about 1 hour ago

Submission Checklist: Do you have everything?

There is just one week left to enter your submission to the Polygon BUIDL IT : Summer 2022! Submissions are due August 22, 2022 at 5 PM ET. 

If you haven't started a submission yet, please do so now. (We’ll walk you through our submission form process if you need help.) Make sure all of your teammates are invited and have accepted their invitations to join your submission! 

 

Submission checklist: 

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

  • Are you building a scalable decentralized application on Polygon within at least one of the tracks?
  • Did…

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3 days ago

How to make your submission video great

There are just 2 weekends remaining in Polygon BUIDL IT : Summer 2022! Submissions are due August 22, 2022 at 5 PM ET. 

 

Start your submission now - here

Starting a submission is a good way to make sure that your app meets the requirements. There’s nothing worse than getting to the deadline, only to realize that you’re missing a key component. 

Remember: once you enter a submission, you can keep editing it as needed at any time prior to deadline. Need a primer on how the submission form works? Head over to our submission form tutorial

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6 days ago

Sponsor Spotlight

We’d like to take a minute to recognize the support of our sponsors - their sponsorship has brought this hackathon so many awesome prizes. 

 Let’s take a look at what they have to offer:

 

Filecoin / IPFS - Use IPFS, NFT.storage, web3.storage or similar within your hackathon project.

  • First Prize: $7,500 in USDT
  • Second Prize: $5,000 in USDT
  • 3 x Third Prizes: $2,500 in USDT
  • Pool Prize: $30,000 in USDT divided amoung up to 40 projects ($1,000 per team cap)

Judging Criteria for Filecoin/IPFS

 

Spheron Network - Use Spheron to build a decentralized User Interface for your hackathon…

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13 days ago

Designathon deadline now the 22nd

Designathon is getting an extension! 

We are happy to announce a deadline extenstion for Designathon projects — they are now due August 22nd at 5PM ET!

Now you have more time to ask all of your designer friends to solve UX design problems within Web3 

For more details check out the Designathon Resources and the Designathon Submission form

Good Luck!


14 days ago

Designathon ends tomorrow!

Designers only have until 5 PM ET tomorrow to submit their designs!

 

 

 

Here is a quick reminder about the $50,000 in USDT up for grabs for Designathon Submissions:

 Designathon | First Place

  • $15,000 in USDT

Designathon | Second Place

  • $12,000 in USDT

Designathon | Third Place

  • $8,000 in USDT

Designathon | Best Onboarding

  • $5,000 in USDT

Designathon | Best Visuals and Branding

  • $5,000 in USDT

Designathon | Best Mobile-Compliant Design

  • $5,000 in USDT

 

For dApp ideas, a list of UX problems, and other details about the Designathon, please see the Designathon section with the Resources here:…

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17 days ago

Working on your design?

Designathon projects are due August 2, 2022 at 5 PM ET

 

 

 

Here is how to participate as a registrant of Polygon BUIDL IT : Summer 2022.

 

Step 1 

Pick a dApp idea or create your own.

 

Step 2

Create a design prototype that solves UX problems. Here are example problems to try to solve.

 

Step 3

Create all your submission materials which include:

  1.  Project Description: Brief us on what is the problem statement you have chosen and how you have intended to solve the same in less than 200 words
  2.  5-minute Explanation Video:…

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20 days ago

Calling all Designers! Submit by August 2nd!

The Designathon is officially live!

Designers have 7 days to solve design problems - STARTING NOW!

 

Step 1 

Pick a dApp idea.

 

Step 2

Create a design prototype that solves UX problems.

 

Step 3

Create all your submission materials which include the Project Description, 5-minute Explanation Video and a link to your High Fidelity Prototype.

 

Step 4

Submit your prototype by August 2, 2022 at 5 PM ET here: https://buidlit.devpost.com/details/designathon 

 

For more dApp ideas, a list of UX problems, and other details about the Designathon, please see the Designathon section with the Resources here:…

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25 days ago

Some amazing news

We are happy to announce that we’re pushing back the deadline due to popular demand. 

Submissions are now due August 22nd before 5:00 PM ET.

Now everyone has more time to build and submit their project. Remember, make sure your submission meets all of the requirements.

 

 Your checklist: 

  • Built an application on Polygon.
  • Provided access to the project code repository by making it public or giving access to testing@devpost.com, sandipan@polygon.technology, and muskan@polygon.technology.
  • Recorded and uploaded a project demo video to YouTube, Vimeo, or Facebook Video. 
  • Checked to make sure the video is about 3-5 minutes and shows off the…

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27 days ago

Prizes, Prizes, and more Prizes!

As if just building cool software solutions and taking your Web3 knowledge to the next level wasn’t enough incentive for you, here’s a reminder of the prize potential for eligible participants:

 

First Place | Grand Prize
$50,000 in USDT

Second Place | Grand Prize
$30,000 in USDT

Third Place | Grand Prize
$15,000 in USDT

Track Prizes (x6)

  • First Place
    $12,000 in USDT
  • Second Place
    $8,000 in USDT
  • Third Place
    $5,000 in USDT

Pool Prize
$50,000 in USDT divided amongst up to 50 Projects

Sponsor Prize
$120,000 in USDT divided amongst all Sponsor Prizes

Designathon
$50,000 in USDT divided…

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about 1 month ago

Check out all the ways to win

 

Using one of the sponsor tools in your project is a great way to boost your potential prize pool. Check out the below Sponsors and their prizes.



 

Filecoin / IPFS - Use IPFS, NFT.storage, web3.storage or similar within your hackathon project.

  • First Prize: $7,500 in USDT
  • Second Prize: $5,000 in USDT
  • 3 x Third Prizes: $2,500 in USDT
  • Pool Prize: $30,000 in USDT divided amoung up to 40 projects ($1,000 per team cap)

 

Spheron Network - Use Spheron to build a decentralized User Interface for your hackathon project

  • Pool prize of $15,000 in USDT divided…

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about 1 month ago

Collaboration, Resources + More To Help You Build

Whether or not you have started building your Polygon BUIDL IT : Summer 2022 project, the Polygon Discord Community is the perfect place to connect with other developers! Check in to your hackathon to get connected.

Not only can you bounce ideas off each other and ask other developers for technical help, but you can also use it to ask the Polygon and Devpost teams questions!

 

 Teaming up

Looking for a challenge team? Join the Polygon Discord Server to connect with Polygon and other developers about your project. You can also use these channels to ask and answer technical…

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about 1 month ago

Resources + More To Help You Build

Let’s get started building your Polygon BUIDL IT : Summer 2022 project!

 

Planning

A little planning can go a long way toward a winning project. Check out our Tips for Planning Your Project.

 

Resources

Figuring out where to start with your project can sometimes be a hurdle in your building journey. The Resources Tab can be a great place to find your footing and take advantage of the documents and other helpful tips.

 

Workshops

The Polygon team is putting on a few workshops to help you get your project going. Here are some links to previous…

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about 2 months ago

Join us on June 29 for the BUIDL IT Hackathon Summit

Hello!

Thank you for signing up for the BUIDL IT 2022 Hackathon. We are excited to see what you are building. 

But before that we are hosting the BUIDL IT Hackathon Summit to share our vision behind hosting the hackathon. We’ll also share some tips that will help you become successful during the hackathon. 

 

BUIDL IT Hackathon Summit Details:

Date: Jun 29, 2022

Time: 11 AM EST/ 4 PM GMT/ 8:30 PM IST