Be an architect in Zilliqa's decentralized universe
Applications are open
Build on Zilliqa and contribute to the open metaverse with us today. Apply by June 5, 2022, 23:59 ET to be eligible for the program.
July 14 – Nov 4, 2022
Collaborate on the next dApp on Zilliqa with us
Take ideation to the next level with ZILHive, Zilliqa’s ecosystem growth arm. The ZILHive Incubator is a multi-phase incubator program aimed at nurturing passionate Zilliqa builders to learn, grow, and connect with other like-minded peers.
Better understand Web3 and the fundamentals of Scilla and work alongside other collaborators in the ZILHive community to build on Zilliqa today.
The ZILHive Incubator is set to commence from July 14 to Nov 4, 2022. Register by June 5, 23:59 ET to be eligible for the program.
What’s in it for me?
Interested participants can look forward to enjoying these key benefits of the ZILHive Incubator Program:
Growing the Zilliqa ecosystem
We have graduated 14 projects in our inaugural launch in 2021, with 6 entering the ZILHive Accelerator:
Kickstart your ZILHive Incubator journey
Working professionals and developers will go through a specific blockchain bootcamp course tailored for your specification.
Working professionals (PMET)
The PMET Blockchain Course is a business-centric programme designed for Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians. The course will introduce blockchain fundamentals with a deep dive into real world business use-cases for blockchain technology.
– Overview of decentralized finance
– Introduction to blockchain, smart contracts and STOs
– Tokenize and compliance, custody and dividened/rental modules
– Stablecoins and identity
ZILHive Developer Bootcamp is designed for web developers who are looking to kickstart their blockchain career. This course will enable web developers to upskill and learn how to build decentralised applications on the Zilliqa blockchain platform.
– Introduction to the Zilliqa protocol
– Smart contract with Scilla language
– Decentralised web applications
– Zilliqa/Scilla team sharing + Q&A
Get started with zero cost required
Participation in this programme is free and fully sponsored by Zilliqa. Kickstart your journey into Zilliqa’s blockchain ecosystem today when you apply for ZILHive’s Incubator Programme.
Enhance your blockchain journey with our network of resources
ZILHive aims to provide holistic support to all entrepreneurs and developers building on the Zilliqa platform, no matter your business’s stage of maturity. Take a closer look at our roadmap to plan the next step in your journey.
Frequently asked questions
Determining your eligibility
We do not discriminate — anyone interested to build on Zilliqa is welcome.
We would prefer if program participants are familiar with the basics of blockchain for us to delve deep into Scilla and how you can build the next unicorn dApp on Zilliqa.
We are ultimately looking for passionate builders (developers, or founders) with an open mindset to learn and grow together. Technical skills, prior experience with Scilla, and business experience would be a good to have. We are not concerned with demographic range, prior Zilliqa affiliation, or geographic location.
Yes. The ZILHive Incubator will only accept individuals or teams who intends to build on the Zilliqa protocol.
Yes, you may apply for the programme as ZILHive Incubator is a global virtual programme. If you’re accepted in the programme, you will not need to obtain a visa for the virtual programme.
No, the ZILHive Incubator is a part-time virtual program. The timing of these program sessions will be determined at a later date to accommodate our future cohort.
Applications will be processed on a rolling basis. You will hear back from us soon if you are shortlisted to join the Incubator Program.
Yes, you can apply to the program as an individual or as part of a team. Individuals will be matched with others who possess different competencies to ensure fairness across the board. However, we are open to having participants progress as a solo team if they believe that they have the comprehensive skillsets to build on their own.
Yes. However, we will eventually require teams to narrow down to one idea to focus on.
Yes. However, we will require a commitment level of 90% for all sessions conducted during the Incubator.
Not to worry! There will be opportunities for you to hang out and get to know your cohort. This will help you find a suitable co-founder, or teammates, that you would love to work with.
Program fees are fully sponsored by ZILHive.. No cost is required to be part of the programme.
We will not be providing any office spaces or living accommodations during the course of the programme as it is held virtually.
Other Program Details
Yes. Participants with promising projects will be eligible for grants and investments from ZILHive Ventures.
As the ecosystem arm of Zilliqa, ZILHive is incentivised to support all projects building on the Zilliqa blockchain. We treat all application data as confidential information.
Our key focuses for 2022 would be on DeFi, cross-chain interoperability, and the metaversal ecosystem (NFTs/ gaming).
Mentors are still being determined based on their availability and the commitment period. More details will be updated here, or over on our Discord.
Build your team with ZILHive today
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