Bitcoin Masterclass

THE MASTERCLASS to understand Bitcoin – you will learn the essential knowledge about Bitcoin & related technologies. We cover cryptography, the structure of transactions and blocks and how they are chained, smart contract language, the Lightning protocol as well as software and toolkits to develop on top of the blockchain and Lightning. You will learn directly from world-renowned specialists such as Lightning protocol co-designer Dr. Christian Decker.

NEXT Course: Early 2024 – Date to be announced


  • Start 09:00
  • Lunch (included) 12:00
  • Start Afternoon 13:15
  • End 17:00


  • Basic understanding of Bitcoin (make sure you know everything covered in our Bitcoin Fundamentals course)
  • Basic familiarity with the command line
  • A Telegram account for communication and exchange of information during the course
  • Laptop with an Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (native or virtual machine)


HWZ – Hochschule für Wirtschaft Zürich

Lagerstrasse 5
8004 Zürich


  • Individual / Startup Price: CHF 2’335
    (Discount possible thanks to our sponsors)
  • Corporate Price:  CHF 4’935 
  • Extra discount for students, please contact us!
  • Pay in CHF or Bitcoin
  • Lunch and drinks included in the price


Christian Decker, Lightning Dev

Christian Decker

Marko Bencun, Shifzt Crypto AG

Marko Bencun

Filip Gospodinov, 21 Analytics

Filip Gospodinov

Dominik Spicher 21 Lectures

Dominik Spicher

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