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01.03.2024
134th Network Political Evening of the Digital Society
01.03.2024
PrototypeFund Demo Day
  • Polychat is represented with Nadine in the all-female panel “Resist: Independent Infrastructures for Civil Society”.
  • The “The Revolution will not be centralized!” Hoodies celebrate their premiere.
  • The event marks the end of the funding phase by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BmBF).
  • Many thanks to the prototype find, the project management, the coaches, all contacts at the project sponsor and of course our community and all our supporters. ❤️
02.-04.02.2024
FOSDEM
  • We are holding a workshop at the Matrix Barcamp.
  • We are represented as a Matrix project at the Matrix Foundation stand during FOSDEM.
11.-21.01.2024
Workretreat Rügen (Baltic Sea)
  • Polychat is born 🎉🚀💥🤟
  • The first working test chat links Telegram and WhatsApp.
  • Create and invite via a web app possible.
27.-30.12.2023
Chaos Communication Congress (37c3)
  • Polychat participates as part of the Matrix Assembly.
  • Nadine gives a presentation (self-organized session) on stage H.
  • The “The Revolution will not be centralized!” Stickers celebrate their premiere.
10.11.2023
“Digitalization in voluntary work” specialist discussion in the Bundestag
  • Nadine is invited to the panel as a specialist.
  • We introduce Polychat and its potential for volunteers.
  • We discuss sustainable financing options for open source projects.
21.-24.09.2023
Matrix Community Summit
  • Nadine opens the conference with a 30-minute talk about polychat, interoperability and usability.
  • Nadine is interviewed for the “Matrix Salon” podcast.
31.08.2023
Start of the 14th prototypefund funding phase
  • We were accepted 😀 … Polychat will be funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research for the next 6 months.
15.-18.08.2023
Chaos Communication Camp
  • Polychat participates as part of the Matrix Assembly.
  • We have a logo and are issuing our first business cards (cut by hand in the copy shop) 🙂
31.03.2023
Funding application for Prototypfund
  • We are pitching Polychat for the 14th funding round.
August – October 2022
  • First tests with existing matrix bridges (in both puppet and relay modes).
03.-10.06.2022
Workretreat mallorca
  • First concretization of the idea and conception of a possible technical implementation.
  • The name „Polychat“ is found.