Certified Blockchain Start-up Program is a collaborative online training program organized by Kerala Blockchain Academy,(a Center of Excellence in blockchain under the Kerala University of Digital Sciences, Innovation and Technology) with Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), Ahmedabad. The prime focus is to equip startups and individuals with the requisite knowledge, skills and attitude to deal effectively with the issues, opportunities and challenges of entrepreneurship and set a formula for building successful startups in the sector of Blockchain technology. The course is open to individuals, aspiring and existing entrepreneurs and students who wish to establish their own blockchain startups or business.

The program covers lessons on key areas of starting up, basic principles and patterns, business canvas exercises, valuable entrepreneurial concepts over blockchain-focused projects, and the development of business essential deliverables. Students can experience a sampling of the ideas and techniques explored in various Blockchain Start-ups via lecture notes, handouts, use-cases, and more.


Any individual dreaming of a successful entrepreneurship career. Industrialists who are interested in the potential impact of blockchain. Entrepreneurs dreaming bigger innovation within the blockchain space. Entrepreneurs looking to boost their existing business models with the power of blockchain. Tech enthusiasts interested in the latest developments in blockchain.


  • Skills to develop great ideas and build your own blockchain business.
  • Identification of entrepreneurial opportunities and strengthening potentials.
  • Improvisation of strategic decision-making, and build innovative business models.
  • Key deliverables like idea generation, company formation, finance, marketing, and acquisitions.
  • Identification of value proposition that sets you apart from the competition.


This course will help realize your Blockchain Entrepreneurship dream.

  • 10 days of Instructor-led Virtual Classroom Training
  • Class Recordings
  • Self-Rating Questionnaire
  • Scoring and Correction Factor Sheet
  • Business Plan Template
  • Certificate on Public Blockchain


  • Course Materials
  • Video Contents
  • Online Assessments
  • Blockchain-enabled Digital Certificate
  • Fully Instructor-led Interactive Sessions
  • Project Idea Mentor Support


  • There are no prerequisites for this program.


Certification is based on Online Evaluation & Final Course Work.

Course Fee

*Applicable Tax extra

Program Schedule(Previous Batch)

Date Session Name Timings
11th Sep 2023
Understanding Entrepreneurship and Startups 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM
Process of Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial mindset – How Entrepreneurs Think 11:30 PM – 12:45 PM
Entrepreneurial Competencies & SRQ Sheet 2:00 PM – 3:45 PM
12th Sep 2023
Innovation, Creativity and Design Thinking for Startups 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM
Business Opportunity Identification 11:30 PM – 12:45 PM
Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Evaluation and validation with special reference to Block chain startups. BOI Canvas. 3:15 PM – 3:45 PM
13th Sep 2023
Revolutionary Impact of Blockchain 10 AM – 1:00 PM
Blockchain Features and Introduction to Bitcoin 2 PM – 5:00 PM
14th Sep 2023
How Ethereum took the idea of blockchain to the next level 10 AM – 1:00 PM
Industry-Specific Distributed Ledger Technologies 2 PM – 5:00 PM
15th Sep 2023
Blockchain for the Startup Business 10 AM – 1:00 PM
How to Get Started with Blockchain? 2 PM – 5:00 PM
18th Sep 2023
Future of Blockchain 10 AM – 1:00 PM
Blockchain Idea Pitching 2 PM – 5:00 PM
19th Sep 2023
Forms of business organizations – OPC, Pvt. Ltd, LLP 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Types of cost – Start up, Variable and Fixed 11:45 PM – 1:00 PM
Basics of Accounting; Understanding & Preparing Financial Statements; 2:00 PM – 3:45 PM
20th Sep 2023
Business Plan: Meaning, Purpose and Importance, Format of Business Plan 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Components of Business Plan 11:45 PM – 1:00 PM
Introduction to the B-Plan Format 2:00 PM – 3:45 PM
21st Sep 2023
Introduction to Marketing mix, Market research – Process & Importance 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Branding, Logo, Tagline, Types of Marketing Tools, Promotional Strategies 11:45 PM – 1:00 PM
Basics of Digital Marketing 2:00 PM – 3:45 PM
22nd Sep 2023
Sources of Fund Raising; Role of Angel Investors and Venture Capitalists as a source of business finance 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Investor Pitch – Importance, Key Elements & Structure, Elevator Pitch 11:45 PM – 1:00 PM
Business Valuation Methods, Drivers of Valuation; 2:00 PM – 3:45 PM

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