Lumos Labs, a Web3 innovation enabler building a developer-centric Metaverse announced the launch of the largest global hackathon - the #Buidl for Web3 Hackathon today. Supporting developers who want to start their Web3 journey, build innovative solutions, network with leading Web3 experts, and win prizes from the pool of $100,000+, #BUIDL for Web3 aims to redefine and provide impetus to Web3 adoption among developers.
Presented by Lumos Labs, this Hackathon caters to developers across all levels of proficiency and is set to be the largest global hackathon focussing on capturing 10k+ developers globally. Being chain-agnostic, it will further equip participating developers and startups with the flexibility to build on chains of their choice and will allow them an opportunity to win additional grants from the sponsors by presenting their solutions on the respective use cases.
Having some of the best platforms in the Web3 space on-boarded as sponsors, such as Polygon, Aeternity, Dfinity as Track Sponsors, Tezos, Arcana Network, Fluence Network, Router Protocol, Revise Network, Komet, Assetmantle, and Tatum as Associate Sponsors along with Knowledge partners IEEE Blockchain and IEEE Standards Association, this 2 months long program Hackathon will be open to solutions from a variety of diverse tracks like DeFi, NFT, Entertainment, Developer Tooling, and infrastructure, sustainability-based solutions, governance, and DAOs.
To further augment dev-tool support and enhance global reach, #BUIDL for Web3 has also onboarded several Web3 technology platforms and incubators as partners, namely- Buildspace, Developer DAO, BuildlersTribe, The Phoenix Guild, Questbook, Blockchain Nigeria User Group, Webx DAO, Web3 Conf, CryptoDev Hub, Web3learn , Web3 Bharat, The Product House, Truts, Vanderbilt University, Penn Blockchain, Blockchain San Diago, and OGClubDAO. Through these holistic partnerships,#BUIDL for Web3 aims to provide a wholesome and diverse environment to nurture innovations within the vast developer talent it aims to foster.
“Lumos Labs has always been a frontrunner to guiding students, professionals and enthusiasts towards the extensive potential of blockchain technology. Through multiple accelerator and hackathon programs, mentorship and training, we have cultivated a massive Web3 developer pool and now, are building a metaverse in order to help these developers expand their horizons. The #BUIDL for Web3 Hackathon is going to be a massive step forward in the right direction. We heartily invite the next generation of blockchain builders and leaders to be a part of this revolution.”
While more than 34,000 new developers contributed code to web3 projects in 2021, it only represents a small segment of the total number of software engineers globally, according to a report by Electric Capital, a venture capital firm that invests in web3 startups. Hackathons and Accelerator programs like these help in strengthening and upskilling the developer pool of the rapidly growing Web3 space. Metaverse is also playing a promising role in this. Several Web3 players are building a metaverse for developers, where they can explore freely, grab global Web3 opportunities and enhance their abilities as Web3 developers.
After associating with multiple hackathons and accelerator programs, Lumos Labs connects with the developer community at a grassroot level, understands the hindrances faced by them, and has built a strong developer base of 60K so far. Determined to promote and increase the foundations of this technology further, Lumos Labs has launched this hackathon to scale and nurture developers who want to explore the edges of web3 innovation.
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ABOUT LUMOS LABS:
Lumos Labs is a Singapore-based innovation management firm that specializes in running technology-open innovation programs. Founded in 2018, the company has run several accelerators and open innovation programs for multiple Indian and international technology firms, corporates, governments, and investment firms. Their services include Growth Services, Open Innovation, Start-up Enablement, and organizing large-scale developer & technology conferences & hackathons. Their clients include Aeternity Starfleet Blockchain startup accelerator, T-block blockchain startup accelerator, Genesis hack - A Blockchain Hackathon, Binance Build for Bharat Accelerator
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