IOHK, the company behind the Cardano project, has donated $500,000 to the University of Wyoming. In a press release shared with CryptoSlate, the company said that the donation is aimed at supporting blockchain development and growing its application in supply chain management, cryptography, and smart contracts.

Blockchain development in Wyoming gets a boost from an IOHK donation

Blockchain development in the U.S. state of Wyoming has just got a major boost, thanks to a donation from IOHK. The company, founded by Ethereum co-founder Charles Hoskinson, has donated $500,000 in ADA, the native cryptocurrency of Cardano, to the University of Wyoming’s (UW) Blockchain Research and Development Lab.

In a press release shared with CryptoSlate, IOHK said that the work of the Wyoming Blockchain Taskforce has made Wyoming one of the world’s leading destinations when it comes to legislatively-enabled blockchain innovation. Wyoming is one of the few U.S. states with a comprehensive, blockchain-friendly legal framework, so far enacting 13 blockchain-enabling laws.

Caitlin Long, a former member of the Wyoming Blockchain taskforce, said that the work they’ve done has made the state of Wyoming…



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Author: Priyeshu Garg

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