October 30, 2023 – Boston, Massachusetts
Rise In, a leading education platform that onboards Web 2.0 developers into Web 3.0, has further expanded its over 200,000 talent community with the acquisition of US-based BlockBeam.
BlockBeam is one of the first and largest Web 3.0-focused ed-tech companies in the US, thanks to its partnerships with over 90 university blockchain clubs, including Princeton Blockchain Club, Blockchain at Berkeley and Harvard Blockchain.
Rise In onboards the global workforce to blockchain and Web 3.0 with the mission of becoming the number-one go-to place for anyone curious about learning and building Web 3.0.
It provides free-of-charge Web 3.0 education in partnership with the biggest blockchain ecosystems in the world.
The acquisition of BlockBeam will help Rise In and its partners access the top colleges and universities in the world and train the next generation of Web 3.0 developers in the US.
Gulcan Yayla, co-founder and CEO of Rise In, said,
“We met with BlockBeam in 2022 when we were both experimenting with the best methods to train talent on blockchain and Web 3.0. We are passionate about providing a structured and easy-to-follow onboarding process for developers, leading to a meaningful career.
“Seeing the same passion in the BlockBeam team and their close relationship with the university clubs helped us make the acquisition decision. This way, we’ll help our partners reach some of the best Web 3.0 talent in the world.”
Drew Cousin, co-founder of BlockBeam, said,
“It was important to us that an acquirer was able to not only carry the torch but increase the value BlockBeam created for talent and our partners. We are excited to see Rise In continue to generate opportunities for talent and companies and to accelerate US expansion with our assets.”
Rise In, launched by Turkish-founded Patika.dev in September 2023, has an e-learning and bootcamp management platform with over 200,000 Web 2.0 developers, which is increasing every month.
They’ve already onboarded more than 25,000 of them from over 90 countries to Web 3.0 through online courses and bootcamps.
The education programs span from introduction to blockchain training to hardcore chain-specific technical courses on Solidity, Rust and Substrate development.
All courses and bootcamps are free for developersprimarily as the Web 3.0 protocols that need to onboard these developers to their chain provide the resources to run the…