Matchpool has announced a 50,000 USD development challenge, in which entrants develop an MVP QTUM app for Matchpool’s platform. A winner of the challenge will be announced on February 18th, 2017. After a successful launch, community and connections network Matchpool seek to develop their Asia outreach, developing the QGUP model specifically for this market. Asia is formidably important within the cryptocurrency market and Matchpool endeavours to expand operations in this huge market region. Matchpool believe running a competition to develop an app will provide them with sufficient coverage.
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The contest is called “QTUM Dev Challenge.” It is expected that experienced developers from all over the world will take advantage of this rare opportunity to compete alongside the best in the industry. Matchpool is looking to develop a social app. Recognising the importance of social media and how pervasive it is in everyday life. Viral marketing and platform basis is the way to go. Matchpool has shared some specifics of the platform they would like to see:
- Paid “in-app” services
- Multiple forms of cryptocurrency accepted including $QGUPs
- Fully designed and operational
- Multilingual (Japan / China / Korea )
The team that develops the best MVP for the app will win a $50,000 cash prize as well as 5% of all QTUM tokens. The competition is already live, having started on the 8th of January and will run up to the 8th of February. Once the MVP is complete the 50,000USD prize will be paid in 4 monthly payments upon MVP delivery.
The Matchpool vision is to create and give everyone matchmaking tools that incentivise positive connections between all of us all over the world. Matchpool uses cryptocurrency as its payment method. This will aid the community in providing value to the entirety of the network. We will offer products that provide solutions for community owners to run successful businesses.
QTUM is a blockchain project that was created with the intention of facilitating the inter-connectivity of other mainstream cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum.
The Qtum Foundation has recently announced that it will be combining its efforts with ‘360 Blockchain Research Center’ and BTN Foundation in a bid to create China’s first ever blockchain laboratory.
This collaboration will aim to promote the continued development and commercialization of blockchain technology. Previous to this news QTUM recorded a rise in value from $26.67 USD on December 17, 2017, to $56.06, capping off an increase in the value of 189% within 24 hours.