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Flow Hackathon Season 2

June 15 - July 15, 2023
$500K in prizes
Hackathon is finished!
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$500k
Backers
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Google Cloud
Microsoft Azure
Chainlink
Gaia
QuickNode
Find
Blockto
SportVatar
Flowty
Niftory
CFV FoF
Major Leage Hacking
Kapa.ai
DapperRadar
Flowverse
Celer
Animoca Brands
Increment
Defolio
Learn Web
Matrix
Interested in supporting this hackathon?
Tracks

Tracks

Whether you’re building sophisticated DeFi mechanics or complex on-chain games, there’s a track for you!

Gaming

$50k
5 finalists
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Unleash your creativity and innovation to redefine what an on-chain gaming experience can be. From autonomous worlds to immersive multiplayer games, the possibilities are endless. Special judging bonus for users using the Flow Unity SDK.
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Gaming

Rank Prize
1st place $20,000 in $FLOW
2nd place $12,000 in $FLOW
3rd, 4th, and 5th place 3x $6,000 in $FLOW

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Ideas →

Special Bounties

Sportvatar bounty → 5,000 $FLOW

AI

$50k
5 finalists
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Redefine how AI can be integrated with on-chain logic in our daily lives, by building innovative solutions that are more secure, decentralized and privacy-focused. Winners also win Azure OpenAI credits!
presented by

AI

Rank Prize
1st place $20,000 in $FLOW
2nd place $12,000 in $FLOW
3rd, 4th, and 5th place 3x $6,000 in $FLOW

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Ideas →

Mobile

$50k
5 finalists
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Most of web3 is still desktop-first. It’s time that changed - this track is all about meeting the users where they are: on their phones. Special judging bonus for users using Swift, Kotlin, React Native SDKs.
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Mobile

Rank Prize
1st place $20,000 in $FLOW
2nd place $12,000 in $FLOW
3rd, 4th, and 5th place 3x $6,000 in $FLOW

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Ideas →

DeFi

$50k
5 finalists
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Join this track to build and improve on powerful DeFi protocols that will bring financial services to everyone in the world. Special judging bonuses if your solutions extend and are interoperable with existing DeFi primitives on Flow like IncrementFi and Celer.
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DeFi

Rank Prize
1st place $20,000 in $FLOW
2nd place $12,000 in $FLOW
3rd, 4th, and 5th place 3x $6,000 in $FLOW

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Ideas →

Everything else

$50k
5 finalists
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Anything goes in this track – a blank canvas to experiment with on-chain logic and the future of Web3. IoT, Manufacturing, <insert your amazing idea here> – all is welcome!
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Everything else

Rank Prize
1st place $20,000 in $FLOW
2nd place $12,000 in $FLOW
3rd, 4th, and 5th place 3x $6,000 in $FLOW

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Ideas →

Ecosystem Tooling and Infrastructure

$150k
10 finalists
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Closely tied to Flow grants, this track is dedicated to working on foundational innovations that will unlock new use-cases and opportunities. There will also be specific wishlist items that will have extra milestone bounties
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Ecosystem Tooling and Infrastructure

$15K for top projects with chance of incubation / follow up funding via grants

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Ideas →

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ALPHA
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ALPHA
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Judging bonuses

Mainstream adoption bonus: use both Walletless Onboarding & Hybrid Custody (where relevant)
Fully on-chain logic: projects with most or all of the application logic on-chain will be judged more favorably.
NFT Frontiers: A NFT on Flow is more than a simple ledger entry; it’s a unit of programmable code stored as a Resource. Dynamic attributes, algorithmic behaviors, NFT specific or NFT-to-NFT interaction logic: this unexplored territory is open for limitless creativity!

Extra prizes and perks

There are more than $100K in cloud credits available from our sponsors Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure (including credits Azure OpenAI). Winners who continue to build their project and go to mainnet/production will have priority.
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Smart contract audit and assessment worth from NCC Group for the best Cadence contract (worth $20K!)
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Everyone is a winner with .find! All participants will be eligible for a free 5+ letter .find name, and winners also will receive free premium 3-letter domains
presented by
Everyone submission gets land in the Flowhub district of the Ozone metaverse and an airdrop of 3D Metaverse NFTs. Top 5 winners get premium large land and NFTs and $2K of $OZONE token. Learn more
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Experts

Judges & Speakers

Niftory
Anir
Co-Founder
Google
Allen Day
Developer Advocate
Chainlink Labs
Andrej Rakic
Developer Advocate
Amazon Web Services
Brad Feinstein
Head of Web3, North America
Microsoft
John Weigelt
National Technology Officer
Microsoft
Simon Lacasse
Principal AI Global Black Belt
Microsoft
Sylvia MacPherson
Unicorn Lead, Enterprise
Emerald City DAO
Jacob Tucker
Founder
Flovatar
Luca Basile
Founder
.find
Bjarte Karlsen
Co-Founder
Flow
Layne Lafrance
Product Co-Founder
Dapper
Anuke Ganegoda
Director
Flowverse
Nishanta Dharmaseri
Co-Founder
Flowverse
James Petchey
Co-Founder
Flow
Josh Hannan
Smart Contract Engineer
Flow
Jerome Pimmel
Engineer Manager
Flow
Andrea Muttoni
Developer Advocate
Flow
Bohao Tang
Developer Advocate
Dapper
Hao
Founder, Lilico Wallet

IRL Flow Builder Events

Build, meet and learn in person
Organized by the community, for the community
IND
Delhi
TBA
TBA
HKG
HongKong
July 5, 2023 - Finished
CHN
Hangzhou
July 1, 2023 - Finished
IND
Bangalore
June 18, 2023 - Finished
IND
Hyderabad
June 17, 2023 - Finished
IND
Pune
June 10, 2023 - Finished
CHN
Shanghai
May 28, 2023 - Finished
CHN
NanJing
May 26, 2023 - Finished
IND
Jaipur
May 23, 2023 - Finished
TBA
ARE
Dubai
May 23, 2023 - Finished
SGP
Singapore
May 18, 2023 - Finished
IND
Indore
May 17, 2023 - Finished
TBA
CHN
Shenzhen
May 17, 2023 - Finished
ITA
Milan
TBA
TBA
NOR
Lillesand
TBA
TBA
NLD
Amsterdam
June 13, 2023 - Finished
PRT
Lisbon
May 17, 2023 - Finished
USA
Seattle
June 22, 2023 - Finished
CAN
Vancouver
June 15, 2023 - Finished
BRA
Florianópolis
June 6, 2023 - Finished
BRA
Rio de Jainero
May 16, 2023 - Finished
KEN
Nakuru
June 24, 2023 - Finished
KEN
Kisumu
June 17, 2023 - Finished
NGA
Anambra
June 17, 2023 - Finished
KEN
Mombasa
June 13, 2023 - Finished
NGA
Cross River State
June 10, 2023 - Finished
UGA
Mbarara
June 10, 2023 - Finished
NGA
Ogunstate
June 09, 2023 - Finished
NGA
Enugu
June 03, 2023 - Finished
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Abia State
June 03, 2023 - Finished
UGA
Kampala
June 03, 2023  - Finished
UGA
Kabele Town
June 03, 2023 - Finished
NGA
Akwa Ibom
June 02, 2023 - Finished
NGA
Warri
May 30, 2023 - Finished
NGA
Ilorin
May 27, 2023 - Finished
NGA
Port Harcourt
May 26, 2023 - Finished
NGA
Effurun
May 26, 2023 - Finished
KEN
Nairobi
May 25, 2023 - Finished
UGA
Gulu
May 24, 2023 - Finished
NGA
Abraka
May 22, 2023 - Finished
KEN
Nairobi
May 20, 2023 - Finished

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Taking part in the hackathon brings you one step closer to the Flow Incubation Program
  • Mentorship and feedback from reputable VCs and Flow product leaders
  • Milestone-based grants provided by the Flow Foundation
  • Marketing support from Flowverse
  • Cadence contract reviews and feedback through Emerald City Shield
  • Assistance identifying developer talent from across the Flow community from the Flow team and Emerald City DAO
  • Access to the industry-leading core infrastructure needed to power applications at scale on Flow through QuickNode
  • Access to Niftory’s managed Web3 platform for Walletless Onboarding, NFT Minting/Management, and more
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