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How To Mint Soulbound Tokens on Our Talent Platform, techFiesta

Soulbound Tokens are a type of token that provides a digital reflection of a person's identity, qualifications, and affiliations in a way that cannot be transferred or exchanged. These tokens are permanently attached to their owner, marking a significant departure from the conventional tokens or NFTs that can be bought, sold, or traded. As a result, they offer a unique and immutable record of an individual's achievements, abilities, and experiences.


Professionals participating in our training programs, hackathons, developer challenges, and crowd tasks earn Soulbound Tokens (SBTs) as undeniable evidence of their expertise and professional milestones. This approach makes it easier for employers to check qualifications while allowing professionals to display their skills and achievements transparently and confidently.


A Step-by-Step Guide on How to Mint Soulbound Tokens on techFiesta

Image of the EkoLance soulbound token

Professionals who have finished any training or participated in any hackathon, developer challenge, or crowd tasks on EkoLance or techFiesta can mint their soulbound tokens. Let's go through a step-by-step guide on how to do this:


Step 1: Open the email you received from techFiesta.


 Image of an email from techFiesta.

Step 2: Click on ‘Mint Now’ in the email to be redirected to the minting page.


Image depicting where to click and mint your Soulbound Tokens.

Step 3: Choose ‘Click here to download’ if it's your first time minting your SoulBound tokens and download the Concordium wallet.


Image depicting steps to download the Concordium wallet

Step 4: Download the app on your phone or add the browser extension. Click ‘Yes, I consent’ to proceed.


 Image showing the Concordium download page

Step 5: Verify your identity using your international passport or ID Card. Wait for Concordium to process your verification.


 Image showing you should click ‘I consent‘ to proceed on the Concordium download page

Step 6: Return to the tab asking to connect your Concordium wallet. Click ‘Connect Concordium Wallet.


Image of the Concordium identity verification form

Step 7: Back on the minting page, click ‘Mint SBT,’ then ‘Mint Now.’ Sign and submit the signature request. After signing, you will see a notification that pops up that says "You have minted your SoulBound Tokens."


Image depicting where to connect your Concordium wallet

 Image depicting where to ‘sign and submit’ your token

Step 8.  Step 8: Copy the contract index from the minting page. Go to ‘Manage’ on your wallet, add the contract index, and click ‘Look for tokens.’


 Image showing how to ‘look for tokens’

Step 9. Scroll to find the event you minted SBTs for, tick the box, and click ‘Update tokens.’ Your SoulBound Tokens will be labeled with 'your balance = 1' and 'owned.'


 Image depicting how to update your tokens

Step 10: Select your SoulBound Tokens and transfer them to your Concordium wallet collectibles.



Step 11: Go to My Credentials on your techFiesta dashboard to access and share your SoulBound Tokens.



🎉 Congratulations! You've successfully minted your SBTs and are ready to unlock endless opportunities! 


About EkoLance

EkoLance revolutionizes the future of work by empowering professionals in Web2 and the blockchain industry. EkoLance has two products: an educational platform with training programs for upskilling in the blockchain space and a developer activation platform called techFiesta, where companies launch hackathons, developer challenges, and crowd tasks. EkoLance has a community of over 8,000 blockchain professionals.



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