Airbnb just acquired a team of bitcoin and blockchain experts.
Bitcoin and blockchain experts are currently in high demand as reported ,
Home-rental company Airbnb has “acqui-hired” the majority of the team behind ChangeCoin, a startup that runs a bitcoin-based micropayments service, according to four people with knowledge of the deal.
The alternative lodging site has been looking at a few bitcoin and blockchain startups, according to two sources, to study what the technology could do for its services. Companies like Uber and Airbnb are built on their ability to manage supply and demand, which could be aided by a powerful, open ledger system like blockchain.
Full story on: http://qz.com/657246/airbnb-just-acquired-a-team-of-bitcoin-and-blockchain-experts/
Talent seems to be scarce in the Bitcoin / Blockchain space as highlighted by these Job offerings.
As posted on Indeed.co.uk
£90,000 a year
|Software Engineer Fintech / Blockchain Cryptocurrency Scala. Cryptocurrency , Lead Developer, Contract, Docker, Scala, Haskell, Functional, O’caml, Java,…|
£50,000 – £65,000 a year
|Junior Scala / Java Developer Fintech / Blockchain Cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrency , Lead Developer, Contract, Docker, Scala, Haskell, Functional, O’caml, Java,…|
Opus Recruitment Solutions – London
|£60,000 – £100,000 a year – Permanent
Blockchain Innovation Lead – London – 60-100k – My financial client is currently looking to recruit a Blockchain Innovation Lead
based in London
As you can see these positions pay well and job postings in this area is increasing every day..
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