Aleph.im Selected For the Sixth Season of Ubisoft’s Entrepreneurs Lab
Announces Ubisoft’s Core Channel Node on Aleph.im
Aleph.im, a cross-blockchain decentralized storage and computing network, announced that Ubisoft, the leading video game company, has selected aleph.im to participate in the sixth season of their incubator program, Entrepreneurs Lab. Aleph.im also took the opportunity to announce that Ubisoft is running a core channel node on aleph.im, furthering the development of the decentralized AWS-like network.
Since 2017, Ubisoft has demonstrated its commitment to collaborating with blockchain startups and exploring blockchain applications for gaming. According to Ubisoft, blockchain technology has the ability to empower players and enhance the gaming experience with new innovative features. A notable company in the gaming and entertainment industries, Ubisoft launched popular games including Just Dance and Assassin’s Creed, as well as programming game Rabbids Coding.
“Aleph.im is incredibly proud to be selected by the Ubisoft team for the Entrepreneurs Lab” said Jonathan Schemoul, aleph.im Founder and CEO. “We are excited to learn from the team at Ubisoft, and look forward to further developing our platform under their guidance. There is a lot of great area of possible collaboration ranging from data storage and availability to non fungible tokens and many more.”
Virginie Haas, Chief Studios Operating Officer at Ubisoft and sponsor of this 6th season, explains that: “We are very proud to be welcoming all of these talented startups for the 6th season of the Ubisoft Entrepreneurs Lab. This year’s program will be a fantastic opportunity to work with highly innovative startups on topics that matter, now more than ever.”
In addition to the successful selection for the program, Aleph.im also revealed that Ubisoft is running a core channel node, UbiStrat Lab, on the aleph.im network. This node will validate and manage the network, as well as provide storage resources to help dApps and protocols become fully decentralized. The aleph.im network is currently secured by 50 nodes and counting.
Jonathan Schemoul, CEO of aleph.im added: “Our primary mission is to make decentralized cloud services a reality. It is really encouraging to have such a successful business getting behind our vision of creating the next generation of cloud services that will be open-source, unstoppable and trustless.”
The mentorship program led by Ubisoft Strategic Innovation Lab, will give aleph.im the unique opportunity to enhance their decentralized ecosystem under the counsel of Ubisoft experts. The Ubisoft Entrepreneurs Lab mentorship program collaborates with entrepreneurs in the blockchain and social entertainment spaces to drive the future of entertainment.
The theme of this year’s Ubisoft Entrepreneurs Lab will center around Blockchain and Positive Entertainment, and will work with innovative startups to explore how they can make a larger, more dynamic global impact. Startups selected for this season are Aleph.im (France), Anybrain (Portugal), Atlantide (France), BrainLeap (United States), Crucible (United Kingdom), Game Academy (United Kingdom), Guild of Guardians (Australia), Horizon (Canada), Lexiko (France), NonFungible (Canada), and Virtuleap (Portugal).