For the 2023 edition of ETHDenver, the Near ecosystem offered a number of bounties across a range of Web3 verticals, including DeFi, Content, Search, Social Media, Interoperability, Smart Contract History, and more. There were 3 main prize pools from Aurora, Proximity, and Developer Governance (DevGov).
Congratulations to all Near winners. who received over 30k in USDC! Let’s have a look at the winning projects of the Near at ETHDenver bounties.
Aurora Bounty Winners
Open Aurora Bounty
Winner – StakingPool Aurora
Implements a liquid staking protocol around Aurora Plus staking. Users will deposit AURORA and receive a share in $stAUR tokens, which distributes the APY rewards. $stAUR could be immediately converted with a fee or wait for a delayed unstake.
Runner Up – Geni
AI-powered specifications generator of security tests for smart contracts.
Runner Up – Demeter
A lending platform that offers yield advancements, i.e., self-paying loans. Borrowers’ collateral is invested in RWA protocols, and the yield pays off debt.
Proximity Bounty Winners
Deploy a Decentralized Frontend Component
Winner – BosWrap
BosWrap used the Near Blockchain Operating System to build a decentralized widget for wrapping/unwrapping ETH.
Runner Up – ABI BOS Widget
A solidity explorer widget that allow users to explore any smart contract for a given ABI. You can get ABI from Etherscan website.
Runner Up – Bossed Up
A project focusing on Ethereum frontends, Blockchain Operating System improvements, and NEAR Social widgets that interact with NEAR contracts.
Runner Up – Atmosph3re
A dApp for reducing the homeless crisis in the United States by giving those living on the streets a decentralized identity, mentoring and community support, and funds for spending on their basic needs to help them thrive.
Runner Up – EthDenver2023UWCA
A dApp on NeaR’s new frontend with BOS.GG. Integrates with Rocketpool to offer quick swaps on Ethereum.
DevGov Bounty Winners
Extensive Developer Profile Widget
Winner – Developer Profile
A recreation of Github profile for NEAR social developers in the Blockchain Operating System.
Fuzzy Search Widget / Promoted Posts Banner Widget / Top Posts Widget / Post History with Diff Widget
Winner – Near.Social DevGovGigs Improvements
A new Developer Governance Gigs interaction experience for Near.Social. Features: 1) Fuzzy Searching that can handle typos, 2) Promote posts and Promoted Post viewer, 3) Hottest Posts viewer, and 4), Post editing history viewer.
Winner – JS Bot Widget
Verifiable RPC Replies
Adds proof generation support to RPC read access key endpoints on the NEAR protocol to help pave the road for light client support.