Mind the blockchain knowledge gap

Immersing in tech, combining self-learning with courses, networking all add to experience

Technicians monitor cryptocurrency mining rigs at a facility in Canada. Acquiring the technology may eventually lead to well-paid and satisfying jobs.
Technicians monitor cryptocurrency mining rigs at a facility in Canada. Acquiring the technology may eventually lead to well-paid and satisfying jobs.PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

In recent years, new technologies have disrupted the finance sector's status quo and created a wealth of opportunities worldwide.

In Singapore alone, the fintech industry created 2,000 jobs in 2016 and 2017, and thus met the target of Singapore's Financial Services Industry Transformation Map.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 07, 2018, with the headline 'Mind the blockchain knowledge gap'. Subscribe