Providing Education and Research
Catalyzing the Potential of Blockchain

 
 
 
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The Blockchain Hub

Supporting

Education, Research & Commercialization

 

The first of its kind in Canada, BlockchainHub brings together education, research and technology incubation, to catalyze the potential for Blockchain to transform society and disrupt existing value chains.

Its location within York University, allows the Blockchain to perform as an innovation hub to support visionary entrepreneurs providing disruptive solutions to real-world problems using Blockchain technology and a catalyst for interdisciplinary research.

Blockchain Hub will facilitate the development and application of fast-evolving Blockchain technology, through local and global research partnerships, and related technical and business education, enhanced by our deep experience in technology commercialization, access to research at York University, and through strategic industry partnerships.

 
 
 

BLOCKCHAIN ACADEMY

BECOME A PROFESSIONAL BLOCKCHAINER

AT BERGERON CENTRE FOR ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE

 

 
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BlockchainHub & Community building

  • Faculty, Graduate, and Undergraduate students

  • Blockchain users, developers, and potential partners

  • York University with global and regional academic partners

  • Researchers / technology startups with funding programs

  • Technology innovators with commercialization expertise

  • Blockchain ventures, entrepreneurs and potential Investors

  • Researchers in Blockchain Technology - understanding the legal and industry applications for Blockchain. 

 
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BlockchainHub & Entrepreneurs 

  • BlockchainAcademy providing training, education and infrastructure for Blockchain software developers

  • Offering business mentoring, and access to Innovation York, LaunchYU, VentureLab

  • Facilitating interactions with potential users and first customers

  • Guidance through funding processes, help acquiring grants, and preparing investment pitches

  • Access to physical infrastructure and technology resources

 

 
 
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BlockchainHub & Researchers

  • Creating multi-disciplinary research opportunities

  • Identifying industry/academia issues and research focus areas

  • Building on research excellence at York University

  • Applying for grants and other funding options

  • Facilitating global partnerships to attract best in class research and technology partners

  • Linking students, for research, co-op opportunities and full-time employment

 
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BlockchainHub & Venture Funding

  • Providing early access to technology entrepreneurs intent on using Blockchain to disrupt supply chains.

  • Identifying matching funds to reduce investment risk

  • Planning equity crowdfunding platforms to foster co-investment (subject to approval)

  • Connecting experienced Blockchain investors with those who wish to join the growing movement

  • BlockchainAcademy offers deeper learning in an organized environment to maximize investment impact