A Chance to Win $20,000 at ICON Hyperhack Hackathon 2020

Deadline : 14 Aug 2020

Nonprofit organization: ICON Hyperhack

Study level: Vocational Education

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A Chance to Win $20,000 at ICON Hyperhack Hackathon 2020

ICON which is Korea's largest public blockchain platform that's also one of the fastest growing in the world, the ICON protocol is currently being used by the Seoul Government, Samsung, LINE and several other industry leaders, invites application for the 2 month online hackathon ICON Hyperhack.

Participant can build across a wide range of categories that include Decentralized Finance, Utility, and NFT & Gaming. ICON plans to provide support to teams that show promise to enable them to grow into main or side ventures.

Benefits:

Here are some benefits for those who participate in the ICON Hyperhack hackathon:

  • Support from ICON to help hackathon projects grow into ventures.
  • Up to $20,000 USD in prize money.
  • Additional consideration for the ICON Grant of up to $50,000 USD over 6 months.
  • Online support by Hyperconnector, ICON’s official accelerator partner.
  • An opportunity to showcase to industry leaders.

Eligibility:

The Hackathon is open to: 

  • Individuals who are at least the age of majority where they reside as of the time of entry (“Eligible Individuals”) (*NOTE: The age of majority is the threshold of adulthood as recognized or declared by law. Most countries set the age of majority at 18 including the US, UK, Germany.
  • Teams of Eligible Individuals (“Teams”)
  • Organizations (including corporations, not-for-profit corporations and other nonprofit organizations, limited liability companies, partnerships, and other legal entities) that exist and have been organized or incorporated at the time of entry. (the above are collectively, “Makers”)
  • An Eligible Individual may join more than one Team, or Organization and an Eligible Individual who is part of a Team or Organization may also enter the Hackathon on an individual basis.  
  • If a Team or Organization is entering the Hackathon, they must appoint and authorize one individual (the “Representative”) to represent, act, and enter a Submission, on their behalf. The Representative must meet the eligibility requirements above. By entering a Submission on the Site on behalf of a Team or Organization you represent and warrant that you are the Representative authorized to act on behalf of your Team or Organization.

Requirements:

Makers must do the following to participate in the Hackathon:

Build functioning end to end software utilizing ICON Smart Contract (SCORE) and/or interfacing with the ICON protocol in one of the hackathon categories. The software can be a standalone app (front end + back end), SDK to be used with the ICON protocol, or web integration of the ICON protocol.

Testing and development of SCORE (ICON's smart contract) must be done on the ICON YEOUIDO testnet. This must be followed by a SCORE audit. ICON has launched a new SCORE (smart contract) audit system which you must go through to deploy your projects on the ICON testnet and ICON mainnet.

Judging Criteria:

  • Idea: Whether you are proposing a unique idea or approach to address a problem and how well this is presented.
  • Implementation: How the idea is implemented. How good is the overall user experience? Is it easy to use? Is the design appealing to end users?
  • Development: How much of the ICON protocol is being interfaced with or utilized via SCORE? How useful is the blockchain implementation of the project?
  • Value: The potential value to the real world and to the ICON ecosystem.

About ICON Hyperhack:

ICON Hyperhack is a 2 month online hackathon for all individuals, technical or non-technical, to join one of the world’s fastest growing blockchain platforms as a partner. Anyone in the world can participate and receive benefits, as the entire experience, including acceleration, is completely online.

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