Build the decentralized future at the World's Largest Ethereum Hackathon. Join 300 other ambitious developers for the opportunity to work alongside the inventors of Ethereum at a 36-hour hackathon.
October 13 – 15, 2017 in Waterloo, Canada
The leading minds in the cryptocurrency space are joining over 300 hackers from around the world to collaborate together on decentralized applications using Ethereum. With an exponential increase in adoption, developer interest, and other teams building on top of Ethereum, there has never been a better time to be a part of the community building Web 3.0.
This is an event for hackers and developers that want to be a part of the decentralized future. We'll bring together industry experts, companies pushing the way forwards in this space, and handle all the event details; all you need to do is come prepared to learn fast and ready to build something great.
- Teams must have no more than 4 hackers, who are all physically in attendance
- No age or educational restrictions on hackers
- No geographic restrictions on hackers
- Your hack must be related to Ethereum
- You cannot work on your project before the event begins
- You cannot steal another team's source code
- All code required to run your project must be submitted
$53,010 in prizes
0x Project will award two prizes, one prize to the team with the most innovative of the of 0x protocol, and one prize to the team with the most compelling prototype using the 0x protocol. The prize for both winning teams will be ZRX tokens. Find more information about 0x Project here: https://blog.0xproject.com/announcing-0x-api-prize-at-ethwaterloo-hackathon-1f06e9ecabdd
ConsenSys will award 3 ETH to the team that best utilizes the StandardBounties contract framework. Find more information about the StandardBounties here: https://github.com/ConsenSys/StandardBounties
Storj will award $750 in Storj tokens and Bose noise canceling headphones to the team that best utilizes the Storj object storage. Find more information about Storj here: https://storj.io/developers.html
Toshi will award $1000 in ETH to the team that builds the best bot that utilizes Ethereum transactions on Toshi. The ideal bot will serve a use case that will be valuable to the average user (e.g. remittance, micro-jobs, lending). Find more information about Toshi here: https://developers.toshi.org
MakerDAO will award from a prize pool of 50 MKR prizes to the teams that have the most innovative use cases, solid MVPs, and compelling product visions.
ETHWaterloo does not have a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place team. The Overall Winners are the top 8 teams as selected by the judges.
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
How to enter
Submissions are only permitted from teams which have been previously Accepted.
Founder, Ledger Labs
Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Scalar Capital
Lead Prism Architect, ShapeShift.io
Head of Operations, Ledger Labs
Senior Fellow, Centre for International Governance Innovation
Engineering Manager, Coinbase
CTO & Co-Founder, Brave
Co-Founder, Tendermint & Cosmos
Author, The Business Blockchain
Principal and Venture Partner, Polychain Capital
CTO, Zeppelin Solutions
Co-Founder, Oaken Innovations
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