Fund 8 Challenges

Catalyst Fund 8 Challenges

This is the Catalyst Challenges for fund 8 section. It will update for each fund.


Accelerate Decentralized Identity

What solutions can we develop and implement with Atala PRISM to have the most positive impact and opportunities for rapid growth of Cardano

Business Solutions B2B & B2C

How can Cardano-based solutions help meet real business needs and what would be their impact?

Cardano Scaling Solutions

What research and scaling implementations can be introduced to help Cardano increase scalability?

Community Advisor Improvements

Community Advisors are an evolving key role of Project Catalyst and need a place and budget to submit proposals to improve their performance

Cross Chain-Collaboration

How might we create connections and collaboration between Cardano and other blockchains in the next six months?

DApps and Integrations

What applications will provide the most value for end users in 2022?

Develper Ecosystem

How can we create a positive developer experience that helps the developer focus on building successful apps?

Film + Media (FAM) creatives unite!

Global entertainment+media market = $2 trillion. A decentralized FAM network to produce quality Cardano community media is vital yet absent.

Gamers On - Chained

What Blockchain gaming applications should be developed to achieve mass adoption of Cardano?

Grow Africa, Grow Cardano

How do we continue to seed and grow Cardano in Africa in 2022?

Grow East Asia, Grow Cardano

How do we grow the Cardano ecosystem in East Asia in an inclusive and supportive way? The same way we do in Africa, focused initiatives!

Grow India, Grow Cardano

How can we grow Cardano development and adoption in India?

Improve and Grow Auditability

How to make the auditing process of funded proposals efficient, distributed and transparent?

Lobbying for favorable legislation

How can we defend ourselves from attacks by governments and compromising legislation and unfair tax policies on an ongoing basis?

Miscellaneous Challenge

How do we create a space for ideas and projects that do not fit any of the other current Challenges?

Nation Building Dapps

What core Nation Building Dapp solutions can be provided for widespread users acquired in the developing world?

New Member Onboarding

How might we make it faster and easier for new Catalyst members to take on suitable roles and responsibilities in 2022?

Open Source Development Ecosystem

How can we ensure that the Cardano ecosystem is built on a framework which is owned by the community and equally accessible to all?

Open Standards & Interoperability

Can we build an Open Ecosystem to drive growth, give equal opportunities to all, and increase the synergies across Cardano projects?

Scale-UP Cardano's Community Hubs

How do we encourage Local Community Hubs to drive adoption and awareness of Cardano in 2022?

Self-Sovereign Identity

How can we take the next step to support the principles of self-sovereign identity?

The Great Migration (from Ethereum)

How might we make it easy and fast for dApps and other projects to expand or completely move from Ethereum to Cardano?