Welcome to NEAR Balkans!

NEAR Balkans is the regional hub open for everyone interested in learning about, using or building on the NEAR protocol in the Balkan countries.

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NEAR Balkans Regional Hub

NEAR Balkans Hub is among the first NEAR Ecosystem Regional Hubs set up globally.
It was established through a collaboration between the NEAR Foundation and the Borderless Tech Association.
NEAR Balkans was created in order to promote and accelerate web3 open source eco-system development.

NEAR Balkans goals:

Educate the community and demonstrate the potential of web 3 for development across the Balkan region through a series of meetups, hackathons, university partnerships, and much more.

Facilitate innovation and help project development within the NEAR Ecosystem through partnerships with teams, companies and organizations across Balkan.

Guide and help companies in the region develop projects and easily apply for fast grants and other types of funding.

Certified Education programs and internships.

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Education & Certification

Whether you’re a developer, a tech enthusiast, an entrepreneur looking to make the jump from web2 to web3, or simply curious about NEAR technology, the NEAR Balkans Education Program has got you covered.

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Meet-Ups

NEAR Balkans hub organises #NEARby meet-ups in different cities in the Balkans region.

This is a great opportunity to meet other community members, and get more involved in the regional hub!

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Hackathons

There will be a series of online and offline hackathons organized by the NEAR Balkans hub in the coming months.

Follow the updates & get ready to build and get rewarded, Balkans developer community!

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Grants & Partnerships

NEAR empowers millions to invent and build on its platform through grants, partnerships and funding.

Get in, connect, learn & build!

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Upcoming events

Stay up-to-date on all upcoming events and news around the NEAR Ecosystem in the region and globally.

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