Ecosystem Development Fund

The Ocean Ecosystem Development Fund helps developers and projects in building with Ocean. The Ocean Protocol Foundation has allocated a total of 20 million OCEAN for this fund.

Funding is earmarked for developer teams, startups, service providers and existing organizations interested in building on Ocean.


Launch Your Great Idea

Ocean Shipyard is an early-stage incubation program for taking your project to the next level.

Projects admitted to the program will receive funding from the Ocean Protocol Foundation for an initial 3 month period and are eligible to receive further funding for up to 3 additional months based on achieving specific milestones.

Program members benefit from a wide range of support from the Ocean team.

  • Seed funding for up to 6 months
  • Access to Ocean core developers
  • Project and community building support
  • Introductions to potential investors
  • Access to expansive network of blockchain professionals
  • Social media promotion and joint blog posts


Grow The Developer Ecosystem

Funded by the Ocean Protocol Foundation, Ocean bounties provide exciting opportunities for the broader open source community to help grow the developer ecosystem and add value to the Ocean Protocol network. Bounties are managed on Gitcoin, connected to our bounties repository.


Hack and Get OCEAN

We support hacking for a better world and fund prizes and support for teams and developers to participate in community hackathons as well as fund hackathons of our very own.

Data Economy Challenge

The Ocean Data Economy Challenge (ODEC) is Ocean Protocol’s very own competition for developers building on Ocean. The ODEC is a great way for developers to showcase innovative ideas for building on Ocean and includes plenty of exciting OCEAN token prizes.

The next challenge is scheduled to be announced shortly.