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Overfunding: Educational Publishing & Gaming Company Mrs Wordsmith Quickly Surpasses £1 Million Funding Target on Crowdcube

Mrs Wordsmith, a UK-based educational publishing and gaming company, quickly secured its initial £1 million equity crowdfunding target through its Crowdcube campaign. The funding round, which already raised £750,000 in September (prior to public launch) has attracted more than 500 investors. The company is offering… Read More

Dr. Joshua Ellul: Chairman of Malta Digital Innovation Authority Reveals Motivations Behind Launching a Masters in DLT Program at University of Malta

We recently caught up with Dr. Joshua Ellul, chairman of Malta Digital Innovation Authority and director of centre for DLTs at the University of Malta. Last month, the island country of Malta introduced a Masters in Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology program. The crypto-friendly jurisdiction… Read More

Zilliqa and Oxford Women in Computer Science Society Launch Blockchain-focused Education Workshops 

Singapore-headquartered Zilliqa, a high-throughput public blockchain network for building decentralized applications (dApps), is preparing to launch the return of Blockchain A-Z, a series of educational workshops on distributed ledger technology (DLT).  According to a press release shared with CrowdFund Insider, Zilliqa is teaming up with… Read More

PumaPay Teams Up With Cointelligence For Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Education Accessibility

PumaPay, a blockchain payments system that provides an open-source “free-of-charge blockchain-based protocol” that decentralizes the transaction process, announced on Thursday it has teamed up with cryptocurrency data resource platform Cointelligence to make cryptocurrency and blockchain education accessible for everyone. According to the duo, the education… Read More

College Ave Student Loans Is Now Offering Special Graduation Loan For Harvard Law School Students

Student loan marketplace, College Ave Student Loans, announced on Monday it is offering a special graduate loan for Harvard Law School students through its new program, College Ave Harvard Law Program, which offers one low fixed rate (5.695% APR). “The College Ave Harvard Law Program loan… Read More

University of Pennsylvania to Offer New Course in Cryptocurrency & Blockchain

The University of Pennsylvania is now offering a new course specifically for cryptocurrency and blockchain. The course is called Cryptocurrency and Blockchain: An Introduction to Digital Currencies. Its description reads: “What is Cryptocurrency and how is it an innovative and effective method of currency? This… Read More

PINTEC Partners With Xiaomai Zhujiao to Enable Installment Financing for Educational & Training Institutions

Chinese fintech Pintec Technology Holdings Limited (PINTEC) announced on Thursday it is teaming up with  Xiaomai Zhujiao, a provider of education management software systems in China, to develop a consumer financing solution for education and training institutions. PINTEC reported that it will cooperate with Xiaomai Zhujiao to… Read More

College Ave Student Loans $65 Million Credit Facility from Guggenheim Investments

Student loan marketplace, College Ave Student Loans, announced on Thursday it secured a $65 million credit facility from Guggenheim Investments, the global asset management and investment advisory business of Guggenheim Partners.  College Ave Student Loans claimed the credit facility is another marker for it as… Read More

Natwest Launches Data Academy that Aims to Train Staff Members in Understanding & Harnessing Data

UK banking group NatWest announced on Wednesday it has launched its Data Academy will offer a wide range of training, courses, and qualifications that will cover all levels of data proficiency. According to NatWest, the academy is opened to all of the bank’s 70,000 employees and those enrolled will gain… Read More

Fintech Consortium Teams Up With Georgetown University to Launch Professional Development Certificate Program in Fintech

Fintech incubator FinTech Consortium announced on Wednesday it has teamed up with Georgetown University to launch a professional development program in fintech. According to FinTech Consortium, the program is specifically designed for professionals with at least two years of experience in financial services or technology,… Read More

Online Blockchain Education Provider B9lab Announces Blockstars Community Programme to Offer Free Ethereum Training For 1,000 Students

Online blockchain education provider B9lab announced on Tuesday it is launching its Blockstars Community Program to offer free mentoring, training, and certification in Ethereum for 1,000 aspiring blockchain developers. According to B9Lab, the Blockstars Community Programme aims to make quality education available for a diverse… Read More

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology Claims to Be the First in Canada to Issue Digital Credentials Through Blockchains

The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology announced last week it is claiming to be the first Canadian institution to use the technology to deliver secure credentials. According to the institute, Twenty-five graduates from the Pre-Employment Automotive Service Technician program received a digital credential through blockchain as part… Read More

Seoul School of Integrated Sciences and Technologies Now Offering MBA Programs Dedicated to Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Technology

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Seoul School of Integrated Sciences and Technologies, often known as Assist, reportedly announced on Friday it is now offering an MBA program that is dedicated to cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. According to Bitcoin News, the school described this new course as a master’s degree program… Read More

TrustED Launches Educational Blockchain-Based Project

TrustED, an Australian-based company that offers an academic credential verification service on the blockchain, announced on Wednesday the launch of its blockchain-based platform set to revolutionize the process of how academic credentials are verified. The company reported that by leveraging blockchain technology it offers the ability… Read More

GoFundMe Teams Up with Michelle Obama & Obama Foundation for Girls Education

Global crowdfunding platform GoFundMe announced on Thursday it has partnered with former First Lady Michelle Obama to seek funding for the newly launched Global Girls Alliance, a new Obama Foundation program that seeks to empower adolescent girls around the world through education. According to GoFundMe, The… Read More

UiA: Norwegian University Launches Master’s Elective Crowdfunding Lab Course

Innovation Norway and the School of Business and Law at the University of Adger (UiA) have partnered to offer a master’s course in crowdfunding. In addition to lectures and teaching, participating students will be working with real campaigns from real companies. Reportedly, more than 20 companies and… Read More

Huobi Teams Up With NTUC Learning Hub To Bring Blockchain Education To Singapore

Huobi Group, a digital asset marketplace, announced on Friday it has entered an official partnership with the National Trading Union Congress Learning Hub (NTUC) to introduce a series of new courses on blockchain for cryptocurrency enthusiasts and fintech professionals. According to Huobi, the courses will include… Read More

Update: Edtech Platform Zzish Set to Close Crowdcube Round With More Than £525,000 in Funding

UK-based edtech startup Zzish is set to close its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with more than £525,000 in funding from over 300 investors. The launch of this latest round comes just a little over a year after Zzish secured more than £1.3 million through its first… Read More

Learning Platform Focused on STEM Skills Because Learning Now Seeking Funds Through Indiegogo/MicroVentures

Because Learning, a U.S.-based learning platform specifically focused on STEM skills, is now seeking funds through Indiegogo/Microventure’s equity crowdfunding platform. Founded in 2014, Because Learning, which was previously known as Ardusat, is on a mission to inspire students in the STEM field, which are science, technology,… Read More

Binance Seeks to Boost Blockchain Education with New Academy

Binance, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in operation, has launched the Binance Academy to further education about crypto and blockchain. The service is said to provide “free resources to the next generation of blockchain enthusiasts.” The academy is an open-access platform that “will tackle… Read More

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