Polygon Commits to Korean Web3 Ecosystem, Announces Local Partnerships, Hiring Initiative, and Developer Resources

Heading to Korea Blockchain Week: IMPACT and hosting Polygon Connect, Polygon will highlight partnerships with popular Korean Web3 projects such as OnePlanet, Derby Stars, NOD Games, SNKRZ, OZYS and leading blockchain investment firm Hashed

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA/ACCESSWIRE/August 2, 2022/ Polygon, the leading Ethereum scaling platform used by some of the world’s largest companies including Meta, Stripe, and Reddit, today solidifies its commitment to supporting the growing Korean Web3 ecosystem by announcing new local partnerships, strategic hiring initiatives and the participation of top supporters at South Korea’s flagship Web3 event, Korea Blockchain Week (KBW2022).
In key verticals such as entertainment and gaming, Polygon is rapidly becoming a global market leader. Invested in building partnerships, Polygon announced business partnerships in the Korean entertainment space with top-tier NFT marketplace OnePlanet and NFT game Derby Stars. Both companies migrated to Polygon from Terra. Innovative global Korean projects such as Blockchain game studio NOD Games and fitness to earn app SNKRZ are also on Polygon. Beyond entertainment, Polygon is partnering in the DeFi space with blockchain investment firm Hashed and Blockchain tech firm OZYS, developer of Meshswap.

Recently announcing the world’s first Zero-Knowledge (ZK) scaling solution fully compatible with Ethereum, Polygon has continued to innovate and drive greater adoption of Web3 technology by integrating millions of users. To this end, they are focusing on Korea as a key territory to develop the growing Web3 ecosystem and will offer comprehensive and continuous support to local developers.

Polygon will also undertake a strategic recruitment initiative in the region to bring top local talent to key roles across all verticals in the Polygon ecosystem. Polygon will encourage new collaborations by hiring a Business Development Manager for Korea. Other key hires will include positions in Business Development, Partner Success, Developer Relations and Corporate to ensure key field personnel in Korea can expedite developer support to grow Polygon. . Polygon will also expand its engineering capabilities by onboarding DevOps engineers, Blockchain engineers, and developer advocates, continuing Polygon’s open source commitment to the nation’s developer community.

Polygon will be sponsoring the upcoming Korea Blockchain Week 2022 (KBW2022) – a premier cryptocurrency and blockchain event bringing together industry-leading organizations and individuals to champion the development of web3 in Korea. In addition to sponsoring the event, Polygon will host Polygon Connect, which will bring together over 500 developers to discover and innovate on blockchain technology.

“Polygon is strongly committed to supporting innovation and building partnerships in Korea’s developer and creator communities,” said Ryan Wyatt, CEO of Polygon Studios. “Our mission is to foster a thriving ecosystem of local developers and users with a commitment to sustainability, security and innovation. We look forward to playing an active role in Korea Blockchain Week 2022 and building a regional team of passionate and experienced individuals to further access our scalable infrastructure in Korea and the wider APAC region.

The Korea Blockchain Week spokesperson said, “We are excited to partner with Polygon for KBW2022. Our attendees are eager to hear from the most innovative and impactful leaders in Web3, and we look forward to responding to that via Sandeep Nailwal’s fireside chat. We are passionate about bringing together pioneering organizations in Web3, DeFi, and blockchain technology, and Polygon’s involvement is invaluable in achieving our goals for the event.

Learn more about Polygon activities in Korea from August 4-11 here.

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About Polygon

Polygon is the leading blockchain development platform, delivering scalable, affordable, secure, and durable blockchains for Web3. Its growing suite of products provides developers with easy access to leading scaling solutions including L2 (ZK Rollups and Optimistic Rollups), sidechains, hybrid, standalone and enterprise chains, and data availability . Polygon’s scaling solutions have been widely adopted with over 19,000 decentralized applications hosted, over 1.6 billion transactions processed, over 142 million unique user addresses, and over $5 billion in revenue. secure assets. Polygon is carbon neutral with the goal of leading the Web3 ecosystem by going carbon negative.

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About KBW2022

KBW2022 will take place in the heart of Seoul at the InterContinental Grand Seoul Parnas from August 7-12. Hosted by FactBlock and co-hosted by Hashed in partnership with ROK Capital, the highly anticipated in-person event returns after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19. KBW2022 speakers include Vitalik Buterin, Changpeng Zhao, Yat Siu, Sandeep Nailwal, Illia Polosukhin.


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