Cryptocurrency exchange, Bybit has partnered with Nigerian technology incubator Innovation Growth Hub to educate young Africans in blockchain technology.
- According to a report in The Guardian, the program would involve experts in blockchain technology who would give online lectures, practical hands-on activities and interactive discussions to aid learning.
- In addition, the partnership would include lessons about Bybit’s ecosystem and products as well as classes on blockchain and the opportunities therein. The participants would also win prizes during the learning process, the report reads.
- Participation is open to all, and the application process is accessible via IG Hub’s website.
- An unnamed spokesperson for Bybit told The Guardian:
“Our goal is to give young people the knowledge and skills they need to understand and engage with blockchain technology. Hence, we will work together with Innovation Growth Hub to create a unique learning experience for participants.”
- Blockchain education is gaining traction in Africa. In January, Binance Charity partnered with Women in Tech to provide free Web3 training to 2,800 women in rural communities in South Africa and Brazil.
- Binance Charity also partnered with the Nigerian tech training firm, Utiva, to put 1000 Africans on scholarships for Utiva’s one-year skill training program.