Getting Started with Kadena’s Technical Grant Process

PROCESS

  • Decentralized exchanges (e.g., order book, automated market makers )
  • Stablecoins that fall into one of these four categories:
    (FIAT-COLLATERALIZED, COMMODITY-COLLATERALIZED
    CRYPTO-COLLATERALIZED, NON-COLLATERALIZED)
  • Lending / Borrowing
  • Insurance
  • Payments (e.g., credit cards, shopping online, etc.)
  • Fund management
  • Derivatives (Real Estate, futures, options, tokenized stocks, etc.)
  • Lottery(e.g., EthFair).
  • (De)centralized bridges to other networks such as Kadenaswap
  • Smart contract language tools
  • Visual Studio Code extension that adds support for Pact
  • IDE package with Pact debugging
  • API client in various languages
  • Frameworks
  • Smart contract development, testing, and deployment framework (equivalent to Truffle for Ethereum)
  • Oracles / Off-chain data
  • Dashboard monitoring of Kadena-related service performance and status
  • Open source node explorer / mempool dashboard
  • Node management/application hosting (equivalent to Infura for Ethereum)
  • Alternative block explorer — relational index of blockchain data — visualizing transactions, addresses, tokens, prices, and other activities
  • Hardware wallet integration
  • Dedicated or multi-asset mobile wallet support
  • A wallet that abstracts over multiple chains
  • Title and succinct description of the project
  • The incentive behind the project and what impact you would like to see
  • Your reason why you chose to build on Kadena
  • Organization: Indicate team member roles, including who is the team leader and any advisors
  • Background: A concise bio of relevant experience and completed projects
  • GitHub profile link
  • LinkedIn profile link
  • Legal structure: Legal name, entity type, and registered address (needed for grant contract, may be shared privately)
  • The entity website link (if available)
  • Entity GitHub link (if available)
  • Milestone title
  • Milestone summary / objective
  • Deliverables Summary Table per example
  • Deliverables Summary Table Example
  • Fully public: Public application and public funding amount requested
  • Partially public: Public application and private funding amount requested
  • Fully private: Private application and private funding amount requested
  • Move the application into the appropriate folder; Prompted or Unprompted
  • Label the file as “project_name.md”
  • Fill out the complete application template
  • Once complete, click on “create a new pull request.”
  • Email questions and private applications to build@kadena.io

Overview of the Kadena Technical Grants Process:

  • Email subject: Format should be “Technical Grants Application — [project name].md”
  • Email body: Paste a completed application following the format of the Technical Grants Application Template.
  • The Grants Review Committee will inquire about the applications if it is needed to make a decision.
  • It will take approximately 4 weeks after receiving an application for Kadena to notify application team leads if their project has been accepted for grant funding.
https://github.com/kadena-io/technical-grants

To get started from scratch, run the following commands on the terminal on npm/yarn.

  1. $ npm install -g create-pact-app
  2. $ create-pact-app
  3. Follow cli options to configure your project

BONUS

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