The Klaytn Foundation announces the Klaymakers22 hackathon
Interested participants can now register for the hackathon featuring 5 different tracks with a prize pool of $300k in $KLAY and more than $1 million in funding opportunities.
In partnership with hacker organization DoraHacks, the Klaytn Foundation has announced its flagship global hackathon titled Klaymakers22.
Supported by AWS, Chainlink, Ledger and many more, the global hackathon features more than $1 million up for grabs alongside a prize pool of $300k paid in $KLAY that is spread out across 5 different tracks that users can choose to participate in: the Klaytn Core+ track, the Metaverse & NFTs track, the DAO track, the Fi+ track and the Public Goods track. The first one focuses on creating tools that improve the core Klaytn protocol while the second puts focus on developing tools and uses cases for NFTs and the metaverse. The same goes for the DAO track as well as the Fi+ track, which includes fields such as DeFi, SocialFi, GameFi and more. As for the last one, the Public Goods track, the goal is make tools and uses on the Klaytn ecosystem that could potentially have a social impact and form a positive difference against issues such as fake news, war, economic inequality, climate change and more.
In each track, 1st place is awarded with $30k, 2nd place $20k and 3rd place $10k, with all 3 spots also subject to grants and potentially other opportunities.
Interested participants, whether individually or as a team, have until August 29 to register. The first 200 registered teams will receive $50 worth of AWS credits once they submit their work on the submission platform from DoraHacks. Various free workshops will also be held both from Klaytn and its partners.
Those who’d like to find out more about the Klaymakers hackathon can check out the official page here.