Innovate 2021 Hackathon

Challenge your design and development skills by taking part in the Innovate 2021 Hackathon! Registrations are now open for you and your team to find an innovative solution to the specified challenge using IPFS and/or Filecoin technology.

The Holo Hackathon Challenge is a competition seeking innovators to design UX and/or develop functionality that takes advantage of new decentralised, verifiable data possibilities. Technologists and designers will need to solve cyber risk management in the future, the verifiable nature of the IPFS protocols in the Filecoin distributed network which has the potential to deliver next generation trusted data storage solutions.

Challenge 1 (Industry): Design experience or build functionality that uses IPFS and/or Filecoin to solve a problem specific to one industry. Some key industry focus areas are:-

  • Tertiary education
  • Health records
  • Environmental sciences
  • NFTs
  • Music Industry

Challenge 2 (Integrations): Design experience or build functionality that integrates IPFS/Filecoin storage with Web3 networks such as NEAR, Polygon, Flow smart contracts, or Chainlink oracles.

PRIZE POOL

There is $55,000 AUD in prizes which will be awarded in Filecoin (FIL). The top 6 projects (3 from each challenge) will win the following: Category (A) BUILD (MVP/ FUNCTIONALITY) Category (B) UX DESIGN (EXPERIENCE PROTOTYPES) 1st $15,000 in FIL 1st $15,000 in FIL 2nd $8,000 in FIL 2nd $8,000 in FIL 3rd $2,000 in FIL 3rd $2,000 in FIL

Plus one there is an additional bonus prize: Target your entry in either category at the music industry and win $5k MODA DAO tokens

For more information go to Taikai.

Find out more about Filecoin here.

 

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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.