Leading minds within the blockchain space will join over 200 international hackers, developers and curious minds to collaborate on building a decentralized future using Ethereum. The occasion will be inclusive and educational, inspiring communities through the creative design of blockchain applications.

Hackathon Sponsors


$15,200 in prizes

ETHCapeTown Finalists (4)

The finalist teams of ETHCapeTown in no particular order!

ENS (5)

ENS will award $200 USD (to be paid in ETH or DAI) to each of the 5 best projects that incorporate ENS (Ethereum Name Service).

NuCypher (8)

NuCypher will award $3000 for the most interesting project built utilizing any NuCypher technology, including proxy re-encryption for managing permissions over encrypted data or nuFHE.

MakerDAO (4)

MakerDAO will award $3000 to the team with the best use of the MakerDAO Query API - chat with them for some problems to solve! Additionally, MakerDAO will provide 200 DAI to any team that uses MakerDAO as a core currency in their project. More info here: https://github.com/makerdao/hackathons/issues/5

Raiden (3)

Raiden will award the most innovative use case built using the Raiden API or the best Raiden enhancement hack with $2000 in RDN tokens.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Vitalik Buterin

Vitalik Buterin

Anastasia Andrianova

Anastasia Andrianova

Andy Tudhope

Andy Tudhope

Simon de la Rouviere

Simon de la Rouviere

Griff Green

Griff Green

Devon Krantz

Devon Krantz
Linum Labs

Judging Criteria

  • Technical
    The completeness and functionality of the project, and the relevancy of the resources utilized to accomplish the goal of the project.
  • Original
    A project that hasn’t been done before, or doesn’t currently exist. The project addressing a new or unsolved problem, or creating unique solution to an existing problem.
  • Ambitious
    The complexity of the problem being addressed, or the approach to solving it.
  • Design and User Experience
    The user experience and flow of the project is pleasant and delightful.
  • Wow Factor
    The project is exceptional in some manner.

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