The first blockchain class in Kenya graduated in style this Saturday which was held at Betty’s Place Restaurant, the first business in Kenya to accept Bitcoin for payment.
The graduants completed the DLBRT Blockchain for Business Course held at Strathmore Business School from March 9th – 30th 2019. This came about after Kenbright Actuarial & Financial Services (KAFS) and Strathmore Risk Management Centre signed an MOU on Blockchain Research and this program was among the first to come about after discussions.
The course was also an opportunity for the students to learn how cryptocurrencies are used in a real business case. Beatrice Wanjiru, who runs Betty’s Place, was also among the graduates from the course.
It was also quite interesting to see some of the attendees paying lunch via Bitcoin.
We spoke with some of the graduants during the graduation event and this is what they had to say about the course:
The course that the students had completed is in 4 parts and is as below.
- Introduction to Distributed Ledgers and Blockchain Technologies (DLBRT).
- Blockchain Architecture: Components of a Smart Contract and the Ethereum Virtual Machine.
- The Intersection of Smart Contracts with human readable content to form Smart Contract Templates.
- Cryptocurrency Formation using ERC-20 Standards as a basis for Token Economics.
Akram Mathu – Financial Economics Student, Moi University, 3rd Year
Currently the May Class is in Session.
For more information about the Blockchain course, you can drop an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and get the opportunity to be “deliberate” on Blockchain technologies.
DLBRT (Distributed Ledgers, Blockchain & Research Technologies)is a public Kenyan startup that focuses on leveraging blockchain technology to create micro solutions which are digital enterprises.