Digital Assets &
DeFi Explained

How is Decentralised Finance (DeFi) reshaping the future of global finance?
Learn about how Decentralised Finance (DeFi) is transforming finance by using Blockchain to remove intermediaries, enhancing accessibility, transparency, and efficiency. 
The global decentralised finance (DeFi) market, valued at $13.61 billion in 2022, is forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 46.0% from 2023 to 2030, reaching $231.19 billion.
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20 mins

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With this online course, you will:

Gain an in-depth understanding of blockchain technology and the principles of decentralised finance (DeFi).

the transformative potential of DeFi in democratising access to financial services.

the role of tokenisation and digital securities in the new investment landscape.

how to navigate and contribute to the DeFi ecosystem effectively.


Blockchain proficiency

DeFi understanding

Web3 navigation

Innovation Insight

Course Lessons

Introduction to the Expert and Web3

Lex Sokolin, an influential figure in the blockchain space, introduces the foundational concepts of Web3 and decentralised finance. This chapter sets the stage for understanding the transformative potential of these technologies.

The Essence of Decentralisation

Explore the critical importance of decentralisation in today's digital economy, contrasting Web3 with previous internet models and discussing the potential dominance of decentralised systems.

 Individual Motivation and Impact

Delve into the personal motivations driving individuals towards Web3, highlighting the unique opportunities and impacts this technological shift offers to users and creators.

Understanding Decentralised Finance (DeFi)

This chapter breaks down the fundamentals of DeFi, illustrating how it diverges from traditional finance and the significance it holds for individuals in the digital age.

Opportunities and Philosophical Underpinnings

Uncover the key opportunities within Web3 and the philosophical underpinnings of decentralisation, exploring why these concepts are revolutionary and how they're evolving.

The Role of ConsenSys in Web3

Learn about ConsenSys' pivotal role in the Web3 ecosystem, from pioneering adoption to developing essential tools like MetaMask for users and developers.

Further Learning and Exploration

Concludes the course with guidance on further learning and exploration, encouraging engagement with resources to deepen understanding and insight into Web3 and DeFi.

Meet your instructor - Lex Sokolin

MD & co-founder, 
Generative Ventur

Lex Sokolin is the co-founder of Generative Ventures, an engaged venture fund focused on the machine economy. He looks at Seed and Series A company across Fintech, Web3, and Artificial Intelligence. Previously, Lex held the roles of Chief Economist, Chief Marketing Officer, and Global Fintech Co-Head at ConsenSys, the labs company behind MetaMask and Ethereum. Additionally, he writes the Fintech Blueprint -- an industry newsletter for 170,000 readers at