Japanese Banking giant and several companies donated $800K to the University of Tokyo for the blockchain course

Japanese Banking giant and several companies donated $800K to the University of Tokyo for the blockchain course

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November 28, 2018 by XNews Editor 5
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Prominent Japanese banking giant SMBC & several other major firms donated approximately $800,000 to the University of Tokyo in order to launch blockchain course
Japanese Banking giant and several companies donated $800K to the University of Tokyo for the blockchain course

Cointelegraph Japan reported on November 21, that prominent Japanese banking giant Sumitomo Mitsui (SMBC), Ethereum Foundation, and several other major firms donated approximately $800,000 to the University of Tokyo in order to launch blockchain course in the coming future.

According to the press release revealed on November 20, SMBC listed five more donators in addition to itself and the ethereum foundation, who made donations to the university namely Hotto Link, Money Forward, Zipper, JSS, and Good Luck 3.

The banking institution did not reveal the details of the 90 million yen donation nor did it disclose the significant contributor in the donations.

As per thepress release, the blockchain course labeled as “Blockchain innovation DonationCourse” in the school of engineering at the Tokyo University will purportedly last for three years beginning from November 1, 2018 and ending on October 31,2021.

Reportedly, the course is specifically designed for the students who aspire to become blockchain entrepreneurs. The course mainly includes the studies about the development of decentralized solutions, their social execution, and human resources.

 The course module will have theoretical lectures and practical labs. For example, establishing information and communications technologies service or creating a blockchain-related business model.

Earlier also, Cointelegraph reported that many of the universities globally have a keen interest in the blockchain technology. As per the recent analysis made by the Coinbase, nearly 42 percent of the top 50 universities in the world provide a minimum of one crypto or blockchain related class. Stanford and Cornell in the USA are the prominent providers of the blockchain and crypto related courses.

Recently, many of the blockchain-related courses have been introduced by the New YorkUniversity and the University of Gibraltar.

A non-profit Ethereum Foundation launched to assist the projects working on Ethereumblockchain revealed its fourth wave of grants bestowed to 20 different entities and persons in the mid of the October. A total of $3 million was surpassed out of which the largest grants were given to Prysmatic Labs and Status worth of $500,000.


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