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The Draper University blockchain intensive bootcamp is designed for anyone looking to understand the fundamentals of blockchain technology in order to explore the frontiers of its applications and implications in business and society.


All industries and facets-of-life will inevitably be forced to adapt or face disruption by blockchain technology, similar to how they had to adjust to the Internet. The full potential of blockchain remains largely untapped. The path towards a more trusting and efficient blockchain future is being paved minute-by-minute by innovators around the world.

What will we cover?

Blockchain Overview: History, Opportunities, Challenges (Technical, Legal, Social).

Understand the environment that has allowed blockchain-based technologies to succeed, as well as the most critical factors that have led to the level of adoption we have today.

Technical Fundamentals: Blockchain and Cryptocurrency.

Understanding the basics of Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, and other top market cap coins, as well as how the blockchain has been applied to a variety of different potentially industry-disrupting projects.


Tim Draper speaking to a group of executives about blockchain technology.

Tim Draper speaking to a group of executives about blockchain technology.

Sector Specific Case Studies & Demos

  • Included Sectors: New Media, Healthcare, IoT, FinTech, Government

  • Topics:

    • Current state of the sector

    • Potential for disruption

    • Roadblocks and sector specific regulations

    • Corporate/startup partnerships to unlock value

Project Development

  • Brainstorm use cases for your company (future proof existing lines of business, create new lines of business), or conceptualize a project with a real world problem and a blockchain based solution.

  • Receive feedback from industry experts

Other Curated Opportunities

  • Company visits

  • Product demos

  • Panels

Crypto Mining

  • Architecture

  • Replication

  • Private vs Public keys

Architecture of Blockchain

  • Types of chains and platforms

  • Middleware

  • Applications

ICO Masterclass

  • History and need for ICO

  • Mechanics of launching an ICO

  • Legal rights to a token

  • Regulations and governance

  • Valuations

  • Employee and investor incentive plans

  • Asset vs. utility coins


An executive roundtable with Tim Draper at Draper University.

An executive roundtable with Tim Draper at Draper University.

Experience the optional corporate blockchain innovation component

The Corporate Blockchain Innovation component is the fast track for any corporate executive seeking to learn how blockchain integrates into current existing technologies. This add-on will consist of additional meetings and hands-on projects.

This track builds on top of the blockchain fundamentals course and will challenge executives to establish a deeper functional understanding of blockchain and how it can impact their specific industries.



Who should attend?

Business Leaders: Uncover ways your company could leverage blockchain to existing lines of business or even to create new lines of business. This course is designed for executives, innovation officers, business development and project managers, strategists, and analysts with a drive to learn and desire to play a larger role in the evolving cryptocurrency industry.

Entrepreneurs: Starting a blockchain company comes with a unique set of challenges and opportunities. Learn how to navigate entrepreneurship and startups in the blockchain space.

The Curious: Even if you do not know where you fit into the blockchain landscape, it’s never too early to start future-proofing yourself to gain a competitive edge.


This is anyone’s game. Do you want in?

Join us in the heart of Silicon Valley for a four day deep dive into the fundamentals and frontiers of blockchain.


  • 2018 Program Dates: 
    • April 6, 2018 - April 13, 2018
      • Check-in on April 6th 
      • Executive training April 7th and 8th
      • Blockchain program April 9th to the 13th


  • Participation Fee: $10,000, which includes residential expenses, meals, transportation to events, conference passes, dinners, etc. 
  • Optional Executive Education: $2,000 executive education program

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Break into the Draper Ecosystem

Once you are part of the Draper University ecosystem, you are forever part of a top-tier network that spans continents.

Once you are part of the Draper University ecosystem, you are forever part of a top-tier network that spans continents.

Draper University designs and delivers world-class entrepreneurship and innovation education programs for a global audience with a future focus.

Draper University is a part of a larger ecosystem of projects started by legendary venture capitalist, Tim Draper. Tim has made investments in a number of unicorn and rhino companies including: Tesla, SpaceX, Skype, Hotmail, Baidu, and Coinbase.

Per his foresight into the value of bitcoin, and being the first institutional investor to participate in initial coin offerings, Tim is recognized as a leader in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space. Tim was most recently featured for predicting bitcoin reaching $10,000 in value.

Draper University and the Draper Ecosystem sit at the bleeding edge of what is to come. Join us.