ConsenSys is a venture production studio building decentralized applications and various developer and end-user tools for blockchain ecosystems, primarily focused on Ethereum. We are a global formation of 800+ technologists and entrepreneurs committed to building the infrastructure, applications, and practices that enable a decentralized world.
Education forms a core part of our mandate as it is a key enabler of a blockchain-based ecosystem. We have already made great strides in this area with our educational initiatives which have successfully produced 100+ blockchain experts hailing from 95+ countries. Now, for the first time, we are looking to set up educational programs outside the United States.
For India, however, we wanted to do something really special as it is a country so rich in technical talent and holds a special place in our hearts.
That’s why we decided to create and launch the ConsenSys India Developer Program as the first project for ConsenSys India – our new Indian cohort. The ConsenSys India Developer Program is a highly selective, coding-intensive training program carried out over 5 weekends, followed by a 2-day hackathon where students will be required create projects based on their learnings.
Students will get a once-in- a-lifetime opportunity to learn from the global leaders in the Ethereum blockchain ecosystem. Instructors include some of the first developers and coders on Ethereum as well as the creators of core Ethereum developer tools such as MetaMask, Infura, Truffle, and uPort.
The course will conclude with a graduation ceremony where students will be given a ConsenSys India Developer Program certificate on the blockchain and a chance to join the ConsenSys India team!
The ConsenSys India Developer Program will be held over the course of six weekends:
Training Sessions – Weekend 1 – 5
Hackathon and Graduation Ceremony: Weekend 6
For the duration of the program, training sessions will be held from 10 am to 3 pm on Saturday and Sunday. The inaugural training session from June 9, 2018 – June 10, 2018 be held in Vishakhapatnam. The next four training sessions will be held in Bengaluru. The Hackathon and the Graduation Ceremony will be held in Vishakhapatnam. Outstation participants may arrive on Friday evening and depart on Sunday evening after each session is completed.
Total Fee: INR 70,000
15 percent discount for female participants
20 percent discount for individuals with a salary of less then INR 10 lakhs per annum
20 percent discount for Indian Blockchain Council members through our special referral program
INR 30,000 will be reimbursed to participants who successfully complete the program and join the ConsenSys India team!
Daniel Novy is one of the foremost experts in the world on blockchain. He has architected many core components of the Ethereum blockchain ecosystem and decentralized applications at ConsenSys.
His entrepreneur career started in 2005 when he founded MobileBR, the first Brazilian company to offer a mobile trading platform. Among its customers, MobileBR had the Brazilian president, his ministers, Brazilian Central Bank directors as well as the biggest banks and Brokerage Houses in Brazil.
Before joining ConsenSys, he founded Basebit, a Bitcoin exchange based in Brazil – Daniel’s home country. He is also the mastermind behind the decentralized registry platform – Regis.nu.
He has a BSc degree in Computer Science and an MBA in Financial Markets. His previous experience includes working with genetic algorithms, data mining, distributed systems and general artificial intelligence. He is passionate about new technologies and is particularly amazed by the possibilities enlivened by the Blockchain.
Our team of guest instructors includes the creators of core Ethereum developer tools and ConsenSys products. They will be flying down to Vizag specially for this course to share their entrepreneurial journey with the students and educate them on the core facets of their products.
Joe began his career working in robotics, machine vision, neural nets and software engineering. He then transitioned into finance, building trading systems, running a hedge fund and working for Goldman Sachs’ private wealth management division. He also detoured to Jamaica for a stint in music management.
Joe then founded ConsenSys and shortly after co-founded Ethereum blockchain network. ConsenSys serves as a venture production studio for the Ethereum blockchain network. In just three short years, under Joe’s guidance and leadership, ConsenSys has grown into the largest blockchain technology firm in the world with over 800 employees and offices in over 30 countries.
Kavita Gupta is a delhi-based technology and finance doyenne who left the country when she was 18 to study engineering at the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). After MIT, Kavita enjoyed successful stints at Mckinsey, the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation (IFC).
In 2015, Kavita received the UN Social Innovator of the Year award for the key role she played in the development of the first green bond at the IFC. She is the founding Managing Partner of ConsenSys ventures, a USD 50 million fund that helps entrepreneurs in the blockchain space scale their businesses.
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