This month, we have the newest on from two teams doing nice work to develop the Ethereum ecosystem!
Couger for training and neighborhood constructing in Japan
Specializing in AI, Couger may seem to be an unlikely champion of Ethereum training! Nevertheless, Couger has not solely explored the intersection of Ethereum and AI and piloted a zero knowledge voting protocol – they’ve additionally change into avid educators and collaborators of their native Japan. Couger acquired a sponsorship in 2020 for his or her ETHTerakoya meetups in addition to a sequence of workshops and dealing teams. Couger was not too long ago awarded a second grant to proceed and increase upon their earlier work, together with:
- ID x Voting x Blockchain” working group bringing collectively company, technical and authorized professionals to work on open requirements and proofs of idea: assembly notes in Japanese and English
- Public workshop presenting findings of the IDxVoting working group conferences: notes in Japanese and English and full video of the presentation (cut up into part 1 and part 2)
- Working group on eth2 convened in November 2020: notes in Japanese and English
- Deliberate commmunity constructing initiatives concentrating on college students, enterprise and common public consciousness
Watch ethereum-terakoya.org for upcoming occasions and assembly notes. We’re wanting ahead to seeing these initiatives develop, and persevering with to increase our help for Japan’s rising Ethereum ecosystem!
MetaCartel for post-hackathon help
The MetaCartel DAO is a neighborhood of builders working to speed up the expansion of the Ethereum ecosystem, significantly on the software layer. In 2020 MetaCartel put particular give attention to serving to hackathon contributors to proceed growing software program and dapps after the hackathon is over. ESP grant funds have been awarded within the type of a contribution to the MetaCartel DAO to be allotted towards post-hackathon help, significantly for projects emerging from the ETHOnline virtual hackathon.
Along with offering mentorship as groups refine their merchandise and construct sustainable enterprise fashions, MetaCartel DAO gave small grants to ETHOnline initiatives together with:
- Llama, a crypto neighborhood treasury hub
- Mindful, a platform automating portfolio rebalancing and greenback price averaging
- Overlay, a derivatives protocol utilizing on-chain oracles to allow buying and selling on information streams