Woz U-BlockGeek Partnership Opens Blockchain Career Opportunities
Woz U, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak’s tech-education platform, and BlockGeeks, a blockchain-centric development platform, announced their partnership on October 12 at DesTechAZ in Scottsdale, Arizona. This partnership will enable BlockGeeks to provide additional coursework in Woz U’s Arizona-approved tech-education program. The new course to be added is seen to help students learn more about the growing blockchain technology.
BlockGeeks co-founder Ameer Rosic said on Twitter that the partnership can expand Woz U’s offers to students.
Exciting news!! 😎😁😎
Woz U and @Blockgks Announce Partnership
— Ameer Rosic (@AmeerRosic) October 13, 2018
Woz U currently offers over 30 workshops and courses with more than 500 lessons on software development, cyber security, and data science. Partnering with BlockGeeks, Woz U is set to give students learning materials related to blockchain technology and crypto innovations.
Vlad Martynov, BlockGeeks co-founder, said:
“The partnership with Woz U aligns perfectly with our objective to make learning materials available to individuals interested in advancing their education in the technology industry. Our collaboration with Woz U enables us to meet fast-growing demand for qualified blockchain experts and developers and offer courses for students to gain the skillset for a blockchain-based career as industries continue to embrace the technology to evolve, impacting the way companies operate.”
The coursework from BlockGeeks is designed to empower students to explore the public ledger. Included in the coursework are Ethereum-based courses.
Vitalik Buterin, Ethereum founder, said:
“It’s important for individuals to have access to education programs to learn about, develop, and operate blockchain-based technologies. BlockGeeks provides Woz U students access to Ethereum-based courses, which is a tremendous resource for individuals seeking to gain a stronger understanding of blockchain”
Steve Wozniak believes that their partnership with BlockGeeks serves as a bridge linking Woz U trainers and learners with blockchain experts. He said:
“The partnership enables us to work with a respected and knowledgeable group in blockchain training who works closely with the Ethereum team and other experts with practical blockchain experience. BlockGeeks, with its innovative approach to education, is uniquely qualified to train on blockchain concepts, architecture, and application. We are excited to be working with such a talented team, and to bring blockchain career training to Woz U.”
There is still no information when this advanced course is going to start. Meanwhile, Woz U assures that future graduates of this program will get a certificate upon course completion and career opportunities in the crypto and blockchain industry.