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Klaytn Foundation announces winners of Klaymakers22: winners walk away with over $1M

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on Nov 21, 2022
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  • Klaymakers22 was Klaytn ecosystem’s flagship Web3 hackathon.
  • The inaugural Klaymakers22 hackathon aimed at celebrating the Web3 innovations on the ecosystem.
  • 19 teams walked away with over $1M worth in prizes, sponsor bounty challenges, and grant and incubation.

Klaytn Foundation, the non-profit overseeing growth of the Klaytn (KLAY/USD) ecosystem, has announced the winners of Klaymakers22, the blockchain’s flagship Web3 hackathon. 19 managed to win awards during the hackathon.

The 19 teams have been awarded over $1 million worth in prizes, sponsor bounty challenges, and grant and incubation opportunities.

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Klaymakers22 hackathon

The Klaymakers22 hackathon was Klaytn blockchain’s inaugural Web3 hackathon and it was conceived to celebrate Web3 innovations on the Klaytn blockchain. Besides engaging with existing Web3 developers on the blockchain, the hackathon also helped to onboard We2 developers onto the blockchain. It was organized by Klaytn Foundation in partnership with Dorahacks, a global leading hackathon company connecting hackers to enterprise challenges and entrepreneurial ideas

The hackathon went beyond the traditional dictates of hackathons to provide free technical and business workshops for participating developers.

A total of 22,948 attended Klaymakers22 hackathon, accessed Klaytn’s developer community via Discord, and also participated in 6 additional bounty challenges.

Klaymakers22 winners

In total 174 submissions were made between August 29 and October 14, 2022. Then at a virtual ceremony on November 18, 12 hackathon winners were announced alongside an additional 7 teams that received special mentions for winning bounty challenges.

Talking after the successful completion of the hackathon, the Representative Director of Klaytn Foundation Dr Sangmin Seo said:

“Our vision for Klaymakers22 has always been to grow the vibrancy of Klaytn’s developer community, convening bright minds worldwide to solve real-world problems. Through Klaymakers22, we’re pleased to incubate new ideas and provide a safe, helpful environment to turn such ideas into reality. We look forward to seeing how our winning projects will scale, contributing to the ease of building on Klaytn.”