Microsoft’s Israel branch is partnering with Blockchain Israel, a growing community dedicated to blockchain technology and solutions founded by entrepreneur Yael Rozencwajg, are launching a new initiative, the Israel Blockchain Academy, geared toward senior executives and developers seeking more in-depth knowledge of the industry.
The academy will host 12 weekly meetings around eight core chapters of blockchain “designed to provide a personalized, curated and expert-driven blockchain program and allow participants to deep dive around this new technology and develop relevant industry use cases with our mentors,” according to the event page.
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CTO’s, R&D leaders and senior developers in Israel will hear from expert instructors on how blockchain technology can verify transactions, how to implement the technology into their businesses, and so on
The program is set to start on October 7 at the StartHub by Microsoft at a WeWork location in Tel Aviv.
The registration and course are free for up to 100 participants per program.
Rozencwajg told the Israeli tech site People and Computers that the Israel Blockchain Academy “brings together lecturers, partners, and experts in the industry from Israel and across the world for this program.”
“In the coming years, blockchain will become critical for businesses looking to operate globally, with many partnerships. In this respect, blockchain is revolutionary technology for the field, almost like the internet itself was and cloud technology was,” said Microsoft Israel COO and CMO Shira Fayans Birenbaum.