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Celo Mobile DeFi Hackathon@APAC

3d 10h 30m 37s

2021/10/06-2021/12/08 04:00 UTC

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Oct 06  ·  4 mins read


Celo Mobile DeFi Hackathon Hackathon@APAC will kick start from Oct 8 to Nov 28 on DoraHacks' developer incentive platform Hackerlink.io. Applicants from any regions in the Asia Pacific (APAC) are welcome to share the $100K prize pool, learn from the workshops, and compete for the $2.5M global prizes and VC funding! 

From Venice Beach to Venezuela, Celo's fast-growing ecosystem is more than just democratizing access to digital money. From NFT creation, integration and marketplaces to environmental innovation and sustainability. We're making DeFi what it should be: Mobile. Accessible. For everyone. All on Celo.

What to submit All submissions must include a demonstration video of the entry. All submissions must identify if they included functionality of either of the tracks and/or DeFi, NFTs, Green, Web3 & Infrastructure (SDKs, DevTools), Interoperability.

Your project may fit into one of the following tracks:

  • DeFi Track: Build decentralized finance applications, tools, and infrastructure.
  • NFT, Gaming, and Creator Track: Build an application to mint, sell or manage non-fungible tokens.
  • Infrastructure and Web3 Track: Build or update existing decentralize web applications.
  • Green Track: Build or update an SDK to improve developer resources.
  • Interoperability Track: Build or update cross-chain applications or cross-chain tooling
  • Utilize Hackathon project submission template from GitHub.
  • Modify repo, craft a new branch and submit a pull request.
  • Optional - Provide a link to the project working on the below platforms
  • a mobile device (APK or testlight)
  • a web app (mobile or desktop)

What to build Build (or update) software applications that interact with the Celo platform. Include functionality of DeFi and/or NFTs into your Project and/or improve developer resources with compelling SDKs or update existing ones.

Judging Criteria

  • Technological Implementation Does the interaction with the Celo platform demonstrate quality software development?
  • Design Is the user experience and design of the project well thought out?
  • Potential Impact How big of an impact could the project have on the Celo platform and wider ecosystem?
  • Quality of the Idea How creative and unique is the project?

About Celo

Celo's aim is to empower anyone with a smartphone anywhere in the world to have access to financial services, send money to phone numbers, and pay merchants - on a decentralized platform that is operated by a community of users. To achieve this, Celo is a complete stack of new blockchain software, core libraries that run on that blockchain, and end user applications including a Wallet app that communicate with that logic.

Voting Mechanism

Voter Support: Chat with us in Telegram if you have any voting-related questions! Link: https://t.me/hackerlinkvoter

https://vitalik.ca/general/2019/12/07/quadratic.html Please refer to Vitalik Buterin's article “Quadratic Payments:A Primer" if you are not familiar with Quadratic Voting and Quadratic Funding mechanisms.

An explanation article in Chinese is written by Eric Zhang (https://www.matataki.io/p/6113).

HackerLink provides quadratic funding tools to the DoraHacks global hackathon community.

There are two funding sources -- the community donation and the sponsor's prize pool.

For individual community contributors: you can donate to any project(s) you like with your wallet. By clicking "Vote" following that project, you will be able to enter votes and the smart contract will return the cost (or the amount of donation) for the votes. Your votes will eventually determine how the sponsor pool gets distributed.

Before voting, make sure your wallet is connected to Celo Mainnet and you have CELO tokens ready. The first vote will cost 1 CELO.

Setting up metamask for Celo: https://docs.celo.org/getting-started/wallets/using-metamask-with-celo/manual-setup

This QF round is using the Quadratic Funding V2 Protocol. Details of the new protocol can be found here: https://dorafactory.medium.com/quadratic-funding-v2-protocol-anti-sybil-fairness-and-scalability-on-chain-2a7aec43541c

There is a major new component in the Quadratic Funding V2 Protocol -- the quadratic progressive tax system. The QF V2 protocol uses the quadratic progressive tax system to mitigate inequality of the original quadratic funding protocol.

Quadratic Progressive Tax System: https://ethresear.ch/t/mitigate-quadratic-funding-inequality-with-a-progressive-tax-system/9859

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