Amazon, Deloitte and Fidelity Enter New Initiatives to Support DLT Startups

By Matthew Lam   Jul 13, 2019 1 Min Read


Blockchain startup accelerator, Startup Studio program now partners with over 20 leading corporate giants such as Amazon, Deloitte and Fidelity, as announced in the press release of IDEO CoLab.

The Startup Studio program is a blockchain initiative launched by IDEO CoLab, which is a venture arm of design consultancy firm IDEO. The program aims to address a wide range of specialized needs of blockchain startups, including design to product, testing, brand, hiring, finance, law, engineering, smart contract development, and more.

IDEO has been helping many leading corporations such as Apple, Google, Nike, and Ford to create iconic products with human-centered design. The announcement wrote “We believe that the blockchain industry has now reached the point where human-centered design and collaboration are needed to realize its full potential and make the leap from millions of enthusiasts to billions of everyday users.”

The Startup Studio programs has been working with many blockchain startups in helping them to validate/invalidate new product concepts, design product UX/UI, and find their first launch customers. Startups engaged in the program include Ox, Alto, Braintrust, Compound, Dharma, dYdX, Fairmint, UMA and many others.

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I believe the true value of cryptocurrencies is the underlying blockchain technology. The development of CBDC, DeFi, blockchain standardization are the key trends to watch in 2020!

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