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Alumni Story: Sebastiaan Took EOS Course - Got €1,000,000

Written By Ivan on Tech

Jun 30, 2020

The Dutch blockchain startup WordProof recently came in first in the European “Blockchains for Social Good” competition by the European Commission and won €1,000,000 as a result. This is yet another real-life success story showing how Ivan on Tech Academy helps people get ahead in the blockchain field.

What is WordProof and who is Sebastiaan? 

Sebastiaan van der Lans is the founder of the Dutch company WordProof. WordProof is a blockchain startup that is looking to leverage blockchain technology in order to combat growing online problems such as widespread distrust, plagiarism and fake news.

More specifically, WordProof intends to timestamp content using blockchain technology. According to Sebastiaan himself, WordProof is “building a universal Timestamp Ecosystem, a global standard that gives consumers a method to verify the reliability of the content on the internet.”

WordPress was first launched by Sebastiaan van der Lans back in 2019, together...

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