- The Solana Foundation is partnering with an online platform called Colosseum to drive builder adoption in the ecosystem.
- Colosseum will manage hackathons and an accelerator program to attract developers and startups to the Solana ecosystem.
- The organization plans to hold two to three annual online hackathons for the Solana Foundation and the Colosseum Accelerator, a five-week program for hackathon winners to join the Solana ecosystem.
- Projects accepted into the accelerator program will receive a $250,000 pre-seed investment from Colosseum.
Colosseum to Drive Builder Adoption in Solana Ecosystem Through Hackathons and Accelerator Program
The Solana Foundation has partnered with an online platform called Colosseum to boost builder adoption in the Solana ecosystem. Colosseum will be responsible for managing hackathons and an accelerator program aimed at attracting developers and startups to the ecosystem.
The partnership will involve running two to three online hackathons each year for the Solana Foundation and the Colosseum Accelerator. The accelerator program is a five-week program designed to fast-track hackathon winners into the Solana ecosystem. Additionally, projects accepted into the accelerator program will receive a pre-seed investment of $250,000 from Colosseum.
Matty Taylor, co-founder of Colosseum and former head of growth at the Solana Foundation, believes that the Solana ecosystem has made significant strides in becoming more developer-friendly since its inception.
The collaboration between the Solana Foundation and Colosseum is an exciting development for the Solana ecosystem. By partnering with an experienced online platform focused on hackathons and accelerators, the Solana Foundation aims to attract talented developers and startups, further strengthening its position as a leading blockchain platform. The pre-seed investment offered by Colosseum also provides an additional incentive for participants to join the accelerator program and contribute to the growth of the Solana ecosystem. Overall, this initiative demonstrates the commitment of the Solana Foundation to foster developer adoption and promote innovation in the blockchain industry.