ConsenSys will issue grants for 500 thousand dollars for the development of infrastructure Ethereum projects
On Friday at DevCon4, ConsenSys founder Joseph Lubin announced a $ 500,000 ConsenSys Grants program to support Ethereum-based projects. Grants in the amount of 10 and 25 thousand dollars will begin to be issued in 2019, writes ETHNews.
The grant program “focuses on every element of the ecosystem Ethereum“And blockchain technologies – from media creation before blockchain-education. ConsenSys Company was founded by Joseph Lubin in 2015 and currently has over 1,100 employees.
Grants will be distributed through the Gitcoin platform – this, according to her website, “developer community, where they are may collaborate and monetize your skills with awards by working on open source projects. ” According to a press release, the ConsenSys program aims to then, to meet the needs networks Ethereum in “improved functionality at large scale”.
When help these ConsenSys grants “will be support projects in areas such as infrastructure, research, experience user, development, compatibility and tools for developers “. Categories will also “be determined by the Ethereum community”.
ConsenSys has many branches, including ConsenSys Ventures and ConsenSys Academy. The first company at the end of 2017 started directly invest in developing blockchain–company, developing their technologies based on Ethereum, and in May 2018 of the year officially launched business accelerator Tachyon. The second the same in September 2018, partnered with Coursera to build a non-technical blockchain course on it.
Recently ConsenSys acquired space company Planetary Resources.