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With Filecoin and IPFS, we empower developers and entrepreneurs to solve significant problems and ship innovative applications. Join our hackathons and shape the future of the web to make it more decentralized, robust, and secure!

Current & Upcoming Events

'Coding with Filecoin'-Course

May 10-July, 2022

Filecoin 团队将推出中文的Filecoin分布式存储实战技术教程——“Coding with Filecoin”,该课程将从5月10号开始,为期8周共10门课,将有来自Filecoin生态的杰出开发者进行手把手代码教学,课程结束后将进行一场为期30天、线上线下相结合的Filecoin黑客松Hackathon大赛,欢迎大家积极参与!

CORTX Integration Challenge by Seagate and Filecoin

CORTX & Filecoin Integration Challenge

May 06-Jul 11, 2022

Change the way the world does data by connecting CORTX™— Seagate’s open-source object storage software — with the tools and platforms that underpin the data revolution.

Graph Hack Hackathon - San Francisco

Graph Hack

Jun 3-5, 2022

This three-day hackathon unites developers, innovators, and creatives to build the future of the internet together. Build the dapps of tomorrow, compete for bounties, and learn best practices from top developers in the space.

Hack Money by ETHGlobal

Hack Money

May 06-27, 2022

Join us at HackMoney 2022, where you can make your mark on the DeFi ecosystem alongside developers and creatives from around the world. If you enjoyed last year's event, strap in—because this year we're going even bigger!

L2 Rollathon by Gitcoin

Gitcoin L2 Rollathon

May 02-22, 2022

Learn about scaling protocols and tooling to create the best possible UX for the future of Web3 and win bounties worth thousands of dollars!

World Innovation Day by United Nations

World Innovation Day 2022

Apr 29 - May 03, 2022

Use your skills in generating new ideas and solutions for health & wellbeing, economic growth, decent work and quality education.

P2P Paris Hackathon

P2P Paris Hackathon

Apr 27 - May 01, 2022

Propose innovative decentralized solutions and build them alongside great builders of the Peer-to-Peer ecosystem.

Chainlink Spring '22 Hackathon

Chainlink Spring 22

Apr 22 - May 27, 2022

Join us for the biggest Chainlink hackathon yet. Build the next generation of Web3 applications alongside thousands of developers, creators, artists, and mentors.

Metaverse Hackathon by KEN Labs

Metaverse Hackathon

Apr 20 - Jun 20, 2022

An 8-week hackathon focused on Metaverse! Build projects on IPFS to answer challenges and compete for the $50k prize pool.

22 Hedera Hackathon

22 Hedera Hackathon

Mar 31 - May 16, 2022

Build the next game-changing decentralized application with Hedera Smart Contracts and Filecoin and IPFS.

Decentralized Internet, Networks, Protocol, & Systems Workshop


Jan - Jul, 2022

The DINPS workshop aims to bring together researchers and practitioners in the fields of decentralized systems, peer-to-peer networks, and edge computing. 1st submission deadline: 2022, 5 Mar.

Hall of Fame

More than 5,000 people have participated in Filecoin and IPFS hackathons over the last 12 months. More than 130 teams have won prizes. Thank you to all builders!

Start Building

Visit our resources page to learn about the key concepts behind IPFS and Filecoin and how to get started building with them, including developer tools that help you store data on both IPFS and Filecoin quickly and easily.

For further support, reach out to our Developer advocates through our free office hours.

Past Events


2022, Apr 22-24

800 likeminded engineers, designers, and creators joined us to build and learn over one full weekend. We met new friends, created something awesome and learned from the best!


2022, Apr 13-26

Gamedev.js Jam celebrates Web games - build an HTML5 game within 13 days of the jam on a given theme.


2022, Apr 08-10

Participants joined to build the future of coordination, networks, social groups, collectors, creatives, and more.

Faber Web3 Hackathon

2022, Feb 21 - Mar 31

Protocol Labs and Faber collaborated to help foster Web3 development in Europe. Several projects now participate in Faber's accelerator program.


2022, Feb 25 - Mar 27

The first ETHIndia Online hackathon of 2022 let participants explore the world of decentralization by building around DAOs, NFTs, DeFi.

START Hack + Summit '22

2022, Mar 23-26

START Summit actively promotes innovation by connecting more than 2,500 startups, investors, corporates, and young talent. Join virtual or live in St.Gallen, Switzerland.

ETHDenver 2022

2022, Feb 11 - Mar 21

ETHDenver 2022 is your chance to contribute towards building the future. This in-person & virtual summit is for anyone who likes to  design visuals, hack projects together, write copy for websites and posts, or feel the call to #BUIDL deep inside.

BuildQuest 2022 ETHGlobal

2022, Mar 04-16

12-day game jam and metaverse hackathon with 500+ participants and over $100k in prizes available.

Web3 Hacker House @ SXSW

2022, Mar 14-15

Mini hackathon @SXSW Hacker house for people to meet, check out panels, live workshops and more.


2022, Feb 28 - Mar 06

Web3con is a value-packed conference to help developers of all skill levels collaborate, learn, and vibe together. The hackathon ends with a conference on Mar 5 & 6.

Moralis Avalanche x Filecoin

2021, Dec 06 - 2022, Jan 31

Put yourself at the forefront of the developer world and participate against other development teams.

NFTHACK 2022 ETHGlobal

2022, Jan 14-16

This event brought together a virtual collective of passionate creatives and developers for a weekend NFT hackathon and summit.

Polygon Grants Hackathon

2021, Aug 30 - Dec 30

First Polygon-centric hackathon and quadratic funding grant dedicated to the growth of the Polygon ecosystem.

Filecoin @Polygon BUIDL IT

2021, Nov 19 - Dec 12

BUIDL IT was a Web 3.0/Blockchain hackathon designed to promote Web3 development and talent in India.

NFT Hack with Filecoin

2021, Oct 05 - Nov 28

This 8-week hackathon, focused on NFTs - Filecoin/IPFS Projects, competed for a $50k prize pool.

Chainlink Hackathon

2021, Oct 22 - Nov 28

Build the next generation of hybrid smart contracts alongside developers, creators, and artists from across the Blockchain ecosystem.

Holon Innovate '21

2021, Nov 09-25

This hackathon for Web3.0 innovators building on IPFS and/or Filecoin ran in Australia.

Web3 Jam

2021, Nov 12-24

Bringing together a virtual collective of passionate creatives, engineers, builders and more for a two-week long hackathon focused on decentralized media, Web3, and NFTs.

Babylon 2.0

2021, Oct 29 - Nov 20

The Babylon Project is a virtual Blockchain hackathon where thousands of global participants met in a metaverse.

Mercury Hackathon

2021, Sep 20 – Nov 08

6-week online hackathon supported by Flow that brings together the most talented creators around the world to innovate and redefine boundaries.

Mars Hackathon

2021, Sep 07 - Nov 06

Filecoin along with Polygon have partnered to launch the Mars Hackathon focused on decentralizing storage!

Asia Hackathon Season

2021, August - November

Join us on a journey across the universe of Filecoin and IPFS across four distinct hackathon events.

Cal Hacks 8.0

2021, Oct 22-24

Join us at the world's largest collegiate hackathon. Cal Hacks 8.0 is open to all college students over the age of 18.

Saturn Hackathon

2021, Aug 04 - Oct 24

Filecoin and IPFS are proud to host the Saturn track at the Wanxiang Blockchain Week 2021.

Jupiter Hackathon

2021, Aug 25 - Oct 23

Show us your best hacks in this IPFS-exclusive multi-week hackathon with technical support from Alibaba Cloud.


2021, Sep 17 - Oct 15

ETHOnline is a global hackathon and summit series devoted to celebrating what's possible on Ethereum.


2021, September

PennApps is a student-run college hackathon hosted yearly since 2009. The theme in 2021: Cloud.

Encode Filecoin Club: Educate

2021, Jul - Sep

Educating the next generation of students about Filecoin’s technology in a 12-week pre-hackathon series.

NFT Vision Hack

2021, Jul - Aug

This global online hackathon brought together some of the most talented creatives


2021, Jul - Aug

Build the foundation for the decentralized web. A virtual Hackathon by ETHGlobal and Protocol Labs.

Browsers 3000

2021, Jul - Aug

A six week virtual event to accelerate the development of Web3 in the browser.

Dora Hacks

2021, May - Jul

Protocal Labs partnership with DoraHacks to innovate and push the internet forward.

Post-hackathon opportunities

We encourage builders who want to take their hackathon submissions to the next level to apply to our grants' and accelerator programs. Check out follow-on opportunities below.

Filecoin Grants

Explore our grants program and unlock additional funding to keep working on your project.


Apply to an accelerator and turn your project into a pitch-ready concept

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