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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

ETHNewYork

Jun 24 - 26, 2022

New York's premier blockchain hackathon is back! Discover a new frontier with ETHereum and build innovative projects to win bounties!

Sustainable Blockchain Hackathon

Jun 23 - Jul 18, 2022

We want to turn sustainability into a Web3 superpower, and we need your help! If you are a builder interested in laying the foundation for tomorrow’s verifiably sustainable web, come join us.

BUIDLIT Summer 2022 Polygon

Jun 15 - Aug 25, 2022

A global web3 hackathon aimed at promoting web3 development. 50k USD worth of prizes available on the Filecoin track!

Filecoin中国区黑客松

June 20 - Jul 20, 2022

本次比赛是继“Filecoin 分布式存储实战教程——「Coding with Filecoin」”系列课程(http://www.studycn.work/)上线后举办的中国区黑客松赛事,旨在培养全球开发者以及初创企业发展创新性的应用、解决主要问题以及让Filecoin & IPFS的分布式存储和云服务成为现实。

Web3 Infinity Hackathon | FIL Singapore

Jul 1 - Aug 16, 2022

Get an opportunity to play a key role in the Web3.0 World, learn practical skills & win bounties worth $100k+!!

HackFS 2022 (season 3)

Jul 8 - 27, 2022

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

FIL Toronto 3-Day Hack

July 4-6, 2022

At this in-person event in Toronto, connect with the growing and vibrant community of web3 enthusiasts and build projects that can grow into the next big start-up.

BlockJam2022

Jun 18-Jul 4, 2022

BlockJam is a 16-day online conference and hackathon starting to educate and excite traditional game developers about how blockchain can take their games to the next level. Over $50,000 up for grabs in bounties!

London Reactor Meetup - Web3

Jun 29, 2022

Join our hackathons developer advocate team in London for a unique meetup about IPFS, Filecoin and NFTs.

Web3athon

Jun 9 - Aug 31 2022

Web3athon invites coders, designers, policymakers, urban planners, and artists worldwide to join this virtual hackathon. Hands-on tech support and over $500k in prizes from over 17 sponsors!

GR14

Jun 8 - 22, 2022

Protocol Labs is excited to host our own Gitcoin Grants Matching Round to help fund open source projects in the greater Protocol Labs (IPFS / Filecoin) ecosystem using Quadratic Funding.

'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.

Decentralized Internet, Networks, Protocol, & Systems Workshop

DINPS

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.

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.

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!

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.

Grants

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

Accelerators

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

Launchpad

A 6-week hiring & onboarding program designed for accelerating technical growth in the Web3 space.

Get Hired

Explore 100+ jobs available at companies in the Protocol Labs Network

Check out open roles on the Protocol Labs Network Jobs Board

Past Events

Graph Hack

Jun 3-5, 2022

Metaverse Hackathon

Apr 20 - Jun 20, 2022

Chainlink Spring 22

Apr 22 - May 27, 2022

Hack Money

May 06-27, 2022

Gitcoin L2 Rollathon

May 02-22, 2022

World Innovation Day 2022

Apr 29 - May 03, 2022

22 Hedera Hackathon

Mar 31 - May 16, 2022

P2P Paris Hackathon

Apr 27 - May 01, 2022

ETHAmsterdam

2022, Apr 22-24

Gamedev.js

2022, Apr 13-26

DAOHacks

2022, Apr 08-10

Faber Web3 Hack

2022, Feb 21 - Mar 31

ETHernals

2022, Feb 25 - Mar 27

START Hack + Summit '22

2022, Mar 23-26

ETHDenver 2022

2022, Feb 11 - Mar 21

BuildQuest 2022 ETHGlobal

2022, Mar 04-16

Web3 Hacker House @ SXSW

2022, Mar 14-15

web3con

2022, Feb 28 - Mar 06

Moralis Avalanche x Filecoin

2021, Dec 06 - 2022, Jan 31

NFTHACK 2022 ETHGlobal

2022, Jan 14-16

Polygon Grants Hackathon

2021, Aug 30 - Dec 30

Filecoin @Polygon BUIDL IT

2021, Nov 19 - Dec 12

NFT Hack with Filecoin

2021, Oct 05 - Nov 28

Chainlink Hackathon

2021, Oct 22 - Nov 28

Holon Innovate '21

2021, Nov 09-25

Web3 Jam

2021, Nov 12-24

Babylon 2.0

2021, Oct 29 - Nov 20

Mercury Hackathon

2021, Sep 20 – Nov 08

Mars Hackathon

2021, Sep 07 - Nov 06

Asia Hackathon Season

2021, August - November

Cal Hacks 8.0

2021, Oct 22-24

Saturn Hackathon

2021, Aug 04 - Oct 24

Jupiter Hackathon

2021, Aug 25 - Oct 23

ETHOnline

2021, Sep 17 - Oct 15

PennApps

2021, September

Encode Filecoin Club: Educate

2021, Jul - Sep

NFT Vision Hack

2021, Jul - Aug

HackFS

2021, Jul - Aug

Browsers 3000

2021, Jul - Aug

Dora Hacks

2021, May - July

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