Bitfury Partners With Russian Economics University to Establish Blockchain Accelerator

Bitfury, a multisector blockchain firm has aligned with the Plekhanov the Economics University of Russian to make blockchain accelerator, according to the reports of Forklog, a Russian crypto news outlet.

For the blockchain projects development, Plekhanov will offer additional educational courses, which are devoted to “training specialists who can create innovative projects using digital technologies in a short time.” This will allow experts to “bring [the projects] to market amid the new industrial revolution,” head of Bitfury, Dmitry Ufaev said to Forklog.

According to Forklog, MinComSvyazRossii, a Russia’s Ministry of Digital Development, Comm. and Mass Media will support the blockchain project. A ministry official cited by the news outlet stressed that the pilot program meets the aspirations of both large corporations and public institutions that essential to be updated.

According to the previous reports of Cointelegraph, the leading universities globally offers crypto courses with increased frequency. A recent Coinbase study stated that 42% of the world’s leading fifty universities, such as Cornell, Stanford, and Berkeley are offering minimum one class on blockchain and cryptocurrencies.

Previously, Tokyo University declared a program in blockchain technology after several companies gave $800,000 to fund the program.

Last month, an advisory group recognized by the University of Gibraltar that will focus on the blockchain courses. Reportedly, a new technologies initiative among the University, the Government and the various leading technology-based companies in the nation.

Last month, an advisory group recognized by the University of Gibraltar that will focus on the blockchain courses. Reportedly, a new technologies initiative among the University, the Government and the various leading technology-based companies in the nation.

On Nov. 6, Bitfury shut a backing round run by European venture capital fund Korelya Capital, has raised $80 million. Recently, the firm also appointed Antoine Dresch, an investment banker, to its board of directors, and Annette Nazareth, a former U.S. Securities, and Exchange Commission (SEC) member, to its advisory board.

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