Weekly Update – Hackathon Success, Community Event, and More!

Dec 8, 2023

Welcome to another exciting week in the DeFiChain ecosystem! From the buzzing DevHack 2023 to updates in EVM functionality and community events, there's a lot to cover. Let’s dive in!

DevHack ‘23 by DeFiChain: A Resounding Success

The curtains have closed on our very first DeFiChain hackathon, DevHack ‘23, and what an exhilarating 10 days it has been!

  • Remarkable Participation: With over 300 applicants and 230+ attendees at the in-person event, the hackathon was nothing short of spectacular.
  • Prizes Galore: Participants vied for over $25k worth of prizes.
  • Stay Tuned: Keep an eye out for announcements regarding the event and the winners of the hackathon! 👀

State Relayer Bot Now Live on Mainnet

Projects building on MetaChain EVM can now seamlessly access native oracle data from DVM. This opens up a realm of possibilities, including lending markets and prediction markets. Birthday Research will initially subsidize the DFI gas costs and infrastructure costs. Discover more about this here.

Project Spotlight: Javsphere

Our Community 𝕏 Spaces continued with an insightful deep-dive into Javsphere – a gateway into MetaChain layer products. For the full coverage of this spotlight, check out our blog here.

DeFiChain Community Event in Munich: January 2024

Mark your calendars for January 7, 2024, for an unforgettable DeFiChain Community Meet-up in Munich.

  • Incredible Line-Up: Expect to see Julian, Kügi, DZ, JellyVerse, Javsphere, VanillaSwap, Black Swan, eBox, Global Coin Consult, and more!
  • Limited Tickets: 168 out of 199 tickets have already been sold, so hurry up and secure your spot here!

Project Updates: Jellyverse Funding

Kudos to Jellyverse for raising a whopping USD $2 million in their latest seed funding round. This investment will be pivotal in building out “DeFi 3.0” on the MetaChain EVM. Read more about their success here.


Don’t miss out on the latest episode of the DeFiChain News Show, focusing on the Hackathon as well as on $DFI updates. Catch up on the excitement here:

That’s a wrap for this week’s DeFiChain updates! Thank you for being a part of our community. Stay tuned for more developments and keep building the future of decentralized finance with us.


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