Harmony is pleased to announce that it has entered into a partnership with the Blockchain Education Network (BEN). This partnership is built on the shared commitment to educate the next generation of blockchain builders, enthusiasts and entrepreneurs. Harmony recognizes that innovation is starting at a younger and younger age and blockchain enthusiasm across campuses is at an all-time high, so we saw this as an opportunity to add value to an ever-growing young group of blockchain developers and entrepreneurs.
What is BEN?
The BEN organization is the largest network of students, professors, and alumni throughout the world all committed to blockchain education. Part of their mission is industry outreach, helping connect students and professors to blockchain projects.
Here are some numbers:
- There are over 500+ Universities around the world are part of BEN
- Over 4,000+ students and alumni
- 80+ blockchain clubs
- 10+ countries
- 15+ startups so far
BEN offers opportunities for its students to get involved in blockchain through education, mentorship, industry partners, meetups, hackathons, bootcamps, workshops, and conferences. Harmony aims to add value to BEN students through mentorship and industry partnerships.
Our commitment to growing the Harmony developer ecosystem remains steadfast and we look forward to working with software engineers and entrepreneurs at BEN schools, helping them to build applications on Harmony.
Developers can build on Harmony today, a fast and open blockchain for decentralized applications. Harmony Mainnet supports state sharding with instant finality. Our staking mechanism reduces centralization while supporting delegation and slashing.
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