DCX Learn, the online learning portal of India’s largest and safest cryptocurrency exchange CoinDCX, has announced its partnership with Blockchain Council, the pioneer in online training and blockchain certifications. The partnership aims to bridge the demand gap for cryptocurrency professionals in the country. Two of the Blockchain Council’s courses specifically dedicated to the field of cryptocurrency, and available under the partnership include the Certified Cryptocurrency Trader and Certified Cryptocurrency Expert. With the partnership, CoinDCX aims to offer specialised training and certification in cryptocurrency and will be ideal for professionals intending to start a career in the industry.
According to data available from the leading global job site Indeed, the demand for skilled professionals in the crypto space has been steadily rising, with Bengaluru at the top spot in terms of demand for jobs in the cryptocurrency field followed by Pune, Hyderabad, Noida and Gurgaon making up the top five destinations for crypto-careers in India.
The collaboration signals an extension of CoinDCX’s commitment to crypto education and advocacy. This is the first step towards further content and certification collaborations to come.
On the partnership with Blockchain Council, Sumit Gupta, CEO and Co-founder of CoinDCX, said: “We have seen an exponential increase in demand for blockchain and crypto education and knowledge in recent times. As India’s leading advocate of crypto education, we believe that we are in a position to arm potential crypto traders, users, job-seekers with the relevant skill sets to succeed in this industry, in order to work towards the sustainable development of the sector. CoinDCX’s partnership with Blockchain Council is a natural extension of our DCX Learn platform and #TryCrypto movement, as we seek to open up more avenues for participation and growth within the crypto industry.”
Blockchain Council is a pioneer in providing industry-leading online training and certifications in emerging technologies such as blockchain, and offers bespoke courses on Bitcoin, Ethereum, Hyperledger, and other blockchain technologies. Certifications offered by Blockchain Council are developed to provide in-depth and advanced knowledge in their respective fields, opening up potential career tracks in the burgeoning blockchain and crypto industry.
DCX Learn will offer CoinDCX’s exchange interface as part of Blockchain Council’s certification syllabus, providing trainees with comprehensive practice sessions in a real world environment—as the CoinDCX interface will be used for simulated trading by course participants. Trainees will also enjoy lifetime access to all course resources, including lecture videos, practice tests, and capstone projects.
Toshendra Sharma, Executive Director of Blockchain Council, said: “The curricula of Blockchain Council’s certification programmes have always been industry-oriented and career focussed, with training developed by leading professionals and experts in their fields. With CoinDCX as our official exchange partner, we are able to provide training that is realistic and up-to-date. We are confident that trainees in our certification programme will get the maximum benefits from using a real crypto exchange interface which will prepare them sufficiently for their future careers in crypto space.”
The partnership between CoinDCX and Blockchain Council follows the successful launch of DCX Learn, a holistic free-for-all platform and resource for cryptocurrency and blockchain educational content, and the wider #TryCrypto initiative, the nationwide crypto adoption campaign by CoinDCX. Through the #TryCrypto initiative, CoinDCX is dedicating $1.3 million towards its goal of introducing 50 million Indian users to the cryptocurrency and blockchain sector. In the first half of 2020, CoinDCX closed a successful Series A funding round, with $3 million in funding from Bain Capital and others, as well as a successful strategic investment of an additional $2.5 million from Coinbase Ventures and Polychain Capital.
Blockchain Council joins the ranks of other premiere crypto industry actors as one of CoinDCX’s official partners. CoinDCX partners include BitGo, its official custodian, and Onfido, providing fully-automated KYC verification for CoinDCX users in under 5 minutes.