LOS ANGELES, April 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Evidence of learninga new Web3 learning platform whose mission is to unlock accessible high-quality education across the world through blockchain technology unveiled its first project meta-craftsmen – a learning platform to learn how to win. The Proof of Learn team has shared the Metacrafters teaser trailer to NFTLA with an immersive experience.
This mission-driven, accessibility- and equality-focused team leverages its global experience in scaling social impact Web2 solutions to Web3, creating Proof of Learn, a platform whose the vision is to make high-tech education accessible to people everywhere. world – and to give employers transparent access to students’ skills. Proof of Learn is a learning platform where students practice their acquired professional skills as they progress. Additionally, it encourages learning by providing students with cryptocurrencies and NFTs when mastering new skills. Proof of Learn aims to increase the massive completion rates of open online courses, which studies show range between 5-15%, not only by incentivizing completion with economic learn-to-earn rewards, but also by providing a strong networking community for students.
Proof of Learn and Metacrafters are led by co-founders Sheila Lirio Marcelo, Kevin Yangand Lauren Torno. Marcelo founded and served as CEO and President of Care.com – the world’s largest online healthcare marketplace, serving more than 35 million people in 20 countries and growing more than 100% year-over-year since its inception in 2006 until that the company went public in 2014 and then sold to IAC in 2020. Yang is a technology entrepreneur, blockchain developer and Stanford computer science graduate specializing in crypto and mobile applications, who helped create and make to evolve The Philippines’ leading fast food delivery mobile app. Tornow also hails from Care.com, where she led marketing and international expansion; she also led marketing at Brainly, a global online learning community.
“Blockchain technology has already transformed global industry, making its most well-known impacts in finance, art and real estate. This new technology remains largely untapped when it comes to innovating the way we learn and what we do with what we learn” says the founder and CEO of Proof of Learn, Sheila Lirio Marcelo.
Proof of Learn’s mission is to target students who live in emerging economies such as South East Asia, Africaand Latin America – regions with incredible potential and need to access Web3 education and employment opportunities. On the employer side, Proof of Learn will give companies the ability to access real-time information on student credentials, with the goal of transparency and global meritocracy, improving the efficiency of job matching to worldwide.
The transition to Web3 is an opportunity to bridge the digital divide by equipping low-income, high-potential people around the world with the skills to adapt to the next iteration of the Internet. “As a team with strong personal ties to developing countries, such as The Philippineswe care deeply about creating new educational and employment opportunities around the world,” sheila said.
Proof of Learn connects promising global talent to global career opportunities, guiding and rewarding these talents as they grow and equipping employers with the best possible professionals to play meaningful and fulfilling roles in the new economy.
About proof of learning
Proof of Learn, Inc (POL) is a web3 education platform whose mission is to unlock accessible, high-quality education across the world through blockchain and a learn-to-earn protocol. With a focus on addressing the skills shortage facing the web3 economy, the platform will facilitate learning in the metaverse with cryptocurrency rewards and collectible NFT credentials earned as as a chain representation of skill advancement. The company’s vision is to ensure that anyone with an internet connection can benefit from world-class online education, as well as direct access to income and employment opportunities through its marketplace. careers. Show proof of learning on CrunchBase.
Metacrafters is a multi-chain learning game that teaches users to write smart contracts and chain-build. Metacrafters invites crafters into a world of wonder, growth, and possibility where developers can access world-class Web3 training with immediate income and job opportunities in the Metaverse. It connects education and an immersive gaming experience that brings blockchain history and lore to life. With a learn-to-earn model, developers and engineers are offered grant-funded financial incentives to take courses as they improve their skills from Web2 to Web3. Metacrafters is available to the 32 million developers worldwide for whom these new skills can be life-changing and serve to bridge the significant pay gap between engineers in developed countries and those in emerging markets.
On Sheila Lirio Marcelo
Sheila Lirio Marcelo is the co-founder and CEO of Proof of Learn, a Web3 learning platform whose mission is to unlock accessible, high-quality education around the world. Prior to POL, Sheila was Venture Partner at New Enterprise Associates (NEA). In 2006, prior to joining NEA, she founded Care.com, where she served as President and CEO until early 2020. Under Marcelo’s leadership, Care.com has grown over 100% from a year on year, went public in early 2014 and was sold to IAC in early 2020.
Marcelo has received numerous accolades. She was one of Fortune Magazine’s “Top 10 Women Entrepreneurs”recently received the prestigious Helen G. Drinan Visionary Leader Award from the Simmons University Institute for Inclusive Leadership, and is a Henry Crown Scholar @Aspen Institutea World Economic Forum Young Global Leadera Marshall Memorial Scholarship Recipientand member of Foreign Relations Council.
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