The 4M GRT Sunrise Upgrade Program is Live! Democratize Data. Earn GRT.

TL;DR: Participants in The Graph’s Sunrise Upgrade Program can help empower web3 by democratizing data access – through a variety of fun onchain and offchain missions, earning GRT in the process.

Millions and millions of terabytes of data are created by people on the internet every day.  It’s time to revolutionize how the world accesses data and liberate yourself from opaque siloes with The Graph. With the newly launched Sunrise Upgrade Program, you can put the democratization of data into your own hands.

With the launch of the Sunrise Upgrade Program, you are empowered to join the cause and earn GRT in the process.

Now that The Graph ecosystem has entered the Sunbeam Phase, Phase 2 of the Sunrise of Decentralized data, it's time to upgrade hosted service subgraphs to The Graph Network, celebrate decentralized data, and stand up to the centralized SaaS monopolies and giants of the legacy web that seek to control data.

What is the Sunrise Upgrade Program?

The Sunrise Upgrade Program is composed of a variety of creative onchain and offchain missions in support of The Graph’s Sunrise of Decentralized Data – a three-phased plan enabling all subgraphs to upgrade seamlessly to The Graph Network.

The Graph Foundation has allocated up to 4 Million GRT to reward The Graph community and beyond for their contributions around completed missions in this program.

Missions are both non-technical and technical, ranging from content creation to contributions to The Graph Network. Each successfully completed mission is eligible for a reward in GRT tokens to acknowledge your contributions to this important milestone. Successfully completing and submitting missions earlier entitles you to greater rewards. Registration for the Sunrise Upgrade Program begins May 2nd and concludes on June 20th, 8 days after the Upgrade Window officially closes.

All are welcome to join the movement – whether you’ve been in crypto for years or are just breaking into web3 as a newcomer.

Missions are broken down into the following two categories:

  1. Web3 Visionary Track: Unleash your ecosystem growth powers as well as creative energy, completing missions that educate the world about The Graph Network and its users, including but not limited to: educational thought pieces on the value of data autonomy, blog posts around upgrading, growing The Graph community through partnerships, helping with upgrade and Sunrise support, creating fun videos, designing dank yet informative memes, crafting social media content tagged with #GraphRising, and producing other creative content across all social channels that showcases the mission and values of The Graph Network.
  2. Web3 Builder Track: Champion self-sovereignty over data and complete missions including but not limited to: upgrading subgraphs from the hosted service to The Graph Network, helping others upgrade, querying existing subgraphs on the network, assisting others with making their first queries on the network, sharing useful example queries, and creating example code that queries The Graph Network.

If you want to join the mission of unleashing web3’s potential and making autonomy over data the new normal, register now to participate in missions and confirm your eligibility for rewards.

Pro Tip: It is recommended to submit missions as soon as they are completed. To ensure sizable rewards for excellent submissions, the number of participants are limited, sign up while there is still space. This registration form will close when the cutoff is reached.

To chat and collaborate with other Graphers during the Sunrise Upgrade Program, join the #sunrise-upgrade-program channel in The Graph’s official Discord!

Disclaimers: Submissions deemed deceitful or fraudulent will be disqualified. Participants must have integrity and be aligned to the values of The Graph and the decentralized internet. Dishonest and suspicious behavior is strictly zero-tolerance and will result in a ban and disqualification from program participation.

Beware of impersonators and scams. Pages strictly on (like this blog and the Sunrise Upgrade Program page) are the only official account resources and locations to access the rewards program. The Graph will never ask you for your seed phrase and any invitation to participate in rewards programs on Twitter, Discord, Telegram or other platforms should be treated with extreme caution.

About The Graph

The Graph is the source of data and information for the decentralized internet. As the original decentralized data marketplace that introduced and standardized subgraphs, The Graph has become web3’s method of indexing and accessing blockchain data. Since its launch in 2018, tens of thousands of developers have built subgraphs for dapps across 50+ blockchains - including  Ethereum, Arbitrum, Optimism, Base, Polygon, Celo, Fantom, Gnosis, and Avalanche.

As demand for data in web3 continues to grow, The Graph enters a New Era with a more expansive vision including new data services and query languages, ensuring the decentralized protocol can serve any use case - now and into the future.

Discover more about how The Graph is shaping the future of decentralized physical infrastructure networks (DePIN) and stay connected with the community. Follow The Graph on X, LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Reddit, and Medium. Join the community on The Graph’s Telegram, join technical discussions on The Graph’s Discord.

The Graph Foundation oversees The Graph Network. The Graph Foundation is overseen by the Technical Council. Edge & Node, StreamingFast, Semiotic Labs, The Guild, Messari, GraphOps, Pinax and Geo are eight of the many organizations within The Graph ecosystem.

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May 2, 2024

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