Pacific Meta Becomes Global Partner for Student Blockchain Hackathon Hosted by Hongo web3 Valley, a Web3 Community Originating from the University of Tokyo
From Saturday, December 9th to Saturday, December 16th, Hongo web3 Valley, a student-led blockchain community originating from the University of Tokyo, will host the “Blockchain Hackathon for Students 2023.” Pacific Meta will participate as a Global Partner during this event. On December 16th, Pacific Meta will take the stage to present the company’s vision and share information about internship opportunities for participating students.
Background of Becoming Global Partner
Hongo web3 Valley comprises numerous young individuals, primarily students from the University of Tokyo, who are shaping the future of Web3. Pacific Meta has a total of 14 University of Tokyo alumni and current students among its members, with some members also being part of Hongo web3 Valley.
Building on the connection between these two entities as alumni of the University of Tokyo, Pacific Meta has assumed the role of Global Partner for Hongo web3 Valley’s hackathon event. Their aim is to strengthen their collaboration and promote the hackathon event to become one of the world’s leading student Web3 communities and hackathon events.
Specifically, Pacific Meta will leverage its global connections to promote Hongo web3 Valley’s hackathon worldwide, fostering connections between top global projects and Japan’s premier student Web3 community.
Overview of the “Blockchain Hackathon for Students 2023”
This year, the hackathon will focus on sustainability, primarily ReFi, DeSci, and regional revitalization. It is designed for students ranging from blockchain beginners to intermediates, offering a foundational blockchain workshop online. Students who have never encountered blockchain technology before are also welcome to participate.
Event Name: Blockchain Hackathon for Students 2023
Theme: Blockchain × Sustainability
Date and Time: December 9th – 16th
(December 9th Opening, December 10th Technical Workshops, December 10th-15th Development Period, December 16th Finale and Social Gathering)
Venue: December 9th (Tokyo Innovation Base), December 10th-15th Online, December 16th (Crypto Base)
Participation Fee: Free (Transportation subsidies available for students from regional areas)
Organizer: Hongo web3 Valley
Official Website: https://hongo-web3-valley.2winsinc.com/hackathon-2023
About “Hongo web3 Valley”
Hongo web3 Valley was founded in June 2022 by three University of Tokyo engineering students, including the company’s representatives, who recognized the potential in the cutting-edge field of Web3. It currently boasts around 130 members and prioritizes both blockchain technology and the ability to create businesses and develop. Many of its students participate in face-to-face or online study sessions led by experts, reading circles among students, and Web3 events both on and off-campus. In the 2023 fiscal year, they participated in Ethereum Devcon, won awards in blockchain hackathons, and organized training camps to deepen knowledge related to ReFi for the community. They regularly share technical knowledge acquired through internships and the latest information in the Web3 industry. Additionally, they actively engage in co-hosted events with companies and information exchange meetings.
2WINS is a startup founded by researchers from the University of Tokyo, including current students, with the goal of bridging the gap between academic research and social implementation and co-creating the future with AI. Since its inception, the company has been focused on envisioning future technology that combines AI and blockchain. They established “Hongo web3 Valley” to cultivate and share knowledge and technology related to blockchain, serving as a place for more than 100 members to actively engage in daily activities.
Location: 1-12 Udagawacho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0042
Representatives: Ryoto Ogawa, Ryota Yoshimura
Established: February 17, 2022
Business Activities: AI Solution Business, AI SaaS Business, Operation of “Hongo web3 Valley”
About Pacific Meta
Pacific Meta is a company that addresses the challenges faced by domestic and international businesses and projects in the Web3 domain, providing strategic consulting, marketing support, and development assistance. They offer comprehensive support based on firsthand information and networks obtained from their global team, with a particular focus on formulating marketing strategies, designing and managing communities, and expanding into overseas markets.
Location: THE CASK GOTANDA 305, 2-5-2 Higashi Gotanda, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
Representative: Shota Iwasaki
Founded: August 10, 2022
Business: Web3 marketing and overseas expansion support
Capital: 150 million yen (including capital reserve)
Company URL: https://pacific-meta.co.jp/
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