EDII & Digital University Kerala Launches Certified Blockchain Startup Program
Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), Ahmedabad, and Digital University of Kerala (DUK) along with Kerala Blockchain Academy (KBA) under the banner – DUK Prajna have come together to launch a Certified program for ‘Blockchain Start-ups.’ The program aims to equip start-ups and individuals with the requisite knowledge, skills, and attitude to understand and deal effectively with the issues, opportunities, and challenges of entrepreneurship and start-ups leading to the establishment of start-ups in the sector of Blockchain technology.
Explaining the relevance of the program, Dr Saji Gopinath, Vice-Chancellor, Digital University of Kerala, opined that entrepreneurship can improve the quality of living acting as the wheels of economic growth of the country. He added that Blockchain has the potential to act as a transformative technology thus grooming the talents with technology and entrepreneur skills can create long-last entrepreneurs in the blockchain space.
Speaking about the course, Dr. Sunil Shukla, Director General of EDII, said, “Blockchain technology is at a very nascent stage in India. Many industries are still unaware of it or don’t understand its efficacy. However, it is a useful technology that can bring great value to sectors such as banking and finance, healthcare, supply chain, real estate, and so on. Hence, it is important to nurture entrepreneurship in this sector at this stage. EDII will be training individuals to help them establish a start-up in the sector of Blockchain Technology, The trained entrepreneurs will have tech-related information along with necessary entrepreneurial and management skills for setting up their start-ups in the Blockchain domain.”