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Circle

$10,000

About

Circle's technology suite includes: A. Stablecoin Protocol: This protocol simplifies the store and transfer of USDC, Circle's stablecoin, ensuring secure, dollar-backed transactions on EVM-compatible blockchains. B. Cross Chain Transfer Protocol (CCTP): CCTP enables the secure movement of USDC across blockchain networks through a permissionless utility that burns and mints tokens natively. C. Circle Web3 Services: A suite of products that simplifies the creation of blockchain applications with intuitive interfaces for Web and Mobile use cases, including: - Programmable Wallets: Embeddable Web3 wallet technology for developer applications on mobile and web. - Smart Contract Platform: Tools for easy integration, creation, deployment, and management of smart contracts. - Gas Station: A service that abstracts away transaction gas fees for end-users, enabling gasless blockchain experiences when combined with programmable wallets.

Prizes

🏆 Best Application for Cross Border Payments$2,000
Build an application (either mobile or web app) that uses Circle products for cost-effective international money transfers, saving costs while enhancing margins. Examples of applications include: * Payroll platforms * International Remittances * Peer-to-Peer payments * Marketplaces Recommended Developer Tools: USDC, CCTP, Programmable Wallets, Smart Contract Platform, and Gas Station.

Qualification Requirements

Submissions will be evaluated based on the following parameters: - Functional MVP: Projects must demonstrate a working MVP pertinent to the event's focus area. Ensure that your MVP uses the recommended developer tools. - Development Documentation: Entrants should present a thoroughly documented development journey with a clear GitHub commit history reflective of ongoing, incremental work. - Integration Challenges and Feedback: Any API/Product integration difficulties must be fully logged in GitHub Issues, along with constructive critiques and improvement suggestions for the tools and documentation utilized. - Clear Presentation and Documentation: A video succinctly outlining the project's core functions and its effective use of Circle's Developer tools/tech is required, supported by well-explained and detailed documentation(e.g well-formatted README).

🏆 Best Application for Dollar Access$2,000
Build an application (either mobile or web app) with use cases that utilize Circle products to provide global access to digital dollars, offering financial stability through the ability to hold and transact in digital dollars. The application will provide a stable store of value to users worldwide without needing a bank account. Examples may include the following; - Wallets, - Consumer apps, - Payments apps. Recommended Developer Tools: USDC, CCTP, Programmable Wallets, Smart Contract Platform, and Gas Station.

Qualification Requirements

Submissions will be evaluated based on the following parameters: - Functional MVP: Projects must demonstrate a working MVP pertinent to this category focus area - Dollar Access. Ensure that your MVP uses the recommended developer tools. - Development Documentation: Entrants should present a thoroughly documented development journey with a clear GitHub commit history reflective of ongoing, incremental work. - Integration Challenges and Feedback: Any API/Product integration difficulties must be fully logged in GitHub Issues, along with constructive critiques and improvement suggestions for the tools and documentation utilized. - Clear Presentation and Documentation: A video succinctly outlining the project's core functions and its effective use of Circle's Developer tools/tech is required, supported by well-explained and detailed documentation(e.g well-formatted README).

🏆 Best Application for Crypto Capital Markets$2,000
Build an application (either mobile or web app/service integration) with use cases involving USDC & Circle products for DeFi activities such as trading, lending digital assets, saving, etc. Users of the application should be able use USDC in your app to enable to trade, borrow, and lend with the most widely Circle's stablecoins. Examples may include the following; - Using USDC as collateral for borrowing and lending digital assets, - Providing loans with USDC - Trading against various crypto assets. Recommended Developer Tools: USDC, CCTP, Programmable Wallets, Smart Contract Platform, and Gas Station.

Qualification Requirements

Submissions will be evaluated based on the following parameters: - Functional MVP: Projects must demonstrate a working MVP pertinent to this category's focus area - Crypto Capital Markets. Ensure that your MVP uses the recommended developer tools. - Development Documentation: Entrants should present a thoroughly documented development journey with a clear GitHub commit history reflective of ongoing, incremental work. - Integration Challenges and Feedback: Any API/Product integration difficulties must be fully logged in GitHub Issues, along with constructive critiques and improvement suggestions for the tools and documentation utilized. - Clear Presentation and Documentation: A video succinctly outlining the project's core functions and its effective use of Circle's Developer tools/tech is required, supported by well-explained and detailed documentation(e.g well-formatted README).

🏆 Best Applications for Emerging Use Cases with Circle Products$4,000
   ① $2,500       ② $1,500   
Build an application (either mobile or web app) that focuses on innovative solutions outside or a combination of other Circle's categories. Using Circle products and services, build novel and bespoke applications that will change the landscape of Web3 now and in the future. Examples may include the following; - Use USDC and Programmable Wallets in an AI use case around payments for inferences or compute. Extra points for developing AI agents that can bank themselves by receiving USDC for tasks they perform, and spending USDC on services or other AI agents to complete more tasks. - A Web3 social platform empowering secure transactions and sustainable growth through trusted identities and digital content creation. - A creator-focused platform that utilizes USDC and smart contracts for content production, distribution, and monetization with full creator control and ownership. - A DeFi application that leverages CCTP for improved interoperability, enabling cross-chain payments and swaps with enhanced security and liquidity. - Gaming applications

Qualification Requirements

Submissions will be evaluated based on the following parameters: - Functional MVP: Projects must demonstrate a working MVP pertinent to the category's focus area - Emerging Use Case. Ensure that your MVP uses the recommended developer tools. - Development Documentation: Entrants should present a thoroughly documented development journey with a clear GitHub commit history reflective of ongoing, incremental work. - Integration Challenges and Feedback: Any API/Product integration difficulties must be fully logged in GitHub Issues, along with constructive critiques and improvement suggestions for the tools and documentation utilized. - Clear Presentation and Documentation: A video succinctly outlining the project's core functions and its effective use of Circle's Developer tools/tech is required, supported by well-explained and detailed documentation(e.g well-formatted README).

Workshop

🛠️ Create Gasless Transaction with Circle's ...

In our 20-min workshop, you will learn how to address blockchain UX and gas fee challenges with Circle's Programmab...

This workshop is happening in-person

03:20 PM GMT — Friday, Mar 15, 2024 in Workshop Room 2