As the curtains fall on ETH India, it's time to reflect on Powerloom's vibrant and impactful presence at one of the largest web3 hackathons in the world. Powerloom left a mark on the event, from hosting workshops and speaking at multiple events, to hackers building and winning accolades.
Powerloom DeFi Data Day
Kicking off our journey was the Powerloom DeFi Data Day, a side event in collaboration with Web3 Samaj. This workshop-style event delved into the complexities of onchain data and its critical role in DeFi. Attendees got hands-on experience and engaged in in-depth discussions, embodying Powerloom's commitment to democratizing data accessibility in the Web3 space.
Swaroop Hegde at IBW and Pragma India
Our Co-Founder, Swaroop Hegde, took center stage at Pragma India by ETHGlobal. On the panel, he announced our new brand identity, logo, and the launch of our new website. He also spoke on transitioning hackathon projects into full-fledged protocols, drawing on Powerloom's own journey from a nascent idea to a leading decentralized data protocol.
At IBW, he shared his insights on decentralized data, modularization, and data availability resonating with a diverse audience. His discussions underscored the importance of scalability, interoperability, and user-centric solutions in blockchain technology.
Powerloom Developer Walkthrough Workshop at ETH India
Anomit and Akshay, integral members of the Powerloom team, conducted a workshop titled "Decoding Onchain Activities."
This session was a deep dive into the practical aspects of onchain data analysis and application. Their workshop provided valuable insights into the technical nuances of blockchain data and was well-received by the developer community.
Powerloom Bounties: Recognizing the Builders
The hackathon at ETH India was a showcase of ingenuity and technical prowess. This was the 14 submissions in total, and we chose 7 projects across various who won our bounty prizes.
The winners, including Graphite, Masala Wallet, SnapSwap, Powerboard, Masala Wallet, Fanatix, Open Science Snapshots, and Beacon-Chain Indexer, demonstrated groundbreaking solutions in blockchain and DeFi.
🏆 Data Maestro
- SnapSwap: invests in tokens easy/risk Adjusted, crypto maximized
- Powerboard: Snapshotter Node powered dashboard
🏆 Data Dynamo
- Graphite (+ a standout finalist for ETHIndia): Lightweight proofs of graph properties using SNARKs
- Masala Wallet(+ a standout finalist for ETHIndia): Securing Wallet Accessibility
🏆 Powerloom Contributor
- Fanatix: A symbiotic creator economy Open Science Snapshots: Unveiling Insights and Accelerating Scientific Progress
- Open Science Snapshots: Unveiling Insights and Accelerating Scientific Progress
- Beacon-Chain Indexer: Snapshotter to index beacon chain for Validator states.
Notably, Graphite and Masala Wallet were also finalists at the main ETH India hackathon, highlighting the high caliber of projects Powerloom attracts and supports.
Community Engagement and Networking
Throughout ETH India, the Powerloom team actively engaged with the community. The team's presence at the booth provided a platform for vibrant discussions, networking, and sharing ideas with fellow builders, enthusiasts, and experts in the blockchain space. This interaction fostered a deeper connection between Powerloom and the broader Web3 community, reinforcing our commitment to collaborative growth and innovation.
As we wrap up our time at ETH India, the insights and experiences gained are invaluable. Powerloom's participation strengthened our position in the blockchain community and opened new avenues for collaboration and development. As we move forward, these interactions and learnings will play a pivotal role in shaping Powerloom's future endeavors in the Web3 ecosystem.
ETH India was more than just an event for Powerloom; it was a testament to our growth, capabilities, and unwavering commitment to advancing blockchain technology for a decentralized future. We are excited about what lies ahead and remain dedicated to empowering the Web3 community with innovative data solutions.
Additionally, we want to extend our heartfelt thanks to the ETH India and ETH Global teams for all their support and collaboration in making this event a success.
Powerloom Protocol is a decentralized data protocol primarily aimed at serving the ever-growing data needs of users of smart contract-based applications like DeFi, games, and more. We incentivize participating peers to reach a consensus on observations of state transitions and event emissions across many smart contracts. By utilizing data compositions on smaller, consensus-reached data units, Powerloom stands as a peer-validated and accurate information source, empowering rich data applications like dashboards, bots, aggregators, and insights trackers.