The ETHIndia Online hackathon series consists of month-long Ethereum based online hackathons in which Portis by ShapeShift has joined as a Silver-tier Exclusive Wallet Season Partner for a total of 7 hackathons, and we’re kicking it off with DApp Jedi

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Portis is a platform for making decentralized applications accessible to mainstream users. We offer developers an SDK that they can integrate into their decentralized application (DApp) to make it familiar and easy for their users, just like using a regular web app.

Portis is a standard web3 provider that comes pre-bundled in your DApp.

Other web3 providers force DApps to place the burden on the end users, making them install a third-party application on their device before they can even start using said DApp. In addition, the user’s private key is stored only on the device, making it both risky (if the device is lost/destroyed, the user’s funds and identity are gone forever) and inconvenient — using the same wallet across different devices is an intimidating process for the average user. …

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