Frameworks you can use to master crypto

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. This knowledge will put you ahead of 99% of crypto participants.

Starting an investment thesis

This course is not for everybody. Only join if...

  • 1) You are committed to learning about crypto

    Unless you're a developer working in finance there is going to be a learning curve.

  • 2) You have a clear plan for Return On Investment

    Crypto has become relevant to your career, you want to get a job in crypto, or you're planning to invest in crypto.

  • 3) You've learned something useful from DeFi Education

    We have dozens of free articles - buy the course only if you believe we can help you achieve your goals.

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Video Course Modules

  1. 1 | Start Here

  2. 2 | Blockchain Fundamentals

  3. 3 | The DeFi Ecosystem

  4. 4 | Fundamental Analysis

  5. 5 | Alpha Corner

  6. 6 | Tooling

The Academy by DeFi Education

  • $499.00
  • 43 lessons

Meet the Team

BowTied Night Owl

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. We're a unique team with backgrounds in software and wall street and we've got the crypto chops to back it up.

This course will get you up the curve without the expensive mistakes that are typically a prerequisite to becoming a better investor. It'll take your existing skills and knowledge to the next level. That's my commitment to you.

BowTied Iguana

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.

That's not all

Taking the course gives you these additional benefits

  • Get Featured

    After completing the course, you can submit investment ideas and research for a chance to be featured on DeFi Education.

  • Whitelisted

    Whitelist access / preferential terms to future projects from our team (limited to first 250 sign ups).

  • Grow With Us

    We'll share ongoing resources that we're using for our own personal development in crypto, careers, and markets.

The Academy

By DeFi Education | $499

Money-Back Guarantee

Your purchase is 100% risk free.

If you engage with the course and are unsatisfied, we will refund your purchase for up to 14 days.

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I buy your course for my organization?

    Send an email to 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.

The Academy

By DeFi Education | $499