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Hackathons teach new skills, strengthen developer communities, and push the limits of new technologies. At ETHGlobal we're leveraging our team's experience running ETHWaterloo and Hack the North to foster a world-class ecosystem of Ethereum developers and entrepreneurs, collectively building the Web 3 world.
To make this happen, we offer assistance and expertise to regional hackathons across the globe, and host one major hackathon ourselves every year. Our assistance includes a toolset of APIs for event registration and management, a playbook for running an Ethereum hackathon, and our assistance securing leading speakers, judges, and sponsors in the blockchain space.

Upcoming events

Previous events

Singapore, Singapore
December 7-9, 2018
San Francisco, USA
October 5-7, 2018
Berlin, Germany
September 7-9, 2018
Bangalore, India
August 10-12, 2018
Buenos Aires, Argentina
May 25-27, 2018
Denver, Colorado
Feb 16-18, 2018
Waterloo, Ontario
Oct 13-15, 2017

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is ETHGlobal?

ETHGlobal is a community effort led by the team at L4 and SV Angel. Some of the key members are Liam Horne, Kartik Talwar, Ethan Wilding, Panashe Mahachi, Jeff Coleman, and Josh Stark. ETHGlobal builds on the hard work done by Techyon, the organization that built Hack the North, Canada's Biggest Hackathon. Each year we support several hackathons in various cities.

How do I apply to be supported by ETHGlobal?

Anyone from anywhere in the world can apply to be an ETHGlobal event. Applications are reviewed and decided upon on a case-by-case basis after a call or two with the organizers of the satellite event. If you’re interested in running a hackathon supported by ETHGlobal, reach out to us at [email protected]

I’m just one person and have never run a hackathon. Will you help me start one?

We are interested in supporting early and growing ethereum communities who might not have experience running hackathons. However, a successful event requires significant on-the-ground effort and a large team of local volunteers. We will do our best to support as many events as possible while still guaranteeing high quality events to give hackers the best experience possible.

I want to host a hackathon outside of North America. Am I eligible for support?

Absolutely! We want to support hackathons all over the world, helping to build strong ethereum communities in cities where they may not exist today.

How can I learn about upcoming ETHGlobal events?

This website will be kept up to date with information about the upcoming ETHGlobal hackathons. You can also sign up for our mailing list (above).

Where can I follow you on social media?

Follow us on twitter @ethglobal! and on!

Where can I learn to be a better hacker?

If you want to get started learning about ethereum, check out the L4 Library and the crowdsourced EthList.

Can I be a judge or mentor at an upcoming ETHGlobal hackathon?

Judges and mentors who can pass on valuable experience and feedback are a critical component of any successful hackathon. If you know which upcoming hackathon you’d like to assist with, contact the organizers directly. If you’re not sure, reach out to us at [email protected]

Can I sponsor an upcoming ETHGlobal hackathon?

Definitely! Sponsoring a hackathon is a great way to support the ethereum community and connect with talented developers and startups. If you know which hackathon you’d like to sponsor, you can contact the organizers directly. If you’re not sure, contact us at [email protected] and we’ll connect you with appropriate sponsorship teams.

Can I donate money to ETHGlobal?

ETHGlobal is currently funded by a small grant from the Ethereum Foundation, but is taking further donations that will allow us to continue supporting hackathons all around the world.

How can I get my company / brand in front of hackers?

Sponsoring hackathons is a great way to get in touch with an audience of talented hackers. Reach out to us at [email protected] and we’ll connect you with upcoming hackathons that are seeking sponsors.

Can I volunteer at an upcoming hackathon?

Yes! Volunteers are critical to the success of any hackathon. Reach out to us at [email protected] if you want to volunteer at a hackathon near you.