How will you change the future of finance?

What is DeFi Hackathon?

The Decentralized Finance ("DeFi") Hackathon event is a three-day event that leverages open source software and decentralized networks to transform traditional financial products into trustless and transparent solutions without intermediaries.

Apply now, and join us in building the future of finance.

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Prizes

$113,000 in prizes

Truly decentralized high performing app - Chromia

Build a fully decentralized application or game that can benefit from the high performance and secure capabilities of Chromia chain.

Prize: Up to 5000$ in CHR

Judging Criteria:
- Ability to create a fully decentralized app
- Complexity of the dapp
- Use case

What are you looking for in a successful project?
-A usable dapp that can improve the status quo

Where can we learn more about the technology?
https://chromia.com/ && http://rell.chromia.com/en/master/

DeFi solution using Waves Platform - Waves (2)

Create an effective DeFi solution/service using RIDE and Waves Blockchain like algorithmic stablecoins, insurance services, borrowing, lending, etc.

Prize:
1st place: 800 Waves.
2nd place: 500 Waves.
3rd place: 200 Waves.

What's your judging criteria?
We will assess:
The novelty of the idea
UI: friendly interface, low entry threshold, logical and simple user experience
Fullness of use of Waves’ tools and platform features
Complexity of the solution

What are you looking for in a successful project?
We’re looking for new ideas and interesting models in finances, successful project should have the potential to attract many users, especially not familiar with crypto. It also should use as many as possible Waves products - Waves Keeper, RIDE, DEX, etc.

Where can we learn more about the technology?
"Documentation – https://docs.wavesplatform.com/ All important links – https://wavesplatform.com/developers
About RIDE smart contracts language – https://wavesplatform.com/technology/ride Intro to RIDE – https://github.com/KardanovIR/ride-introduction
About Waves Keeper – https://wavesplatform.com/technology/keeper
Tutorial about Waves, RIDE and development tools – https://docs.wavesplatform.com/en/smart-contracts/simple-voting-on-the-waves-blockchain.html"

Agoric - Tech Stack Challenge (2)

Prize:
$2500 for the top prize, and $500 for the secondary bonus prize!

What's your judging criteria?
The top prize goes to the best use of the Agoric technology stack. A secondary bonus prize will go to the project with the best reusable component.

What are you looking for in a successful project?
We are excited about projects that incorporate or engage with some of the following: uses of our Electronic Rights Transfer Protocol (ERTP), uses of Zoe, create new assets, compose rights in an interesting way, solve a real problem, have a UI.

Where can we learn more about the technology?
Agoric.com

Painting with Coda - O(1) Labs (2)

Synchronize a node with the live Coda testnet — and then build a cool visualization on top of the Coda GraphQL API.

Participants with free time during a break working on a larger project should be able to synchronize a node. Stop by our booth for a small prize here.

Prize:
$2,500 in prizes

What's your judging criteria?
For the Testnet synchronization, it's binary: Did you successfully send and receive funds on the network? For coolest visualization: How elegant are you able to convey complex information? Are you creative?

What are you looking for in a successful project?
Requirements for synchronizing to the network:

- Connect a node to the live network
- Successfully receive funds from the faucet
- Send a transaction to the echo bot
- Show us at our booth

Requirements for coolest visualization:

- Must use data from the Coda GraphQL API
- Visualize some aspect of Coda's network

Where can we learn more about the technology?
Learn about the Coda Protocol at codaprotocol.org

Testnet Challenge - Xpring (4)

- Earn interest on XRP on Testnet.
- Collateralize a loan with XRP on Testnet.
- Collateralize a derivative contract with XRP on Testnet

Prize:
XRP, Oculus Quest, Nintendo Switch, DJI Spark Drone

What's your judging criteria?
- Must use XRP / XRP Ledger
- Must demo / show live code
- Must interoperate with another chain

What are you looking for in a successful project?
- Code completion
- Use of XRP
- Chain interoperability
- Next steps (how to scale)

Where can we learn more about the technology?
- xpring.io
- xrpl.org
- interledger.org
- webmonetization.org
- codius.org

Tendermint Cosmos Challenge (11)

Build something cool on Cosmos SDK. Other compatible frameworks looks lotionjs ok too. Using IBC is a big bonus.

Build some cool app in any category (DeFi, staking, privacy, gaming, etc) with Cosmos stack.

Prizes:
Three Winners:
Win $10k value in ATOM each
Three Winners:
Win $5k value in ATOM each
Five Winners:
Win $1k value in ATOM each

What's your judging criteria?
Build something inventive on cosmos, Tendermint, and/or IBC. Judging will be based on creativity, technical feasibility, modularity, and cryptoeconomic soundness.

What are you looking for in a successful project?
Something that uses IBC to do cross-chain DeFi. But not required.

Where can we learn more about your technology?
cosmos.network/developers

Money Legos with AAVE - AAVE (6)

Build on top of AAVE

Prizes:
Build on top of AAVE

What's your judging criteria?
Use of AAVE specific functionalities such as Rate Switch and Flash loans

What are you looking for in a successful project?
Originality and Composability with other projects

Where can we learn more about your technology?
https://developers.aave.com/#what-is-aave ; https://aave.com

Best Project - Grand Prize

Eligibility

Anyone can apply! We are looking for people with a focus on blockchain technologies and are based in the Bay Area!

Teams can be up to 4 people.

Judges

Robert Yu

Robert Yu

Kosala Hemachandra

Kosala Hemachandra
MEW (MyEtherWallet)

Olga Kupchevskaya

Olga Kupchevskaya
MEW (MyEtherWallet)

Ofer Rotem

Ofer Rotem
Collider Ventures

Chris McCann

Chris McCann
Proof of Capital

Can Kisagun

Can Kisagun
Enigma

Teck Chia

Teck Chia
Binance

Lasse Clausen

Lasse Clausen
1kx

Dean Tribble

Dean Tribble
Agoric

Haseeb Qureshi

Haseeb Qureshi
Dragonfly Capital

Nicholas Platias

Nicholas Platias
Terra

Riccardo Sibani

Riccardo Sibani
Chromia

Inal Kardanov

Inal Kardanov
Waves Platform

Mark Miller

Mark Miller
Agoric

Evan Shapiro

Evan Shapiro
O(1) Labs

Brandon Kase

Brandon Kase
O(1) Labs

Carey Janecka

Carey Janecka
O(1) Labs

Avery Morin

Avery Morin
O(1) Labs

Michelle Wong

Michelle Wong
O(1) Labs

John Wu

John Wu
O(1) Labs

Conner Swann

Conner Swann
O(1) Labs

Tannr Allard

Tannr Allard
Nervos Network

Warren Paul Anderson

Warren Paul Anderson
Xpring

Ethan Beard

Ethan Beard
Xpring

Doug Purdy

Doug Purdy
Xpring

Evan Schwartz

Evan Schwartz
Xpring

Kenta Iwasaki

Kenta Iwasaki
Perlin

Luca Consentino

Luca Consentino
Oasis Labs

Christopher Brown

Christopher Brown
Zabo

Stani Kulechov

Stani Kulechov
Aave

Emilio Frangella

Emilio Frangella
Aave

Awa Sun Yin

Awa Sun Yin
Cryptium Labs

Jared Flatow

Jared Flatow
Compound

Rodolfo Ergueta

Rodolfo Ergueta
Salesforce

Dan Robinson

Dan Robinson
Paradigm

Judging Criteria

  • Inventiveness