South Korean Foundation Joins With Yonsei University To Promote Blockchain. The South Korean wing of the Tezos Foundation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Yonsei University to promote the development of unique talents and expertise in blockchain technology, according to a press release published by Tezos.

The release reads:

“Through this agreement, both sides will strengthen the expertise of the blockchain and education expertise. Also, discuss various cooperation opportunities to lead the blockchain field.”

The main purpose of this agreement is to develop blockchain education cooperation, smart contract experts, training of OCaml. Also, exchange of academic data, and the exchange of research results.

The press release further stated that this business agreement will lead to further cooperation in the blockchain sector. Both entities will strengthen the expertise of education and blockchain.  

South Korean Foundation Joins With Yonsei University To Promote Blockchain. Earlier this year, the Foundation announced a call for grant proposals. Before providing help to four separate organizations for the development of the blockchain and smart contracts. Last month, three other grantees: Ackee, Papers, an active developer, and contributor Luiz Milfont were given funds for the development of apps and tools.

A Brazilian-based IT developer, Milfont, selected for his contributions to the blockchain field. He built the TezosJ SDK library, which helps Android developers create apps that will operate well with their Tezos blockchain. Thus, he will build more libraries that will aid and ensure a more seamless use of Tezos.

Ackee, on the other hand, will aid to create a Tezos development kit for the iOS platform. And Papers which is a crypto wallet will make use of the grant money to build an open-source library which will also be made available for use as a development toolkit.

In summer this year, the Tezos Foundation signed up with one of the four largest providers of professional networks PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) to carry out an external audit of its finances and operations.

Earlier this week Nvestweekly reported that Japanese bank Sumitomo Mitsui (SMBC), in conjunction with the University of Tokyo, and the Ethereum Foundation, launched an educational course called “the Blockchain Innovation Donation Course” to be taught at the graduate school of Engineering at the university. The duration of the course is three years. 


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