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UC Berkeley launches startup accelerator

UC Berkeley will offer participants up to $ 200,000 from its X-Fund, as it seeks to build a blockchainBlockchain
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system connecting resources from university departments, Silicon Valley, and other countries.

The University of California, Berkeley will launch a blockchain-oriented accelerator, offering start-ups the opportunity to receive funding in the amount of up to $ 200,000, along with resources and attracted experts from universities.

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Blockchain Xcelerator will accept projects from the University of California at Berkeley, Silicon Valley and other countries.


Sponsors and participation in the program

Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator is partly sponsored by the Berkeley X-Lab Fund and is reportedly the result of collaboration between the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology (SCET), the Haas School of Business and the Blockchain in Berkeley.

Gloria Zhao, president of Blockchain in Berkeley, explained the reason behind the acceleration program for academia, suggesting the following: "With such an emerging technology as blockchain, we see that many experts in this field and people who influence the blockchain space are students. The Berkeley Blockchain seeks to develop an entrepreneurial spirit in our students, so we are happy to help lead this idea and help the next generation of blockchain innovators."

The accelerator program is reportedly open to blockchain projects around the world. Selected participants will be trained by entrepreneurs, alumni, teachers, investors.

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Many universities around the world have opened their own internal blockchain laboratories, research centers, as well as degree programs and certificates, including the high-ranking MIT University in the USA and the IT University of Copenhagen.

Editor: Yuliya Soroka

See also: "The German pharmaceutical company will use the blockchain from IBM"

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