Amazon, Deloitte, Fidelity and IDEO CoLab Partner to Launch Blockchain Accelerator

IDEO CoLab, a subsidiary of design firm IDEO, has teamed up with 20 blue chip and encryption companies to launch a blockchain accelerator called Startup Studio. Partners include Amazon, Deloitte and Fidelity, as well as encrypted data companies Messari, Ethereum Foundation, and Stellar Foundation. Ian Lee, Managing Director of IDEO CoLab, said that partners will provide blockchain entrepreneurs and companies with the tools and funding they need to promote the development, adoption and impact of blockchain technology.