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Here’s The Complete List Of The 17 Universities That Ripple Is Investing In: The University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI)

To speed up adoption of blockchain technology, Crypto start-up Ripple is donating $50 million to 17 universities across the globe, under its new initiative, named University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI).

The cryptocurrency giant hopes that its initiative will help support academic research, and innovation in blockchain, cryptocurrency ,and digital payments.

The current list of UBRI participants includes 7 universities from the United States; 2 universities from india; and one uiversity each from Australia, Cyprus, Canada, Netherlands, Brazil, South Korea, Luxembourg, and United Kingdom.

Here’s the complete list of the 17 universities that Ripple is investing in:

  1. Australian National University College of the Law, Australia
  2. Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
  3. MIT (Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory), United States
  4. Princeton University (Center for Information Technology Policy), United States
  5. Fundacao Getulio Vargas, Brazil
  6. University of Pennsylvania (Wharton School), United States
  7. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India
  8. University of California, Berkeley (Haas School of Business), United States
  9. The International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT-H), India
  10. Korea University, South Korea
  11. University of Texas at Austin (McCombs School of Business), United States
  12. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States
  13. University College London (UCL), United Kingdom
  14. University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  15. University of Nicosia, Cyprus
  16. University of Oregon, United States
  17. University of Waterloo, Canada
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Jessica Todd Swift
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