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Judges and Sponsor Prizes

Exciting news today! We have the pleasure of announcing who will be judging your projects and the prize structure of the Sponsor Prizes today.

 

Judges

So far we have confirmed 20 Judges which include leaders from NEAR, the Sponsors, and multiple Venture Capital firms who are all looking forward to seeing what you build in the NEAR MetaBUILD Hackathon. 


Illia Polosukhin
NEAR Inc
Co-Founder

 


Marieke Flament
NEAR Foundation
CEO


Avichal Garg
Electric Capital
Managing Partner

 


Linda Xie
Scalar Capital
Co-founder


Gleb Dudka
Greenfield One
Senior Associate

 


Riqi
Paras Digital
Founder 


Quera Huang
Damo Labs
Founder

 


Carolin Wend
Mintbase
COO

See all Judges

 

Sponsor Prizes 

It is official! We have 35 Sponsor Challenges that you can accept on top of the main hackathon tracks. Each Sponsor Challenge will be looking to award a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winner with the below prizes:

First Place - $3000 USD in NEAR

Second Place - $2000 USD in NEAR

Third Place - $1000 USD in NEAR

There are also 4 Bonus Sponsor Prize Pools of $10,000 USD in NEAR. Those Bonus Sponsor Prize Pools will be divided and awarded to up to 5 projects per pool, which means a winner of a Bonus Sponsor Prize will get a minimum of $2,000 USD in NEAR.

 

Good luck and happy building!