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In collaboration with Devfolio and Superpumped
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Prizes for Top 3 Finalists

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WINNER
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$10000
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$7000
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$5000

$10000

Solana Community Choice Award

Vote for your favorite project to help them win.

VOTING LOCKED

Hackathon Timeline

  • July 26, 2021

    Registrations
    Open Date

  • August 12, 2021

    Registrations
    Last Date

  • August 13, 2021

    Hackathon
    Starting Date

  • August 16, 2021

    Developer
    Happy Hours

  • September 3, 2021

    Submission
    Last Date

  • September 10, 2021

    Result Date

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Special Prizes

Looking for inspiration? Our partners are offering prizes to projects that match their specifications.

serum-prize
$10000

Serum Dex

This prize goes to the best project that composes directly with the Serum Dex. The team will be awarded $10,000 equivalent to SRM.

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  • Serum
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$10000

Streaming Payments

A payment streaming app built on/for Solana that allows users to link their payments with yield earnings strategies to earn a yield on tokens waiting to be streamed.

  • laptop
  • Lightspeed India
superpumpd-prize
$5001

Solana Wedding

Wedding season is upon us. Build an on-chain wedding registry that allows couples to register their wedding on-chain and generate a well-designed certificate. Don’t be afraid to let your creativity run wild!

  • laptop
  • Superpumped
balaji-prize
$5000

Crypto Crowdfunding

Bitclout is a decentralised Twitter. Implement a custom card format using Solana. The first custom card should facilitate crypto crowd funding in the feed.

  • laptop
  • Balaji
prize
$5000

Programmable NFTs

Create programmable NFTs that can change its appearance, either:

a) Over time

b) Based on co-existence with another NFT in the same wallet

c) Based on interaction with an API

  • laptop
  • Kunal Kapoor
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$5000

On-chain cab hailing

Build a simple, working prototype of a ridesharing dapp on the Solana blockchain.

  • laptop
  • Raj Gokal
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$5000

Creator Coins

Build a feature or product that allows users to back/bet on creators with digital assets, mutually beneficial incentive models, and creative solutions to support a world where creators and users can equally win from amazing content generation.

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  • Republic
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$5000

Cred Crypto Profiles

Build a product that allows CRED users to link their CRED profile to their Solana public address. The product should interact with CRED's API (for sending the user's public address).

  • laptop
  • CRED
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Community Bounties

In the spirit of open source, this hackathon is a community-run event. You can contribute by participating in our community bounty program.

Work with Us
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Judges and Speakers

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About the Hackathon

Building out Loud is a hackathon powered by Solana exclusively for Indian developers. In this 3 week sprint, we welcome developers, engineers, students and anyone with an internet connection to launch their projects on Solana. Solana’s blazing fast blockchain allows you to deploy dapps that can scale to a billion users. With prizes from Solana Foundation, Lightspeed Ventures, Balaji Srinivasan, CRED, Kunal Kapoor, Superpumped, Serum and many others -- you have the opportunity to showcase your product directly to a stellar line up of investors. Sign up today.

About Solana

Solana is a fast, secure, and censorship-resistant blockchain. The globally distributed community focuses on building the next great decentralized exchange, prediction market, marketplace and payment networks with an open infrastructure.

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FAQs

Anyone is welcome to participate - students, experienced developers, web2 developers who are curious about crypto/web3, and everyone in between. Participation is based on your interest in Solana and ability to build products that delight users.

Participation in the hackathon is free. Solana is sponsoring the hackathon in collaboration with Devfolio and Superpumped. You can learn more about Solana here

You can sign up for the hackathon using Devfolio’s portal here. All relevant information will be provided to you on their portal after registration.

Solana recently concluded a global hackathon and received 350+ project submissions from around the world. You can check out the submissions and winners here.

We will accept all submissions from teams that build their projects on the Solana blockchain. You are welcome to build anything that fits in the crypto or web3 universe - DeFi, asset management, gaming, NFTs, interoperability, file storage, derivatives, DeFi, and many more. If you are looking for inspiration, we also have special prizes from partners who are looking for projects that match their specifications.

Yes! We encourage hackers and developers of all levels of experience to apply. We will support you with developer tooling resources, a dedicated discord server with on-demand help, Developer Happy Hours, and Q&As through the hackathon.

Yes, you may submit your project as a team (maximum of 6). Good teams will typically have a mix of design and developer skills.

Broadly, you will be judged on 4 criteria:

Quality: How creative and original is your idea? For special prizes: How creatively and effectively did you interpret the problem statement?

Implementation: How well did you execute the idea?

UI/UX: How well designed and user-friendly is the product?

Future Potential: Does your project have a future as a fundable product within the Solana ecosystem?

In addition to these, you must expect judges of special prizes to have other subjective criteria depending on their needs and specifications.

Your best bet is to join the Discord server or reach out to us at hello@devfolio.co.

Applications will close at 11:59 PM IST, 12 August 2021.