What is Zilliqa Grants?

Zilliqa is a high-performance, high-security blockchain platform designed for next-generation applications. It serves as a portal to the blockchain world, enabling the creation of user-friendly decentralized applications (dApps). Zilliqa is known for its low cost, scalability, environmental sustainability, developer-friendliness, security, and research-backed approach. It supports a wide range of applications, including decentralized finance (DeFi), NFTs and the creator economy, and other dApps. It also offers a governance model where holders of gZIL can participate in running the network. Zilliqa’s ecosystem is growing, with innovative startups and global enterprises building products and services on it. The platform also features Scilla, a peer-reviewed functional programming language for writing smart contracts, designed with a focus on safety.

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Zilliqa Grant Program

Zilliqa offers various funding opportunities for projects in areas like finance dApps, gaming, NFT marketplaces, and more. The funding hubs include:

  1. ZILHive: Provides holistic support to developers, startups, and enterprises on the Zilliqa platform. It offers technical support, business consultancy, partnership opportunities, and seed funding through six arms: Education, Grants, Incubator, Accelerator, Ventures, and Consortium.
  2. Zilliqa Capital: An investment holding company that invests in fintech, open finance, and decentralized finance solutions.
  3. Creator Fund: A Zilliqa initiative investing over $10M to support innovation in the NFT and Metaverse space. It also hosts an artist DAO that invests in artists and curators featured in the Zilliqa marketplace.

Additionally, Zilliqa offers the ZilSwap Initial Launch Offering (ZILO), a platform where ZWAP holders can participate in new token launches on ZilSwap. Over 123 projects from 29 countries have been funded by Zilliqa.

Application Process

The specific details of the Zilliqa grant application process are not explicitly provided on the page. However, there is an “Apply for a Grant” button under the ZILHive section, suggesting that the application process is initiated by clicking on this button. ZILHive offers holistic support to developers, startups, and enterprises on the Zilliqa platform, including technical support, business consultancy, partnership opportunities, and seed funding. For more specific details about the application process, it would be best to click on the “Apply for a Grant” button or reach out to Zilliqa directly through their contact form or other contact methods provided on their website.