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Strap on your spacepants and get ready to hack, Cosmonaut.
Launch time (UTC)
7 PM Oct 16 – 7 PM Oct 30
T-MINUS
27d : 13h : 21m : 35s
Launch site
Virtual
Attention all Cosmonauts

HackAtom V is the fifth online Cosmos hackathon to have been launched. With Inter-Blockchain Communication (IBC) just over the horizon, come and build your Interchain-composable concept right before IBC goes into production.

Ready? Set! Liftoff!

Wild west
Prizes
Atom
prize pool
$50k
in ATOMs*
Trophy
Gringotts Award
Best DeFi app using Cosmos SDK
1st
$10,000
2nd
$6,000
3rd
$4,000
Trophy
Wormhole Award
Best use of Cosmos to provide ETH interoperability with Peggy or Ethermint
1st
$5,000
2nd
$3,000
3rd
$2,000
Trophy
Gaia Award
Best go-to-market project for Cosmos Hub
1st
$5,000
2nd
$3,000
3rd
$1,000
Trophy
Galileo Award
Most creative dAppchain using Cosmos SDK & Tendermint (judging requirement), with option to use IBC (optional)
1st
$4,000
2nd
$3,000
3rd
$1,500
Trophy
Community Choice Award
Most likes on Devpost submission by 8 PM (UTC), Nov 6th – awarded to one project.
prize
$3,000
Judging Criteria
Technical Merit
Good code is key! Your project’s code should run well, be optimized, and well structured.
Creativity
Creativity and cleverness are important. Use the Cosmos stack in a novel way to impress us.
Usability / Practicality
We're looking for projects that make good business sense, have a go-to-market strategy and real world use.
Judges
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Billy Rennekamp
Interchain Foundation
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Aurel Iancu
Dokia Capital
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Charlie Noyes
Paradigm
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Erik Voorhees
Shapeshift
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Nick Tomaino
1confirmation
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Ethan Buchman
Informal Systems / co-founder of Cosmos
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Brent Xu
Tendermint
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Aidan Hyman
Chainsafe
More judges to be announced.
Schedule
All events are listed in your local time.
Fri, Oct 16
7 PM
HackAtom V begins
Fri, Oct 30
7 PM
Deadline for submission
Mon, Nov 2
8 PM
Voting begins for Community Choice Award

Voters must be registered participants of HackAtom V

Fri, Nov 6
8 PM
Voting ends for Community Choice Award
Mon, Nov 9
8 PM
Winners announced
More schedule updates coming soon.