University of Tokyo Now Offering Blockchain Course – Details
The University of Tokyo is now offering a blockchain course at its graduate engineering school. This came into place following the $800,000 donation from a consortium that includes the Ethereum Foundation and Japanese banking force, Sumitomo Mitsui.
The class is called the “Blockсhain Innovation Donation Course” and was rolled out on November 1st. It will run through October 2021, according to a statement by Sumitomo Mitsui.
Other corporate donors included Zipper Corp., Money Forward Inc, Good Luck Three, JSS Corp. and Hotlink Co.
The aim of the blockchain course is to educate highly motivated, business-minded students with “outstanding talent in information mathematics” about fintech and the game-changing technology underpinning cryptocurrencies.
The University of Tokyo plans to sustain future blockchain business visionaries by showing them decentralized systems and how to execute them socially.