Celo, an open-source blockchain ecosystem focused on making decentralized financial (DeFi) systems and tools accessible to anyone with a smartphone, has announced Make Crypto Mobile Hackathon.
The coding phase of the competition will commence on Oct 8 and run till November 5 2021 with a $2.5 Million in prizes and seed funding.
Within a set time period,developers will be challenged to create the next breakthrough DeFi product on the Celo blockchain, helping to shape the future of financial services, e-commerce, environmental innovation as well as sustainability.
“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.” Celo noted in a blog post.
Celo Hackathon Judges
At the end of the coding period, top finalists will be selected by a panel of expert judges who include leading figures in DeFi including Linda Xie (Scalar Capital), Morgan Beller (NFX), Vanessa Grellet (CoinFund), Olaf Carlson-Wee (Polychain Capital), Kartik Talwar (A Capital), and Imran Khan (DeFi Alliance) to name a few.
Hackathon participants will be supported by a collaboration of leading crypto projects and innovators in the ecosystem: Celo, Polychain, CoinFund, CoinList, Flori Ventures, NFX, Chainlink, and The Graph. Plus regional partners; DoraHacks, DevFolio, Blockchain Academy Chile, and Crypto University.
Registration is free and open now at MobileDeFi.devpost.com.