For Web3 developers in Asia, this week was absolutely packed with must-see events. Polygon was there, showing love for the devs in South Korea and Singapore. Here is a rundown of our devrel outreach.
Some of the best known blockchain developers in Korea and beyond gathered at this year's Upbit Developer Conference (UDC) 2022, which took place on Sept. 22-23 in Busan, South Korea. At this conference, Polygon was represented by its leadership and developers, along with other major blockchain network operators, to discuss the revolutionary potential of this technology.
Together with BuidlersTribe, Tencent Cloud, BTSE, CapX, and Coinbase, Polygon hosted the Polygon Buidlers Jam 2022 in Singapore on Sept. 25. Many of Singapore's most prominent investors in Web3 were on hand at a side event for TOKEN2049, where startups presented their pitches.
While Polygon Builders Jam was geared toward startup founders, web developers, and builders already interested in Polygon, Web3 Connect + BUIDL with Polygon targeted a different audience. The event, held on Sept. 26-27, was an outreach to other builders in the Web3 space as a whole, sharing with them information about our ecosystem support and brand presence in APAC.
On Sept. 27, Token 2049 created the Web3 Equality Lounge with the goal of attracting more women to the Web3 community. The event was joined by The Female Quotient, an equality services firm which creates platforms for women to share their ideas and solutions for businesses to eliminate the gender gap in the workplace, and the Unstoppable Women of Web3, a group of prominent and influential women in Web3.
On Sept. 29, Polygon co-founder Jaynti (“JD”) Kanani joined the mainstage panel "The Path Ahead: Onboarding a Billion Users" at Token 2049. He shed light on global developments in the blockchain industry while taking a unique and broad perspective on the Web3 ecosystem and its vast opportunities. JD was joined by Hex Trust's Alessio Quaglini and Ledger's Pascal Gauthier, with Panony's Alyssa Tsai moderating the panel.
On Sept. 26-27, a gathering of the most established companies and representatives from the blockchain and tech industries took place in Singapore. Beyond the realms of gaming, NFTs, and the Metaverse, the event sought to explore new ways that blockchain technology could be used to generate revenue.
On Sept. 29, ZOUK, one of Singapore's most popular nightclubs, was transformed into an art gallery for the first NFT Asia chapter, featuring live performances by various renowned musicians, each of whom had created their own NFT project. Snoop Dogg's Geek Squad showed up to bless the event, with Keisuke Honda and Champ Medici among the notable guests.
On Sept. 30, Polygon hosted the 2049 Lunch Party at LeVel33, the world's highest urban microbrewery, where members of the Polygon community could mingle with builders, investors, and entrepreneurs over a meal and a few beers. The event, attended by founders, investors, and key players in the Web3/Crypto ecosystem, wrapped up an amazing week of TOKEN2049.
That's all for now, but there is much more to come. Stay tuned to the Polygon Blog for the most recent news from our ecosystem.
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