February 1, 2023 – Tokyo, Japan
Toyota Motor Corporation Astar Network the smart contract platform for multichain to make Web 3.0 use cases for Toyota’s employees.Japan’s largest conglomerate with over 330,000 employees worldwide is sponsoring its first-ever global Web 3.0 hackathon. It has chosen
Toyota is looking to Web 3.0 to support its vision of improving the company’s operations, and this online hackathon is an initial step in the process.
Developers from around the world are invited to build an intra-company DAO support tool on the Astar Network that allows anyone to create teams, issue governance tokens and vote without needing to understand the details of Web 3.0.
Toyota could use the tools created during the hackathon to improve operational transparency and efficiency. Astar Network will provide the environment for developers and will also be responsible for product development support.
In recent years, managers in various companies have been burdened with workload due to an increase in business decision-making and team management.
Both Astar Network and Toyota believe that they could manage projects as a DAO where the decision-making is distributed among participants.
It will not only reduce the managers’ workload but also help team members have a greater impact on the company’s growth. That’s why the theme of this hackathon is developing a DAO support tool for companies.
Sota Watanabe, founder of Astar Network, said,
“Needless to say, Toyota is the largest company in Japan and one of the world’s leading international companies. We are very excited to be hosting the Web 3.0 Hackathon on Astar with Toyota.
“During the event, we aim to develop the first proof-of-concept DAO tool for Toyota’s employees. If a good tool is produced, Toyota employees will interact daily with Astar Network.
“Sometime in the future, I think we will see blockchain integrations in cars. Today, we are still in the exploratory stagebut very excited about the various possibilities.”
Individuals, as well as teams of up to four developers, have until Tuesday, February 14, 2023, to sign up for the Web 3.0 Hackathon by Toyota.
They will attend a kick-off event on February 25 and then have until March 18 to build their products. The first round of judging will take place on March 23, and groups that pass the first round will be able to participate in the pitch event on March 25.
The hackathon is set to take place in the COSMIZE Event Hall, the first metaverse on the Astar Network. While Toyota Motor Corporation is the main sponsor, Astar Network and Web 3.0 Foundation will be sub-sponsors.
HAKUHODO KEY3a joint venture co-founded by Sota Watanabe and Japan’s second-largest advertising company HAKUHODO is also a sponsor. HAKUHODO KEY3 develops Web 3.0 services with clients while planning and managing Web 3.0 hackathons.
Takumi Sano, board member of HAKUHODO KEY3, said,
“We are very excited to see what new Web 3.0 services will be built under the sponsorship of Toyota Motor Corporation. This could be an important hackathon that will change the course of history. We look forward to your participation.”
Astar Foundation will provide $75,000 in the form of ASTR token for this hackathon while Web 3.0 Foundation will sponsor it with $25,000. The combined $100,000 will be used to reward the winning projects chosen by Toyota, Astar Foundation, Web 3.0 Foundation, Alchemy and HAKUHODO KEY3.
Astar Network is the go-to layer-one blockchain for developers and companies building for the Japanese market. The government, enterprises and Web 3.0 solutions in Japan are actively working with Astar to bring together a global platform originating from Japan.
Over 70 decentralized applications have been built on Astar’s reliable blockchain since its mainnet launch in January 2022.
Astar’s native token, ASTR, is already listed on Bitbank, one of the largest Japanese exchanges. This accessibility makes it easy for Japanese enterprises and startups to grow a Web 3.0 business by developing applications and use cases on Astar Network.
About Astar Network
Astar Network supports the building of DApps with EVM and WASM smart contracts and offers developers true interoperability with XCM (cross-consensus messaging) and an XVM (cross-virtual machine).
Astar’s unique build-to-earn model empowers developers to get paid through a DApp staking mechanism for their code and the DApps they build.
One of the first parachains to come to the Polkadot ecosystem, Astar is a vibrant network that is supported by all major exchanges and tier-one VCs. Astar offers the flexibility of all Ethereum and WASM toolings for developers to start building their DApps.
To accelerate growth on Polkadot and Kusama Networks, Astar SpaceLabs offers an incubation hub for top TVL DApps.
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Maarten Henskens, Astar Network
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