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  • Gitcoin + Chainlink: Bug Bounty Program

    We are proud to announce that we have teamed up with Chainlink to launch a new bug bounty program to secure the Chainlink protocol. Chainlink is the market-leading decentralized oracle network that is powering much of the DeFi market.
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  • Matic + Gitcoin Build-n-Earn

    We’re excited to publically announce that Matic Network is partnering with Gitcoin to launch the Build-n-Earn Program –  assisting dApps to thrive – starting August 2020. Matic will be committing $50K monthly for projects which utilize Matic in their dApps. $15K of the $50K will be used in a matching pool, where, via Gitcoin Grants, […]
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  • Gitcoin + Matic: A Staking Partnership

    Hello, Gitcoiners! At Gitcoin, we love bringing good news — new projects built, relationships formed, skills learned. Even better when we find opportunities to fund the building of open source projects. Today we’ve got great news. And not just 1, but 2 great ones. We’ve formed a long term partnership with Matic to collectively grow […]
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  • Gitcoin + Zilliqa: A Cross-Chain Future

    Howdy, Gitcoiners! This month we’re running hackathons, we launched Grants Round 6 (which we just tweaked big time btw), we’re building, we’re improving, we’re doing all the good stuff… but yeah, we haven’t launched a space rocket yet. So we’re going across the chain instead. Today we’re thrilled to announce that we’re making one small […]
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  • Gitcoin + Polkadot: Connecting the D⚈ts

    We’re halfway through 2020 and we’ve already achieved so many awesome things, even through the most unexpected times. We’re topping up the 1st half of this year with an important announcement: Polkadot + Kusama will be integrating with Gitcoin! Gitcoin has always been first and foremost about growing open source, and our involvement in the […]
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  • The “Bailout” for Everyone Else—Maker and Dharma Partner to Stimulate the Meme Economy

    Share a Meme, Get Dai The world is in quarantine, people are not permitted to work, and governments are doing what they can to keep the economy afloat during the Covid-19 pandemic. In the United States, the Federal Reserve is buying back securities to add money to the economy. That tactic, called “quantitative easing,” is done so that banks will then loan money to those who need it at lower rates. That loaned money would be used to make purchases, which would, in turn, stimulate the global m… … More

  • Composable Infrastructure as Code: An Introduction to the Maker DeFi Ecosystem

    Composability is a feature of design wherein the various components of a system can be easily connected to form any number of satisfying results. Beautiful examples of composable infrastructure as code in software design are seen in Dai-integrated Decentralized Finance (DeFi) blockchain applications. The Lego-like building blocks of the Maker Protocol allow developers to quickly and easily construct financial solutions that offer the benefits of Dai, Maker’s decentralized stablecoin, to their u… … More