Grants&Hackathons For DoraHackers (updated)

DoraHacks
9 min readAug 17, 2023

Grant DAOs — Long-term Programs Funding BUIDLers

Aptos Grant DAO

Aptos Grant DAO is a long-term funding program for early Aptos BUIDLers, initiated by DoraHacks. The program looks forward to the brightest minds of all tracks to enrich the Aptos ecosystem and get funded. Judging and prize-giving will happen periodically.

Meanwhile, Aptos Grant DAO will also be a part of DoraHacks’ long-term program funding BUIDLers in various blockchain ecosystems, as DoraHacks’ innovation to empower the everlasting hacker movement.

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Dora Grant DAO

  • Dora Grant DAO is a community-driven program to fund the hacker movement — explore and assist hackers with innovative ideas, and eventually help them build important products for the future of multi-chain Web3 ecosystem.
  • The grantees will be offered the valuable opportunities to obtain funding to further develop their projects (BUIDLs) and achieve milestones that they have set out. Meanwhile, they will also get access to the Dora community and corresponding resources helpful for the teams in the further development.

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Web3 Hackathons

Polygon [EMEA] DevX Hackathon X DoraHacks

Polygon Labs is excited to invite you to participate in our upcoming DevX Tour EMEA Hackathon, and online virtual hackathon where developers can showcase their skills and create innovative solutions to improve the blockchain ecosystem. Polygon Labs is dedicated to developing Ethereum scaling solutions for Polygon protocols and engaging with other ecosystem developers to help make scalable, affordable, secure, and sustainable blockchain infrastructure for Web3 available.

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BNB Chain Hackvolution: Empowering next-gen dApps with opBNB and BNB Greenfield

Get ready to embark on an extraordinary journey of innovation and collaboration! BNB Chain invites developers, researchers, and scientists to participate in the BNB Chain Hackvolution online event. This groundbreaking hackathon aims to redefine the future of decentralized applications (dApps) and offers a unique opportunity to contribute your expertise. Join us from July 13 to September 1 and become part of this exciting initiative.

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AEZ Boost Hackathon

The Cosmos Hub Hackathon aims to align all stakeholders by incentivizing individuals and organizations to explore and develop their ideas on Cosmos Hub by offering individuals and organizations non-dilutive funding to develop and further the Atom ecosystem.

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Akash-a-thon

Are you a visionary developer seeking to shape the future of cloud computing? Look no further, as the Akash Network proudly presents its groundbreaking hackathon — Akash-a-thon!

Embrace this incredible opportunity to join a diverse and dynamic community of tech enthusiasts, as we challenge you to push the boundaries of decentralized cloud solutions.The Akash-a-thon invites all developers, regardless of experience or background, to showcase their creativity and ingenuity in building decentralized applications, dApps, and solutions that leverage the power of the Akash Network.

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Planq Long-Term Grant Program — Round One

Planq and Dorahacks are teaming up to host a long-term developer grant program. Developers can complete tasks and receive rewards in Planq’s native tokens $PLQ. This collaboration aims to foster innovation and engage the developer community in enhancing Planq’s ecosystem.

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XRPL Summer Hackathon | Ripple

Ripple is teaming up with DoraHacks to launch the Summer XRPL online hackathon, taking place from June 5th to July 30th. The XRPL Hackathon is all about supporting innovative projects and getting developers from diverse backgrounds to explore creative ideas and transition from centralized systems to the exciting world of blockchain.

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Build on Glitch Hack 2023

Welcome to the BUIDL on Glitch Hack 2023 powered by Glitch, organised by Lumos Labs.

Dedicated to developers who are solving DeFi’s biggest problems, we’re ready to give out rewards from a prize pool of US $10,000 split across four tracks. We’re providing a unique opportunity for developers to contribute to the advancement of DeFi technology.

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ABGA & KLAYTN & ISKRA & CESS Web3 Gaming Hackathon 2023

Together with Klaytn, Iskra and CESS, ABGA is launching its second Hackathon on DoraHacks from July 17th to September 11th. Google Cloud, as the strategic partner, will also provide comprehensive support for the Hackathon.

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Comdex Hackathon

Welcome to the first Comdex Hackthon in partnership with Dorahacks! The focus on this Hackthon is to craft innovative and sustainable solutions on chain leveraging Comdex’s on chain modules tech.

Come be a part of the Comdex hackathon and unleash your potential by creating dapps utilizing the on-chain modules.

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Althea L1 presents: The World’s First iFi Hackathon

iFi, or infrastructure finance, introduces new ways to fund, build, and manage utilities and infrastructure. Althea L1 is the high-availability, highly-reliable settlement layer empowering the coordination of humans and autonomous machines, infrastructures, and utilities, and the orchestration of automatic machine-to-machine micro-payments.

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InnovateX — Nibiru Global Hackathon

We are thrilled to unveil InnovateX, the premier global hackathon brought to you by Nibiru Chain, featuring an impressive prize pool of $150,000 in $NIBI. This initiative is designed to bolster developer involvement, enhance community engagement, and stimulate the creation of useful and transformative products.

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ETHWomen Virtual & In-Person Hackathon

A female-focused and inclusive online and in-person event series part of ETHToronto and Blockchain Futurist Conference. Join hundreds at the first-ever ETHWomen in Toronto and Online!

👉 No tech or coding skills required 👉 First-time coders are welcome! 👉 UX Designers, Project Managers, HR or Finance, build your ideas at ETHWomen

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ETHToronto Virtual & In-Person Hackathon

Welcome to the 2nd Annual ETHToronto is an event you don’t want to miss! Last year Vitalik Buterin was our keynote speaker. This year we have a ton of exciting surprised for our hackathon participants!

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Neo APAC Hackathon

Neo APAC Hackathon embraces a hybrid approach, blending virtual and on-site participation to maximize outreach and foster communication. Submissions are accepted both online and offline, with on-site participants enjoying exclusive perks. Moreover, winners of the GAS Stations will secure their seats in the finale. For further guidance, please refer to the Neo APAC Hackathon Handbook.

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ETH Research Grant

Initiated by Dora Dōjo, ETH Research Grant is dedicated to funding projects and research topics in the Ethereum community and promoting the further development of Ethereum. A rolling monthly review is conducted on the Grant, which has a long-term validity.The monthly prize pool is up to 5,000 USDT and individual projects are funded at 300–1,000 USDT.

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AXELATHON | Axelar Online Hackathon 2023

Axelar Online Hackathon 2023, a global competition in collaboration with the Axelar project, aimed at discovering innovations from Thailand to a global level.

The competition offers a total prize pool of over $15,000. Interested participants can register for the competition from July 1, 2023 to August 31, 2023.

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Exploring AI in Web3: A Data-Centric Hackathon Challenge

As a one-stop Web3 User-centric DataFi solution committed to promoting the fusion of AI and Web3, KNN3 Network is hosting an event “Exploring AI in Web3: A Data-Centric Hackathon Challenge” from July 26th to August 31th, generously sponsored by .bit, Questflow, Relation, AlibabaCloud, Lightning Cloud. A special thanks to our community & media partners: Moledao, TusimaDAO College DAO, SMUB, Cointime, Meta Media and De Things.

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Taiwan Builder House 2023

TBH是一個包含了許多 WEB3 元素的創新社群。這裡匯聚了各式各樣來自不同領域的創建者,不僅可以找到來自同一領域的朋友,更可能找到與您志同道合的夥伴,一起在 WEB3 的世界開創屬於自己的道路。

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BINARYX ONLINE HACKATHON 2023

BinaryX is your leading platform and incubator for GameFi projects. BinaryX’s Hackathon 2023 aims to discover innovative ideas and engage the development communities of its ecosystems.

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PEGO Network Hackthon

The hackathon will take place from August 8th to September 30th, and applicants can submit their applications online to win $100k in prizes and receive full-cycle support from PEGO Foundation. PEGO encourages builders to utilize our ecosystem services to create applications.

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Frontier Tech Hackathons

Space Resource and Exploration Hackathon

Get ready to blast off into the world of space resources and space exploration! Introducing the Space Resources and Exploration Grant, a long-term initiative by DoraHacks, designed to foster space tech innovation. Submissions are open year-round, so seize this opportunity!

We’re committed to supporting and empowering innovators in this exciting frontier. The 2nd round is now in full swing, accepting submissions until August 11th, with a prize pool of up to $10,000. Every project with potential stands a chance to win a minimum of $1000!

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Coming soon…

Creatorthon 2023

We curated a 4 weeks in-depth program to use cutting-edge technology with expert leaders around AI, Web 3, & Creator Economy to make content creation faster, easier, so you can cut through the noise.

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GameWave Genesis Hackathon

Oasys is excited to introduce the GameWave Genesis Hackathon — an event designed to bolster game development on the Oasys Chain and our connected Verses. It aligns with our mission to accelerate the adoption of Web3 gaming by providing developers with various tools and environments to create the next wave of blockchain games. The summer hackathon will set the stage for an inspiring exploration that is poised to redefine the realm of blockchain gaming with innovative games, tools and apps from August 18th to September 13th.

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Linera Autumn Developer School 2023

This program will give you an early preview of what it’s like building on a highly scalable Layer 1. Inspired by research at Meta, the Linera protocol hopes to introduce the next paradigm shift in web3 programming.

Winners will receive prizes from a $12,500 prize pool as well as bonus prizes.

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MultiversX Gaming Hackathon 2023

Participants at this hackathon will be given a unique platform to showcase their prowess, creativity, and foresight. Exceptional projects bringing forth games, Metaverse experiences, SDKs, or any other useful and related tool that leverage the robust MultiversX network will not only be rewarded with a share of the 100k USD prize pool but will also gain opportunities for partnerships, funding, and further development support, ensuring their visions have the potential to become reality.

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About DoraHacks

DoraHacks is a global hackathon organizer and one of the world’s most active multi-chain Web3 developer platforms. It creates a global hacker movement and provides crypto native toolkits to help developers around the world team up and fund their ideas and BUIDLs via hackathons, bounties, grants, grant DAOs, and public good staking.

By far, more than 3000 projects from the DoraHacks community have received over $20 million in grants and other forms of contributions from supporters worldwide. A large number of open source communities, DAOs, and more than 40 major blockchain ecosystems are actively using Dora’s infrastructure (DoraHacks.io) for open source funding and community governance.

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