ICP hackathons

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.

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This is a chance for both experienced developers and newcomers interested in blockchain to make the most of the Internet Computer ecosystem.

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Resources

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.

Past hackathons

August-September 2023

Fully On-Chain with ICP

Build groundbreaking dapps leveraging ICP's unique features, introduce Layer 2 Bitcoin dapps, or revolutionize decentralized gaming.

Grand Winner + Awesome ICP Winner

icRouter

A cross-chain network of assets based on threshold signature technology, with no off-chain bridges, supporting Bitcoin, IC, and EVM networks etc.

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BUIDL Bitcoin Winner

SynthiFy

Unlock the Power of Your Bitcoin with our platform! Deposit Bitcoin as collateral and borrow stablecoins instantly. Seamlessly manage your crypto assets while accessing the liquidity you need.

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GameFi Winner

ICSoccerWorld

Train, Scout, Manage and build the best Football Club fully on-chain.

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July 2023

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.

Additional Prize
October 2022

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.

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Blue Sky track winner

1st place: ntagle

ntagle gives Web3 projects the ability to permanently bind token wallets & NFTs to physical objects, using NFC tags & the Internet Computer!

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July 2022

Supernova Hackathon

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.

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Winner 1

SpinnerCash

Safeguard your financial privacy with zero-knowledge proofs

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Winner 2

Cubetopia

Minecraft meets World of Warcraft, on the blockchain. Build, chat and adventure with friends, right in your browser.

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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