Announcing the Winners of Polygon’s BUIDL IT Hackathon!
September 15, 2022
Polygon is pleased to announce winners of Polygon’s BUIDL IT Summer 2022 hackathon! We funneled over $500,000 in resources to help developers build a more equitable web.
This year, we saw 3.6 times as many projects submitted to #BUIDLIT compared to last, a number that translates to the highest conversion rate of registrations to projects submitted across all hackathons organized by any Web3 company. Over 650 projects were submitted for prizes and bounties.
Thank you to all the teams who spent the last few months attending workshops and honing the skills needed to build next generation dApps in Web3. We wanted to take a moment to celebrate you, as you work to build a more decentralized, creator-owned future.
Importantly, #BUIDLIT shows what happens when people team up, forge connections, and learn to build together, rather than remaining trapped in the zero-sum mindset of Web2. This hackathon was designed to capture the imagination of builders across the globe: developers from 118 countries participated, kickstarting their voyage into Web3.
The results? Some of the highest quality submissions we’ve ever seen, using Polygon’s best-of-class protocols to scale Ethereum. The future of the Polygon ecosystem is a collaborative network of state-of-the-art dApps on the best scaling protocols. Building doesn’t happen in a vacuum or overnight, which is why Polygon teamed up with some superstar partners in Web3 to make #BUIDLIT 2022 a reality.
A big shout out and boldthank you to all sponsors and ecosystem partners: 0vix, Alchemy, AWS, Chainlink, Filecoin, Quickswap, Sequence, and Spheron.
Now, let’s take a look at the winners of the hackathon:
🥇1st overall prize: Cratch - The Future of Content Creation
A social media platform for live streaming, video sharing, and content creation in the Metaverse, compatible with mobile, so you can watch on the go.
There are other ways to get involved, too. If you want to get involved in your local Web3 community, find a Polygon Guild near you, or spin up your own. And stay tuned to our blog, join our Discord, and follow us on our social media handles for information about upcoming events.
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