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Grant Opportunities: Block Champion Competition – Apply Now!

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Deadline: 30-Sep-22

The Block Champion Competition invites entrepreneurs from around the world to pitch and present their innovative blockchain projects with world-class investors.

Block Champion Competition (“Block Champion” or the “Competition”) is a competition hosted by Emmerse, the Blockchain Division of VietChallenge, Inc., a Massachusetts (USA) 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, HUB GLOBAL JSC, a Vietnamese joint stock company (“HUB”), and CATTERMELLON LABS LLC, a Vietnamese limited liability company (“Hectagon,” together with HUB, “HUB Party”) (collectively, the “Organizers”).

Block Champion discovers the world’s most innovative blockchain solutions and fosters their growth through mentorship, networking, and access to funding.

  • All blockchain-related developments are welcome including DeFi, NFT, and Infrastructures.
  • Operating businesses with innovative products and services, ready to receive funding.
  • First Place Winner $ 300,000
    • Expedited pitch session with their partnered funds and advisors advisors.
    • Three-month bi-weekly advisory sessions from one of the founders/advisors from their partnered funds or top professionals. These will be catered to the winner’s operating sector.
  • Additional Prizes for Pre-TGE Projects
    • Winners will be the world’s first recipients of Hectagon’s “PERSEVERANCE” Investment Model. 5-year investment, locked in a smart contract, no vesting.
    • Winners will receive guaranteed investment commitments from event’s backers.
    • Winners will receive a free advisory present during 1 (one) month after TGE.
    • Winners will receive access to Hectagon’s value-added network.
    • Winners will receive 1 (one) month free social media exposure throughout the network.
  • Stipends
    • All finalists will receive assistance to apply for foundation grants from top blockchains catered to their specific products and visions.
    • Block Champion will provide a stipend of up to $2,000 per team to defray their travel expenses.
    • All finalists will be invited to their exclusive networking events in NYC with top-tier VCs in blockchain and Web3 space for fundraising and investment opportunities.
Why Join Them?
  • Investment Awards
    • Teams will compete for a lucrative prize pool of US$300,000 in cash/stablecoin investment as well as invaluable advisory benefits from Block Champion’s networks. Teams will also be considered for funding on Hectagon, the DAO-governed venture capital platform for everyone.
  • Networking Opportunities
    • Throughout the duration of the competition, shortlisted candidates will be invited to participate in a series of workshops, networking events as well as pitching opportunities with top-notched investors and blockchain experts in the U.S and Asia-Pacific.
  • Mentorship Programs
    • Block Champion’s finalists will be invited to their exclusive Mentorship and Accelerator Bootcamp. They will pair each team with an industry expert who will be their mentor for the duration of the program.
  • Travel to the US
    • The final round of Block Champion will be held in person in New York City, with travel and accommodation either fully or partially funded.
Eligibility Criteria
  • Start-ups and Entrepreneurs may come from all around the world.

For more information, visit https://blockchampion.network/

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