Encode L2 Hack: Metis Challenges!

Metis
3 min readOct 17, 2022

Calling all developers!

Metis is pleased to sponsor Encode’s L2 Hack, a four week hackathon starting on October 17 to recognize the best developers, professional contributors in the community and to introduce them to the Metis ecosystem. Through our bounties, developers are encouraged to build on Metis and optimize various programs like Metis Grants and the Metis Builder Mining Program.

Pick your track! Metis is hosting two challenges and awarding two $1500 bounties (one award for each track). Check them out below!

🏆 METIS L2 BOUNTY TRACK

Metis is a Layer 2 solution that utilizes Ethereum Layer 1 security tech for its own blockchain.

To serve our mission of bringing blockchain to the people, developers can introduce a solution that addresses a challenge in the real world. We encourage developers to build innovative solutions to encourage collaboration or a tool to bridge the gap between Web2 and Web3.

AWARD: $1500

✔️ Submission Requirements

  • Vision and use case
  • Usability
  • Live and usable product on Metis Testnet
  • Legal age of the majority
  • Open Source Code
  • Developer should be on our Metis Telegram and Discord

✔️ Judging Criteria

  • Vision and use case
  • Usability
  • Working version of the DApp

🏆 DAC TOOLING BOUNTY TRACK

IMPORTANT: More information related to bounty information can be found here

The DAC Portal, incubated by Metis DAO Foundation, is looking for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) or DAO tools to develop the infrastructure for the Decentralized Autonomous Company (DAC) and improve organization operations and functionalities. Read more about DACs. Pro tip: think about what’s needed for any company to function and apply it to Web3!

AWARD: $1500

Developers will also be considered for contract or even salaried work with the DAC team!

To participate:

  • Envision optimal tools or infrastructure for a decentralized company
  • Identify an existing company and DAO issue or efficiency
  • Use the Safe Apps SDK to build DAO tools solving the identified issue
  • Optional: incorporate other Gnosis Safe tools. Example: Zodiac

Tooling ideas to get started: Payment Management and Payroll, On-chain Resume and Profile Builder for Contributors, Multi-Permissioned entry tools for joining a DAO/ DAC, smart contract hack response, emergency treasury withdrawal, Dispute Resolution, HR and Role and Contributor management, Onboarding tools, Document Manager: issuing, sending, signing, and receiving docs, Recruitment tools for Bounties, Tasks/ Jobs

  • On-chain Resume and Profile Builder for Contributors, Multi-Permissioned entry tools for joining a DAO/ DAC, smart contract hack response, emergency treasury withdrawal, Dispute Resolution, HR and Role and Contributor management, Onboarding tools, Document Manager: issuing, sending, signing, and receiving docs, Recruitment tools for Bounties, Tasks/ Jobs

✔️ Submission Requirements

  • Live and usable product on Gnosis Safe compatible testnet (Metis preferred)
  • Legal age of majority
  • Video demo of a live application
  • Open Source code: e.g. MIT, BSD, GNU
  • Join the DAC Network Discord & introduce your project team

✔️ Judging Criteria

  • Vision and use case
  • How applicable and clear is your vision? Does your project effectively target your specific market and included use cases?
  • Functionality or efficiency improvement of a DAO
  • Measurable and provable results of the project
  • Review of the Open Source code
  • Usability of the DApp
  • Project’s practicality, use cases, ease of use

DAC Resources:

About Encode:

Encode is a web3 education provider and community who is currently partnering with Metis for the Encode L2 Hack. Encode has a proven track record of over 15,000 participants in their events and had over 50 companies built directly in their events or by their participants (worth over $1B total).

Stay in the Loop!

All hackathon related communication and updates will be held in the Encode Discord channel. In the channel, you will be able to engage with other developers, contact hackathon organizers, ask questions, and view important messages on logistics and updates relating to the hackathon.

Good luck to all participants!

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