Defi 201

Flash Loan Tutorial, Defi Arbitrage, Yield Hacking, Liquidity Pools, Token Sets and much more...


Why you should enroll

This course covers Flash Loan Programming, Defi Arbitrage, Yield Hacking, Liquidity Pools, Defi Hedge Funds, Centrifuge, Rate Swaps and Real World Assets Tokenised on Defi. In this DeFi 201 course we will explore together why DeFi is a paradigm shift in the financial industry and how it  will contribute towards more robust and transparent financial infrastructure. 

Our Flash Loan Tutorial will show you exactly how you can borrow millions of dollars on the Ethereum Blockchain without any collateral. This course also demonstrates how Flash Loans are useful when you want to act on arbitrage opportunities in the Defi market.


This course consists of approximately 10 hours of video content, assignments, exams and certification. Check out the detailed curriculum below.

Welcome to Defi 201

  • Welcome to Defi 201
  • Community Forum
  • Prerequisites

The State of Defi

  • What is happening in Defi
  • Let's take a look on chain data
  • Black Thursday 12th of March 2020
  • MakerDAO during Black Thursday
  • Defi Ecosystem - Discussion

Real World Assets on the Blockchain

  • Defi needs real world assets
  • TheArt Exchange
  • Centrifuge
  • Get Real World Assets on the Blockchain - Assignment

Become your own Hedge Fund

  • What is a hedge fund?
  • Interest Rate Swaps Explained
  • A Defi Hedge Fund
  • Yield Hacking
  • Yield Hacking Strategy

Flash Loan Programming

  • What is a flash loan?
  • Flash Loan Tutorial
  • Arbitrage and Flash Loan Tutorial
  • Creating Arbitrage Opportunities in Defi
  • Flash Loan Assignment/Discussion

Congratulations and Keep Learning

  • Next steps - keep dominating the Defi markets



Your instructor

Amadeo Brands is a Maker DAO Ambassador. He has a background in Computer Science & Economics and is an early crypto investor, who worked for the first crypto hedge fund in The Netherlands. To date, Amadeo is a Fundamental Analyst and Token Engineer with a passion for Decentralized Finance #DeFi while working as the CTO of EOI Digital. Besides his busy schedule he also runs the non-profit foundation BlockDevs Asia, where he educates about blockchain development and token economics in emerging economies such as the Philippines.


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