At its core, cryptocurrency is typically decentralized digital money designed to be used over the internet. Bitcoin, which launched in 2008, was the first cryptocurrency, and it remains by far the biggest, most influential, and best-known. In the decade since, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies like Ethereum have grown as digital alternatives to money issued by governments. In a short period of time the cryptocurrency investible market has reached a value of $1.7 trillion. As a result, this has become an important asset class for investors to consider as part of diversified portfolio.
In this course, we will be simplifying all of this by covering the basics of blockchain and cryptocurrencies. You will learn commonly used terms, assess risks associated with different Crypto Assets and how to research and start your first Crypto portfolio.
Sumeit Aggarwal is the Co-founder and Managing Partner of Finhive, a social enterprise dedicated to providing financial education to communities and small businesses. She is a Nearpod Certified Educator, an award-winning student engagement platform. Sumeit earned her Certificate in Financial Planning from Boston University, MBA from Babson College and was recently featured by Babson for fighting the gender investment gap. She holds a Master’s degree in Information Systems from Northeastern University and a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Delhi University.
Sanjay Aggarwal, CPA, MBA is dedicated to helping individuals and families achieve personal financial success. Sanjay has held senior corporate roles in accounting, tax and finance, and previously worked at a big-four accounting firm auditing and advising large public companies, fast growing startups, and IPOs.