Binance, the global blockchain company behind the world’s largest digital asset exchange, today launched ‘Build for Bharat’, a DeFi (decentralised finance) program with hackathon and acceleration opportunities for blockchain developers and startups in India.
The hackathon is sponsored by Google Cloud, along with leading technology companies while the acceleration comes under $50 mn Blockchain for India Fund, launched by Binance and WazirX in March 2020.
“India has been one of the most interesting countries Binance has tapped into! We’ve seen entrepreneurs create robust blockchain-based solutions from scratch and scale it. With the second largest blockchain developer base in the world - India has already kickstarted the revolution of decentralisation and we’re here to fuel it," said Changpeng Zhao (CZ), CEO at Binance.