We're thrilled to announce the ABSTRACTATHON, XION’s first online hackathon in collaboration with DoraHacks. From January 17th to February 14th, come build the most innovative, user-friendly applications using XION's Generalized Abstraction and compete for the $20,000 prize pool! Registrations open today and can be accessed here.
January 10th: Hackathon Registrations Open
January 17th: Hackathon Kickoff & Submissions Open
February 14th: Hackathon Ends (last day for submissions)
February 14th - 21st: Judging + Demo Day
The XION ABSTRACTATHON is dedicated to supporting the next generation of user friendly projects and reach as many developers looking to experiment and launch solutions utilizing XION’s Generalized Abstraction. You are encouraged to build novel applications with three wide-ranging tracks, including an overall winning XION project award. Each track will feature a winner, a second place, and an honorable mention.
Top XION Project Award
The project that demonstrates the most potential across all verticals, utilizes XION’s Generalized Abstraction, and scores the highest among the evaluation criteria.
Top ABSTRAXION Project Track
This track is an all encompassing use-case track for projects that utilize XION’s Generalized Abstraction layer to create the best user experiences by abstracting away complexities.
Top NFT Project Track
This track is for all projects that utilize NFTs for a variety of use-cases such as gaming, social, community, phygital, identity, and many more.
Top Infrastructure & Tooling Project Track
This track is for projects building infrastructure and tools for the XION ecosystem.
There are multiple goals for XION’s hackathon:
demonstrating XION’s potential to truly reach mainstream audiences through its unique Generalized Abstraction infrastructure
continuing to grow and engage XION’s fast-growing developer community
continuing to make the developer experience as seamless as possible, attracting developers both from within and outside the industry
supporting the unique applications and use-cases that demonstrate potential with the opportunity of future funding & investments
XION is the first L1 purpose-built for consumer applications. You have the opportunity to build the first truly consumer-friendly applications on XION today, earn prizes, and exposure to the industries leading VCs. XION’s Generalized Abstraction enables seamless user experiences for everyday users. It includes protocol-level account abstraction, gasless transactions, signature abstraction, cross-device usage, fiat denominations, and more. By abstracting away all crypto complexities, XION allows the development of next-generation projects bringing Web3 to mainstream audiences worldwide.
XION is also backed by over $11M from top tier investors such as Circle, Animoca, Multicoin, Spartan, HashKey, and more. The XION ecosystem is thriving, with over 90+ integrations, deployments, and partners. Its testnet has achieved over 450k wallets and millions of transactions, enabling you to tap into an existing user-base right away.
Prize Pool: Compete for a share of $20,000 USDC, with up to $8,000 available for individual projects.
Exposure: Gain exposure to XION’s strong ecosystem of partners, VCs, and community.
Growth Opportunities: Projects will also be eligible for additional investment opportunities and the potential to transition their projects to mainnet, becoming integral parts of the fast-growing XION ecosystem.
Eligible submissions will be evaluated by a panel of judges. Entries will be judged on the criteria of originality and creativity, technicality and design, business model and feasibility, usability, use case, and contribution to the XION ecosystem.
Use of XION’s Generalized Abstraction
Does this project effectively utilize Generalized Abstraction to offer a seamless user experience?
Project Sustainability & Potential Impact
Can this project continue to grow and evolve in the XION ecosystem?
How impactful is this project to the XION ecosystem?
User Experience & Design
Is the user experience seamless and is the design conducive to reaching mainstream audiences?
How creative is the project and does it utilize Generalized Abstraction to its advantage?
Does this project demonstrate a strong understanding of XION’s infrastructure?
How secure is the project, and does it work as described?
What level of coding experience is required to build this project?
Not sure where to get started? Checkout the developer resources below and stay tuned for an upcoming community board where you’ll be able to find a list of ideas, find team members, seek advice, and engage with other brilliant builders!
Get Started Building Today
Follow the tutorials in the XION Developer Docs to start building today
Join the Hackathon Developer Discord Channel to collaborate with others and get technical support
Stay tuned for additional workshops & office hours over the coming weeks
Build and submit to the hackathon page here before February 14th to take your project to the next level
DoraHacks is a global hackathon organizer and one of the world's most active multi-chain Web3 developer platforms. It creates a global hacker movement and provides crypto native toolkits to help developers around the world team up and fund their ideas and BUIDLs via hackathons, bounties, grants, grant DAOs, and public good staking. By far, more than 6,000 projects from the DoraHacks community have received over $40 million in grants and other forms of contributions from supporters worldwide. A large number of open source communities, DAOs, and more than 70 major blockchain ecosystems are actively using Dora's infrastructure (DoraHacks.io) for open source funding and community governance.