With limited class sizes, our expert teachers can give individualized support and feedback to every student. Students will gain invaluable perspective and a mentor who will advise them throughout the program.
"I've built over 5,000 financial models and made twice that many mistakes. I believe finance is a toolset masquerading as a skill set. My formula for success for startups = key insight + ability to execute + model-stakeholder fit (MSF). MSF is incredibly complex, as benefiting one stakeholder often results in the detriment of another. I plan to spend the next 10 years of my life working to optimize MSF for pre-seed startups."
Proficiency in Excel with particular emphasis on the time and value of money.
Learn the foundational skills in accounting.
Gain an understanding of portfolio management concepts.
Learn to understand the micro and macroeconomic environments in which different companies operate.
Define what “sound money” is and trace the chronological evolution of abstractions of value throughout human history.
Describe, compare, and contrast centralized and decentralized applications of a given technology or system.
Understand peer-to-peer (P2P) computer networks and learn about existing P2P networks.
Learn how blockchain networks grow and the economic incentives that are required for healthy blockchain networks.
Describe and explain the history of Bitcoin - how it came to be, who built it, and how it is maintained.
Understand basic Cryptoeconomics, use existing crypto economic models, and design crypto economic models.
Your students will get to be part of an elite network and have access to an ever-growing iX Alumni Community. Many of these past students come from the world's top universities, and have gone on to work for Fortune 500 companies in industries relevant to LaunchPad’s learning streams.
"From the people to the classes, I've never learned so much in such a short amount of time. iX also has prepared me for the upcoming interview process and I feel confident and ready to succeed."