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    IBC Hackathon


      30th JULY - 3rd OCT

    Open from July 30th

Our goal

1 MILLION DEVELOPERS

This is your opportunity to compete amongst the best developers in web 3.0. Plus being mentored by the very best and having the satisfaction of getting your innovations on a massive platform.

A prize pool of USD 135,000 is waiting for you! And other prizes from our sponsors!

IBC-Hack-1 is the first of the series in the IBC Hackathon cohort and is designed to attract a coterie of developers, engineers and students who wish to make their mark in the blockchain and web 3.0 ecosystem. Hack -1 will provide the platform for solving some of the critical challenges – strategic, functional and technical – faced by the blockchain industry.

Alternatively, IBC-Hack-1 will create a pool of highly skilled developers who will also fill in the resource scarcity gap in the ecosystem. With a total prize pool of USD 135,000 and growing, IBC Hackathon showcases the best blockchain and web 3.0 has to offer.

IBC Hackathon prize breakdown

Prize pool:

USD 45,000

and growing!

THEMES

Interfaces & Experiences

Web 3.0 & Tooling

DAO & Governance

DeFi

NFT

Metaverse/Gaming

Prize pool:

USD 15,000

1st prize USD 8,000

2nd prize USD 5,000

3rd prize USD 2,000

THEMES

Interfaces & Experiences

Web 3.0 & Tooling

DAO & Governance

DeFi

NFT

Metaverse/Gaming

Prize pool:

USD 10,000

Winner USD 7,000

Runner-up USD 3,000

THEMES

DAO Tooling solutions for Chingari’s mobile app users

Play2earn gaming concept for Chingari’s branding avatars

GameFi

Prize pool:

USD 10,000

Winner USD 7,000

Runner-up USD 3,000

THEMES

Smart Home on Web3 Cloud

Prize pool:

USD 10,000

1st prize USD 5,000

2nd prize USD 3,500

3rd prize USD 1,500

Keep checking this space. More prizes coming soon!

IBC-HACK-1 SCHEDULE (TENTATIVE)

STAGE

ACtivity

Start date (2022)

End date (2022)

1

Registration (sign up) on IBC platform

30 July

1

Application in preferred track(s)

30 July

25 Aug

2

Idea Submission

30 July

28 Aug

2

Workshop 1 (Online)

4 Aug

4 Aug

2

Fireside chat (Online)

5 Aug

5 Aug

2

Workshop 2 (Online)

9 Aug

9 Aug

2

Meetup on NFT - (offline-Hyderabad)

13 Aug

13 Aug

2

Workshop 3 (online)

16 Aug

16 Aug

2

Basic screening of idea by internal team

16 Aug

28 Aug

2

Mentor allocation

16 Aug

28 Aug

2

Review of idea & feedback, wherever necessary

19 Aug

26 Aug

2

Resubmission of ideas

20 Aug

30 Aug

2

Round 1 evaluation & leaderboard from IBC

20 Aug

5 Sep

3

Submission of prototype / POC / MVP / artifacts

20 Aug

10 Sep

3

Workshop 4 (Online)

23 Aug

23 Aug

3

Meetup on Metaverse (Offline- Bangalore)

27 Aug

27 Aug

3

Workshop 5 (Online)

30 Aug

30 Aug

3

Workshop 6 (Online)

6 Sep

6 Sep

3

Workshop 7 (Online)

13 Sep

13 Sep

3

Basic Screening of CODEBASE/MVP by internal team

20 Aug

10 Sep

3

Mentor Allocation

20 Aug

10 Sep

3

Review of CODEBASE/MVP & Feedback, wherever necessary

22 Aug

10 Sep

3

Resubmission of CODEBASE/MVP

22 Aug

10 Sep

3

Round 2 evaluation & leaderboard from IBC

22 Aug

10 Sep

4

Video pitch submission

11 Sep

17 Sep

4

Mentor allocation

11 Sep

17 Sep

4

Review of pitch & feedback, wherever necessary

11 Sep

18 Sep

4

Resubmission of pitch

11 Sep

19 Sep

4

Workshop 8 (Online)

20 Sep

20 Sep

4

Round 3 evaluation & leaderboard from IBC

20 Sep

22 Sep

5

Preparation for demo

20 Sep

30 Sep

5

Winner announcement + AMA (Online)

3 Oct

3 Oct

Participation Guidelines

Team Formation:
The participants are free to form their own teams with minimum two members and maximum 5 members in each team.

Submission of more than one problem statement:
Hackathons are open knowledge events and the organizers cannot take any responsibility of protecting the idea, codebase or any other information shared during the course of this hackathon or later.

Notifications:
Hackathons are open knowledge events and the organizers cannot take any responsibility of protecting the idea, codebase or any other information shared during the course of this hackathon or later.

Stages:
The stages of participation, resubmission , shortlisting and selection shall be the prerogative of the organizers and may be changed based on requirements.

Support:
The organizers shall try and support with some reference material, workshops etc. However, the organizers are under no obligation to do any kind of hand-holding or tutoring. This is a competition and the participants are expected to be prepared in the required skill set.

Incentives:
The organizers and sponsors reserve the right to cancel incentives if they are not satisfied with the quality of submissions

Intellectual Property:
Hackathons are open knowledge events and the organizers cannot take any responsibility of protecting the idea, codebase or any other information shared during the course of this hackathon or later.

Decision of Jury:
The decision of Jury in shortlisting/selection is final and irrevocable and cannot be challenged whatsoever.

Timelines:
The timelines of the hackathon, the stages may change based on several internal and external factors.

Shortlisting and Selection Criteria:
The shortlisting and selection criteria from one stage to next and final stage shall be notified as and when required. The criteria may change based on relative competition, number of submissions, discretion of mentors and jury.

Tech Stack:
The details of tech stack, programming language and other technical details shall ne followed as per guidelines notified with the specific hackathon track and problem statement. If no specific guidelines are given, it shall be deemed open choice by participants.

Dynamic changes:
In the course of this hackathon, the sponsors, mentors, partners, jury, incentives, shortlisting criteria, timelines and other things may change due to unforeseen circumstances. The organizers are under no obligation to inform or explain the same to participants.

FAQ

The Hackathon is centred around Web 3.0 and Blockchain broadly. Multiple sponsors and technology companies have created hackathon tracks. Some tracks are open ended while other tracks have problem statements defined.

The current hackathon – IBC-HACK-1 is an online Hackathon. However, select teams from this hackathon will be invited to a Mega hackathon which will be an offline hackathon in the main conference.

The event registration will start from 30 July, 2022 for IBC-HACK-1 and the application will be closed by August 25, 2022.

Participation is FREE for IBC Hackathon

Everybody is welcome and can apply. Whether you are an entrepreneur or a student you are welcome.

. The minimum size of the team is 2 and maximum size 5. However, we would recommend a team size of 3-4 members.

The prize pool of IBC-HACK-1 is $45,000 + other prizes from our sponsors including: opportunity to meet best-in-class mentors, connect with investors etc. For a detailed understanding of incentives visit ibc.media

The jury panel composition will be announced closer to the date of the hackathon demo day.

Our partners and sponsors regularly share material, conduct workshops and AMA sessions. Keep checking your email and keep visiting the platform to get the latest updates.

You can get details of the timeline at ibc.media

Some tracks are open ended while other tracks have problem statements. If you are choosing a track which has problem statements defined, you have to pick one of the problem statements listed. If you are choosing a track which does not have problem statements, you can have your own problem statement.

You can choose only 1 problem statement to work on. For the purpose of this hackathon.

You are welcome to use any library, component etc provided you are following the guidelines. Do not share anything that cannot be shared on a public forum as per the licensing guidelines by the owner of those components /libraries.

The choice of technology stack, programming language, etc is entirely your choice.

Yes. You can be part of another team as well during the application process. However, after the process of application shortlisting is completed, you would not be able to change teams.

The members are expected to record a video pitch with the recording of the demo and be present online to answer the questions of the jury.

Hackathons are open competitions and we do not bear any responsibility of protecting the IP as it will be reviewed by multiple mentors and also peer reviewed. Do not share anything that cannot be shared on a public forum.

Please mail us on [email protected] and we will update this list as well so that everybody profits from the answer.

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Open from July 30th