DeFi is ready to disrupt fintech. Are you?

Empowering talent for Leadership in the Decentralized Finance Space.

18 weeks, Leading Experts, Part-time, Network Opportunity, Loads of Fun and free forever.


Our Partners and Supporters


Ledger Enterprise SolutionsTradiasBlocksize CapitalAlgorand FoundationQuantstampCapgemini InventSOLA-X


Frankfurt School Blockchain CenterInternational Token Standardization Association DEC Digital Euro Association

Program Overview

Target group

→ Ambitious, engaged innovators interested in a career path in DeFi, crypto assets and DLT

Duration of the program

→ 18-week long mentoring program
→ Divided into three phases (basics phase, multi-disciplinary phase, concentration phase)

Cost for the participants

→ Free of charge by means of scholarship (application required)
→ Partly financed by the DeFIT partnership program

Intake size

→ 200 participants per cohort
→ Two cohorts per year
→ Making 400 people/year ready for the DeFi job market


→ Frankfurt School Blockchain Center (Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner)

Ethical Orientation

→ We believe, that our program contributes to these UN SDGs: 4. Quality Education, 8. Decent Work and Economic Growth, 9. Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure, 10. Reduced Inequality, 16. Peace, Justice and strong Institutions. Companies and sponsors affiliated with us, must do so as well.

Outline of the DeFi Talents Mentoring Program

We aim to develop the participants into specialists in a chosen domain after completing the concentration phase

Outline of the DeFi Talents mentoring program
Career opportunities after completing the program:


You become an entrepreneur of a great blockchain startup that is quickly funded with more than EUR 1M.

Career opportunities after completing the program:


You become a technologist or developer ready to work on blockchain applications or token protocols.

Career opportunities after completing the program:

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.

Career opportunities after completing the program:


You become an investor or venture capital partner helping to shape the future of other startups.

Career opportunities after completing the program:


You become a multiplicator or influencer in the blockchain area and an important “node” of the network.

Are you interested in the DeFi Talents Program?

With this program, we seek to empower ambitious innovators to get involved with DeFi, become leaders in this quickly developing space and to build the basis for a successful career path.


The DeFi Talents Team

Justus Schleicher

Research Assistant, Frankfurt School Blockchain Center

Jan Carlos Janke

Business Development Manager & Research Fellow, HSLU Hochschule Luzern

Denise Duve

Manager, Blocksize Capital