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Blockchain Course & Internship

Do this program in In Cape Town or Tel Aviv (coming soon).
No experience required.

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A breakthrough curriculum.

iX classes blend intense learning with real-world experience. That way, you get a wide breadth of knowledge, and the practical skills you need to excel as a professional.

Foundation Theory
Blockchain

Blockchain Tech

Introduction to how cryptography, networking, and economics can create decentralized trust.

Problem solving

Cryptocurrencies Basics

Bitcoin/Litecoin, wallets, transactions, key generation, ICOs, and whitepapers.

Boom bust

Blockchain Applications

Finance, energy markets, supply chain and logistics, health care, and philanthropy.

Design fundamentals

ADL Technologies

The Tangle and Plasma, which solve some of the issues with existing blockchain technology.


Practical Skills + Tools
Bitcoin

Crypto Trading

Trade Bitcoin or Ethereum and learn to keep your coins safe from hackers and loss.

Interact

Interact on the Blockchain

Design a decentralized business solution and interact on the blockchain.

Create

Business Development

Analyze and create blockchain-backed business models.

Valuation

Work with ICOs

Develop a whitepaper and understand ICO processes.


The blockchain could revolutionize our future.

You might have a friend who's made a quick buck off of Bitcoin or another cryptocurrency—you might have even done it yourself. While there might be a lot of hype around Bitcoin, the potential for the blockchain and its applications goes far beyond trading.

Note that in this course you will learn about the economics, markets, principles, business models, use cases and technologies in Blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Advanced coding and programming are not covered.

I've never learned so much in such a short amount of time. iX also has prepared me for the upcoming interview process and I feel confident and ready to succeed.

Braden Casady, iX '15, now Investment Banking Analyst at Goldman Sachs

Apply your skills immediately.

Our internships are different from the usual. Instead of leaving you on your own, we provide you with daily support and occasional classes to cover additional material. That means you'll be able to create huge value in a short time — all of which you can add to your resume to show future employers.
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A blockchain consultancy that cccelerates the adoption of disruptive technologies for its clients, to build a more decentralized future.

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A global tech consultancy that's been operating for over 100 years, with 120 branches worldwide, 12,000 employees, and a two billion Euro turnover.

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A blockchain startup developing a scalable Layer One 'DLT' protocol for incentivized computation and distributed data storage.

Hear it straight
from our alumni.

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Liza mcpherson

"After two months of learning and adventuring in the most magical place I could imagine, I am returning to school confident in my decision to major in Computer Science and am relatively certain that I want to be a software engineer after I graduate."

Liza McPherson, Harvard '18
Alex tenn

"This was the best summer / intern / study abroad ever. iX is an incredible opportunity to learn how to make amazing stuff, better than half the nonsense you see on the web, as well as see beautiful Cape Town that you've heard so much about."

Alex Tenn, Yale '14
Jessie osterman

"Being able to build a functional app in a matter of weeks seemed impossible at the start, but iX made it happen for every student. Cape Town is a city that stole my heart and I only wish I could've had more time to be immersed in it longer."

Jessie Osterman, NYU '18
Phoebe brown

"For me, iX presented a world of opportunities I hadn't yet considered. Learning about a new industry, exploring an incredible country, embarking on exhilarating adventures, and getting hands-on experience in an internship with an international company made for an unbelievable summer."

Phoebe Brown, Princeton '16
Yiming lin

"iX is a program that combines cultural immersion and self-exploration, in addition, to a set of business acumen that allows you to jump start your career. Over the course of 8 weeks, I've learned what it means to become a consultant, dined in some of the tastiest restaurants in the world, explored and experienced South Africa to its fullest."

Yiming Lin, UVA '17
Celia aidinoff

"iXperience provided me with a truly incredible summer. Not only did I learn concrete skills which I immediately applied in my internship, but I also forged meaningful friendships while exploring an exciting new place. iXperience pushed me to grow as a student and as a person."

Celia Aidinoff, UVA '17
Braden casady

"iX was the best summer of my life. From the people and the classes to all of the crazy weekend activities and the internship, I've never learned so much in such a short amount of time. iX also has prepared me for the upcoming interview process and I feel confident and ready to succeed."

Braden Casady, UVA '17
Oliver jenkins

"iX was a truly awesome experience, meshing invaluable finance related experience with adventure, friendship, and new perspectives. I would recommend this to anyone who is not only interested in gaining a deep insight into the world of finance, but also interested in discovering a new city and culture!"

Oliver Jenkins, Cambridge '17
Cindy wei

"iXperience was a magical summer that could never be replicated. I was able to sky dive (twice!), bungee jump (twice!), shark cage dive, and sand board for the first time! I also learned practical financial modeling skills, which I used during my internship, with one of the best lecturers I've ever had."

Cindy Wei, NYU '18
Charlotte searle

"I learned more than I ever imagined, explored one of the most beautiful cities in the world. iX gave me a chance to escape the familiar - I never imagined I would jump off the tallest bungee jumping bridge in the world or get face-to-face with Great Whites. Similarly, I never imagined I'd create a ridesharing app in the first month."

Charlotte Searle, UVA '17
Susana yepes

"iX goes above and beyond to not only teach the students a whole language, but to make sure that every student has the summer of their lifetime. I couldn't imagine a better city to move to for two months. My only warning is you'll never want to go home!"

Susana Yepes, Boston University '17
Stanley zuo

"iX meant developing a new skill with a new group of people. It meant broadening my horizons and taking a risk to step out of my comfort zone. Mostly importantly, iX meant challenging myself both mentally and physically to push my boundaries."

Stanley Zuo, NYU '17
Mark steinbrick

"iX is a world of opportunity. I couldn't imagine there is a better summer program out there in terms of how much you will learn and what there is to do around you. I will be remembering my days in Cape Town for a long time to come. "

Mark Steinbrick, Harvard '17
Max martin

"iXperience was a one of a kind learning and cultural immersion. I gained experience and knowledge both inside and outside of the classroom in ways I never had before. I can now say that I have incredible new skills and have used what I learned to make an impact at a start up company in Cape Town."

Max Martin, Yale '18
Alexander ortiz

"IX was an opportunity to grow and discover. To explore a dynamic and captivating country, develop practical technical skills, and leave behind the comfort of the familiar to join a diverse assembly of scholars, artists, and adventurers at the edge of the world."

Alexander Ortiz, Stanford '16
Cameron cross

"The magic of iXperience is so powerful that it could create successful developers, consultants, bankers, or even astronauts if that’s who its students wanted to be."

Cameron Cross, UVA '16

Our alumni are on over 100 campuses across the world.
They'd love to share their experiences with you.

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Ways to take this course:

Cape town 10 weeks in Cape Town
Tel aviv Tel Aviv (coming soon)
Don't wait—our courses fill up fast. The next admissions deadline is January 24th, 2019
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