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Data Economy Hackathon (More than $500k Seed Funding)

Feb 21, 2024


Data Economy Hackathon (More than $500k Seed Funding)


Protocol Labs Architect in collaboration with Filecoin and InterPlanetary Consensus (IPC) is pleased to announce the Data Economy Hackathon.


This hackathon is all about bringing together the brightest minds across the globe to push the boundaries of what’s possible in web3.


The challenge aims for:


       Harness Data Value: Tap into decentralized networks to maximize data utility

       Innovate for Scalability: Develop with InterPlanetary Consensus for cutting-edge scalability

       Create with Filecoin: Bring to life dApps that enhance the Filecoin ecosystem

       Smooth Out the Filecoin Experience: Aim for projects that refine participation in the Filecoin network


NB: The total prize for the challenge is over USD 500,000 in accelerator seed funding.


What makes for a good submission for this challenge?


      • Innovative Idea: An idea that’s technically creative, and solves a real problem innovatively

      • Demonstrated understanding of the technology: Clear perspective on why you chose this technology or its associated ecosystem for your use case

      • Product Prototype: A working prototype demonstrating how the idea comes to life for its users

      • Strong Team: A strong team comes with a great mix of skills, including technical expertise, the ability to execute, and a strong understanding of the Product

      • Business Model: A simple plan (at this stage) with the potential to generate revenue or create value through other means.

      • Great Pitch: A clear, concise pitch that summarizes the above.


Prize Eligibility


     • Submitting the same project across multiple hackathons will lead to disqualification

     • Projects that have been awarded Filecoin grants will not be awarded a Hackathon prize if their grant has been approved and the scope of work for the hackathon and the grant are the same

     • Only projects or features (preferably in separate branches) built specifically for the respective hackathon will be considered for prizes

     • Broken links may disqualify the project from the judging process

     • We have instituted policies to confirm payment disbursements are compliant with legally required sanctions.


Deadline: March 31, 2024.


Click HERE to Apply