TRON [TRX] – The Tron Foundation is full steam ahead, as May 31st is just 6 weeks away. Recently, Justin Sun, Tron’s Founder announced that they would be initiating Project Genesis.
During our testnet launch, I announced that 1 Billion USD will be dedicated to the #TRON community rewards program. Now that number is 2 Billion! Welcome to Project Genesis. #TronPG $TRX #TRX pic.twitter.com/048Vu1OipT
— Justin Sun (@justinsuntron) April 14, 2018
Later this week, I have an exclusive interview scheduled with Mr. Sun and he will provide more info and details on this 2 Billion USD rewards program, straight from the source – stay tuned.
8 hours ago, the Tron Foundation announced the details of the programming contest, worth $1 Million USD.
$TRX #TRX The #TRON Programming Contest starts to recieve applications from 17 of April 2018! For more details please refer to the link below. Please take THIS as the final standard of Contest Timeline. @justinsuntron #TRONSRhttps://t.co/2EfrsbVln4 pic.twitter.com/8iSPfh0Iyt
— Tron Foundation (@Tronfoundation) April 17, 2018
They will start accepting applications on April 20th, 2017 and will run until May 20th.
Developers can apply and participate in the competition individually or in a team but each individual/team can only participate in 3 sub-contests.
All of the development must be based on Tron, compatible with Tron’s main net, and has to be one of the following applications:
- Blockchain Explorer
- Cold Wallet
- Hot Wallet
All work submitted in the competition must include an executable program and code.
For the filed of relevant code or if you need tech support please refer to their GitHub Page.
If you’d like to bounce ideas off of the Tron community or would like to find a team, you can find developers in the official Tron Slack channel.
Prizes are rewarded to the first place designers for each of the three applications.
The hot and cold Wallets will have a reward of $350 Thousand USD each but must be adaptable on iOS, Android, PC terminal explorer, and preference is with wallets supporting multiple platforms.
The Blockchain explorer reward will be set at $300 Thousand USD.
Judges of the contest include:
- Justin Sun: CEO & Founder of Tron
- Lucien Chen: Chief Technical Officer
- Marcus Zhao: Head of the Technical Team at the Tron Foundation
You can apply for the competition here.
TRON [TRX] Super Election Update
The Tron Foundation just recently updated the timeline for the Super Election they announced last week.
It seems that many big-time Tron enthusiasts have announced that they will be running to become one of the 27 Tron representatives.
Here’s who they have announced so far:
- Odyssey (OCN)
- Global Social Chain (GSC)
- Node Capital
- Bitcoin God
At press time, TRX is trading at $0.0425 a coin, up 4.77%, in 24 hours. Check back with us later in the week for my interview with Justin Sun.
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