Token Swaps: A technical and practical introduction to the economics of the blockchain

In this 2-day course, we will design the flow of a “token swap”, also known as “ICO” or “Initial Coin Offering”. With the recent improvements in blockchain technology, there are more and more use cases and businesses will be able to utilize the fundamental benefits that it can provide. Blockchain applications provide unprecedented accountability, transparency and trust.

One of the most recent “killer app” on the blockchain is poised to disrupt an unexpected industry:VCs and Angel Investors. Token swaps or ICOs are the direct evolution of crowd fundings, fully utilising the blockchain’s ability to remove 3rd parties, and to provide accountability and transparency in processes.

Lecture Notes

Lecture 0 – Introduction
Lecture 1 – Blockchain Basics
Lecture 2 – Blockchain Technology Evolution
Lecture 3 – ICO Basics
Lecture 4 – Token Design
Lecture 5 – Running an ICO

Course Objectives

A. Knowledge and Understanding (Theory Component)

  • Describe the basics of Blockchain Systems
  • Explain the key concepts of Smart Contracts, their benefits and limitations
  • Understand and explain the process of token swaps

B. Key Skills (Practical Component)

  • Interact with smart contracts
  • Deploy their own smart contract
  • Create and execute transactions

Course Agenda

The agenda of the two-day course can be found here.


The registration is closed due to overwhelming response. But the registration link for other available courses can be found on the Fintech and Blockchain Programming Workshops page.

Instructor’s Profile

AndrasKristof Andras Kristof
Chief Technology Officer, Yojee

Andras is an entrepreneur and investor living in Singapore. He built the technology behind, Singapore’s largest startup exit so far. He has been involved in blockchain development since 2013. He founded and contributed to several projects in the space. Currently he is working on, a collaborative economy/logistics company, utilizing Ethereum.

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