Consensus 2023 Hackathon

6782 Registered Allowed team size: 1 - 7
6782 Registered Allowed team size: 1 - 7

This campaign is over.

starts on:
Apr 17, 2023, 04:00 AM UTC (UTC)
ends on:
Jun 06, 2023, 03:59 AM UTC (UTC)


Congratulations Winners! 


  • Birdhouse created Coreum Processor, a tool for businesses to simplify integration to REST requests.
  • Backlog allows tracking and analyzing of blockchains, dapps and smart contracts to extract meaningful insights.
  • Fuelstack is a crypto-based e-commerce platform that strips away the complexities often associated with blockchain technologies, wallets and integrations.
  • Obsidian is a  privacy-preserving stealth payments protocol.



  • Risc-Roll provides a solution that enables Substrate developers to easily implement integrated zero-knowledge protocols using Rust.
  • Synap, a “social passport” that has a scoring mechanism to assess the quality of users on Solana to help projects provide them benefits across the ecosystem.

Bounty Winners:- 

  • Kilt: PseudoSquad (Web3athon Kilt Project Submission)
  • Moonbeam 1st place prize: ang_diam_9c7f (Spot The Ball Multichain Game - Polkadot Moonbeam Challenge)
  • Unique Network: emoreno911_feed (NESEE)
  • zoksh - Abin Thomas — a WhatsApp payment protocol

 If Web3 is going to transform tech, we will need more talent.

After an explosion of innovation, the crypto and Web3 industry desperately needs more developers. Developers in this new burgeoning industry have the opportunity to have an outsized impact. Crypto and Web3 need more developers to help build the future.


CoinDesk’s Consensus Festival is the world’s largest, longest-running, and most influential gathering that brings together all sides of crypto, blockchain, and Web3. Since its inception in 2015, Consensus has served as grounds for calibration, collaboration, and resolution amid a profound technological transformation towards blockchain technology. Our recently-completed 2022 Web3athon was the largest multi-chain hack to date, with 17 chains involved, $800,000 in prizes, and dozens of new teams to Web3.



To get started:

1. Register on HackerEarth

2. Join the Discord server

3. Review the Hackathon Handbookjoin teams, or form your own

4. Review the sponsor bounties and judging criteria

5. Review the sponsor projects or suggestions for inspiration

6. Follow the sponsor's bounty carefully and get to BUIDLing!

7. All projects must include the sponsor's technology to qualify

8. Code in Github preferably

9. Review the resources for each sponsor below to find all the information you need to make a successful project and find the sponsor judging criteria

10. Join the hackathon kickoff on Discord on 4/17 @ 10 AM EST!

11. Attend the virtual workshops and webinars for the sponsors starting 5/2.

12. Get your Developer Pass to Consensus 2023 before 4/17!

13. Be sure to work with sponsor’s teams on Discord!

14. Projects are due before 5/31/23 at 11:59 PM PST!

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As part of Consensus, the 2023 Web3athon will focus on bringing web2 developers into web3 and supporting web3 native builders and newcomers with partner grant programs awarding cash prizes to winning teams.  This hackathon is laser-focused on teams and projects open to seeking out the right protocol to build on. It will showcase the grant and DevRel initiatives of our partner protocols and foundations.

We are excited to welcome our Web3athon 2023 sponsors:

The Solana Foundation is a non-profit organization headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, dedicated to the decentralization, growth, and security of the Solana network.

XDC Network is an enterprise-grade, open-source blockchain protocol. An EVM-compatible chain with enforceable smart contracts, XDC is uniquely suited to revolutionize, decentralize, and liquefy the trade finance industry by tokenizing real-world assets and financial instruments.

Polkadot is a layer-0 protocol and multichain network founded by Dr. Gavin Wood, co-founder and former CTO of Ethereum. Polkadot offers several advancements over legacy blockchain networks, from governance to customization, upgradeability, energy efficiency, and more.

OKT Chain (OKTC) is an EVM- and IBC-compatible L1 built on Cosmos with a focus on true interoperability and maximized performance. At high scalability, developers can build and scale with low gas fees. The OKTC ecosystem and infrastructure, including the all-in-one multi-chain Web3 interface, enables a seamless experience for both developers and users.

Coreum is a 3rd generation, layer-1 smart blockchain built to serve as a core infrastructure of future Blockchain applications with key features such ISO20022 compliance, IBC Interoperability, and Smart Tokens.

Web3athon 2023

Learn: New to Web3? Enroll in one of Alchemy University’s learning programs to develop or sharpen your Web3 development skills.

Hack: Web3athon is a six-week virtual hackathon open to anyone. Participants who complete an Alchemy University course will receive discounted tickets to Consensus 2023. Like 2022’s Web3athon, we are partnering with top protocols and their respective ecosystem grant programs to award prizes, bounties, and grants to hackathon teams based on quality.

Showcase: The protocol partners and grant foundations will come to Austin for Consensus 2023. We encourage everyone participating in the hackathon to come to Austin and meet the chains in person! Click the link below to reserve your discounted ticket just for BUIDLers!


Reasons to Join

  • Get upskilled in Web3 protocols
  • Get featured in Consensus magazine!
  • Build your network meeting developers from around the world
  • Receive mentorship from the largest protocols
  • Win funding from the partner grant programs awarding prizes to winning teams
  • Receive complimentary or discounted tickets to Consensus 2023

Hosted by:- 


CoinDesk is the most influential, trusted information platform for a global community engaged in transforming the financial system and the emerging crypto economy. CoinDesk’s annual festival, Consensus, is the most influential crypto and blockchain experience of the year since 2015.

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Turnkey partner to execute hackathons, committed to bringing in Web2.0 developers into Web3.0. 

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Alchemy University (AU) is the ultimate resource for learning how to build in web3.

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Event Partners:-

H.E.R DAO is a women-centered developer DAO that includes self-identifying women, trans women and non-binary audiences. Their goal is to sustainably diversify the blockchain ecosystem, leading to more versatile, holistic innovations and increased revenue potential. They are working with Web3athon to ensure participants of all gender identities feel welcome at our event.

Founded in 2014, Ledger is the global platform for digital assets and web3. Over 20% of the world’s crypto assets aresecured through Ledger Nanos. Headquartered in Paris andVierzon, with offices in London, New-York, Singapore andPortland, Ledger has a team of more than 700 professionalsdeveloping a variety of products and services to enable individuals and companies to securely buy, store, swap and manage crypto assets - including the Ledger hardware wallets line with more than 5 million units already sold in more than 180 countries.

Hexens provides best-in-class security audits and penetration testing for the leading L1s and L2s in the industry.

Hexens will be providing a complimentary code review for winning submissions!

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