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Onboarding Developers into Web 3 with Illia Polosukhin

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Onboarding Developers into Web 3 with Illia Polosukhin

April 2020

Posted by

Charlotte Kapoor

Head of Strategic Partnerships

Prior to working at Outlier Ventures Charlotte worked at a range of different marketing agencies, ranging from large network agencies to growing start-ups. Charlotte is responsible for building the profile of Outlier Ventures by strengthening the connectedness in the community of participants in their ecosystem. ...read more

Illia Polosukhin left Google, where he made significant contributions to Google Translate and Tensorflow, to co-found NEAR Protocol.

Posted by Charlotte Kapoor - April 2020

April 2020

Posted by

Charlotte Kapoor

Head of Strategic Partnerships

Prior to working at Outlier Ventures Charlotte worked at a range of different marketing agencies, ranging from large network agencies to growing start-ups. Charlotte is responsible for building the profile of Outlier Ventures by strengthening the connectedness in the community of participants in their ecosystem. ...read more

Illia and talks about how he and his founding team’s background in competitive coding (all being various ICPC champions, an elite coding olympics) and their work teaching computers to code informed how they went on to build an intuitive NEARs Web 3 Stack, so it could easy enough to use that it could onboard the 99% of developers and now backed by the likes of Andreessen HorowitzPantera, Multicoin, Coinbase Ventures, and Pantera Capital.