Outlier Ventures, a European blockchain accelerator ecosystem, announced today that Polygon, an expansion platform for Ethereum, has been selected as Outlier’s latest Base Camp accelerator program.
To date, since 2014, Outlier Ventures has accelerated more than 90 Web3 startups and developed a network of thousands of blockchain founders through its Ascent consulting program and quarterly Diffusion community activities. Outlier Ventures organizes this five-month rigorous accelerator program by cooperating with the mentors of Polygon and its ecosystem participants, which has the unique advantage of stimulating developer activity and growth on the Polygon network.
The Polygon ecosystem became the center of expanding Ethereum-based applications in 2021. The value of more than 10 billion US dollars locked in the ecosystem is collected through the bridge from Ethereum. It is expected that hundreds of millions of dedicated venture capital will enter the field for start-ups. The construction is funded on the polygon.
After the successful launch Ecosystem accelerator In collaboration with companies such as Polkadot and Filecoin, Outlier Ventures is looking for various teams using Polygon-from crypto locals to Web2 founders and corporate professionals-to build high-growth startups and decentralized applications and networks .
The Polygon x Base Camp Accelerator program is now open for applications and will start in early 2022.
In addition to gaining access to Outlier Ventures’ leading Web3 founder mentor network, up to eight teams will join a five-month intensive program that supports founders in fundraising, community development, token design and implementation, and business Model innovation and governance.
The accelerator will also serve as a catalyst for the founders to develop projects in the context of Outlier Ventures’ Open Metaverse paper, which is an alternative design toolkit based on user-centricity and the principles of identity, data and wealth sovereignty.
Projects will be selected based on their ability to develop the Polygon ecosystem, focusing on the following use cases and tools:
NFT and games
- NFT franchise and media studio
- NFT market
- Play games to make money
Game ecosystem and infrastructure
- Game studio
- Game Engine
- Lossless Lottery
- Decentralized music royalties
- Support Polygon’s B2B solutions and services
- Developer tools and smart contracts
- DAO infrastructure
- IoT infrastructure
- File storage
- Oracles and data management
- Wallet and access service cross-chain
- Sustainability and environmental impact
Go to financial institution
- Decentralized banking and related services
- Crowdfunding DApp
- Revenue aggregator
- Support Polygon’s hosting service
- Multi-chain DEX
- DeFi/Game Combo
- Insurance measures
- Fixed interest solution
- Decentralized perpetual contract
- Support Polygon’s DeFi related services
- Decentralized social media
- Support Polygon’s decentralized legal services
- Support Polygon’s identity and privacy enhancement services
- Supply chain tracking
“Polygon helps take the Ethereum ecosystem to the next level, enabling new use cases that require low fees and high throughput transactions, so it is our natural partner to help accelerate the Web3 ecosystem.”
–Jamie Burke, founder and CEO of Outlier Ventures
Outlier Ventures aims to invest in a diverse group of founders and encourage teams from all backgrounds, especially teams from Web3 and underrepresented communities in the technology industry to apply.
“As the leading solution for Ethereum expansion and infrastructure development, supporting and encouraging the development of Polygon is crucial because the network is essential to the wider Web 3 growth. Therefore, we are very pleased that Polygon has been selected as Outlier’s latest accelerator The plan. Following the success of the previous accelerator, we have high hopes that the plan will discover the best services that the Polygon network can provide to help drive developer activity and accelerate the development of the ecosystem.”
– Sandeep Nailwal, co-founder of Polygon