A few days ago, the first Tokyo Web3 Summer Hackathon, “TWSH”, was launched by Cryptogram Venture (CGV). As of August 25, Tokyo time, nearly 100 projects have completed their registration.
As the co-sponsors of this event, THE Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Keio University, SONY, SoftBank, Cointelegraph Japan (CTJ), and other institutions will “take root in Japan”, innovate and practice Japan’s unique “industry-government-university” cooperation mechanism, discover and support the best talents and teams in the Web3 field.
Meanwhile, TWSH will “go global” and gather top partners who are facilitators of the global Web3 ecosystem. Currently, TWSH has received strong support from dozens of renowned institutions in the global blockchain industry, including Metis, MetaEstate, Avalanche, Alchemy Pay, Atom Capital, Binance, BAI Capital, Cryptomeria Capital, Consensus Lab, EVG , Gate.io, IOSG Ventures, IPFS infinite Japan, K24 Ventures, Kirin Fund, Matrixport, NGC Ventures, OKX, Tokyo Tower, Tokyo Esports Gate, Rocktree Capital, Samurai Guild Games, SevenX, Waterdrip Capital, Y+ capital, and members of Asia Blockchain Gaming Alliance (ABGA) such as Huobi Ventures, Polygon, Spark Digital Capital, Yield Guild Games (YGG), covering encryption and Web3 investment and research, public chain, trading platform, financial services, Metaverse ecological development, etc. They will bring together all resources for this event to make contributions to the hackathon.
TWSH welcomes the participation of traditional Internet developers and blockchain developers who are interested in Web3, developers, engineers, product managers and UI designers with innovative and creative abilities. The details of the “TWSH” have been announced. Winners will have access to receive investment and startup guidance from top global VC institutions, win prizes with a total prize pool of $150,000, as well as the support of a million dollar incubation fund.
About the “TWSH”
“Tokyo Web3 Summer Hackathon (TWSH)” is initiated by Cryptogram Venture (CGV), and supported by experts from institutions such as the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Keio University, Sony, Softbank, Asia Blockchain Gaming Alliance (ABGA), Cointelegraph Japan (CTJ). It will be “Japan-based and global-oriented”, give full play to Japan’s unique “industry-government-academia” cooperation and innovation mechanism to discover, support, and help outstanding talents and teams in the Web3 field and explore the application potential of the Web3 on a global scale, to help teams and projects start smoothly and achieve sustainable growth and development.
About Cryptogram Venture (CGV)
Cryptogram Venture (CGV) is a Japan-based research and investment institution engaged in crypto. With the business philosophy of “research-driven investment”, it has participated in early investments in FTX, Republic, CasperLabs, AlchemyPay, Graph, Bitkeep, Pocket, and Powerpool, as well as the Japanese government-regulated yen stablecoin JPYW, SONY Tokyo Tower, Metaverse REDO, etc. Meanwhile, CGV FoF is the limited partner of Huobi venture, Rocktree capital, Kirin fund, etc. Currently, CGV has branches in Singapore, Canada, and China.