Ergo is set to hold second hackathon by October. The second event would focus on blockchain adoption globally
Following the success recorded at its first hackathon event, Ergo is set to hold a second edition between October 8-10 later this year. Tagged ERGOHACK II, the second edition is designed to feature discussions around the issue of social transformation.
At the first event, which took place in June earlier this year, the company’s hackathon was centered around providing a platform for various teams of developers to present proposals on projects capable of inspiring better tools and dApps for the Ergo Ecosystem. The first hackathon had six teams in total, including one from anon_real (Creator of the AuctionHouse, SigmaUSD UI, and more).
All teams made proposals capable of providing solutions from issues on topics like tokenization schemes, visual tools for constructing multi-signatures, stealth address pool implementations, tools for NFTs and many more.
For example, during the event, one of the teams, ErgoCharts, created a web application that shows charts for Ergo blockchain analysis and Ergo trading analysis. Currently, the web app shows charts for Ergo price, trading volume and market capitalization.
In ERGOHACK II, interested teams with about 2 – 5 members each, are required to make proposals for solutions that can aid the adoption of blockchain technologies globally, especially as it relates to social transformation. There are already indications, based on the first edition, that all projects developed during the Hackathon would be implemented in the growing ecosystem of Ergo.
A prize pool of around $9k has been put aside for various categories of winners. Aside from the prize money, individuals with outstanding performance stand a chance of joining the Ergo team after a job interview.
“It is our goal at Ergo to create a network for the people, censorship-resistant, resilient, open and free. It is our goal to build a system that creates smart contracts for the people, to put tooling in the hands of those that need it the most.”