134th Network Political Evening of the Digital Society
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 fund, the project management, the coaches, all contacts at the project executing organisation (DLR) and of course our community and all our supporters. ❤️
  • We are holding a workshop at the Matrix Barcamp.
  • We are represented as a Matrix project at the Matrix Foundation stand during FOSDEM.
Workretreat Rügen (Baltic Sea)
  • Polychat is born 🎉🚀💥🤟
  • The first working test chat links Telegram and WhatsApp.
  • Create and invite via a web app possible.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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) 🙂
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).
Workretreat mallorca
  • First concretization of the idea and conception of a possible technical implementation.
  • The name „Polychat“ is found.