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Algorand Unveils the 'Build-A-Bull' Hackathon Event

Unleash your blockchain innovation with Algorand Foundation's Build-A-Bull hackathon! Dive into the future, with $200,000 in prizes & unparalleled mentorship

Join Build-A-Bull: Algorand's $200K Hackathon - Innovate on Blockchain's Forefront!

The Algorand Foundation, renowned for pioneering in the blockchain realm, has launched "Build-A-Bull", a monumental virtual hackathon with an enticing $200,000 prize pool. Facilitated by Algorand Ventures and in partnership with AWS, this one-month innovation spree kicks off on October 18, 2023, and is open for free registration to visionaries worldwide.

Build-A-Bull is more than just a hackathon; it's a quest for groundbreaking consumer applications leveraging Algorand's unparalleled blockchain potential. This initiative paves the way for ambitious developers and entrepreneurs to brainstorm, design, and manifest their groundbreaking concepts before an esteemed panel of experts. To bolster their journey, they will be endowed with exclusive tools, guidance, and mentoring.

Ryan Terribilini, echoing the vision, remarks, "Build-A-Bull is our beacon to usher in fresh, promising talents to the Algorand universe. Our goal? To discover and nurture startups ready to redefine the blockchain landscape. We're optimistic; the resources and visibility from Build-A-Bull will indeed spark the evolution of next-gen Algorand champions."

Diverse tracks await:

  • Defi: Championed by Circle.
  • Gaming: Led by Unity.
  • Consumer: Powered by AWS.
  • Interoperability: Headlined by Wormhole.
  • Impact: The Algorand Foundation's own.

Each track’s victor bags $25,000, a golden ticket to 'demo day' pitching, and stands a chance to win a $10,000 Grand Prize through public voting, plus $25,000 in AWS credits. Runners-up aren't forgotten; they pocket $10,000 and $5,000, and a special $5,000 University Prize awaits a deserving winner.

Eminent judges, including luminaries from QCP Capital, DWF Ventures, and Blockchain Capital, will evaluate entries based on team prowess, design excellence, pitch quality, and market viability.