ING Bank, Rolls Royce Join Alliance to Promote Blockchain Education

Both Rolls Royce and ING Bank have signed on to an industry body that supports student developers interested in building their own blockchain projects.

AccessTimeIconAug 17, 2020 at 12:12 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 9:44 a.m. UTC

Banking giant ING Bank and luxury car and aerospace firm Rolls Royce are two of the household names joining an initiative to better promote blockchain education and research.

  • Blockchain accelerator MouseBelt said Monday both Rolls Royce and ING, as well as Belgium brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev and margin-first trading platform Multi.io, have joined its Blockchain Education Alliance.
  • The alliance brings industry figures, both from within and outside of the digital asset space, together to train and support student developers interested in building their own projects.
  • Launched in October 2019, the initiative also tries to link corporate blockchain projects with researchers, students and new protocols.
  • Mastercard, Stellar and the incubator arms of Binance and Ripple are some of the other companies that are part of the Blockchain Education Alliance.
  • MouseBelt's head of education, Ashlie Meredith, said many students will not return to university campuses this year because of the pandemic, meaning jobs and internships were of the "utmost importance."

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