Dunamu, a blockchain and fintech company, announced on the 16th that it will donate 1.5 billion won to Korea University’s Graduate School of Information Protection. It will donate 300 million won every year for five years to research blockchain and digital asset policies and support academic activities.

Dunamu and Korea University held a donation agreement on the 15th. Dunamu CEO Lee Seok-woo, Dunamu Managing Director Park Young-joon, Dunamu Foreign Cooperation Director Hwang Soon-ho, Korea University President Chung Jin-taek, Korea University Information Protection Graduate School President Lee Sang-jin, Korea University Information Protection Research Institute President Lim Jong-in, Korea University Special Professor Oh Young-woo, and Korea University Foreign Cooperation Minister Song Hyuk-ki attended the ceremony.


Korea University’s Graduate School of Information Protection was established in 2000 as the world’s first graduate school specializing in information protection. It is the world’s top information protection expert training institution that has led a safe knowledge and information society for more than 20 years by fostering excellent security professionals with high levels of information protection expertise, research, and practical skills.

Lee Seok-woo, CEO of Dunamu, said, “We are happy to open a new chapter in industry-academic cooperation for blockchain and digital asset policy research. Based on our cooperation with Korea University, we expect to strengthen the domestic blockchain ecosystem, improve the digital asset investment environment, and advance the capital market.”

Chung Jin-taek, president of Korea University, said, “We will effectively support various innovations using rapidly evolving blockchain technology and conduct in-depth policy research to create an environment where the digital asset market grows healthy.”

Meanwhile, Dunamu is working with various educational institutions to foster future generations of talent and create a healthy digital asset investment environment. In August last year, he donated scholarships to Seoul National University to support young entrepreneurs and revitalize the startup ecosystem. In December, the Upbit Investor Protection Center was launched to protect digital asset investors

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