In a groundbreaking moment for television, the world’s first Web3 entrepreneur reality show is about to captivate viewers worldwide. The stage is set in the metaverse, where some of the brightest minds in Web3 will showcase their skills and ideas in an immersive virtual arena. Get ready for “Build the Block“, a captivating series that promises to revolutionize the way we perceive entrepreneurship in the digital age.
Build the Block: 12 Web3 Projects Compete for Startup Stardom
Produced by Binance Studio, the renowned in-house global creative studio, and in collaboration with Binance Labs, Build the Block brings together 12 promising Web3 projects competing for a chance to scale their startups into trailblazing enterprises. The show’s format spans seven episodes, each lasting 20 minutes, where contestants will engage in a pitch-off to impress a live avatar audience and a distinguished panel of judges.
The esteemed panel comprises industry leaders who bring extensive knowledge and expertise to the table. Among them are Yi He, the Co-founder and CMO of Binance, and the Head of Binance Lab. Accompanying her is Yi Bo Ling, the Chief Business Officer of Binance Labs. Robby Yung, the CEO of Animoca Brands Investment and partner of Animoca Capital. Azeem Khan, the Fundraising and Partnership lead of Gitcoin, and Guy Turner, the Co-founder and face of CoinBureau, complete the panel with their invaluable perspectives.
Throughout the series, the contestants will strive to secure the most votes from a select audience, including influencers, venture capitalists, and project founders. Those who advance to the next round will face a rigorous Q&A session, during which the judges will pose additional questions to test the contestants’ mettle. Based on their performance, the judges will assign scores, with the winners of each episode earning valuable exposure from Binance Labs. The stakes rise higher as the season progresses, culminating in the season finale on June 2, where the top-scoring project will be crowned the ultimate winner.
Meet the Projects
Meet the 12 exceptional projects chosen for Build the Block’s first season:
Mind Network: Mind Network provides encrypted “pay as you go” data storage and computation.
Kryptostatt: This software-as-a-service startup offers a suite of finance-related solutions, including accounting, portfolio management, and tax reporting.
Sandbags Protocol: Sandbags Protocol provides businesses with solutions to safeguard their clients’ assets effectively.
Wallet Guard: A Web3 browser extension, Wallet Guard shields users from common crypto security threats, such as wallet drainers and phishing attacks.
Ontropy: With a goal to enhance the speed and efficiency of blockchain transactions, Ontropy leverages cryptography and zero-knowledge protocols to eliminate the need for oracles and bridges.
HANA: This layer 0 network facilitates trustless multi-chain interoperability, enabling secure private payments in apps and enterprises.
PIP: PIP is a Web3 payment company aiming to expedite the future of global micropayments.
Harvest: Combining elements of a blockchain-based third-person shooter game with multiplayer online battle arenas (MOBA) and battle royale, Harvest offers a unique gaming experience.
Notebook Labs: Notebook Labs provides compliance infrastructure that enables trading, borrowing, and lending on DeFi platforms while ensuring privacy and compliance.
zkPass: Leveraging zero-knowledge proofs (ZKP) and multi-party computation (MPC), zkPass develops a composable identity protocol to build infrastructure for a decentralized society.