Tether, the company behind the USDT stablecoin, has made an undisclosed investment in the Series A round of the Academy of Digital Industries, a Georgia-based education platform. This investment is part of Tether’s commitment to supporting financial freedom and innovation globally. The ongoing financial investment will help support the “real world” education about blockchain, bitcoin, stablecoins, and P2P technologies, according to Tether CEO Paolo Ardoino.
The partnership offers the Academy of Digital Industries the opportunity to tap into Tether’s global network and expertise as it brings Bitcoin, stablecoins, AI, and P2P technologies to students. Tether also revealed that an educational program called “Mastering the Blockchain” had been completed. This initiative was made possible in collaboration with the Georgian Agency for Innovation and Technology (GITA) and the Business and Technology University.
In a tweet, Paolo Ardoino mentioned that Tether is “stepping into the education business” and emphasized that this is “Real World Education, not ‘yet another couple of blockchain and defi courses’ play.”
This investment in the educational platform follows recent initiatives aimed at promoting blockchain innovation in Georgia. Tether has expressed its commitment to providing long-term financial assistance to the Academy of Digital Industries. The company believes that high-quality, accessible, and unbiased education is one of the most important pillars for the future of humanity.
The collaboration with the Academy of Digital Industries is in line with Tether’s mission to support financial freedom and innovation globally. This investment demonstrates Tether’s belief in the importance of education as a driver of progress and development. It also highlights the company’s commitment to promoting blockchain and financial technology education in Georgia and beyond.