Today Injective is excited to announce the launch of the Illuminate Hackathon supported by Google Cloud and co-hosted with DoraHacks.
This Illuminate Hackathon is a unique opportunity for builders to continue showcasing their creativity and innovation within the Injective ecosystem. As we’ve witnessed applications across all sectors building on Injective, this hackathon has expanded its track options, allowing for even more projects to participate. In addition, Injective and Google Cloud will provide technical guidance, mentorship and prizes to help accelerate startups into the next stages of their growth.
Registration is now open. Sign up today through your DoraHacks account here to secure your spot: Sign Up Now
What is the Injective X Google Cloud Illuminate Hackathon?
The Injective Illuminate Hackathon is the prime builder launchpad for Web3 finance applications with a US$100,000 prize pool. Developers globally are invited to join to build innovative Web3 projects that can revolutionize the blockchain industry as a whole.
During the four week online hackathon, you can kickstart your project from idea to launch with mentorship from industry leaders across crypto. With world-class VCs, technologists, researchers, projects, and financial institutions all joining to power the next generation of Web3, the Injective Hackathon is the ultimate platform for developers seeking to revolutionize the world of Web3.
You are encouraged to participate regardless of your project stage. The Injective Illuminate Hackathon encourages all builders to create native projects on Injective which currently stands as the fastest layer 1 blockchain. Participants can create projects in areas such as DeFi, NFTs, SocialFi, gaming, tooling and more. A list of potential hackathon project ideas will also be published in the coming days.
Tracks and Prize Pool
DeFi, Infrastructure, and Tooling
- 1st: $30,000
- 2nd: $20,000
- 3rd: $10,000
Web3 (NFT, Gaming and SocialFi)
- 1st: $20,000
- 2nd: $10,000
- 3rd: $5,000
Community Choice Award: $5,000
- Registration Period: October 2, 2023 - October 31, 2023
- Online Submission Deadline: November 30, 2023
- Project Evaluation: December 1, 2023- December 13, 2023
- Demo Day: December 14, 2023
Why should I participate?
The Injective Illuminate Hackathon supported by Google Cloud isn’t just a competition; it’s an opportunity to ignite your passion and bring your idea to life. It’s the place to mingle with the best minds, forge teams with fellow visionaries, and confront real-world dilemmas directly. Here, you will be able to sculpt the next-generation applications and pioneer the frontiers of blockchain.
It’s your launchpad to the future of innovation and your platform to create the next big Web3 project.
What can I expect?
There will be a wide array of workshops, insightful panels, and dedicated office hours to guide you through your journey of building on Injective. In addition, there are developer resources across Injective, Google Cloud and DoraHacks alongside direct mentorship from the Injective Labs team available.
The heart of this hackathon lies in the vast horizons of unlocking boundless potential for you and your project. You will be able to showcase your creation to esteemed judges, connect with industry experts, and expand your network in the space. This is your chance to get your own spotlight in the blockchain universe.
How can I get started?
- Register for the hackathon: Sign Up Now
- Familiar yourself with Injective: Injective Docs
- Join the official Injective Discord server: here.
Injective is a lightning fast interoperable layer one blockchain that brings Cosmos and ethereum interoperability to the premier finance applications. Injective provides developers with powerful modules for building exchange, DeFi, derivatives & Web3 apps. INJ is the native deflationary scarce asset that powers the Injective Protocol and its rapidly growing ecosystem. Injective is incubated by Binance and is backed by prominent investors such as Jump Crypto, Pantera and Mark Cuban.