Not long ago, the Bitcoin Academy was launched by billionaires Jack Dorsey, the founder of Twitterr and Block, and artist Jay-Z. This academy finances courses on BTC for residents of Marcy Houses, the Brooklyn neighborhood where Jay-Z grew up. It offers online and face-to-face courses. This, with the collaboration of several companies, including Block and the Shawn Carter Foundation. Recently, the two billionaires launched a program on financial education. For 12 weeks, students took courses on the subject. And at the end of the program, they received a nice reward from Jack Dorsey and Jay-Z.
Exchanges of 1000 dollars worth of bitcoins (BTC)
“Jay-Z and Jack Dorsey’s Bitcoin Academy airdropped each student a $1,000 bitcoin scholarship at the end of a 12-week course.” It’s a tweet from Bitcoin Archive which reports the information.
The Bitcoin Academy rewarded Marcy Houses residents for choosing to sign up to participate in the program and receive a grant. This unusual gift was sent to them via different wallets like Cash App or Muun Wallet.
It should be noted that the teaching of the courses of the program was done face-to-face. The Bitcoin Academy recorded these courses and made them available online for residents of Marcy. Courses taught include: “Wealth and Asset Creation” and “Why is Decentralization Important?” “. Students also studied modules titled “Stay Safe From Scammers”, “Bitcoin & Taxes” and “Careers”.
Jack Dorsey and Jay-Z offered $1,000 worth of BTC to each of the participants in the recent program organized by the Bitcoin Academy. During the 12-week training, participants were entitled to childcare services. L‘academy also distributed to participants 100 MiFi devices and smartphones.
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