January 22, 2021

Microsoft and Aeternity support Maltese blockchain startups

Microsoft Innovation Center (MIC) partnered with Aeternity to develop and support Maltese blockchain startups.

According to the press release, MIC and InvestmentAeternity AE Ventures is organizing blockchain-oriented events in the region to support Malta's image as a technology-friendly jurisdiction.

Aeternity Global Accelerator ProgramStarfleet carefully analyzed over 100 blockchain startups around the world and selected the 15 most trustworthy projects to take part in the first event, scheduled for November.

The weekly training program that will beled by industry experts, designed to provide high-quality materials, instructions, lectures, seminars and practical knowledge needed by startups for successful development. MIC Head Mary Downing noted:

“After the hype around the blockchain in recentyears, it's time to dispel all doubts that skeptics may still have about technology. Support for Aeternity and MIC will not only provide more flexible development of new technologies, but also provide an opportunity to promote the blockchain. ”

If everything goes according to plan, MIC and AE VenturesThey plan to organize an additional five weeks of mentoring for another 10 blockchain startups, upon completion of which projects will receive $ 100,000 in AE tokens, as well as an additional six months of mentoring and participation in the program.

Recall that in October Enterprise EthereumThe Alliance (EEA), with the support of Microsoft and Intel, has created a system to promote and stimulate token companies in the consortium. In addition, in July it became known that KPMG, Microsoft and R3 will create a blockchain for billing in telecommunications.

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