NEW DELHI: WazirX, one of India’s largest cryptocurrency exchange platforms has launched its educational initiative with the intention of spreading knowledge about cryptocurrency and its operations. WazirX community members have come forward as ‘WazirX Warriors in a bid to reach out to families, friends, and the society at large.
The emergence of crypto-trading in the global currency exchange marketplace has propelled cryptocurrency to a market cap of $348 billion as of today. India has just woken up to the various possibilities of crypto trading, with many realizing the promise it holds for the future.
Indian crypto exchanges like WazirX have seen their trading volume grow by over 574% in the February 2020 to August 2020 period alone, clocking close to $220 Million in August 2020. Further to this, WazirX has witnessed a whopping 473% increase in monthly signups on the platform since February 2020.
WazirX has so far conducted webinars on cryptocurrency and blockchain at some of the most prestigious academic institutions and business schools in the country including, IIT Bombay, IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Indore, XLRI, NMIMS, etc, opening gates to young professionals, so that they understand and lead the world of crypto and blockchain technologies.
In addition to these developments, WazirX has also forged key partnerships with five emerging EdTech companies. It is also currently in talks with four more e-learning platforms. Currently, partnerships have been established with the Indian Blockchain Institute, Corum8, Zubi, Qualki Academy, and Inblox Academy. Crypto and Blockchain are both emerging as viable career options for students, and the biggest multinational corporations have already begun hiring talented professionals who possess the requisite skills in these fields.