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MVP and OpenLedger Team With Holy Angel University to Create Blockchain Innovation Lab

DALLAS, Oct. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Blockchain technology is getting a higher education. As the demand grows for faster payments, settlements, and reconciliations, the blockchain will be playing an integral part of these fast-paced technological advancements. Dubbed as the OpenLedger-MVP Blockchain Innovation Laboratory, this project is made possible by MVP's partnership with OpenLedger, the world's first blockchain-powered conglomerate. MVP CEO Darren McVean states, "MVP Asia Pacific is proud to announce Holy Angel University (HAU) as the first University partner of the OpenLedger MVP Blockchain Innovation Laboratory. Our company has a strong history with HAU with around 75 of our current staff graduating from this exceptional institution." The blockchain lab aims to advance the progress of various industry-specific blockchain initiatives through the cooperation of universities all over the Philippines. Academia is vital to the success of this venture due to the progressive state of blockchain technology.

"The announcement today of the inclusion of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency to the 2018 HAU curriculum will enable MVP and OpenLedger to stay at the forefront of legal and technical advancements in these rapidly evolving industries," says OpenLedger CEO Ronny Boesing. MVP and OpenLedger see this curriculum addition as the next step towards cementing our companies position as the leaders in Blockchain technology. The past 12 months both OpenLedger and MVP experience tremendous success and growth from their partnership together. The scholarly work produced by MVP's partner universities will be used as the foundation of this rapidly-evolving emerging tech. Such research will eventually lead to the development of disruptive applications of blockchain technology across numerous industries. The OpenLedger MVP Blockchain Innovation Laboratory will benefit the next generation of lawyers, business analysts, IT professionals and electrical engineers. Founded in 1933, Holy Angel University is the largest private University in the Central Philippines with a student body of around 21,000. MVP Asia Pacific CEO, Darren McVean believes that "bridging the gap between academia and industry not only accelerates the development of this cutting-edge technology, but it also generates the blockchain proficient professionals that future innovations will inevitably necessitate."

The OpenLedger MVP Blockchain Innovation Lab will also collaborate with rural banks in developing streamlined methods of integrating cryptocurrency to the financial industry. OpenLedger CEO Ronny Boesing, states that "in the next five years, the demand for alternative banking solutions will increase drastically," and that in that time, "millions of people will use cryptocurrency as their primary means of payment." The demand for faster payments, settlements, and reconciliations, grows in parallel with the rapid pace of technological advancements. Blockchain integration isn't just the solution to these demands, it also provides vast improvement opportunities that consumers have yet to conceptualize. Based on the strength of its academic programs and quality of services, HAU has been given an Autonomous Status by the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd), as well as Accredited Status by the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities (PAASCU) and as the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). The university is home to eight undergraduate colleges, with the School of Business and Accountancy as the oldest. The university also has a high school and laboratory elementary school.

About MVP Asia Pacific Inc.: MVP Asia Pacific Inc. is an Australian-owned and managed Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) company located in the Philippines. By tapping into the brightest talents the Philippines has to offer, MVP showcases a diverse portfolio of services in the fields of marketing, software development, customer service and blockchain technology. We provide companies with the services of exceptional offshore professionals that specialize in the following occupations: blockchain, web design, app development, game design, customer service, graphic design, architectural drafting, and accounting.

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Patricia Almand, Universal Media Group

SOURCE MVP Asia Pacific Inc.

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