EMURGO, the commercial and venture arm of the Cardano project, had a very productive month to start 2019. EMURGO participated in two major international blockchain conferences: Binance Conference in Singapore and Japan Blockchain Conference in Japan. Meanwhile, EMURGO made a major announcement regarding a strategic investment into leading digital merchant bank Y2X as the anchor investor. Y2X is the leading digitally-friendly merchant and investment bank, helping entrepreneurs raise capital for expansion through Securities Token Offerings and other means. Cardano will become the protocol of choice for Y2X and its portfolio firms, especially in the field of regulated STOs, therefore providing an increased value add to ADA holders.
We were also thrilled to receive fantastic feedback from our community about the Cardano ecosystem, our recently released Yoroi Wallet, and our new EMURGO rebranding efforts.
Over time, we’ve been getting more and more questions from the community asking us, “How can I get hired by EMURGO? How can I contribute to the development of Cardano? What is EMURGO’s company culture?”. In our latest YouTube video, Florian Bohnert – EMURGO’s Chief Marketing Officer shares his thoughts on EMURGO’s hiring culture with viewers. Check out the video below:
In this 5-minute video, Florian takes everyone through a part of EMURGO’s new, hip and modern office located in the Akasaka business district in the heart of Tokyo. He shows off our cool event area where future meetups and networking events for the blockchain community (more specifically the Cardano community) will be hosted.
What kind of people does EMURGO hire?
EMURGO drives the adoption of the Cardano blockchain and adds value to ADA holders by building, investing in and advising in projects or organizations that adopt Cardano into their ecosystem. EMURGO is the official commercial arm of Cardano and our mission is to build a global Cardano. As such, there are several positions open in the Corporate Administration and R&D departments. Check out EMURGO careers page now.
EMURGO looks for highly motivated people with the right attitude. This is the most important element. Additionally, we prefer prospective employees with a background in the following industries: blockchain/cryptocurrency, digital marketing, public relations, SEO, copywriting, consulting, and business development. The blockchain industry as a whole is still evolving and we envision Cardano as a key player in the space for years to come. Thus, we are looking for people who can grow with EMURGO, are quick learners, and motivated to work together as a team. And of course, any potential hiree must be passionate about Cardano!
But I do not live in Japan, can I apply?
EMURGO accepts prospective employees from all over the world. In fact we have approximately 8 employees working remotely. As long as you are passionate about driving the adoption of Cardano, adding value to ADA holders and devoted to applying your skill set to further grow EMURGO, we happily encourage you to apply for openings.
Lastly, if you follow EMURGO on social media, you may have noticed that we freshly revamped all our branding and images on Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, and LinkedIn. We are revamping from top to bottom and dedicated to presenting the new EMURGO to our community, potential partners and hirees. We will release more new videos and engaging content in the near future. Please subscribe and follow us on Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
The stronger the team we build, the stronger EMURGO and Cardano will be. We are looking forward to new people joining our EMURGO family. If you are committed to driving the adoption of Cardano for businesses and organizations and adding value to ADA holders, please reach out to us on social media or email [email protected].
EMURGO drives the adoption of Cardano and adds value to ADA holders by building, investing in, and advising projects or organizations that adopt Cardano’s decentralized blockchain ecosystem. EMURGO leverages its expertise in blockchain R&D as well as its global network of related blockchain and industry partners to support ventures globally.
EMURGO is the official commercial and venture arm of the Cardano project, registered in Tokyo, Japan since June 2017 and in Singapore since May 2018. EMURGO is uniquely affiliated and works closely with IOHK to grow Cardano’s ecosystem globally and promote the adoption of the Cardano blockchain. To learn more about the project at https://emurgo.io
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