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Turn your Web3ideas into reality!
The first edition of the 3-week immersive hackathon experience has ended. Stay tuned for news around CTRL+Hack+ZK IRL, collaborate, innovate, and bring your ideas to life on Aleph Zero!The winners!
Up to $75k bounties
Up to $500k EFP funding
ctrl + hack + zk is the premier hacking event for Aleph Zero, the highly scalable blockchain platform with blazing speed and state-of-the-art privacy engine. Dive into a 3-week journey of workshops, educational programming, and hands-on mentorship with the core dev team and ecosystem partners.
In collaboration with:
Engage in intense hacking sessions, guided by Aleph Zero's experts. Discover and build on Aleph Zero's platform.
Level Up Your Skills
Benefit from real-life mentorship, workshops, and resources. Dive deep into use cases and promising integrations.
Network + Collaborate
Meet fellow developers, founders, and Web3 enthusiasts. Spark collaborations and high-impact ideas.
Earn & Grow
The best projects will get up to $75K USD in bounties and up to $500K USD in potential investments from the Ecosystem Founding Program.
Present your ideas to multiple large enterprises and venture capital firms who have an eye out for the most promising projects in the space.
The Telco track will challenge participants to redefine the future of telecommunications using Aleph Zero's cutting-edge features by optimizing infrastructure or even creating new services. Submissions judged by Deutsche Telekom, stc Bahrain, and Telefónica.
Degen / DeFi
As Aleph Zero allows for easy integration with regular DeFi primitives, in this track we encourage you to leverage its robust infrastructure and create unique financial solutions that help expand the ecosystem's functionality.
The DiD track will explore identity-related solutions such as AZERO.ID, leveraging Aleph Zero's native privacy stack to enable secure and decentralized identity management.
Tooling and Infrastructure
The Tooling track will focus on developing applications, node providers, libraries, and tools that enhance the developer experience and ecosystem around Aleph Zero.
Think creatively and build innovative gaming solutions! Whether it's developing in-game items as NFTs, setting out to build components that streamline game development for others, designing smart contract templates for payouts and collectibles, or creating indexers for gaming data, the possibilities are endless.
Research Analyst Blockchain VC
Franklin Templeton Investments
Web3 Product Manager
Head of Product Web3
White Star Capital
Startup ops and ventures Lead
Blockchain Founders Capital
Mohammed Imran Siddiqui
Manager, Wholesale Non-Carrier
Services STC Bahrain
Head of Research
Head of Accelerator
Become the next success story.
Past hackathons have already brought projects that became an important part of the Aleph Zero ecosystem. Will your idea be next?
January 10th | 12pm EST / 6pm CET
January 11th | 12pm EST / 6pm CET
Workshop Series day 1
- “Start building full-stack dApps with ink!athon” by Dennis Zoma, ink!athon
- “Integrate AZERO.ID - The Aleph Zero Domain Name System” by Nimish Agrawal, AZERO.ID
- “Understand web3 users through their data breadcrumbs” by Jakub Rojek, TokenGuard
- “Decimal operations in smart contracts: DeFi-oriented use-cases in Ink!”
by Wojciech Cichocki, Invariant
January 12th | 12pm EST / 6pm CET
Workshop Series day 2
January 15th | 12pm EST / 6pm CET
Workshop Series day 3
- “Everything you need to know about DEXs, liquidity mining & LSTs before building a DeFi dApp” by Stephen Novenstern, Kintsu
- “How to Build on Telco Innovate Track using Aleph Zero's Tools?”
by Tobias Jung, Deutsche Telekom
- “Rapid Product Idea Validation” by Firuza Harunova, 10Clouds
- “Web3 Gaming - Product Development Principles” by Kamil Kociszewski, Upcade.xyz
January 31st | 12pm EST / 6pm CET
FEBRUARY 05th | Winners announced
The first edition of the 3-week immersive hackathon experience has ended.
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IRL: Q2, 2024