Huobi, an Asia based digital asset trading and management platform, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Gibraltar. According to a release, Huobi University has signed an MoU with Albert Isola MP, Gibraltar’s Minister for Commerce. A document was formally exchanged on behalf of the University of Gibraltar along with Jianing Yu, President of Huobi University, during a visit to Beijing this week.
The agreement is described as being geared towards promoting “cooperation in education, academic research, the development and collaboration of academic programs, and the creation and delivery of short courses in key areas including blockchain, cryptotechnology, and Fintech.”
Isola issued the following statement:
“We are very excited at the prospect of future collaborations between Huobi University and the University of Gibraltar, particularly as a means of accelerating the establishment of high quality blockchain-focused educational initiatives. Both parties share an ambition to promote high level academic research around the burgeoning DLT landscape, and I look forward to seeing this vision take shape.”
Yu stated that Huobi University is an education and research institution focusing on the frontier fields of new distributed business models, new applications of blockchain technology, and new digital finance systems.
Yu added that the goal is to cultivate top entrepreneurs and investors in the blockchain field. Huobi University reports that it has been giving the courses in China, the United States, Japan, and South Korea, and have trained more than 1,000 blockchain industry elites.
“Huobi has a rich history of working with the Gibraltar Government in the pursuit of blockchain innovation. The company was awarded a full DLT licence from the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) in November 2018, and Huobi recognises the intrinsic link between the development of blockchain education offerings and mainstream DLT adoption — a sentiment that has fuelled Gibraltar’s ascent as a global blockchain powerhouse,” said Isola.