Waves Platform has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dubai Blockchain Center during GITEX Technology Week 2019. The MoU was signed by Sasha Ivanov, CEO of Waves Platform and Waves Enterprise, and Dr. Marwan Alzarouni, CEO of Dubai Blockchain Center. Press Release The two parties commit to developing synergies across multiple areas of common interest to support knowledge transfer in blockchain technology through training courses, workshops, conferences, educational programmes and research.
“We are very proud to start working with Dubai Blockchain Center within MENA region and increase the level of cooperation in all areas of knowledge and education that are of common interest,” – comments Sasha Ivanov, CEO of Waves Platform and Waves Enterprise. “Besides educational programmes, among the potential areas of interaction is the Smart Dubai initiative.”
“Dubai Blockchain Center is a place to engage with the blockchain community. A place where people can learn, mentor or share their ideas,” says Dr. Marwan Alzarouni, CEO of Dubai Blockchain Center. “There is no doubt that this new cooperation will open up new horizons for both parties, and its benefits will expand the UAE’s knowledge-based economy.”
Dubai Blockchain Center was inaugurated by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on the 15th of May 2018. Dubai Blockchain Center’s mission is to educate and inspire the global community about the real-world benefits of blockchain technology. The center, being the first hub of its kind in the Middle East, aims to bring together every aspect of the blockchain community. DBC is a platform where courses, events, meetups, and hackathons take place.