Niranjan Sapkota is a project/doctoral researcher with focuses on fintech and digital finance, specializing in cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings with some published papers in highly ranked finance and economics journals such as Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Economics Letters, Finance Research Letters, and Applied Economics. His interests are also in the area of market microstructure, algorithmic trading, and high-frequency trading and working with intra-day data in R and Sparklyr. His research articles have been covered by the prestigious US business magazine, Forbes, and many other popular fintech sites like cointelegraph.com, medium.com, coinbet.com, etc. He has been awarded a research grant of EUR 50,000 from the Foundation for Economic Education for a project related to fintech together with his PhD supervisor. Besides his research works, Mr Sapkota has been assisting in different courses, including master's and bachelor's thesis supervision.