Blockchain Education Initiatives Launch at California Universities

coindesk | August 22, 2019

A VC-backed blockchain firm that helped curate courses at Harvard, Oxford and Cambridge is officially rolling out its programs at three California universities. MouseBelt‘s Blockchain Accelerator launched Wednesday at UC Davis, UC Los Angeles and UC Santa Barabara, boosting the educational presence at the noted U.S. schools. Backed by over $40 million in funding from New Value Capital, MouseBelt currently aids 65 student blockchain community groups at 14 universities worldwide.The accelerator joins MouseBelt’s advisory team and media groups Bitcoin Radio and MouseBelt University. Bundled into two programs, MouseBelt will sponsor undergraduate to PhD level programs. The first fund will cover research across all three campuses, specifically for blockchain project development. MouseBelt has set aside $500,000 in funding with up to five projects jockeying for $100,000 in seed funding. MouseBelt is also donating to the three universities engineering departments. The accelerator is hoping to co-op the donations for the development of a general fundraiser toward university selected research capped at $500,000.

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