April 28, 2023
The Chainlink Spring 2023 Hackathon aimed to empower developers of all skill levels to build decentralized applications (dApps) using Chainlink oracle networks and hybrid smart contracts. Participants had a month to explore, experiment, and collaborate, with workshops and mentorship from top engineers. The hackathon provided a fast onboarding process to the Chainlink tech stack and offered career opportunities in the blockchain industry. A total prize pool of $450,000+ was awarded to exceptional projects. The hackathon resulted in innovative dApps that showcased the power of Chainlink solutions and helped developers enhance their skills and knowledge in smart contract development.
May 10, 2023
Blockchain Economy Istanbul Summit is Eurasia's largest ever blockchain event bringing together the key players of crypto industry and experts to redefine the future of finance. The 7th edition of the Blockchain Economy Summit will take place during two days in Istanbul on May 10-11, 2023 with the world's top crypto companies and blockchain entrepreneurs.
Polkadot Decoded is the flagship conference and the largest yearly event dedicated to all things Polkadot. It is scheduled to return for its fourth edition on June 28th and 29th, 2023, offering a fully hybrid experience that combines online and in-person events. The conference aims to evolve into a general assembly for all aspects of Polkadot/Kusama. The upcoming event will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark, with an increased capacity. Additionally, satellite events will be hosted regionally in the USA, Europe, LatAm, and China in July. These satellite events are intended to have a regional focus, while the flagship event will have a global focus. The program lineup for Polkadot Decoded will feature presentations, panels, workshops, demos, fireside and barcamp chats. The content will be curated to appeal to a broader audience, with a focus on attracting decision makers and enterprises. The target audience will encompass Business Decision Makers, Technical Decision Makers, startups, enterprises, Builders from teams in the Polkadot ecosystem, DOT Holders, Developers, and Polkadot enthusiasts and supporters. While Polkadot Decoded aims to serve as a general assembly for all things Polkadot/Kusama, the primary focus will be on engaging decision makers and enterprises. By providing a platform for knowledge sharing, collaboration, and innovation, the conference intends to drive the growth and adoption of Polkadot within the broader ecosystem.