Announcing Deep Funding Round 4: Supporting innovation in decentralized AI

As part of our ongoing commitment to advancing the field of decentralized artificial intelligence, we are pleased to announce the launch of Deep Funding Round 4 (DFR4). This initiative is designed to support a wide range of projects that seek to innovate and enhance the capabilities of SingularityNET’s decentralized AI platform. Through DFR4, we aim to continue our mission of democratizing AI development by empowering creators and technologists around the world to bring their visionary ideas to life. Importantly, all proposals must align with SingularityNET’s purpose, mission, and vision to ensure they contribute positively to our goals of creating a democratic, beneficial, and decentralized AI ecosystem.

Deep Funding Round 4 Schedule

  • Preparation period starts: 22 April, 12:00 UTC
  • Submission period opens: 29 April, 12:00 UTC
  • Submission period closes: 20 May, 12:00 UTC
  • Review period starts: 20 May, 12:00 UTC
  • Review period ends: 10 June, 12:00 UTC
  • Voting period starts: 10 June, 12:00 UTC
  • Voting period ends: 17 June, 12:00 UTC
  • Announcement of awarded teams: By 23 June, 12:00 UTC

Deep Funding: Where ideas meet opportunity

With a total of $1,520,000 in AGIX allocated across various strategic pools, DFR4 is designed to cater to an expansive array of AI projects:

  • New Projects pool: Focused on developing innovative AI services that enhance the marketplace's capabilities and utilization of its available services.
  • Ideation pool: Supports the early stages of concept development, providing the foundation for future proposals.
  • Marketing Initiatives pool: Aims to boost platform visibility and user engagement.
  • Miscellaneous pool: Welcomes unique projects that don't fit conventional categories but have potential for significant impact.
  • Community-Driven RFPs pool: Facilitates targeted project proposals defined by predefined requests, enhancing focused collaboration and development.
  • RFP Design pool: Supports the development of high-quality specification documents for desired solutions, encouraging detailed project planning and community selection of the most promising proposals.

Participation open to all

DFR4 is open to all individuals worldwide who are eager to contribute to the advancement of decentralized AI. This includes developers, technologists, thinkers, and creators who are passionate about AI and its potential to solve real-world problems. We have launched a new submission portal to streamline the application process, ensuring that your innovative ideas are easily submitted and managed. For comprehensive details on submission guidelines and rules, please visit our Deep Funding Rules Page.

Role of Contributors and Expert Reviewers

Contributors play a critical role in shaping the future of funded projects through active engagement, feedback, and voting. Expert Reviewers, drawn from seasoned professionals and past award recipients, provide in-depth analysis and ensure that proposals meet the high standards expected by the community. Their insights help guide voters and influence the funding outcomes, enhancing the quality and viability of projects. Notably, top contributors and expert reviewers are rewarded for their valuable input, with top performers receiving AGIX rewards and special Deep Funding merchandise, underlining the value and appreciation for their contributions.

Why participate?

Participating in Deep Funding offers numerous benefits:

  • Impact: Contribute to a platform that values ethical, open, and beneficial AI.
  • Collaboration: Work alongside a global community of AI enthusiasts and experts.
  • Innovation: Bring your unique project to life with substantial financial backing without the need for equity or repayment.

Get involved

Get ready to participate in this round of Deep Funding. For more details on how to submit your proposal and to stay updated with all developments, visit our official website. Let's drive the future of decentralized AI together!

We eagerly anticipate the innovative solutions that will emerge from DFR4 and invite you to join us in this transformative journey. Let’s make a lasting impact on the AI world together!