”"Great starting point to learn about the impact and future of decentralized finance"Dominik PeerProgram Manager
”"Excited to see 200 high-potential people wanting to dive deep in DeFi protocols such as Aave and Uniswap"Cedric HeidtProgram Manager (deputy)
People at a glance
DeFi Talents community
Ambitious, engaged innovators interested in a career path in DeFi, crypto assets and DLT.
200 participants per cohort, 2 cohorts per year, preparing 400 people per year for the DeFi job market.
18-week long mentoring program, divided into three phases (basics phase, multi-disciplinary phase, concentration phase).
Frankfurt School Blockchain Center (Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner)
Free of charge by means of scholarship (application required).
Partly financed by the DeFi partnership program.
Our activities contribute to CSR and UN SDGs
Outline of our mentoring programs
We aim to develop the participants into specialists in a chosen domain after completing the concentration phase
Career opportunities after completing the program
We envision that participants passing through our program are well equipped to follow various career paths
You become a multiplicator or influencer in the blockchain area and an important “node” of the network.
You learn how to become an entrepreneur of a great Web3 startup that is quickly funded with more than EUR 1M.
You become a technologist or developer ready to work on blockchain applications or token protocols.
Regulator or lawyer
You become a regulator or lawyer helping to set, change or apply the rules on which a digital society in the future will be based.
You become an investor or venture capital partner, helping to shape the future of other Web3 startups.
Why should you apply for this program?
Receive a certificate upon successful completion
You will receive a custom POAP NFT
What our Talents say
“"The DeFi Talents program is a fantastic opportunity to learn, grow, and develop your knowledge in the emerging DeFi ecosystem. The passion of the mentors, participants, guest speakers, and hosts is constant throughout 18 weeks and builds lifelong interpersonal relationships."”Kelroy JamesSupply Chain Professional
“"DeFi Talents program provided me with an opportunity to learn, grow professionally, and build great connections. No matter which domain or profession one comes from, this program is the right fuel for accelerating their professional engine."”Ekta SinghIP Lawyer
“"DeFi Talents is a program through which I have met many amazing, creative, passionate people who want to create a new reality in Web3. During the project I learned a lot on how DeF; works. I even created a project that might be implemented as aMaciei NiezgodaPrivacy Lawyer
Web3 application in the future."”
“"A great program to take your DeFi knowledge to the next level and build a truly global network of like-minded people. I strongly recommend this program to anyone interested in theVictor PodkholyuzinSales & Marketing
“"The program not only provided a roadmap to accelerate personal learning of the DeFi ecosystem, but also enabled plenty of networking opportunities amongst the talents and mentors in a safe environment which further enhanced the learning and lead to many collaborations."”Jeannine AmeriFounder
The DeFi Talents team
DeFi Talents is operated by the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center