Cronos, a blockchain ecosystem constructed by main crypto alternate Crypto.com, introduced the launch of an accelerator program to fast-track developments throughout the decentralized finance (DeFi), Web3 and Metaverse house, amongst others.
Driving the initiative, the Cronos Accelerator Program is backed by $100 million to assist crypto initiatives within the seed and pre-seed phases looking for mentorship, funding and development. In response to the announcement, initiatives shortlisted for the accelerator program can be matched with appropriate mentors.
A number of the outstanding funding companions backing the Cronos Accelerator Program embody Mechanism Capital, Spartan Labs, IOSG Ventures, OK Blockchain Capital, AP Capital, Altcoin Buzz and Dorahacks. Cronos plans to onboard different companions sooner or later. Offering additional readability into this system, Cronos managing director Ken Timsit added:
“Within the present local weather, it’s extra vital than ever to place our heads down and begin constructing aggressively.”
Timsit goals to boost the potential of initiatives by offering end-to-end assist throughout the challenge’s operations. As a part of this initiative, Cronos’ Web3 startup accelerator arm Cronos Labs conducts weekly workshops that cowl numerous features of constructing crypto initiatives.
Aspiring initiatives get the chance to obtain between $100,000–$300,000 seed funding along with having the choice for extra grant funding. Along with mentorship and different advertising and marketing initiatives, initiatives will have the ability to combine into Crypto.com’s ecosystem together with a DeFi pockets, crypto alternate and nonfungible token market.
Associated: Philippines to discover blockchain use instances, launches coaching program
The Division of Science and Expertise (DOST) within the Philippines not too long ago launched a coaching program for researchers to examine the feasibility of blockchain know-how throughout the healthcare, monetary assist and emergency help industries.
Enrico Paringit, a DOST official, highlighted the division’s intent to “construct non-cryptocurrency functions” and concurrently produce blockchain improvement specialists for ramping up the federal government’s in-house initiatives.