course. I've been working in crypto for over a year now (including the last 6 months as an analyst at a fund) so wasn't sure how much I'd learn, but I love the research these guys publish on the DeFi Education Substack so I decided to purchase anyways. Happy to say it was a great decision. While I was very familiar with the information in the blockchain/defi and fundamental analysis sections, they seemed excellent for a beginner to get up to speed. As a finance person without a software background, I most appreciated the audit analysis and security sections of the course, which significantly leveled up my abilities to evaluate the security of different projects I look at (and improve my own). Also found the sections on identifying catalysts and portfolio management to be helpful for my own idea sourcing and trading. It does a great job of teaching you how to think for yourself which is critical as an investor. Altogether I'd say this course has something for you, whether you're a beginner or an expert. Owl and Iguana are pros in an industry that remains full of too many grifters, scammers, and degens without real crypto knowledge. Well worth the price.Read Less
I wasn't new to crypto, investing in the space, but I am certainly no tech savant. I had already self custodied assets for years following what I believed t...Read More
I wasn't new to crypto, investing in the space, but I am certainly no tech savant. I had already self custodied assets for years following what I believed to be best practices. I had interacted some with Defi protocols a little, dabbled in NFTs, bridges, metamask, etc. I had experience with tradfi previously but had never worked with options, futures or insurance products with regard to crypto. My Opsec was fair at best. In comes this incredible offering and opportunity. Defi Education. How did I know it was such an incredible offering? Because I have an IQ higher than a banana. If you read these guys, you should already know their track record and calls are unparalleled, spot on, and consistent over YEARS of time - very similar to BowTiedBull. ACTIONABLE calls CONSISTENTLY. *Side note- if you do NOT subscribe to this newsletter (Defi Education) you are doing yourself a massive disservice and should sub immediately. They have literally handed over the playbook of when and how to trade in and out of the crypto market within 5% of peak and trough multiple times over.* The talent running this show cannot be overstated. Well...I wasn't wrong. This course has it all. Whether you are BRAND NEW to the space or an experienced veteran with all the scars from years of emotional torture to show for your participation- you will LEARN and LOCK IN immense amounts of information that enable YOU to more ACTIVELY ENGAGE in the crypto industry and understand and interact meaningfully, productively and profitably. You will leave with a deeper understanding of how it all operates from the bottom up. Why protocols exist as well as their function, future and design. You will also leave with a knowledge base that will EMPOWER you to get MORE from their already VERY UNDERPRICED newsletter. Bottom line: If you want to understand what you are doing. If you want to understand what you are reading. If you want to understand what you are investing in. If you want to do MORE and perhaps even WORK in crypto. or if you just want to make more goddamn money- BUY this course TODAY! *And if you are not subbed to their newsletter, kick yourself and sub- it's 100x value minimum- even if you're poor*Read Less
As a someone working in DeFi, I can't praise Bowtied Bulls' The Academy enough. This platform isn't just for beginners; it's a treasure trove of knowledge fo...Read More
As a someone working in DeFi, I can't praise Bowtied Bulls' The Academy enough. This platform isn't just for beginners; it's a treasure trove of knowledge for DeFi veterans too. The Academy's courses cover everything from basics to advanced strategies, in a very concise thoughtful way. The structured curriculum and interactive content are top-notch. The community adds a supportive touch, connecting you with fellow DeFi enthusiasts. The Academy is a must for anyone passionate about DeFi, whether you're new or a pro. It has greatly enriched my knowledge and skills, and I highly recommend it to anyone in the DeFi space.Read Less
The course gives a comprehensive background on Crypto. Giving the reader a fundamental understanding of the history and current developments in the space. ...Read More
The course gives a comprehensive background on Crypto. Giving the reader a fundamental understanding of the history and current developments in the space. All DeFi concepts are explained in a clear manner from the ground up. Besides information, it includes a lot of guidance and tips to continue expanding your knowledge about DeFi and protocols. Providing a good starting point to develop your skills and knowledge further. Essential best safety practices are covered as well, which is very useful and will help you protect yourself and your assets. If you are looking to get started, expand your understand and learn more in a structured fashion I would highly recommend this course. Utility ChadRead Less
As someone with an engineering background, I had a solid grasp of blockchain and DeFi basics before taking this course. The 'Alpha Corner' section proved to ...Read More
As someone with an engineering background, I had a solid grasp of blockchain and DeFi basics before taking this course. The 'Alpha Corner' section proved to be an invaluable resource for me. In this section, the Defi-Ed team delves into crafting a thesis, dissecting tokenomics, and effectively managing portfolio risk – topics I wasn't aware I needed to master. The section on tokenomics provided me with immediate insights. It shed light on a significant aspect of one of my investments that I had previously overlooked, prompting me to reduce risk based on what I learned. This alone justified the cost of the course in my opinion. For those who are new to blockchain and Web3, the introductory sections covering the fundamentals are an excellent starting point, whether you're an engineer or an investor looking for a well-rounded understanding. You could spend an entire year piecing together this knowledge independently or simply get it here. I even learned about derivatives, a concept I thought I had a good grasp of before taking this course! If you're knowledgeable, some sections of this course might be review. However, there are sections that I think can benefit any background. A beginner would benefit from the entire thing. I don't know what was missed.Read Less
1 | Start Here
2 | Blockchain Fundamentals
3 | The DeFi Ecosystem
4 | Fundamental Analysis
5 | Alpha Corner
6 | Tooling
The Academy by DeFi Education
- 43 lessons
I'm Night Owl. I've spent my career working for top firms in finance in New York. I've been obsessed with finance and investing since I was a teenager. I've put in the reps - I know how to research, what to look for in an asset and how to leverage that information to find opportunities.
I know how hard it is to find trustworthy resources to get up the curve in crypto. Your first few months in crypto are like drinking from a firehose and you end up making mistakes that cost thousands and thousands of dollars.
The purpose of this course is to give you a top tier skillset in research, crypto knowledge and token analysis. A lot of the same principles can be carried over to any investment.
Nothing else like this exists in crypto. Our team is a blend of software savviness and Wall Street acumen, with a proven track record in the crypto realm.
I'm here to guide you past the expensive errors that many consider a rite of passage in crypto. This course is designed to elevate your existing skills and knowledge, ensuring you become a more astute investor. My commitment to you is not just to impart knowledge, but to foster the wisdom needed to thrive in the dynamic world of crypto.
I'm Iguana and I joined the crypto industry after a decade long career in software, which included roles building tech for traders and information security. I now help DeFi protocols (some you may have interacted with) secure their infrastructure against hackers.
My work forced me to acquire disciplined habits when interacting with computers, so personal security was second nature when I found crypto.
If you don't have an IT security background, storing your funds in crypto may seem daunting or risky. I've been responsible for keeping sensitive corporate data safe, and know how smart hackers can be. I want to share with you the knowledge and intuition I built over a decade of professional experience to help you keep your funds safe.
In this course I'll teach you a framework for evaluating the security of any crypto protocol you interact with or invest in. You'll learn the tricks hackers use, how to spot them and help ensure you're interacting with crypto securely.
I guarantee you'll no longer be an easy target for thieves.
Like Owl, I've had an interest in financial markets since childhood. This led to a job at a derivatives trading company in the City of London where I helped build and maintain tech for traders. I know how markets work. By the end of this course, you will have a solid grasp of the fundamentals underpinning trading and exchanges in crypto. This is all you need to start researching your own trading and investing opportunities.
However, part of what makes The Academy work is financial accountability. Failing to engage with the course materials or take action does not qualify for a refund.
How do I buy your course for my organization?
Send an email to [email protected] with the subject line CORPORATE PURCHASE and include how many seats you need.
How is this course different from DeFi Education?
DeFi Education's research is the output, while the course is the input. If all you want is access to high quality research, stick with newsletter. If you want to learn how to research crypto assets, the frameworks we use to produce DeFi Education, build deep knowledge of how the market works, or work in crypto, that's what we cover in the course.
Do you need paid resources for crypto?
No, but many people pay for resources because the cost is infinitely smaller than the upside from even a single trade or freelance opportunity in crypto.
To succeed in markets and in your career you need to build a knowledge advantage. Despite transactions being completely transparent, the crypto industry is very opaque.
Your competitors (funds, research analysts, professionals, etc) are always looking for new resources. This course is best for people who know that when you're building your career or participating in markets, you take every advantage you can find.
How long do I have access to this course?
Forever. A one-time payment gets you lifetime access to the course.
What is your refund policy?
The course can be refunded within 14 days.