Forbes, Animoca Brands & Open Campus Partner For OC100 To Recognize Web3 Educators

https://www.forbes.com/sites/digital-assets/2024/02/01/forbes-animoca-brands--open-campus-partner-for-oc100-to-recognize-web3-educators/

Forbes, in partnership with Open Campus and Animoca Brands, today announced the launch of ‘OC100’, a pioneering event set to transform Web3 education. This initiative marks a strategic collaboration aimed at identifying and elevating impactful educators and creators, pivotal in driving the next wave of Web3 learners.

OC100 embodies the mission to empower a select group of thought leaders, transforming them into key catalysts for engaging and onboarding a vast new audience into the Web3 world. “OC100 is not just an event; it’s a movement to redefine the educational paradigm within the Web3 ecosystem,” said Taha Ahmed, Forbes’ Chief Growth Officer. “In collaboration with Open Campus and Animoca Brands, we’re harnessing our collective strengths to unlock new potentials in digital learning.”

The competition blends Forbes’ expertise in identifying and celebrating leadership with the innovative community-driven approach of Open Campus and Animoca Brands. Selection will involve a dual process: starting with nominations from the web3 community, followed by a public voting stage on a dedicated online platform setup for the OC100 competition.

OC100 is structured into eight distinct categories, each designed to highlight specific areas of expertise and innovation within the Web3 space. In a grand showcase of talent and vision, the contest will celebrate a total of 100 winners. These winners will gain a variety of prizes including the prestigious opportunity to be featured on the Open Campus website and spotlighted by Forbes.

To guide the competition is a panel of judges, each a distinguished leader in their respective fields within the Web3 industry. This diverse and experienced group of judges ensures a comprehensive and nuanced evaluation of the contestants, bringing a wealth of knowledge and insight to the selection process.

Meet the Judges

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The OC100 selection process will be judged by an esteemed panel of Web3 luminaries, including Yat Siu, Co-Founder and Chairman of Animoca Brands; Ray Chan, Founder of Memeland; Diana-Luk Ye, Head of Strategic Accounts for World of Women; Kenneth Shek, Project Lead of Mocaverse; All City, the ApeCoin
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Governance Steward; Fonz O., Founder and CEO of tokenproof; Ishan Bhaidani, Co-founder of SCRIB3; Nathan Head, the renowned Web3 artist; 0xChanglu, Web3 gaming expert and creator; Alex Salnikov, Co-founder of Rarible; RPH, Founder of Steady Stack; Virtual Bacon, Web3 investor and educator; Charles Wayn, Founder of Galxe; Brian Evans, Web3 entrepreneur and investor; Amanda Cassatt, CEO of Serotonin; Axel, Founder of AOI; Chris Sirise, Co-Founder of Pixelmon and Rodri Fernández Touza, Co-Founder of Crossmint.

Yat Siu, Co-Founder and Chairman of Animoca Brands and a judge in the OC100 contest, said, “We are excited to be at the forefront of this innovative educational venture with Forbes Web3 and Open Campus. OC100 will help shape the future of learning in the digital age while bringing much-deserved attention to educators for the content they create. We seek to foster a community-driven approach in Web3 education, where innovative creators are recognized and elevated by the community.”

OC100 is an ambitious step towards creating a dynamic and inclusive educational environment in the Web3 space. Forbes, Open Campus, and Animoca Brands invite the global community to be part of this transformative journey in Web3 education.

For detailed information about OC100 and participation guidelines, please visit 100.opencampus.xyz.