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Dear community members,
This past week, 5ire (a $1.5 Billion unicorn) bought a stake in Network Capital and I (Utkarsh) took on the role of Chief Marketing Officer of 5ire.org in addition to my job as the CEO of Network Capital. Lots of newspapers covered it. The Economic Times, Mint, Business World, Business Today, Inc 42 included details of the deal. You can read it if time permits. Today’s newsletter isn’t about past laurels. It is about the future. Let’s dive in.
Crunchbase tells us that 5ire acquired Network Capital. Acquiring a stake in the company and acquiring a company are different but media is never known for its subtlety. That’s a discussion for another day, perhaps.
Overall, it is exciting news for Network Capital and for all of you, our cherished community members. Stake acquisition by a unicorn means that we have even more firepower to pursue our mission, i.e., empowering every person on the planet to pursue careers they are passionate about. We can now create a much larger endowment fund and offer much more scholarships to those who can’t afford our subscriptions. We can choose to be a lot more selective in projects and partnerships we pursue.
Launch of the Nanodegree on Society, Web 3.0 and Crypto
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In partnership with Mudrex, we are happy to announce launch of the fully funded nanodegree on “Society, Web 3.0, Crypto” from October 13-20.
At the end of the program, there will be cash prizes coupled with an opportunity to work at Mudrex. We want to ensure that learning is practical and actionable to your work lives. That is why we partner with the most promising companies to create such learning experiences.
The focus of the nanodegree will be three-fold.
Understanding the practical applications of Web 3.0 and how it impacts business, society, politics and economics
Figuring out ways to build meaningful careers in Web 3.0
Creating new economic opportunities for all of you
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