January 14th was the official launch of the 1st ETCLabs cohort and things have started off with a bang. The San Francisco based office space at 111 Ellis street is now home to 11 new projects, representing a wide spectrum of blockchain applications and technologies. “We’re happy to be part of the ETCLabs incubator”, says CEO Aaron of Ethernode, a node host service for developers. “The mentorship and developer support ETC Labs provides will help us grow our company.”
ETCLabs is bringing a much-needed focus on growing the ETC community. The development program brings mentorship and introductions with influential VCs, corporate partnerships for banking and infrastructure, a shared office space, and access to ETCLabs marketing and developer support. ETC Labs also provides $500k in funding to the entire cohort. In addition to the program, ETCLabs has now launched ETCLabs Core, a development group that will not only build but also maintain core projects and create tools for Decentralized Application (DApp) developers.
Kicking off the 1st ETCLabs cohort were one-on-one sessions with the ETCLabs Core developer team. “We’ve been working on our idea for a while now” says CEO Shuvro of Cryzen, an algorithmic trading platform for cryptocurrencies. “Shane and Zach were able to help us see development opportunities leveraging ETC that we couldn’t possibly have discovered on our own. They’ve saved us weeks in development time with just 2 hours of brainstorming.”
Among the first cohort are projects in gaming, IoT, and security. Monetizr brings gamers meaningful, real-life value rewards, li...