IOST x Academy Xi | Accelerating IOST Blockchain Education & Community Outreach in Singapore

IOST Marketing
Dec 17, 2019 · 3 min read

In 2019, you would have heard the buzz about Blockchain, AI, Machine Learning, Autonomous Vehicles and so much more. With 2020 fast approaching, it’s time to reconcile all of that chatter and look ahead to what’s next.

On Dec 3rd, Emerging Tech Trends for 2020 Panel Event was held by Academy Xi in Singapore. IOST Head of International Development Lawrence Lim was invited as the event technology expert to discuss with over 50 participants on how blockchain technology is transforming the ways business is done, in Singapore and beyond.

IOST Discussed Blockchain at the Emerging Tech Trends 2020 Panel Event

The Emerging Tech Trends for 2020 Panel Event was successfully held by Academy Xi- a tech-focused Australian education provider and supported by JustCo - the leading co-working space provider in Asia who is also an IOST partner.

About Academy Xi

Launched in 2016, Academy Xi provides courses for companies and individuals looking to upskill in virtual and augmented reality. Notably, Virtual reality edtech startup Academy Xi has raised a total of 5.5M funding within 2 years from 6 investors including Giant Leap Fund and Pangaea Impact Investment before it entered the Asia-Pacific market. Notably, Academy Xi has been invited by IMDA, Singapore’s national agency overseeing digital initiatives, to set up their Singapore academy.

IOST is honored to share the stage with Casie Millhouse- Founding Director at Two Lane - a Marketing & Advertising company that was nominated for “Innovation Award for Mass Participation Asia 2018”, and Mike Male- Customer Strategy and Innovation at PwC Singapore — a leading global professional services firm.

The panel attracted enthusiastic participation, attention, and questions from over 50 audiences. As the panel expert in blockchain technology, IOST engaged the audiences through answering their questions and highlighting the emerging trends in blockchain, how these trends will change the business in Singapore and beyond and how we can play our part in this new and exciting digital economy.

IOST has been an active catalyst in the Singapore blockchain scene since the launch of its Singapore office in May 2018. Not only does IOST strike multiple strategic partnerships with the Singapore government bodies including Enterprise Singapore and IMDA Singapore , but IOST is also making unwavering efforts in blockchain learning and community outreach through its active participation in local tech events.

Join the IOST Community!

Just two months after the launch of mainnet, IOST is now one of the Big 4 Public Chains for DApps alongside Ethereum, EOS and Tron. IOST has already surpassed Ethereum in network transactions, while maintaining high levels of decentralization.

IOST’s Partner Program is widely praised as the globally leading staking program by numerous blockchain research institutions with attractive returns, low risk and ease of use being some of the key program highlights. To learn more and participate in one of the world’s top staking program, please visit:

If you would like to hang out with the IOST community on chat, social media or to discuss product development, we have something for everyone:


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