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Announcing Moralis + Cronos Integration and Web3 Metaverse Hackathon
Moralis and Cronos are joining forces to support innovative NFT, GameFi and Metaverse Dapps
Moralis and Cronos are joining forces to
support innovative NFT, GameFi and Metaverse Dapps
New York, June 22th, 2022 — Cronos and Moralis are pleased to announce that Cronos chain is now supported by the Moralis suite of developer tools and APIs for Web3 developers. To celebrate this partnership, the Moralis Cronos Web3 Metaverse Hackathon is a virtual hackathon that will take place from August 20th to September 25th, 2022, with $60,000 in prizes already committed and more to be announced. Applications are now open until August 15th, 2022.
Moralis + Cronos Integration
Cronos is the leading EVM-compatible blockchain network for the next billion Web3 users, supported by Crypto.com, Crypto.org, and more than 250 applications and partners.
Starting today, Web3 application developers can radically simplify their workflow by accessing the Moralis suite of developer tools on Cronos chain, including high-performance JSON-RPC endpoints, cryptocurrency and NFT data indexers, and other advanced functionalities. Cronos integration is available for Moralis Identity, Moralis Real-Time, Moralis API and Moralis SDK.
Application developers can offer easy Cronos chain connection to their end-users via injected Web3 wallets (MetaMask, Trust Wallet) as well as other wallets using Wallet Connect. Native integration of the Crypto.com DeFi Wallet will be available in the coming weeks.
Ken Timsit, Managing Director of Cronos and Cronos Labs, says:
“Moralis enables developers to build decentralized applications like never before, particularly Web2 and game developers who are new to Web3 technology. Moralis is one of the most developer-friendly companies in our space. Their documentation and tutorials are world class, and their products make it easy to add blockchain functionality to any application with just a few lines of code.”
Web3 Metaverse Hackathon by Moralis and Cronos
Moralis and Cronos Labs are proud to announce the Moralis Cronos Web3 Hackathon, stretching from August 20th to September 25th, 2022 with 60,000 USD in prizes already committed and more to be announced.
In order to be eligible for a prize, hackathon participants must build a Gaming, GameFi or Metaverse application on the Cronos blockchain, and have a working prototype or MVP available to demo at the conclusion of the hackathon.
Team and individual applications are open until August 15th, 2022 at this link. Individual applicants will be able to look for teammates on a dedicated Discord channel that they will be given access to (starting on July 20th, 2022).
“Teaming up with Cronos for the Web3 Metaverse Hackathon is a dream come true for us,” says Ivan on Tech, CEO of Moralis. “The Cronos integration is an exciting opportunity for the developer community to build the Web3 games of tomorrow. We can’t wait to see what they come up with!”
The Moralis Cronos Web3 Metaverse Hackathon will be the definitive Web3 NFT, gaming and metaverse hackathon during the summer of 2022. Cronos, Moralis and other partners (to be announced) will share market insights at the launch of the hackathon and will be available throughout the hackathon for developers to hear perspectives on the cutting edge of GameFi and how to stand out in a fast-moving ecosystem.
Cronos (cronos.org) is the first EVM-compatible layer 1 blockchain network built on the Cosmos SDK, supported by Crypto.com, Crypto.org and more than 250 app developers and partners. Our mission is to make it easy and safe for the next billion crypto users to adopt Web3, with a focus on DeFi and GameFi.
Cronos has already skyrocketed to top 7 position among all chains by total value locked (TVL) and is used by >800,000 users, growing at 20% per month. Cronos is powered by the Cronos ($CRO) cryptocurrency, which powers an ecosystem of more than 50 million users worldwide.
When developers build on Cronos, they can leverage: all Ethereum developer tools (Solidity, Truffle, Hardhat, OpenZeppelin, Web3.js, ethers.js, ChainSafe Gaming SDK, etc.); several leading wallets (MetaMask, Crypto.com Defi Wallet, Trust Wallet); wrapped versions of the world’s top 50 cryptocurrencies; Cronos Play, a suite of developer tools for Unity, C++ and Unreal game developers; IBC cross-chain connectivity to Cosmos chains; and a rich ecosystem of composable DeFi and GameFi Dapps.
Cronos is supported by Cronos Labs, the ecosystem grant fund, web3 start-up accelerator, and incubator of Cronos chain.
Moralis is a leading Web3 development platform and the best way to build web3 projects. More specifically, Moralis offers a frictionless, full workflow for developing dapps, which cuts an average of 87% of projects’ development time. Regardless of whether you’re looking to build a GameFi, NFT, DeFi, metaverse, or web3 project, Moralis gives you effortless access to a full backend blockchain infrastructure!
Moralis also comes with the Moralis Unity SDK, giving developers access to a state-of-the-art web3 game development platform. This means developers can create compelling GameFi experiences at blazing speeds!