Dallas
San Francisco
London
Paris
Bangalore
Moscow
Singapore
Tel Aviv

Think you can hack it?

The Hedera18 Hackathon is the first global, decentralized hashgraph hackathon, gathering developers to compete in eight cities around the world: Dallas, San Francisco, London, Paris, Bangalore, Moscow, Singapore, and Tel Aviv.

Teams consisting of up to ten participants will compete in this two-day hackathon, building next-generation decentralized applications in fast-moving categories, such as: gaming, social causes, and micropayments.

Winners will be awarded a combination of cash and Hedera tokens, and the potential to have your project incubated and deployed on the Hedera Hashgraph public network.

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Build the future

Over the course of two-days, you and your team have the opportunity to build what’s next on the Hedera Hashgraph Platform. Enter for your chance to compete with teams around the world for a chance to win the Hedera18 Hackathon.

Global Winning Team:

$50,000 USD

Regional Winning Teams:

1st Place: $10,000 USD
2nd Place: $7,000 USD
3rd Place: $3,000 USD

Winners are awarded 60% of their winnings in Hedera cryptocurrency and 40% in fiat.

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Global hackathon judges

Dr. Leemon Baird Co-Founder & Chief Scientist
Mance Harmon Co-Founder & CEO
Ken Anderson Chief Developer Advocate
Karen Salay COO & Founder of
PlayDFS / Chat Goose

Dr. Leemon Baird

Co-Founder & Chief Scientist



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Mance Harmon

Co-Founder & CEO



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Ken Anderson

Chief Developer Advocate



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Karen Salay

COO & Founder of
PlayDFS / Chat Goose



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Judging criteria

Technical execution
Has the team effectively utilized the available technologies?
Innovation
Is the project creative, new, and disruptive?
Feasibility
Is the solution actually possible, or just nice in theory?
Challenge fit
How relevant is the project to the stated challenge?

Hackathon locations

Monday, October 15 (Local Time)

8:00 to 9:00
Registration + Breakfast
9:00 to 10:00
Welcome to the Hedera18 Global Hackathon
10:00 to 10:30
Dapp Idea Pitches
11:00 to 13:00
Hackathon Starts
13:00 to 14:00
Lunch
14:00 to 18:00
Hackathon Continued
18:00 to 19:00
Dinner
19:00 to 8:00
Overnight Hackathon

Tuesday, October 16 (Local Time)

8:00 to 9:00
Breakfast
9:00 to 10:00
Dapp Demonstration Tips & Tricks
13:00 to 14:00
Lunch
14:00 to 14:30
Code Freeze
14:30 to 17:00
Dapp Demonstration Sessions
17:00 to 18:00
Local Judge Deliberations
18:00 to 18:30
Local Winners Announced

Wednesday, October 17 (Central Time)

6:00pm to 6:30pm
Livestream: Global Winner Announced
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