The Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Center of Excellence

Founded by Irvin Cardenas ( - a respected and experienced figure in the blockchain space - The BC2 was founded with the core mandate of introducing blockchain and cryptocurrencies to Northeast Ohio Region.
We focus on developing the skills and talents required to succeed in this new trillion dollar industry - exposing student to worldwide events, career opportunities, network opportunities and invited guest lectures from renowned individuals in the field.

We focus on the (1) education, (2) promotion and the (3) application of blockchain and cryptocurrency technology across Kent State university and the Northeast Ohio region.