Join us for an exhilarating journey into the future of the internet at Web5: Building the Decentralized Web, hosted by TBD! This groundbreaking hackathon invites tech enthusiasts, innovators, and creators to dive headfirst into the world of Web5, where the internet is reimagined as a decentralized ecosystem. With Web5, the possibilities are endless as you craft and shape the next generation of web applications.

Unleash your creativity and compete in five exciting categories (below) or surprise us with something different!

  • Best FinTech Inspired App
  • Best Health Inspired App
  • Best Music and Arts Inspired App
  • Best Personal Data Inspired App
  • Best Empowerment & Enablement App

Whether you're passionate about revolutionizing finance, healthcare, the arts, data privacy, or empowerment, Web5 provides the perfect platform to turn your visionary ideas into reality. At Web5, we prioritize fun, innovation, and the power of decentralized technology. So, let your imagination run wild, join us in this adventure, and be part of the decentralized web revolution. 

Web5: Building the Decentralized Web - where innovation meets empowerment. Join us for a hackathon like no other, and let's reshape the web together!

WHAT YOU GET

  • Try out Web5 functionality 
  • Gain experience with TBD 
  • A chance at $30,000 in prizes

Requirements

What to Build:

Build a decentralized app using Web5.js.

What to Submit:

Provide a public URL to your code repository for judging. 

Provide a public URL to the deployed app.

Include a video (about 3 minutes) that demonstrates your submission. Videos must be uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo and made public.

Your complete submission form on Devpost before the final deadline. 

Hackathon Sponsors

Prizes

$30,000 in prizes

First Place

- $7,500 in USD
- Swag
- Opportunity to meet with TBDevs
- Social recognition by TBD

Second Place

- $5,000 in USD
- Swag
- Opportunity to meet with TBDevs
- Social recognition by TBD

Third Place

- $3,000 in USD
- Swag
- Opportunity to meet with TBDevs
- Social recognition by TBD

Best FinTech Inspired App

- $2,500 in USD
- Swag
- Social recognition by TBD

Best Health Inspired App

- $2,500 in USD
- Swag
- Social recognition by TBD

Best Music and Arts Inspired App

- $2,500 in USD
- Swag
- Social recognition by TBD

Best Personal Data Inspired App

- $2,500 in USD
- Swag
- Social recognition by TBD

Best Empowerment & Enablement Inspired App

- $2,500 in USD
- Swag
- Social recognition by TBD

Most Valuable Feedback (3)

- $500 in USD for up to 3 feedback submissions
- Swag

MVP

- $500 for the most active and helpful Community Contributor on the TBD Discord Server.
- Swag
- Social recognition by TBD

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

Angie Jones

Angie Jones
Head of Developer Relations, TBD

Daniel Buchner

Daniel Buchner
Head of Decentralized Identity, TBD

Adewale Abati

Adewale Abati
Staff Developer Advocate, TBD

Ebony Louis

Ebony Louis
Technical Community Manager, TBD

Rizel Scarlett

Rizel Scarlett
Staff Developer Advocate, TBD

Chris Giglio

Chris Giglio
Senior Developer Advocate, TBD

Judging Criteria

  • Technological Implementation
    Does the project leverage Web5.js? Does it make use of other technologies as well?
  • Design
    Is the user experience and design of the project well thought out?
  • Potential Impact
    How big of an impact could the project have globally? Does it have the potential to go viral?
  • Quality of the Idea
    How creative and unique is the project?

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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