DoraHacks is delighted to further deepen their relationship with Cronos through a strategic partnership with Cronos, a fast-growing blockchain platform, to support the development of innovative projects in the blockchain ecosystem. Through this partnership, DoraHacks will host hackathons, provide incubation for Cronos ecosystem projects, host a Cronos GrantDAO, and support the Cronos Accelerator Program.
This strategic partnership will leverage the expertise of both companies to create a unique ecosystem that supports innovation and public good staking, and accelerates the adoption of blockchain technology. Some of the key programs and initiatives which DoraHacks will support Cronos with are:
DoraHacks is proud to support the Cronos Accelerator program where projects that are a part of the program will be mentored, receive funding, and support from DoraHacks as well as other industry leaders. We are looking forward to providing our resources, and expertise to help the early stage startups within the program grow and succeed.
After hosting a successful Cronos Hackathon in late 2021, DoraHacks looks forward to hosting a number of hackathons using their native platform dorahacks.io in 2023, with the platform offering bounties, quadratic funding, privacy voting, and other community governance/funding toolkits. We will also assist in co-hosting workshops and demo sessions with the Cronos team for the community to learn more about the ecosystem and gain some know-hows about BUIDLing within Cronos.
DoraHacks will launch a Cronos GrantDAO to support community-driven innovation in the Cronos ecosystem. The GrantDAO will be a decentralized autonomous organization that will fund projects based on community voting. This model allows the community to decide which projects to fund, creating a more democratic and decentralized approach to innovation. Dora Factory is validating the Cronos network, with the yield generated being used to support this initiative, creating a long term sustainable model that will help support BUIDLers who are positively contributing towards the ecosystem. This model supports developers by allowing them to continue BUIDLing and receive rewards as they reach key milestones along the way.
“ We are thrilled to partner with DoraHacks to expand the Cronos developer community and support the creation of innovative decentralized applications. Through the partnership, we aim to empower and support developers to build on the Cronos network and drive the growth of the ecosystem in a sustainable way.” Ken Timsit, Head of Cronos Labs
“At DoraHacks we are proud to continue working with the Cronos team with this long term partnership as we believe that the Cronos ecosystem is growing at a rapid pace with some fantastic development taking place. As a strategic partner and a Public Good Validator we are excited to support developers and onboard strong teams to the ecosystem.” Steve Ngok, Partner, DoraHacks
DoraHacks is the hacker movement and one of the largest Web3 developer incentive platforms. DoraHacks provides key infrastructures connecting developers with grants and other crucial resources from leading Web3 ecosystems like Aptos, Cosmos, Polygon, Binance, etc. DoraHacks has helped 4000+ startups raise $40M+ in grants, with an aim to double this in 2023. Startups from the Dora community include Skylock, Momentum Safe, Econia, ETHSign, Zecrey, Thetan Arena, Dora Factory, Functionland, CryptoSat, Manta Network, Blue and many more.
Cronos (cronos.org) is the first EVM-compatible Layer-1 blockchain network built on the Cosmos SDK, supported by Crypto.com, Crypto.org and more than 400 app developers and partners.
Cronos is building an open ecosystem where developers can create their own DeFi and GameFi applications, targeting a base of 80+ million users globally. In June 2022, Cronos Labs launched a $100M Accelerator Program to help developers build new projects and the future of Web3 within the Cronos ecosystem.
When developers build on Cronos, they can leverage all Ethereum developer tools (i.e. Solidity, Truffle, Hardhat, OpenZeppelin, Web3.js, ethers.js, ChainSafe Gaming SDK); leading crypto wallets (i.e. MetaMask, Crypto.com Defi Wallet, Trust Wallet); wrapped versions of the world’s top 50 cryptocurrencies; Cronos Play, a suite of developer tools for Unity, C++ and Unreal engine; inter-blockchain communication (IBC) cross-chain connectivity to Cosmos chains; and a rich ecosystem of composable DeFi and GameFi dapps.