Crypto exchange Binance is the largest exchange in the world and one of the most widely used exchanges in Africa. It has found a market of loyal users in the Nigerian youth who have turned to crypto to combat growing unemployment and inflation rates in the country. Given this, the crypto exchange has founded a number of initiatives to help its customer base in the region to leverage crypto and its services.
This time around, Binance has taken education straight to its users. The crypto exchange has begun hosting masterclasses across various university campuses in the country to teach people about crypto and drive adoption.
Binance Bringing The Education To The Masses
Binance recently launched the Binance Masterclass Series, a series of learning classes that are tailored towards students. These classes will teach students about cryptocurrencies and how they can leverage the budding space to gain financial freedom in a harsh economy. It is giving Nigerian students the tools that they would need to leverage blockchain technology to make sure they are not being left behind in this important space.
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Binance Africa had previously made its intention to do this known via Twitter where it posted that it was bringing crypto education to campuses in the country. Season 1 of the masterclass is billed to take place across three campuses with over 8 facilitators. All classes would be focused on crypto education and learnings around the space.
BINANCE CAMPUS MASTERCLASS✨
We finally taking Crypto Education to Campuses🥳
➡️over 8 facilitators
➡️cash & swag giveaways
➡️8 hours of crypto education
➡️AMA and Panel sessions and lots more😍
— Binance Africa (@BinanceAfrica) January 21, 2022
The country is the first to benefit from what is expected to be a series across campuses on the continent. Crypto adoption is on the rise in Africa, with many startups popping in the region. Crypto trading is now a popular way for youths to create income for themselves while the country where the youth unemployment rate is almost up to 50%. Binance continues its commitment to incubating the growth of crypto adoption on the continent with this move.
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Emmanuel Babalola, Director at Binance Africa, echoed the exchange’s commitment to furthering blockchain education. “Blockchain education is at the heart of our focus in the global market,” said the Director. “As a blockchain infrastructure provider, we are committed to ensuring that more and more people have access to the right information about the workings of the ecosystem.”
“Africa is a very important market for Binance because we see the profound opportunity blockchain brings to the entire continent,” Babalola added.
Binance is set to host an educational event on February 19, 2022, at the FWT Theatre in FUTO, Owerri. The event will be led by Binance Campus Ambassadors, covering topics ranging from fundamentals of blockchain to trading principles.
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