Open Source University

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About

The World's Academic & Career Development Ledger

Empowering 7 billion learners to connect to world's top academic education and professional development opportunities on the Ethereum blockchain. L2B Smart Contract The Open Source University blockchain is used as a distributed database to store learner certifications & acquired skills. Matching algorithm will handle big data calculations to connect businesses with the right candidates, optimising recruitment costs, sourcing time and precision. L2A Smart Contract Learners have all their degree credits safely stored into the blockchain, allowing them to pick their career paths via course suggestion algorithm based on live data business needs (and skill demand projection) and providing access to a flexible, fast track education model. B2A Smart Contract Allows businesses to access a new generation of Learning & Development marketplace, where learning content providers are filtered based on their disciplines catalogue and academic rating (both stored in the blockchain), while payments are securely managed by smart contracts eliminating the need of middleman transaction processing.

Milestones

  • 2015 January
    OSUni proof-of-concept phase initiated, along with corporate partners from Bulgarian industry and software development sectors, resulting in early versions of system's architecture and design.
  • 2015 July
    OSUni research project initiated at the Faculty of Management within the Technical University of Sofia, resulting in scientific publications on the subject, published in Bulgaria, Latvia, and the Czech Republic.
  • 2016 January
    OSUni announced among top 10 social innovation ideas globally, in competition with 400 technology concepts and 130+ project proposals as part of the Living Progress Challenge of Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
  • 2016 July
    OSUni receives positive reviews and engages in expanding its partnership network under programs for support of young entrepreneurs, led by the Ministry of Economy and the Open Society Institute, as well as through the Sofia Business School.
  • 2017 January
    OSUni announced as 2017 "YouthSpeak'' forum winner in Latvia, based on a scaled-down prototype version, resulting in a 2-month distributed learning program implementation project at a community center in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
  • 2017 July
    OSUni development phase reaches important milestone, given the expansion of the team with professionals from a leading software consultancy and experts, specializing in blockchain-based applications, leading the way to our initial currency offering (ICO).
  • 2018 January
    EDU tokens will be registered for trading at various cryptocurrencies exchanges. Universities, online platforms, and other L&D providers, will be onboarded, along with their educational offerings.
  • 2018 July
    Finalizing backend of our platform and additional functionality of the smart contracts in order to reach maximum customer experience and make our solution standard which is obligation of the pioneers. OSUni platform reached enough maturity beta version to be released.
  • 2019 January
    A global educational marketplace will function on top of the distributed database, i.e. the Ethereum blockchain. Academia, learners, and businesses will have the chance to see the benefits of implementing the platform in practice – from learning, credentials verification, and career development perspective. First of the leading platforms offering MOOCs will be opperetional and gaining from the benefites of the system.
  • 2019 July
    Interaction between learners, academia and businesses will become more intense after involving enterprises making the micro-environment between businesses, academia and learners more vital and collaborative

Team

Advisors

Prof.Sergey Ignatov
Senior Academia Advisor
Prof. Kevin Dowd
Visionary & Token Economics Lead
Gordon Kerr
Senior Investment Advisor
Detelina Smilkova
Senior Academia Advisor
Stephan De Haes
Advisor

Team

Hristian Daskalov
Project Lead
Jordan Jambazov
Technology Lead
Momchil Jambazov
Creative Technologist
Dobromir Kovachev
Blockchain Developer
Vladimir Tasev
Blockchain Developer
Petar Angelov
Developer
Teodora Alexieva
Marketing Specialist

Financial distribution

50% Development
20% Business development
15% Marketing
10% Regulation & Taxes
2% Contingency
3% Legal & Administrative

Whitepaper

Other documents

Contacts

Rechained Ltd

Bulgaria
Sofia


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