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BNB Chain Partners with CyberConnect for Global Hackathon: Connected 2023

Global hackathon begins immediately with judges and mentors from major Web3 projects assisting in the production.

Connected 2023 Global Web3 Hackathon

BNB Chain has announced a partnership with CyberConnect to launch a social Web3 hackathon.

The hackathon will take place from Feb 7 - March 13, according to a press release shared with BSC News. Applications to participate will remain open until February 20. The hackathon begins with immediate effect featuring over $50,000 in prizes available, project support, and more.

“Connected 2023 aims to empower a new generation of innovators by helping them bring their Web3 social ideas to life and then to market. With this event, BNB Chain and CyberConnect will empower passionate builders to kick start their journey and grow their hacks into fundable protocols," said Wilson Wei from CyberConnect.

The hackathon will have an array of ways for participants to get involved, ranging from individualized workshops, developer info sessions, team-matching sessions, and more.

The event features cosponsors Notifi, Lit, Livepeer, and XMTP plus mentors and judges from major names like Animoca Brands, Multicoin Capital, StepN, and Binance.

Interested projects can apply here.

BNB Chain is also running a concurrent developer competition called Game Jam. Running during the entire month of February, Game Jam is a healthy competition to develop social games where projects can compete for similar incubation support as the CyberConnect 2023, however, it is more specific to BNB Chain.

What is BNB Chain:

Previously known as the Binance Smart Chain (BSC), BNB Chain is a community-driven, decentralized, and censorship-resistant blockchain that is powered by Binance. It consists of BNB Beacon Chain and BNB Smart Chain, EVM compatible and facilitating a multi-chain ecosystem. Through the concept of MetaFI, BNB Chain aims to build the infrastructure to power the world’s parallel virtual ecosystem.

Find more about BNB Chain here:

Website | Twitter | Discord | Telegram | GitHub |

What is CyberConnect:

CyberConnect is a decentralized social graph protocol with identity self-sovereignty and network effects. It enables users to create profiles on BNBChain as the anchor of users’ decentralized identities. Profile owners can travel across dApps seamlessly without worrying about recreating their network on every new platform. With CyberConnect, users own their social graph, content, monetization channels, and more social data. for example is built on CyberConnect and has more than 1,100 verified organization clients, 23k users’ all-in-on link profiles, and 200k monthly active users issued more than 1m social-related transactions on BNB Chain.

Where to find CyberConnect:

Website | Twitter | Discord | GitHub |

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