Luno, the main world cryptocurrency funding platform with over 10mn clients worldwide, partnered with Makerere University Business School, Uganda’s main enterprise college as a part of Luno’s nationwide cryptocurrency training drive.
Makerere College Enterprise Faculty college students had been challenged to submit an essay on “The potential utility of cryptocurrency to enhance the standard of life in Uganda”. Leone George Okello, the profitable essayist, mentioned an utility of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT – a sort of cryptocurrency) to empower Uganda’s creatives with higher entry to funding instantly sourced from their very own fan base. The profitable creator obtained a Samsung Galaxy S7+ pill pc value $1200 whereas all seven essayists obtained sponsored entry to the highest Udemy programs on cryptocurrency.
Talking throughout the prize handover, Apollo Sande, Nation Supervisor for Uganda and Kenya at Luno, says, “As one of many crypto trade’s early pioneers, we strongly consider it’s our duty to empower everybody to soundly and simply unlock the complete potential of cryptocurrencies and we’re particularly proud to be working alongside Uganda’s main enterprise college to strengthen this mission.”
“Enterprise and finance college students encountering crypto for the primary time are rising more and more curious in regards to the alternatives it holds for his or her future careers and funding. At Luno, we firmly consider that crypto’s underlying know-how presents an enormous alternative for a extra open, honest and inclusive monetary system for Ugandans and it’s important we equip the following era with the information to leverage this.”
Launched in 2013 and operational in over 40 international locations worldwide, Luno’s services and products make it secure and simple to purchase, retailer, study and use cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. To-date, the platform has safely supported over $52bn value of crypto transactions worldwide. Over 55% of Luno’s new clients are primarily based in Africa with over 60,000 clients in Uganda having transacted over $2,000,000 of crypto on the platform.
Established in 1962, Makerere College Enterprise Faculty (MUBS) is the oldest and main enterprise college in Uganda. It’s alma matter to quite a few main students, coverage makers, private and non-private sector leaders within the area.