Connect. Build. Grow.

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

Faber Web3 Hackathon

Feb 21 - Mar 18, 2022

Protocol Labs and Faber collaborate to help foster Web3 development in Europe. Over €75k in awards to be distributed among submitted projects.


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: 5 Mar, 2022.

ETHDenver 2022

ETHDenver 2022

Feb 11 - Mar 21, 2022

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.

Moralis Avalanche x Filecoin

Dec 6, 2021 - Jan 31, 2022

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

Polygon Grants Hackathon

Aug 30, 2021 - ongoing

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

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

NFTHACK 2022 ETHGlobal

Jan 14 - 16, 2022

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

Filecoin @Polygon BUIDL IT

Nov 19 - Dec 12, 2021

BUIDL IT was a Web 3.0/Blockchain hackathon designed to promote web3 development and talent in India.

NFT Hack with Filecoin

Oct 5 - Nov 28, 2021

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

Holon Innovate '21

Nov 9-25, 2021

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

Babylon 2.0

Oct 29 - Nov 20, 2021

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

Chainlink Hackathon

Oct 22 - Nov 28, 2021

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

Web3 Jam

Nov 12 - 24, 2021

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.

Cal Hacks 8.0

Oct 22-24, 2021

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

Asia Hackathon Season

August - November 2021

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

Saturn Hackathon

Aug 4 - Oct 24, 2021

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

Jupiter Hackathon

Aug 25 - Oct 23, 2021

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

Mars Hackathon

Sept 7 - Nov 6

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

Mercury Hackathon

Sept 20 – Nov 8, 2021

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


17 September - 15 October

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


September 2021

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

Encode Filecoin Club: Educate

July-Sept 2021

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


July-August 2021

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

NFT Vision Hack

July-Aug 2021

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

Browsers 3000

July-August 2021

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

Dora Hacks

May-July 2021

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

Post-hackathon opportunities

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


Apply to 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