Covalent is excited to announce the winners of the Gitcoin Schelling Point Virtual Hackathon, which concluded on February 19th. The Schelling Point Hackathon is a celebration of public goods, mechanism design, coordination, culture, and Regen finance. We sponsored a prize pool of $7,000 USDT for projects making use of the Covalent API across three very exciting bounties:
Quote from Morten Pederson, Virtual Events Program Lead at Gitcoin
We are very excited to showcase some of what we thought are exceptional submissions!
Top Winner - DAO Transparency Dashboard Bounty:
Soheil Rasekh’s (@soheil555) DAO Transparency Dashboard is a clear winner of this category. The UI is clean, minimalist, and zippy, with information structured and emphasized in a logical way. In fulfilment with our bounty suggestion, it even successfully calculates a transparency score based on on-chain metrics of a DAO! Congratulations to Soheil for taking away the first prize of this category of $1400 USDT. It truly shows the power of the Covalent API in building beautiful analytics and dashboards, for whichever vertical within Web3 you’re interested in.
This is what Soheil has to say about his experience using the Covalent API:
Quote from Soheil, first prize winner of the DAO Transparency Dashboard bounty
Top Winner - Quadratic Voting Platform Bounty:
We threw it out there not knowing if it would land, but it seemed like a few brave hackers did manage to pull this one off. The top prize for this bounty goes to Rafael de Souza Cardoso’s (@Rafared) quadratic voting platform, Vochaa.
Vochaa is a platform that protocols can use to conduct quadratic voting for any proposal they’re interested in. The number of credits each individual voter gets is proportional to their token holdings within a particular protocol, calculated upon logging in via Metamask. Your votes are square rooted (along principles of quadratic voting), and votes sent. The UI is functional and features complete, making it a top winner of this category.
Quote from Rafael, top prize winner of the Quadratic Voting Platform bounty
Similarly deserving of special mention is our 2nd prize winner, @DTIV.
Quote from @DTIV
Top Winner of Public Goods Bounty:
Akbar Idria’s (@akbaridria) project took away the first prize of $800 USDT for our public goods bounty for its very simple but useful one-page implementation of a trader joe fees calculator powered by Covalent API. It demonstrates the usefulness of Covalent API for data analytics work within a python environment.
So many great projects, so little space to feature them. You can find the full winners’ list here!
Special thanks to Gitcoin and all our hackers for making this event a successful one. See you all in the next hackathon!
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.
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 32+ blockchains. Covalent is trusted by a community of 27,000+ developers and powers data for 1000+ applications including 0x, Zerion, Rainbow Wallet, Rotki, Bitski and many others.