- Cronos Labs has partnered with Protocol Labs to accelerate the development of Web3 applications within the Cronos ecosystem.
- This collaboration aims to provide startups in Cronos’ Accelerator Program with the necessary resources and support to create innovative blockchain solutions.
- Protocol Labs, known for projects like IPFS and Filecoin, will offer workshops, technical support, and mentorship to the startups in the Cronos Accelerator Program.
- The Cronos Accelerator Program focuses on empowering AI and blockchain startups in the areas of decentralized finance, Web3 games, and social applications.
- Selected startups receive valuable resources, mentoring, and funding to develop the next generation of Web3 applications and infrastructure on the Cronos chain.
Blockchain startup accelerator Cronos Labs has partnered with open-source research and development laboratory Protocol Labs to support the development of Web3 applications within the Cronos ecosystem.
The collaboration aims to provide startups in Cronos’ Accelerator Program with the necessary resources and assistance to create innovative applications, Cronos Labs mentioned in a press release shared with AlexaBlockchain.
The program focuses on decentralized finance, Web3 games, and social applications, offering mentoring, funding, and resources to selected startups.
Protocol Labs, known for projects like IPFS and Filecoin, will provide workshops, technical support, and mentorship to accelerate the blockchain solutions developed by program participants. The partnership has the potential to support future cohorts as well.
Charlotte Kapoor, Head of Innovation Programs at Cronos Labs, expressed the commitment to fostering an ecosystem of innovative startups that contribute to the growth of the Cronos network and the wider industry.
Ruben Amenyogbo, Head of Builders at Protocol Labs, stated that the collaboration aims to drive the widespread adoption of Web3 technologies and support the growth of decentralized finance, GameFi, SocialFi, and web3 infrastructure projects.
Cronos’ Accelerator Program focuses on DeFi, GameFi, SocialFi, and infrastructure, catering to early-stage teams building at the intersection of AI and blockchain.
The second cohort of the program, consisting of eight startups, has received seed funding of $30,000 and has the opportunity to secure additional seed funding of up to $300,000 from Cronos Labs and its partners.
Projects are selected based on criteria such as market potential, leadership team experience, market fit, and synergies with the Cronos chain. The second cohort began on May 15, 2023.