Aptos Labs partners with Microsoft to bring Web3 access to financial enterprises

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Aptos Labs partners with Microsoft to bring Web3 access to financial enterprises

Collaboration With Tech Giant Aspires to drive AI tool innovation, enhance Aptos security, and expand Web3 access.

The Aptos blockchain startup has collaborated with Microsoft to offer Web3 developers and users access to a shared set of AI-supported tools.

's AI marks a crucial turning point, bringing an end to the longstanding hurdles to web3 entry,' said Mo Shaikh, co-founder and CEO of Aptos Labs.

The two companies are working together to launch Aptos Assistant, a chat-gpt-integrated bot designed to provide natural language assistance to users and developers in the Aptos ecosystem. Microsoft-owned Github will also add support for the Move programming language to Copilot, a developer AI tool that automatically completes code.

Aptos will also run validator nodes on Azure as part of the partnership, utilizing Microsoft's infrastructure to enhance the security of the Aptos blockchain.

Aptos' native APT token, Aptos, spiked 15% on the news and is currently trading around $7.49, according to Coingecko.

Aptos Labs said the two companies will explore AI x DeFi innovation-like asset tokenization, payments, and Central Bank Digital Currencies-to advance Web3 adoption from financial enterprises.