Gitcoin & Seed Club Hackathon "Seed Club Hacks" - DropsEarn
Gitcoin & Seed Club Hackathon "Seed Club Hacks"

Gitcoin & Seed Club Hackathon "Seed Club Hacks"

    Seed Club Hacks is the first hackathon focused on creating tools to empower social token based projects. Team are searching for tools and platforms that will serve creators as they look to bring and grow their communities on the open web.

    Reward pool
    $10,000+
    Expected profit
    Unknown
    Max participants
    DropsEarn score
    Neutral

  • Activity Type: Hackathon Community Development
  • Date: 10 Oct 2020 12:00(UTC+3) - 30 Oct 2020 12:00(UTC+3)
  • Registration: Closed
  • Event status: You can't participate (Event ended)
  • Links: Official Announcement
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Details

As social networks and web 2.0 platforms mature, the value that creators and communities generate online continues to grow. Yet most of this value doesn’t accrue to creators, instead it’s captured by the platform, or not valued at all. Creators are often locked into the platforms they publish on, and are at the mercy of monetization mechanisms that they have no say in or control over. 

Social Tokens change this dynamic. They put the creator and the communities they lead back in control. They align incentives, giving contributors skin in the game and rewards for contributing to the growth of impact and value a community creates. 

A few ideas: 

  1. Communication Tools/Platforms: how can crypto-networks help empower the creator and his/her audience? What’s the best place for them to start and how to execute on that? 
  2. Dashboards/Analytics for Tokenized Communities: Once a creator has his audience, what are ways for the audience to engage and the creator to know how the community is using the token?
  3. New means of Distribution and Rewards: Can team think of new ways of distribution? How do creators stay engaged with their audience once they have the token? 
  4. Discord/Telegram Bots for Tokenized Communities: Tipping? Participation badges? There are several possibilities here. 
  5. Social Tokens Subgraph/ Index, Decentralized Storage or Assets on top of Filecoin or IPFS: What infrastructure can team have to facilitate social tokens for the masses? 
  6. What else? Open roads on where team could go here. Feel free to get weird and creative. 

Prizes - Seed Club Sponsored Awards

Social tokens will be awarded for first, second, and third place as well as individual bounties.

  1. $10K+ AVAILABLE PRIZES coming soonTM
  2. Access to Seed Club network of creators and innovators

Partners


Frequently Asked Questions

Who can participate?

Anyone from anywhere in the world can participate.

How many people can be on a team?

A1 - 4 people per team.There are no restrictions for team members, so you can team up with hackers of any country or experience level!

When can I start working on my project?

As soon as the hackathon opens. To keep the playing field fair, team don’t allow teams to begin building prior to the start of the hackathon. If your project is an upgrade to an existing project, please check with beforehand.

How will this virtual event take place?

This event takes place 100% online. The hackathon chat/support happens on Discord, workshops happen over Zoom and projects are submitted through Github.

What are social tokens?

Social Tokens are the broad category of crypto projects that often includes Personal Tokens, Creator Tokens, Community and Brand tokens. They represent the value and ownership or relationship to a creator or community.