Grant ID: 8685uhz9j
This grant proposal seeks funding for organizing a networking event in Istanbul during Devconnect, with a primary focus on strengthening and fostering connections within The Graph ecosystem.
This event will bring together individuals from The Graph Foundation, core developer teams, Graph Advocates program and other people involved in The Graph ecosystem. The goal is to facilitate knowledge sharing, collaboration, and relationship-building among all these participants.
Describe what your project does or is aiming to do in 50 characters or less:
Strengthening The Graph community
How far along are you?:
Looking for the venue and discussing with other event organizers to check costs.
I also reached out to people from web3 that live in Istanbul for support.
Why did you pick this idea to work on? Do you have domain expertise in this area? How do you know people need what you’re making?:
I found out that a lot of people from The Graph ecosystem will be present in Istanbul during Devconnect so I figured it would be a great opportunity for all of us to meet and strengthen the collaboration between us.
I have a proven track record of successfully organizing events with up to 200 participants at my past jobs. I also have over 12 years of experience as a volunteer assisting in event organization.
What’s new about what you’re making? What substitutes do people resort to because it doesn’t exist yet (or they don’t know about it)?:
This event brings together diverse individuals in terms of knowledge, activity and involvement in the The Graph fostering unique interactions and knowledge sharing opportunities.
What’s your vision for how your project will impact The Graph and/or web3?:
My goal is to facilitate connections and strengthen relationships within The Graph community while also fostering its growth.
How will you measure success?:
Attendance, engagement and feedback from the participants
What milestones will you achieve in the coming weeks/months, with or without the grant?:
In the coming weeks and months, my milestones include planning and promoting the event, engaging with participants, preparing content, hosting the event and evaluating its impact.
Please select who you think will benefit from your project?:
Curators, Delegators, Indexers, Subgraph Developers, Other
How much funding are you looking for? (USD):
Provide a breakdown of your requested funding:
Venue Rental: $1,000
Food and beverages: $4,500
Miscellaneous and Decorations (special swag): $500
Have you applied for (or already received) funding from somewhere else?:
Can you share any information about current/past web3 experience?:
I have been involved in The Graph ecosystem for almost a year as an Advocate. I have attended a lot of events and met individuals from The Graph and had a very positive and empowering experience.
Why are you interested in contributing to The Graph and/or web3?:
As a Graph Advocate I’m deeply passionate about The Graph and organizing events to support and promote its ecosystem within the web3 community.
Are you applying as a team or individual?:
What type of grant are you pursuing?:
Please select the category your project best fits into: