Back to the Bull Contest: winners, updates, and more

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Back to the Bull Contest: winners, updates, and more


The dust has settled, votes have been counted, and we have our champion! Join us in celebrating the pinnacle of Web3 innovation.

🏆 Meet the Reigning Champion: Dmail Network

Dmail Network is building an AI-powered decentralized infrastructure which provides seamless, anonymous messaging and notification services across multiple chains and applications.

Learn more about Dmail Network.


Thank you for your relentless support, votes, and passion. Here's to the ever-evolving world of blockchain!

**Update 9/21

The Championship

And then there were two.

It’s the climax of our Back to the Bull Contest. The top 2 dApps, reflecting the pinnacle of Web3 innovation, are set for a head-to-head clash! Your vote decides the champion! Meet our two contenders...

In the Left Corner:

  • Dmail Network - Redefining email for the age of the blockchain.

In the Right Corner:

  • Arbitrum - The layer 2 legend revolutionizing scalability.

Help us decide the first champion and get your votes in!

**Update 9/14

The Final Four

These juggernauts have battled their way into the final four, but only two can ascend into the championship matchup! Our dApps have dazzled, thanks to your fantastic support. 🌟

In the Left Bracket:

  • Magic Eden - Where NFT Magic happens daily!
    - vs -
  • Dmail Network - Redefining email for the age of the blockchain.

In the Right Bracket:

  • Arbitrum - The layer 2 legend revolutionizing scalability.
    - vs -
  • CoinGecko - Your compass in the bustling crypto jungle.

But wait, there’s more! You can still make your voice heard!

Dive in now and champion your favorite Web3 project. It’s not just a contest; it’s a showcase of innovation! 🌐

Don't miss out, vote now for Round 2!

**Update 9/7

First Round Winners:

The stakes rise as we charge into round 2 of the Back to the Bull Contest! Eight strong contenders are stepping into the spotlight, each with their own flavor of innovation:

  • Magic Eden - Where NFT magic unfolds, every day.
  • ParaSwap - Making decentralized trades a walk in the park.
  • DappRadar - Your radar for the hottest dapps in town.
  • Dmail Network - Redefining email for the decentralized age.
  • Arbitrum - Layer 2 scaling that’s changing the game.
  • Bonk - Where play meets DeFi, and they get along splendidly.
  • CoinGecko - The crypto enthusiast's compass in a bustling market.
  • BSCStation - Binance Smart Chain’s one-stop-shop.

Don't miss out, vote now for Round 2!

Why Vote?

  • Spotlight gems in the web3 universe you believe deserve recognition.
  • Your single vote could tip the scale and make history for an up-and-coming dapp.
  • Immerse yourself in a buzzing community committed to driving the future of technology.

How Does It Work?

The Back to the Bull Contest runs on a bracket challenge format:

  • Round of 16: This opening stage features 16 notable projects competing against each other.
  • Quarterfinals (Elite 8)
  • Semifinals (Final 4)
  • Championship: The Grand Finale! The two top projects square off head to head.

** Update 8/30


We're thrilled to introduce the Back to the Bull Contest, a celebration of innovation and creativity in the Web3 space! Starting tomorrow morning, you'll witness the finest Web3 companies battling it out in an epic bracket challenge.

🔗 What's in store for you?

  • Vote and Decide: Shape the course of the contest by voting for your favorite projects.
  • Learn & Engage: Dive deep into what each participating project offers.
  • Win Prizes: Yes, your participation might get you some cool goodies!

Frequently asked questions

What is the “Back to the Bull Contest”?

The “Back to the Bull Contest” is an existing bracket challenge where users can vote for their favorite Web3 and blockchain companies. They will compete head-to-head in match-ups and with your votes, advance through the bracket to be crowned the champion.

How does voting work?

It’s simple! For each match-up in the bracket, click on your preferred project. Each user can cast one vote per match-up. As voting rounds conclude, winners advance based on the number of votes received. Be sure to come back and vote for the companies that advance in the later rounds!

How many times can I vote?

You can vote once for each match-up in the bracket. As the contest progresses and new match-ups form, you can return to cast your votes in subsequent rounds.Can I win a prize for participating?

Absolutely! By participating and providing a valid email domain, you’ll be entered into a giveaway. Stand a chance to win exclusive prizes just by voting!

When will the winners be announced?

The winner of each round will be updated on the bracket as the contest progresses. The ultimate champion and giveaway winners will be announced at the end of the contest. Stay tuned to our social channels for updates!

What do winners receive?

The winning company will get QuickNode platform credits, Swag kits, Gift cards, and more! For more information on prize details, click here.

Where can I find the contest rules and guidelines?

For a detailed understanding of the contest’s mechanics and the giveaway rules, please refer to our Rules and Voting Guidelines.

Who can I contact for more information or support?

If you have further questions or need assistance, don’t hesitate to reach out to our team on our Forum or Contact Us.

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