Female participation at TEZASIA 2023 is up by 43% from last year, showing a growing number of women developers in India.
The TEZASIA Hackathon saw participation from India and beyond—other countries including Australia, Brazil, and Mali.
India, October 11, 2023: Tezos India, a leading blockchain adoption entity, announced the successful completion of TEZASIA 2023, one of Asia’s largest Tezos hackathons. Spanning an entire month, this hackathon drew participation from more than 14,000 developers, reinforcing its position as a pivotal event in the Asian developer community. The primary objective of this event was to nurture blockchain talent and promote awareness of Tezos blockchain technology in Asia.
The hackathon received an overwhelming response, with over 1000+ project ideas submitted, resulting in the creation of more than 200+ projects. These projects showcase the immense potential of blockchain technology to revolutionise various industries.
Speaking about the remarkable success of TEZASIA Hackathon 2023, Poorvi Sachar, Head of Operations at Tezos India, expressed her enthusiasm, stating, “TEZASIA Hackathon 2023 marks a significant milestone for Tezos India and the broader blockchain industry. Our mission is to eliminate barriers to blockchain technology adoption by bringing together developers, companies, and Web3 innovators on a unified platform. I am delighted to witness the rich and diverse talent pool within the blockchain community, capable of positioning India as a global hub for Web3 innovation.”
She added, “The high-quality projects delivered by participants have opened new horizons for innovation, and Tezos India remains committed to simplifying blockchain technology for its widespread adoption.”
Tezos India is dedicated to providing continued support to the projects that emerged from the TEZASIA Hackathon 2023 as they embark on their innovation journey. Annexure I below is a list of nine projects selected for the final pitch in front of an esteemed panel of judges (not ranked):
The Demo Day at the TEZASIA Hackathon 2023 featured a distinguished panel of judges at the forefront of their respective fields. The esteemed judges included Om Malviya, President of Tezos India; Amanjot Malhotra, Head of Growth at Tezos India; Ayush Patel, Startup Analyst at Builders Trube; Vishal Sanap, Cofounder at Graviton; and Pranav, Head of Capital at Foundership.
The feedback from participants was highly encouraging. During the hackathon, the developers found Tezos tools highly useful and appreciated Tezos India’s inclusive approach towards blockchain governance. The developers really liked the on-chain protocol upgrades, which allow active participation from the community in the evolution of Tezos Blockchain.
Overall, the TEZASIA Hackathon 2023 stands as a testament to the thriving blockchain ecosystem in Asia and the global potential of Tezos technology. The remarkable turnout of developers, the innovative projects, and the spirit of collaboration demonstrated throughout the event confirm that the hackathon was a resounding success, further solidifying Tezos India’s commitment to advancing blockchain innovation.
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