Covalent: Covalent Joins Gitcoin Schelling Point Virtual Hackathon
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Leilani Ledingham

Product, Covalent

Covalent Joins Gitcoin Schelling Point Virtual Hackathon

Jan 20, 2022

Covalent joins the Gitcoin Schelling Point Virtual Hackathon to advance Web3 development with their one unified API.

Covalent is excited to officially join the Gitcoin Schelling Point Virtual Hackathon and support this community building the Web3 future. The hackathon, which runs from January 20th to February 10th 2022, is a celebration of:

  • Public Goods
  • Mechanism Design
  • Coordination
  • Culture
  • Regen Finance

As many of you might know, Covalent itself was born at a hackathon a few years ago; we’ve moved a long way from participating at hackathons to supporting them.

We at Covalent believe that access to organized blockchain data can unlock one billion possibilities and so we provide the world’s best single unified API to bring full transparency and visibility to assets across all blockchain networks. With the Covalent API, there is no need to invest developer resources in writing sub-graphs or SQL queries since granular, decoded, multi-chain data is immediately available for a dozen blockchain networks including Ethereum, BSC, Polygon, Fantom and Avalanche. Covalent is fast becoming the go-to data provider, with the Covalent API powering over 500 industry-leading projects such as Zerion, ChainGuardians, 0x and Reef.

The Covalent Unified API is the fastest way to get blockchain data into your Schelling Point Hackathon projects. Use it and be immediately eligible for our prize pool!

Quote from Harish Raisinghani, Head of Developer Relations at Covalent

We’re really excited to be supporting Gitcoin’s Schelling Point Virtual Hackathon. The ethos of this event, which is to build a world where the interests are aligned with the many instead of the few, embodies our values around public goods. We hope that the 100k+ developers on Gitcoin can see the value in using our API to build the infrastructure for a more equitable and transparent world.

Quote from Morten Pedersen, Virtual Events Program Lead at Gitcoin

The Gitcoin Events Team is super excited to have Covalent on as sponsors in another open hackathon event. We can’t wait to reveal Covalent’s bounties for the Schelling Point Virtual Hackathon, and even more so; see the participants rise up to the challenge and create some amazing projects utilizing Covalent APIs.

Covalent is offering a total of 7000 USDT in prizes to projects that make the best use of the Covalent API in building a:

  • DAO Transparency Dashboard
  • Quadratic Voting Platform
  • Any form of public goods project that leverages Web3

Do sign up and navigate to the prize pool page for more details.

To participate and show off your developer skills, simply do the following:

  • Register for the Hackathon here.
  • Look out for upcoming workshop invites in your email inbox.

Submissions for Covalent bounties will be judged according to their Execution, Impact, Design, Creativity, and Utility.

Be sure to follow Covalent’s socials to stay up to date with the latest development regarding the Schelling Point Hackathon.

About Gitcoin

Gitcoin is a community for developers to collaborate and monetize their skills while working on Open Source projects through bounties and grants. Gitcoin virtual events bring developers, designers, entrepreneurs, and researchers together to learn about and build the future of Web3. Gitcoin delivers value in a number of ways: open & exclusive hackathons, incubation programs, educational hackathons, bug bounty programs, and much more.

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About Covalent

Covalent provides the industry-leading Unified API bringing visibility to billions of Web3 data points. Developers use Covalent to build exciting multi-chain applications like crypto wallets, NFT galleries, and investor dashboard tools utilizing data from 40+ blockchains. Covalent is trusted by a community of 30,000+ developers and powers data for 3000+ applications including 0x, Zerion, Rainbow Wallet, Rotki, Bitski and many others.

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