About the technology
Substrate is a blockchain building framework developed by Parity Technologies for maximum flexibility and ease of development. Projects built on Substrate can easily connect to Polkadot, which offers a unique sharded shared-security model, to build specialized parachains and parathreads.
Web3 Foundation and Parity's Asia team
Web3 Foundation and Parity's Asia team offer extensive technical education, global resources, and hands-on support (8-12 hours per week) related to Substrate, off-chain workers, Cumulus, parachains/parathreads, Polkadot economics, validator setup, architecture review, and more, in order to support each team's development.
Wanxiang Blockchain Labs
Wanxiang Blockchain Labs curates a comprehensive startup and blockchain program facilitated by a team of top industry experts. The program consists of two sessions: the Startup Academy session includes policy (legal compliance), finance (business model design, fundraising technique), product design and management, marketing and community, and human resources. The Blockchain Academy session includes Corporate level blockchain adoption use case, blockchain asset management, and International Blockchain Standard.
Industry and Proof-of-Concept (PoC) resources in China
All accepted teams will have a chance to build and test their tech stack PoC with Wanxiang Blockchain Lab's extensive suite of enterprise portfolios and partners in automobile, supply chain finance, smart city, insurance, government public service, and cultural industry for intellectual property protection.
Access to global network/events
Teams will have the opportunity to participate in events held by Web3 Foundation and Wanxiang Blockchain Lab in China and around the world, including Bootcamp DemoDay, DotCon, Sub0, Web3 Summit, Polkadot/Substrate meetups and Wanxiang Blockchain Summit. Teams also have access to Polkadot's global ambassador and ecosystem project networks.
Funding and Network
All accepted teams will have the opportunity to receive funding through Web3 Foundation Grants, the Polkadot Ecosystem Fund, Parity Technologies, Hashkey Capital and other institutional sources.