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The First Hic Et Nunc Hackathon Will Be Held This Weekend

Hic Et Nunc (HEN/H=N), the first Tezos-based NFT marketplace launched on March 1st 2021 by Rafael Lima, will run its first hackathon – ‘hicathon’ on from Saturday the 22nd of May 12:00 pm UTC till Sunday the 23rd of May 6:00 pm UTC.

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The ‘hicathon’

Hic Et Nunc (HEN/H=N), the first Tezos-based NFT marketplace launched on March 1st 2021 by Rafael Lima, will run its first hackathon – ‘hicathon’ on from Saturday the 22nd of May 12:00 pm UTC till Sunday the 23rd of May 6:00 pm UTC.

The platform, which will surpass 100,000 objects minted by the end of May, has outperformed Ethereum-based NFT platforms the past weeks in number of users and daily transactions.

Platforms like Rarible, Opensea, Decentraland, SuperRare, KnownOrigin.. All left in the dust as NFT artists flock to Tezos based platforms.

HEN is the chosen home for a diverse group of artists from all over the world spanning the entire range from unknown to well-known artists and covers the entire range of creative expression: visual art, generative, conceptual or interactive art, music, literature and performance.

Some of the HEN creators include pioneering AI artist Mario Klingemann, visual artist and software engineer Helena Sarin, climate activist Joanie Lemercier, early crypto artists Angie Taylor and LuluxXX, the band Yacht, creative technologist Memo Akten and creative director James Paterson.

 The Hicathon is an all volunteer event to support what has become the largest NFT platform by Daily Active Users (+2,500 p/day). 250 participants already registered, in less than a week.

The initiative is made possible by the hic et nunc community, generous donations from artists and collectors, and a generous grant from the Tezos Foundation.

In addition to key strategy discussions on the evolution of the platform and its roadmap, participants will accelerate and prototype new features implementations such as galleries, resales and dApps.

As a platform made by artists for the artists, major discussion points will revolve around finding a decentralised governance model for the hic et nunc hDAO token.

Hic et nunc means ‘here and now’, and for its founder, Rafael Lima:

“the main idea has been experimenting with creative economies right now as an alternative, also to the traditional “DeFi” (decentralized finance) mode of thinking.” 

Lima has successfully navigated running the platform single-handedly and with the help of contributing developers (total sales as of May 19th were 1,087,492 tez, an equivalent of approximately $6,144,329 USD).

Now, the hicathon aims to bring clarity to the platform’s short and mid-term vision.

Visitors can register/ join hicathon here: https://hicathon.xyz/

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