On Wednesday, 2nd November we were delighted to host the Launch Event for the Metaverse Hackathon sponsored by OpenSea and Optimism and powered by Encode Club. This was the first of several events for this hackathon and it was aimed at people who want to build NFT and decentralised gaming projects.
Gratitude to the main hackathon sponsors OpenSea and Optimism, as well as Truffle and NiftyKit who are also sponsoring the hack and who dropped in to say hello.
🎓 In this event you had the opportunity to find out all info about this hackathon; the execution, important dates, upcoming workshops, submissions, technical and organizational support, challenges and more!
🖥 Details, slides and resources are available here: https://medium.com/encode-club/metaverse-hackathon-launch-event-video-slides-ab4843834576?source=friends_link&sk=d32be98f7cae4f5c5aadff7c9e8525ec
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 the hackathon registrations click here: https://www.encode.club/metaverse-hack
The project submission deadline is Sunday, 4th December!
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.
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.
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/.
00:00:23 Encode Club
00:02:00 Encode CEO Says Hello
00:03:55 About the Metaverse Hackathon
00:07:15 A Word from Optimism
00:09:28 A Word from Truffle
00:11:15 Hackathon Challenges
00:13:25 Hackathon Resources
00:14:10 Submissions, FAQs and Next Steps