about 1 month ago

And the winner is...

The judges have weighed in, and we're excited to share the news! Go to the Celo's Make Crypto Mobile Hackathon gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the awesome submissions.

Even though the competition is over, you don't have to stop coding. Update your portfolio to inform your followers about new projects and get feedback from fellow hackers.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


2 months ago

3 days left, Time to start your video!

These are your last few days to submit your project. Update or Finish your Submission so you don’t forget. Submissions are due November 28, 2021 @ 5:00pm EDT.

Your video is a major component of your submission. Here are some helpful tips for you to plan, create, and publish a winning video. 

 

Get organized. Write out a script of what you need to say, demonstrate in your video, and rehearse it before recording. A good script should: 

  • Be less than 3 minutes.
  • Include your elevator pitch of why you built your project. 
  • Show a demo of your project in…

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2 months ago

Is your project on track?

There is only one week left to enter your submission to the Celo's Make Crypto Mobile Hackathon. Submissions are due Nov 28, 2021 @ 5:00pm EDT.

You’ll want to put your best foot forward towards these prizes

Prizes for the DeFi and NFT Tracks

  • First Place
    $20,000 USD
  • Second Place 
    $10,000 USD
  • Third Place 
    $5,000 USD

Prizes for the Infrastructure and Web3, Green, and Interoperability Tracks

  • First Place
    $15,000 USD
  • Second Place 
    $7,000 USD
  • Third Place 
    $3,000 USD

Regional Prizes

  • India Prizes
    $50,000 in cUSD distributed across different prizes to be announced on or before November 15th, 2021
  • Africa…

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2 months ago

Submission checklist

There is now only one week left to enter your submission to the Celo's Make Crypto Mobile Hackathon. Submissions are due Nov 28, 2021 @ 5:00pm EDT.

If you haven't started a submission yet, please do so now. And if you've just recently joined the challenge, explore the Discord server and the Resources Tab for more info to help you get started.

Submission checklist

Run through this list before you sit back from your project:

  • Are you building (or updating) a software application that interacts with the Celo platform?
  • Does your project may fit into one of the following…

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2 months ago

Week 5 in Review, Project Spotlight, Start Your Submission

Another week of Make Crypto Mobile Hackathon wraps up today! With just over two more weeks remaining until the deadline, make sure your project is on track by following the project submission process. Submissions are due Nov 28, 2021 @ 5:00pm EDT. If you would like to connect to mentors, fill out this form and let us know! We’re hosting office hours weekly, look out for them in our Discord and in updates. 

 

Catch the Replay

Nov 10: Tech Talk: Defi - Mitigating Risks Using Stablecoins: Stablecoins provide another level of risk mitigation for developers as

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3 months ago

Week 4 in Review, Project Spotlight, Tech Talks, Submission Process

Week 4 of Make Crypto Mobile is wrapping up. This week talks focused on the Celo Tech stack for Mobile DeFi, financial technologies in emerging markets, and the future of blockchain interoperability. If you missed it, check out the replays of these talks below.

 

Week 4 Tech Talks

Tech Talk: Celo Tech Stack for Mobile Defi: Brandy Camacho and Eric Nakagawa discuss the current state of mobile native development, cross-platform, mobile web for DeFi, and how different platforms are enabling developers to build in this space.

Leapfrogging Financial Tech with MoFi: Felix from Kotani Pay discuss leapfrogging financial technologies

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3 months ago

Week 3 in Review, All About NFT's, Mentorship

Week 3 is wrapping up and we’re excited to see teams rapidly iterating on their projects! If you would like feedback on your project, let us know by filling out this form.

 

Week 3 Tech Talks

 

If you missed it, here is the round up of best tech talks and resources from this week. Learn about NFT’s on Celo, how to get started building in no time with Tatum, and building blocks with Chainlink.

 

NFTs & Creators Jam: What’s cooking in NFTs on Celo? Come learn from Celo Punks and Award Pool and get inspired to create.

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3 months ago

Week 2 in Review, Interoperability Track Highlight + Hackathon Support

As week 2 wraps up, many teams are getting started on their projects and we want to know how we can best support you! Let us know what you are building and how the development is progressing by filling out this form and how we can help you on your journey. 

If you are still looking for a team, fill out this form or join our Discord and get involved in the conversation. In addition, office hours are happening twice a week, come get your questions answered and get support from cLabs DEvRel, Josh Crites.

 

Week 2 In

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3 months ago

Week 1 in Review, Collaboration, Resources + More To Help You Build

Week 1 in Review

  • Welcome to Mobile DeFi with Celo: Fireside chat with Evan Kereiakes (Ubeswap), Patrick Baron (Moola Market), Brandy Camacho (cLabs), watch the replay in the same link.
  • Building a Celo Marketplace Dapp: Follow along workshop how to build your first Marketplace Dapp on Celo with Dacade, a peer to peer learning platfrom hosted by Anna Kryukova (Celo Foundation), Moritz Stellemacher (Dacade). Watch the replay to build at your own pace and check out a 
  • Tech Talk: Getting Started with Celo: Join Josh Crites and Brandy Camacho from cLabs discuss best practices for building on Celo. Learn

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3 months ago

What to build? Get inspired with ideas from Celo Requests for Projects!

The Celo Foundation invites all builders, dreamers, doers, and designers to explore the possibilites of building on Celo! Thank you for helping the Celo community achieve its mission of financial inclusion and prosperity for everyone. Our goal is to foster innovation and cultivate talent in the Celo Ecosystem. Explore the different tracks and get inspired to start building your projects for the hackathon. 

DeFi

Leverages the power of Celo's mobile-first blockchain features to build financial products that are open mobile and real.

Examples

  • Community funding platform: Entrepreneurs on the Celo platform would benefit from being able to raise funding compliantly…

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4 months ago

Build and Join a Team

The Mobile Defi Celo Hackathon is launching soon!

Do you need a teammate? Visit the #find-a-team channel on Celo Discord 

Say hello and tag your area of focus? #developer #designer #biz #marketing #frontend #backend #mobiledev #product
Hackathon starts: 8th Oct - 5th Nov



Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.