Certified Strategy V2 Developer

Certified Strategy V2 Developer

Cohort 7


Botcamp is a professional training program designed specifically for algo traders and market makers. Through a structured curriculum, participants how to design and develop algorithmic trading and market-making strategies from the ground up using Hummingbot, an open source framework for building crypto algo trading bots.

Certified V2 Strategy Developer is a 5-week online cohort-based course that teaches students how to design, code, and deploy a custom algorithmic trading strategy using Hummingbot V2 Strategy Framework, under the guidance of Botcamp instructors and mentors. 

The cohort ends with a Demo Day, where the entire cohort celebrates the progress they've all made and vote for the top strategies. Students who submit a valid stategy receive the Hummingbot V2 Strategy Developer certification.

What you'll get out of this cohort:

  • Understand how various types of algorithmic trading strategies (market making, arbitrage, directional) work
  • Design, code, and deploy these strategies using the Hummingbot V2 Strategy Framework
  • Incorporate external signals into your strategies
  • Backtesting and optimization
  • Hands-on advice and coaching from professional market makers and algo traders

This course includes:

  • 5 live sessions taught by Hummingbot core maintainers
  • 3 office hours with mentors for 1:1 help on building your custom strategy
  • Private Discord channels for networking, 1:1 support and Q&A
  • Course materials with 10+ in-depth, interactive lessons
  • Lifetime access to course materials
  • Certificate upon submission of a valid strategy
  • Hummingbot Installation and Setup
  • Book 1:1 Support Sessions

Week 1

Live Session 1: Welcome to Botcamp
  • Botcamp Overview
  • Intro to Hummingbot
  • Running Scripts in Hummingbot
  • Types of Algo Trading Strategies


Form Teams
  • Team Formation
  • Submit Strategy Idea

Week 2

Live Session 2: 
Intro to V2 Framework
  • Architecture Walkthrough
  • Controllers
  • Executors
  • Mentor Assignments
Meet Your Mentor

Get 1:1 help on your strategy from your mentor during their office hours

Week 3

Live Session 3:
V2 Framework in Detail
  • Candles and External Data
  • Backtesting
  • Optimization
  • Deploying in Production
Attend Office Hours

Get 1:1 help on your strategy from your mentor during their office hours

Week 4

Live Session 4: Guest Lecture

Guest lecture from a professional market maker or another industry practitioner

Submit Strategy

Attend final mentor office hours and submit your strategy code and demo video

Week 5

Live Session 5: Demo Day

Watch everyone's demo videos and vote for the top strategies across various categories


Earn Certification

Students who submit validated strategies receive professional Hummingbot certification

We can't wait to see all the incredible strategies that you will build! 

Date & Time
Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Start - 3:00 PM (GMT)
Tuesday, May 14, 2024
End - 3:00 PM (GMT)


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Learn to design and code your own custom strategy

Your Friendly Botcamp Instructors

Michael Feng, Hummingbot Co-founder

Michael co-founded CoinAlpha, the company behind Hummingbot, and wrote the Hummingbot whitepaper in 2019. Previously, he spent 7 years in credit derivatives at JPMorgan and Citigroup, where he structured some of the CDOs featured in The Big Short. Michael lives in California, USA. 

Federico Cardoso, Hummingbot CTO

Federico is the CTO of Hummingbot Foundation. In addition, he teaches Machine Learning and Big Data at the University of Buenos Aires. Previously, he was a quant trader at CTF Capital, a hedge fund that specialized in high-frequency market making. Federico lives in Mar del Plata, Argentina.