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Blockchain Revolution Series: Californian University Campuses Partners With Blockchain Firm To Setup Incubation Center For Students

As the cryptocurrencies have resumed their bullish streaks amid the mixed bag of turbulence between constructive and adverse news. The lingering prospects among the Blockchain/FinTech space have led the keen interest continues to mount everywhere, reputed institutions from Big 4 auditing firms to the central banks of advanced economies have been investing into R&D projects of blockchain and cryptocurrency gamut.

Ivy leagues like Stanford University, University of California at Berkeley, Harvard, CFA institute, and Edinburg Napier University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Wharton and an Irish university, and for now University of California’s campuses are no exception.

The Irish university (Dublin City University) has recently joint-ventured with a tech company network technology Ireland ICT Skillnet to generate the country’s first master’s program in blockchain technology.

While Mr.Christian Catalini is the founder of the MIT Crypto-economics Lab who is reportedly working for Facebook (FB) to develop their crypto-coin. 

For now, three University of California campuses — UCLA, UC Santa Barbara, and UC Davis have announced a collaboration with MouseBelt Blockchain Accelerator, the renowned blockchain development, and investment firm. 

The three University of California campuses’ partnership with ‘MouseBelt’ is intended to provide incubation for their students’ led entrepreneurial models.

More elaboratively, the project objective is to assist design, fund, and lead enterprises driven by blockchain technology, intended to well-equip students at these campuses with the tools that are essential to pursue careers in their domains.

This accelerator program enables candidates to earn handsome money which would be sufficient to establish their own blockchain businesses in which MouseBelt also provides in exchange for a small equity stake in successful lucrative projects.

Well, as a part of this partnership, Mousebelt will not only provide funding for the interested candidates in developing their own enterprizes but also imparts knowledge as they come up with new courses, workshops and advice forums for the students dreaming their careers in the line of the blockchain industry. 

By Niranjan Patil
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