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Ontology Grant Hackathon

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  • 6879Votes received

  • 7308.35 ONGCommunity contribution

  • 54,210.4 ONGMatching pool

Overview Intro

Promoting the benefits of Ontology’s seamless, interoperable tech stack to Web3 developers, Ontology and DoraHacks will host a virtual hackathon as part of its ‘Grants’ programme running from 1st April to 31st May. The aim is to support Web3 innovation on Ontology, particularly in privacy and decentralized identity, and provide long term support to those driving change. A $100K USD developer prize pool will also be available.


Projects that are committed to long term development and are excited to explore the potential of contributing to Web3 with the new Ontology EVM are welcome. We are particularly interested in Web3 projects that have a focus or incorporate the benefits of Decentralized Identity (DID) and are interested in utilizing the specialist tools offered by Ontology.


How to join the hackathon: https://dorahacks.io/blog/guides/ontology-builders-guide/


Timeline

April 1st - Hackathon kicks off! Project submission entry is open.

April 1st - May 31st - Project submission.

April 10th - May 31st - Community voting.

June 1st - 5th Anti-sybil attack grace period.

June 6th - Results announced.


Requirements

Projects that are committed to long term development and are excited to explore the potential of contributing to Web3 with the new Ontology EVM are welcome. We are particularly interested in Web3 projects that have a focus or incorporate the benefits of Decentralized Identity (DID) and are interested in utilizing the specialist tools offered by Ontology.


How to Apply?

Submit your project as a BUIDL

The BUIDL upload officially starts today and participants can upload their projects through: https://dorahacks.io/grant/ontology/detail

We highly recommend you to read the guidance before project submission: https://dorahacks.io/blog/guides/ontology-builders-guide/


$100,000 Prize Pool, which can be split into two prize pools

  • $50,000 to DoraHacks x Ontology GrantDAO that will be used as the quadratic funding prize pool to be distributed to new hackathons and grant projects based on community voting.

  • $50,000 in Judge Prize Pool, the special rewards for projects adopting Ontology, in the goal of growing the number of teams building on Ontology, of which will be distributed based on judge voting.


Judges including

Kendall Mao, Chief Scientist at Ontology Gloria Wu, Global Ecosystem Partnerships at Ontology Raindy Lu, Head of Marketing and Communications at Ontology Cedric Ding, Head of Operations at Ontology Humpty Calderon, Head of Community at Ontology Erick Pinos, Americas Ecosystem Lead Harbingers from Harbinger DAO


About Ontology

Ontology is a project designed to bring trust, privacy, and security to Web3 through decentralized identity and data solutions. It is building the infrastructure to provide trusted access to Web3, allowing individuals and enterprises to rest assured that through regulatory compliant digital identity solutions, users and their privacy come first. The Ontology blockchain is a high speed, low cost public blockchain bringing decentralized identity and data solutions to Web3. Increasing privacy, transparency, and trust, the high speed, low cost, layer 2 blockchain is designed to give users and enterprises the flexibility to build blockchain-based solutions that suit their needs, while also ensuring regulatory compliance. Through Ontology’s Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM), Ontology ensures frictionless compatibility with Ethereum, the first step in the creation of the Ontology Multi-Virtual Machine and further interoperability for the chain.