The Internet Computer is a third-gen blockchain that serves as a crypto cloud, replacing traditional IT. It allows building any Web3 service or enterprise system fully on blockchain, eliminating the need for centralized cloud computing like Amazon Web Services.
Current hackathon: BUIDL Bitcoin
Due to slow speed and high fees, bitcoin transactions are still not practical. The Internet Computer offers a solution with its native Bitcoin integration and ckBTC, a multi-chain bitcoin twin. Build payment solutions with near instant finality that give access to the Internet Computer’s growing ecosystem.Register for BUIDL Hackathon
Building innovative DeFi solutions, lightning-fast payment solutions, and non-custodial Bitcoin wallets with the Internet Computer’s native Bitcoin integration and ckBTC, as well as exploring the first phase of the Ethereum integration.
Blue Sky track
For those eager to build non-Bitcoin projects or create infrastructure and tooling to simplify development on the Internet Computer.
- 1st place $5k in ICP + $25k Grant
- 2nd place $3k in ICP + $5k Grant
- 3rd place $2k in ICP
- Additional prizes $1k in ICP each
- Best use of Chain-key signatures: $1k in ICP
- Best use of HTTPS outcalls: $1k in ICP
- Best use of Omnic
Looking to learn more about how to build on the Internet Computer? We've compiled a curated list of resources to help you get started building decentralized applications. Check out the developer pages, documentation, community resources, and the Hackathon Cheat Sheet.
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BUIDL for Web3 Hack
The #BUIDL for Web3 Hack (2022) is a hackathon designed by Lumos Metaverse and sponsored by DIFNITY to open up access to the Web3 space for #BUIDLers. Total 261 projects were submitted for the hackathon. nTagle won the Internet Computer Blue Sky track.
1st place: ntagle
ntagle gives web3 projects the ability to permanently bind token wallets & NFTs to physical objects, using NFC tags & the Internet Computer!
The Internet Computer’s inaugural global hackathon with six tracks: SocialFi, GameFi, Metaverse and NFTs, Asynchronous DeFi, Public Good / Social Impact, Blue Sky.
3741 devs competed for total 6 million prizes. 31 winners in total.
Safeguard your financial privacy with zero-knowledge proofs
Minecraft meets World of Warcraft, on the blockchain. Build, chat and adventure with friends, right in your browser.
The DFINITY Developer Grant Program aims to catalyze the growth of the Internet Computer ecosystem and make the Internet Computer accessible and approachable to more developers around the world by providing support to promising developers and teams.DFINITY Developer Grant Program
By participating in our hackathon, you agree to abide by these terms and conditions. Good luck and have fun hacking!Hackathon terms and conditions