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Polygon DevX Tour EMEA Opening Ceremony Recap: Highlights and Benefits for Builders!

Polygon DevX Tour EMEA Opening Ceremony Recap: Highlights and Benefits for Builders!

Polygon DevX Tour EMEA Hackathon Kicked Off!

Polygon is the leading platform Polygon is the leading platform for Ethereum scaling and infrastructure development. Its growing suite of products offers developers easy access to all major scaling and infrastructure solutions: L2 solutions (ZK Rollups and Optimistic Rollups), sidechains, hybrid solutions, stand-alone and enterprise chains, data availability solutions, and more. Polygon’s scaling solutions have seen widespread adoption with 18000+ applications hosted, 1B+ total transactions processed, ~100M+ unique user addresses, and $5B+ in assets secured.

While they continue to build, ship and educate consistently even in the times when GM wasn’t as vibrant on your feed, one of the main goals of the organisation is to empower developers through different initiatives like Polygon Worldwide Guilds, Polygon Academy, PolygonDAO, Polygon Village & more and developing Ethereum scaling solutions for protocols to make it scalable, affordable, secure and sustainable.

Recently, the team announced the magnificent DevX Tour[EMEA] on DoraHacks is on a mission to empower the hacker movement and has deployed over $30M across different hackathons, bounties and grants with an aim to along with

DevX Global Tour is a global tour of regional hackathons and guild events that will culminate in an exclusive, invite-only Polygon connect, reserved for the top builders.

Announced on DoraHacks, the Polygon DevX [EMEA] Hackathon X DoraHacks [Europe, the Middle East, and Africa], here are a few unparalleled opportunities that Polygon & other sponsors- ETHGlobal, Trust Wallet, Circle, Rally Protocol and Phala Network offer to the top 5 projects:

  • Opportunity to showcase the project at Polygon Connect, Berlin in September 2023 a premier networking event featuring top VCs, builders and experts in the Web3 space.
  • Total bounty of $80K+, including prizes from Polygon Labs and other sponsors
  • Polygon Labs will offer a total prize of $50,000 spread over a cross-diverse set of tracks & more from the sponsors
  • Support from Marketing, Business Development teams at Polygon Labs & Polygon Ventures teams and a chance to participate in Deep Dives with Polygon Ecosystem Projects
  • Polygon Village Vouchers from Top Polygon Ecosystem Solution Providers
  • Chance to connect and learn with Polygon Labs's founders and other industry leaders

Opening Ceremony Highlights

Kicking off the Polygon DevX Global Tour was a rewarding process in itself. The team at Polygon Labs and some of the other OG players in the ground (listed below) took the chance to come together on on 1st August 2023.

The growing Polygon zkEVM shares a big stage to all the hackers, where your project would be judged by the Polygon masterminds like Sandeep Nainwal, Mihailo Bjelic, Jordi Baylina and David Schwartz.

This is an attractive opportunity as not only your projects will get an eye by the founding team at Polygon but stands a chance to become the next big thing on Polygon zkEVM, with great mentorship: Tony Olendo, DRE Lead, Polygon and Steph Orpilla, Senior Developer Engineer, Polygon and big bounties from Polygon and sponsors: Rally, Circle, Trust Wallet, EthGlobal & Phala Network.

More on Tracks & Bounties

Supported by the top in the ecosystem partners and sponsors, Builders will get a chance to integrate the best tech into their project and win bounties from $2,500 up to $50,000

  • Polygon’s Total Bounty- $50,000
    🦄 $20,000 The Next Start-up Prize
    ↔️ $10,000 Best cross-chain dApp utilizing the Polygon zkEVM LxLy bridge
    👤 $10,000 Best Use of Polygon ID for a privacy-preserving dApp
    ⛽️ $10,000 UX award for best dApp with Account Abstraction
  • Circle’s Total Bounty- $10,000
  • Rally Protocol’s Total Bounty- $10,000 ($2,500 to 4 winners)
  • Trust Wallet’s Total Bounty- Details to be out soon

See you, builders!

This is a one-in-million opportunity to give your idea the flywheel and build on one of the top OG blockchains. This August, we want to dedicate to the builders who have the capability to take their web3 idea to the masses for greater adoption and revolution.

⏰ The registration/ submission window is open from 1st August to 31st August 2023, this might be YOUR TIME to build and break and build again

🙌🏼 Join Polygon Developer Community to get timely and direct support from Polygon and partners, for all your questions or queries about this hackathon!

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