NOVEMBER 1, 2023 – BNB Chain, the community-driven blockchain ecosystem that includes the world’s largest smart contract blockchain, is set to host its BNB Chain Hackathon from the 10th-12th November at ESA Espor Arena in Istanbul. Taking place immediately following the illustrious Binance Blockchain Week and just ahead of ETHGlobal Istanbul, the event will bring together talented developers, blockchain enthusiasts, and industry experts for a weekend of collaboration and building.
The BNB Chain Hackathon empowers innovations to address real-world challenges. Participants will explore ways to enhance the utility of blockchain technology that is deployed on or connected to BNB Greenfield or opBNB and will have the opportunity to showcase their work to a panel of esteemed judges.
$100,000 is up for grabs, with winning projects being rewarded with valuable prizes, including:
- US$15,000 for 1st Prize
- US$10,000 for 2nd Prize
- US$5,000 for 3rd Prize
- Up to US$70,000 in additional rewards across a variety of categories
Industry experts and mentors from Polyhedra, Open Campus, SpaceID and more will be on-site, offering guidance to assist teams in refining their projects and overcoming technical challenges. The event will offer participants networking opportunities with the chance to forge connections with fellow builders and influential Web3 leaders.
Developers can secure their spot by registering here and can choose to work independently or collaborate within a team. Developers who have their application accepted, can start hacking ahead of the Hackathon event, in line with the wishlist.
The BNB Chain Hackathon Istanbul will take place immediately following BNB Chain taking center stage at Binance Blockchain Week 2023 in Istanbul. At Binance Blockchain Week, BNB Chain will deliver a first-of-its-kind keynote presented through state-of-the-art avatar technology. During the speech, BNB Chain will introduce a special new brand representative that will redefine the way thought leaders engage with audiences. The presentation will highlight the BNB Chain ecosystem and how it is evolving the user experience for mass adoption.
Find out more and sign up here.
About BNB Chain
BNB Chain is a community-driven ecosystem with multiple decentralized blockchains, powered by BNB. It consists of BNB Beacon Chain, its staking and governance layer, BNB Smart Chain (BSC), which is EVM compatible and facilitates a multi-chain ecosystem with its Layer-2 solutions including opBNB, and BNB Greenfield, its decentralized data storage network.
The BNB Chain ecosystem has the world’s largest smart contract blockchain (BSC) by daily active users and has processed 3 billion transactions to date from 232 Million unique addresses. This makes it the largest layer 1 blockchain globally and brings developers massive user access with ultra-low gas fees, higher transactions per second and has experienced zero crashes since its inception. The ecosystem has more than 1,500 estimated active dApps at any given time across multiple categories such as DeFi, Metaverse, Blockchain Gaming, SocialFi, NFT, Infrastructure, and more. There are numerous programs available to support the Web3 ecosystem including the Gas Grant, Builder Grant, Kickstart, Most Valuable Builder (MVB) and AvengerDAO.