On Monday, 7th November we were delighted to host the How to Fund Public Goods with NFTs workshop for the Metaverse Hackathon sponsored by OpenSea and Optimism and powered by Encode Club. This was the second workshop of the hackathon.
Big thanks to Binji Pande for hosting this workshop and helping our hackers learn!
🎓 As the title suggests, the event focused on funding public goods with NFTs.
🖥 Details, slides and resources are available here: https://medium.com/encode-club/metaverse-hackathon-how-to-fund-public-goods-with-nfts-video-resources-3138cec01110?source=friends_link&sk=0188cd4b56ca942e471948bd2e93023e
This 4-week hackathon is a great opportunity to learn, build and get onboarded into the any of our sponsors’ ecosystems, as well as win great prizes! We finish the hackathon with a finale event, where the best hackathon projects pitch to win top prizes!
For hackathon registrations, click here: https://www.encode.club/metaverse-hack
The project submission deadline is Sunday, 4th December!
Optimism is a fast, stable, and scalable L2 blockchain built by Ethereum developers, for Ethereum developers. Built as a minimal extension to existing Ethereum software, Optimism’s EVM-equivalent architecture scales your Ethereum apps without surprises. If it works on Ethereum, it works on Optimism at a fraction of the cost.
OpenSea is the world’s leading peer-to-peer marketplace for NFTs. We’re on a mission to help the world’s creators, collectors and collaborators own and shape their relationships directly. We’re building the world’s most trusted and inclusive NFT marketplace with the best selection - making minting, purchasing and selling NFTs frictionless and friendly, and offering unmatched selection and multi-chain options for creators and collectors of all kinds.
About Encode Club
Encode Club is a Web3 education community learning and building together through fantastic programmes with the leading protocols in the space. Together we organise programmes like education series, bootcamps, hackathons, accelerators both online and in person. We then help our community get jobs and funding for projects and startups. Read more: https://www.encode.club/
00:06:43 A Note on Incentive Structures
00:14:33 Scaling Ethereum’s Tech and Values
00:16:46 Funding Public Goods
00:19:41 Governance System – Distributing Profits to Public Goods
00:21:35 “A Tale of Two Worlds”
00:26:06 Bedrock – Pragmatic Decentralization
00:27:09 The Opstack
00:29:12 Path to Decentralization
00:30:14 Optimism: Scaling Ethereum
00:30:55 The Ecosystem
00:34:01 Questions and Resources