The Oasis Foundation is excited to announce the launch of the Oasis — MetaMind Blockchain Accelerator, with a total of $3.5 million of available funding to support privacy and DeFi applications. This premium program is co-organized with MetaMind Labs, an initiative & partnership from a collective of investment, acceleration & advisory partners focused on blockchain technology.
This 12-week accelerator program will provide selected teams with end-to-end support, mentoring from high-profile mentors, and workshops for strategy formulation and go-to-market execution.
The teams selected will receive a Grant of $20K each from the $500K ROSE funding pool to kick off their projects. At the end of the program, a big Demo Day will take place where teams will be able to raise additional funding from a variety of the world’s leading investors. On top of that, the Oasis Foundation will invest up to $3 million to support selected projects in the accelerator.
Ekin Tuna, Head of Business Development at Oasis Foundation, said: “We are launching one of the most exclusive Blockchain Accelerators to support the next wave of startups looking to build DApps on Oasis in safe and secure ways that simply were not possible before.”
Teams can apply here to join the Oasis — MetaMind Blockchain Accelerator until January 10, 2022, at midnight EST, and the program will officially launch on February 2, 2022, and last 3 months.
We will be running a series of pre-launch international roadshows with major global tech hubs. These events (both on-site and virtual) focus on specific topics which will allow interested teams to learn more about the Oasis — MetaMind Blockchain Accelerator program before applying.
- London — Dialling into the UK’s FinTech and Cyber specialists
- Singapore — Collaborating with the world’s best Universities & Academics
- Dubai — All things Future City, Future Facing & Future Tech
- USA — Taking advantage of the huge US startup scene
We will provide more information about each event and how to attend it soon via the website.
Alex Potter, from MetaMind Labs; “Oasis has developed impressive technology that can truly solve some of the major scalability, privacy and security issues we’ve seen in the ecosystem. Not only that, but the ecosystem that surrounds Oasis, from the entrepreneurial to the academic, is genuinely world-leading. As a result, I’m extremely excited to see how the next generation of blockchain entrepreneurs can leverage this to take their applications and startups to the next level; heights that simply couldn’t be reached before now!”
About Oasis Protocol
Oasis is the leading decentralized, privacy-enabled, layer-1 blockchain network. Combined with its high throughput, low gas fees and secure architecture, the Oasis Network is able to power scalable DeFi, revolutionizing Open Finance and expanding it beyond traders and early adopters to a mass market.Oasis has many key backers including Andreessen Horowitz, Accel, and Binance Labs, and several projects already building on its network & partners such as the CryptoSafe Alliance with Binance, The BMW Group, Chainlink, Balancer, and others.
About MetaMind Labs
MetaMind Labs is an initiative & partnership from a collective of investment, acceleration & advisory partners focused on blockchain technology. With a very strong presence in Europe in particular, their ecosystem of investment firms, corporate partners, service providers, universities, and student associations support the most innovative startups in the blockchain space.
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