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$100,000 (terms apply)
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Up to $300k
MOVE Web3 forward
Learn more about Aptos
Aptos is a next-generation Layer 1 blockchain.
Aptos’ breakthrough technology and programming language, Move, are designed to evolve, improve performance and strengthen user safeguards. Aptos Foundation, is dedicated to supporting the development of the Aptos protocol, decentralized network and ecosystem and driving engagement with the Aptos ecosystem.
By unlocking a blockchain with seamless usability, Aptos Foundation aims to bring the benefits of decentralization to the masses.
Keep up to date with Aptos: Check out the Aptos Website or follow on Twitter.
What is Move?
The Move language, through its accessibility, can help onboard the next generation of Web2 builders into Web3. Focused on simple, easy-to-use, UI/UX, the Aptos Move adapter helps alleviate many of the barriers to entry that are endemic to the Web3 space today. On the technical side, the Aptos protocol is equipped to alleviate the famous “scalability trilemma”, making development easier without compromising on scalability, while also supporting and accelerating the next generation of developers to build those applications.
We pride ourselves on offering developers one of the most approachable building experiences in Web3, in part due to the Move programming language, and our team’s steadfast commitment to enhancing the user experience at every touchpoint within the Aptos ecosystem
CEO and co-founder of Aptos Labs
Why we believe in Aptos shaping Web3 in 2023
Commitment to mainstream Web3 through user friendliness, scalability and supporting a safer Web3
The Aptos protocol is equipped to alleviate the famous “scalability trilemma”, making development easier without compromising on scalability, while also supporting and accelerating the next generation of developers to build those applications.
Aptos is devoted to developers allowing ease of development & safety through the Move language, upgradability, seamless asset & metadata integration and the ability to drive the roadmap based on ecosystem feedback
What projects are we looking for
Increase Aptos’ decentralization without compromising scalability and reinforce the core infrastructure to foster a strong developer ecosystem.
- Validator tools to increase # of nodes
- Core DeFi & gaming primitives including interoperability, liquidity and data management solutions
- Software Development Kits (SDKs)
Aptos native use cases
Attract non-mercenary devs by supporting use cases that can’t scale within the ethereum ecosystem and that require Aptos’ throughput, low latency and ease of development.
- Scaled DeFi
- On-chain gaming engines
- DID solutions
Onboard the next billion users through solutions offering an unprecedented web3/crypto user experience.
- Safe and flexible asset, key and wallet management
- DAO collaboration solutions
- Decentralised Social Media
What do startups get out of the program?
- Program onboarding
- Refinement of vision and direction
- Project roadmap
- Mentor feedback synthesis
- Goals & OKR setting
- Mentor matching
Expert workshops on:
- Token design
- Community building
- Tokenomics and fundraising
- + more
Tailored support on:
- + more
- Pitch deck refinement
- Building strategy execution
- Fundraising strategy alignment
- Investor pitch days
- + more
End of program opportunity to showcase your solution and pitch in front of the Outlier Ventures investor network.
What we offer
In return for
If we think of the Metaverse as a far off destination we will almost definitely sleep walk into not addressing some fundamental design choices.
Jamie BurkeCEO, Outlier Ventures