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OKEx announces the launch of its Beacon mentoring and master class program

May 28, 2020

The giant cryptocurrency exchange OKEx announced the launch of its on its official blog Beacon Program, a series of master classes and mentoring for the European region.

According to the official statement, the Beacon program is in phase 1 and will make it possible Company executives can supervise a maximum of 3 traineesto teach them a wide range of topics, from blockchain technology to commercial strategies for trading through the Telegram social network.

Each tutorial session lasts 15 to 30 minutes. During this session, they can interact with renowned leaders such as Jay Hao, OKEx CEO. In total there are two mentors for a total of 6 trainees, who can even choose vacancies within the exchange depending on their individual performance.

OKEx announces the launch of its Beacon mentoring and master class programOKEx announces the launch of its Beacon mentoring and master class program

In addition to Hao, Lennix Lai, the company’s Director of Financial Markets, will be the other person who, based on his knowledge of more than a decade of experience in the financial industry, is responsible for managing the Beacon program.

The beacon program also includes master classes given by well-known speakers in the crypto ecosystem. Speakers include Lindsay Joo from CNBC Crypto Trader and Matthew Aaron from Crypto 101 Media.

The program is expected to start on June 15th. Online applications have been open to interested parties since May 27.. It is expected to end on July 19, 2020 and only European citizens can participate in the first phase.

At the start of the program, Jay Hao said:

“We know that the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the world, especially the European region. Many people are confined to their homes and their livelihood is affected. Our aim is to gain an insight into the blockchain through the Beacon program and crypto industry. We hope that participants and mentors can benefit, maybe some of them can even start their careers in this area “”

For his part, Lennix Lai pointed this out the “The key to introducing blockchain and cryptocurrencies is education.”. And the fact is that with a more informed community, the industry in general would benefit, as the OKEx Director of Financial Markets notes.

According to the European Union The old continent will be one of the hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemicwith an economy that is expected to decline by as much as -7.4% and an unemployment rate of around nine percent, which is considered one of the deepest in its history.

And it is precisely this negative scenario that many are starting to suffer from that key players in the industry, such as OKEx, are betting to reach a broader audience who can understand the disruptive potential of traditional funding that uses blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies in general.

Many industry experts are already predicting an upcoming one Bull run both in Bitcoin and in the main market for altcoins, Together with a stronger takeover of blockchain in real use cases, this could drive the next industrial revolution that faces the new challenges of the post-pandemic.

This is known to the major central exchanges like OKEx. For this reason, they rely on comprehensive training for a selective publicto try to attract more streams to their platforms and thereby expand their customer base in traditionally cheap economic zones.