On December 22, 2022, Hi Block Alliance hosted its first virtual Demo Day. Our team was proud to present our diverse cohort, representing emerging blockchain technologies across selected verticals, including Infrastructure, Defi, NFT, and AI.
The Demo Day event received dozens of project applications for 7 spots through our network of mentors and advisors. Invite-only audiences, including investors, exchanges, launchpads, market makers, and other value-added participants joined us to learn more about their latest developments, celebrate their achievements and look for collaboration opportunities!
Audiences and Partners are from Abra, Athena Ventures, AVA Labs, Bigbrian Holdings, Bitget, Bybit, Coin Bureau, CoinFund, Consensys, Cypher Capital, Fundamental Labs, Gate.io, GGV Capital, Hashkey, Huobi Ventures, Icetea Labs, InsureACE, Jsquare, Kucoin, MEXC Global, Metastone, Mirana, Nansen, OKX, SkyVision Capital, UOB Venture and more.
3:23 Airwaive — Jeff Yee | CEO Airwaive is the marketplace connecting operators with sites and services to build wireless networks. Backers: UOB Ventures, Signum Capital, Fenbushi Capital, Fundamental Labs, DFG, Spartan Capital, JSquare, Spark Digital, Athena Ventures,etc.
19:53 GoGoPool — Steven Gates | CEO GoGoPool is a decentralized staking protocol for Avalanche Subnets, helping create the WordPress moment for Web3. Backers: Framework Ventures, CoinFund, Republic Crypto, FinTech Collective, Builder Capital, Avalaunch, GBV
36:12 bitsCrunch — Vijay Pravin Maharajan | CEO bitsCrunch is into NFT Forensics and Analytics. We help secure the NFT ecosystem by tackling wash trading, copy minting, and check price inflation Backers: Animoca Brands, Coinbase Ventures, Chainlink, Polygon, Hashkey Capital, Crypto.com Capital, Gate.io labs, Borderless Capital, Shima Capital, MorningStar Ventures, Covalent, Athena Ventures, etc.
54:32 Kana Labs — Surbhi Singh | Head of Business Development Kana Labs objective is to simplify access to liquidity — which is why we built the first non-EVM bridge aggregator as the base of its platform, offering a cross chain wallet & dex aggregator for all the Defi needs (breakthrough achieved by making lending and borrowing across networks) Backers: Jump Crypto, Brilliance Ventures, Cogitent Ventures, Gate.io, Ascendex, Neon Labs
1:11:12 Openfabric AI — Andrei Tara| CEO Openfabric AI is a Decentralized Layer 1 AI platform (for building and connecting AI applications). Backers: GSR, Jump, Cogitent Ventures, Big Brain Holdings
1:27:28 Swell Network — Daniel Dizon | Founder & CEO Swell Network is a liquid staking protocol for Ethereum. Backers: Framework, IOSG, Maven 11, Apollo, Mark Cuban, founders of Synthetix, Balancer, and Bankless.
1:40:16 Syndr — Vyom Sharma | Co-founder Syndr is building an institutional-grade options & futures exchange powered by our Layer3 zkRollup. Backers: Defi builders and founders in space — Anton bukov & Sergez Kunz (Founders — 1inch), Julien Bouteloup (Founder- StakeDAO, Curve finance), Tushar Aggarwal (Founder- Persistence one), Stefan George (Founder- Gnosis), Roberto Talamas & Wilson Withiam from Messari, CoinDCX ventures, Mohak Agarwal (Founder- ClayStack), Aniket Jindal (Founder- Biconomy), Prashant Maurya (Founder- Spheron), Harsh Rajat (Founder- EPNS), Vaibhav Chellani (Founder- Movr Network), Abhishek Singh (Founder- Comdex), Hitesh Bhardwaj (Founder- Capx), Buidlers Tribe(Web3 Incubator) and other Angel investors.
About HiBlock Alliance
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