It’s time for part two on Blockchain initiatives/companies powered by the Metaverse Insider. In case you missed out on the first part published earlier in the week, here is the link to it.
1. Blockchain Company
Blockchain Company (BC) aims to connect everyone through media and technology to its evolving platforms by helping consumers benefit through the discovery of cryptocurrencies, utility and security tokens, digital assets and tokenized platforms, all powered by the 4th industrial revolution of technologies.
Based out of Barcelona, Spain, BC was founded in 2017 by Robert Haastrup-Timmi and has raised a total of €1.3 million in funding over one round.
2. Blockchain at Berkeley
Blockchain at Berkeley is a university-based ecosystem for blockchain. The organization specializes in educating the community, facilitating innovative projects and discussions, and helping companies benefit from blockchain technology by identifying use cases, building out prototypes, and integrating solutions.
Founded in 2016 by the Berkeley Bitcoin Association, an organization dedicated to becoming the blockchain hub of the East Bay made up of about a dozen members, Blockchain at Berkeley offers consulting, education and research services.
3. Blockchain Training Alliance (acquired by The Crypto Company)
With headquarters in Temecula, California, the Blockchain Training Alliance sees the demand for Blockchain technologists is going up as multiple enterprises (and startups) are looking to achieve efficiencies or/and create new business models enabled by the Blockchain technologies.
Because of this, the Blockchain Training Alliance provides training for instructors at classroom locations globally, onsite at your location, via WebEx led by an instructor with live labs, or on-demand, self-paced training courses
Training is geared in two tiers: non-technical training for business leaders, product/project managers, business analyst sales engineers; and architecture design, application design and development training for a more technical audience (knowledge of a modern programming language is usually needed).
Founded in 2017 by Melissa Richardson and others, earlier this month saw The Crypto Company (OTC: CRCW) announce the closing of its acquisition of Blockchain Training Alliance.
4. Blockchain Education Network
Established in 2014, the Blockchain Education Network (BEN) is a 501(c)(3) international nonprofit organization dedicated to forming a robust network of student organizations for blockchain education, innovation, and development.
BEN was designed to help nascent, burgeoning, and not-yet-existing college organizations build a presence on their respective campuses, receive administrative recognition and funding, and help students connect with similar college groups. It provides educational and professional resources, contacts, speakers, and guidance in order to usher in a new era of electronic finance and innovation.
The Blockchain Education Network, currently led by President Erick Pinos, is comprised of sixty-plus chapters spread across six continents and is run by students, for students.
5. Blockchain Research Institute
The Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) is conducting a definitive study on blockchain technology and its impact on business, government and society.
Founded in 2017 by Don Tapscott and Alex Tapscott, BRI’s program has more than 100 research projects underway to explore, understand, document, and inform leaders about blockchain strategies, market opportunities and implementation challenges.
The BRI program is funded by its members, including enterprise organizations, governments, universities, colleges and blockchain startups from around the world.