ZURICH – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –vsrowdEats won a grant from DFINITY Foundationdevelopment program to build on the Internet computer.
The mission of crowdEats is to fix the broken online notification system. On platforms like Yelp, 20% of reviews are paid by companies trying to improve their rankings (or competitors who hope to torpedo their rivals).1
crowdEats solves this problem with blockchain technology that encourages honest and participatory reviews, moderated by real people who are rewarded based on their contribution. For decades, online assessment companies have taken advantage of free labor. But with crowdEats, users can finally get their share – and have confidence that their list restaurant ratings are genuine.
To support the growth of this platform, DFINITY has awarded crowdEats an Internet Computer Development Grant (PKI). The PKI has attracted thousands of developers and hundreds of thousands of users of its decentralized apps (dapps) just months after launching in May 2021. Decentralized versions of Reddit, WhatsApp, LinkedIn, Medium, Dropbox, and Trello – as well as DeFi platforms, NFT marketplaces and games – are already operational with users on the Internet computer.
The DFINITY Developer Grants Program aims to catalyze the growth of the Internet Computer ecosystem and make Internet Computer accessible and accessible to more developers around the world by supporting promising teams. Each grant is designed to give projects a lead to focus on key areas of development, including:
Integrations and APIs
Open Internet Services
Cartridge Development Kits (CDKs) and Agents
The DFINITY Foundation is committed to providing follow-up grants to projects that show progress against the initial grants.
Sixty-five grantees have so far received $ 1,145,000 of nearly a quarter of a billion dollars offered by DFINITY’s grant program since May 2021. It is the largest developer grant program in the industry. of the blockchain. You can find a complete list of grant recipients and instructions on how to apply. here.
The grant program is a form of non-dilutive funding for up-and-coming projects that solve critical issues in the next phase of our connected world. Please note that this program is not intended to be a source of venture capital funding. If you are actively fundraising, consider applying to the Beacon Fund.
About the Internet Computer
The Internet computer is the world’s first public blockchain operating at web speed at scale of the Internet. A revolutionary blockchain technology that enables millions of entrepreneurs and developers via Internet Computer Protocol (ICP) to build dapps, DeFi products, pan-industry platforms, websites and enterprise systems for rebuild and reinvent everything on the Internet. It was created by the DFINITY Foundation.