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24 companies beyond industry to start "Beyond Blockchain technical program"

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Jointly training advanced engineers Continually recruiting companies to participate

October 11, 2017 
SBI Holdings Co., Ltd. 
SBI Ripple Asia Co., Ltd.

SBI Ripple Asia Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President: Yoshitaka Kitao) and its subsidiary to expand its next-generation payment platform in the Asian region President: Takashi Okita) announced today that the "Beyond Blockchain Technical Program" ("BBC Program") was launched today.

Background and aims of establishing the BBC program 
Various digital currency mechanisms have been put to practical use in Europe, the US and Asian countries, and many of the foundations are supported by "block chain related technology". Although domestic financial institutions and FinTech enterprises are getting excited about the momentum to commercialize block chains, distributed ledger technology (DLT) and virtual currencies, etc., there are still few cases of that, and the systematic It is in an environment where learning is difficult. Therefore, from the viewpoint of international competitiveness, the shortage of engineers toward practical use can be said to be a common problem in domestic financial and IT industries.

The BBC program is a program to cooperate with program participants, aiming to train engineers on cutting-edge technologies such as block chain / distribution register technology (DLT) and virtual currency. In the BBC program, we will provide systematic knowledge of block chain related technology through technical workshops and study meetings by experts.

In the future, we will provide a practical development environment for block chain related technology and will conduct joint verification experiment etc. Also, we will continue to work with more companies by accepting applications for participation continuously.

The participating companies at the start of the BBC program are as follows.

Inc. Tokyo 
Incorporated Internet Initiative Japan 
Inc. INTEC 
SAP Japan Co., Ltd. 
SCSK 
SBI FinTech Incubation 
SBI Trade Win Tech Co., Ltd. 
NTT Communications Corporation 
NTT DATA RETRONICS CORPORATION 
FPT Japan Co., 
Ltd. CCS 
Secom Co., Ltd.SOLUTIONS 
Co., Ltd. TIS Co., Ltd. 
Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. 
Japan IMA Co., Ltd. 
Japan ATM Corporation 
Japan Oracle Corporation 
NEC Corporation 
Japanese Hewlett-Packard Co., Ltd. 
Japan Microsoft 
Corporation Nomura Research Institute 
Mitsui Information, Inc. 
Mitsubishi Research Institute DCS Co., Ltd.

(Alphabetical order, titles omitted)

that's all

http://www.sbigroup.co.jp/news/pdf/group/2017/1011_b.pdf

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