BLOCKBASH 2024

1635 Registered Allowed team size: 1 - 5
1635 Registered Allowed team size: 1 - 5
idea phase
Online
starts on:
Feb 01, 2024, 06:30 PM ()
ends on:
Mar 31, 2024, 06:25 PM ()
hackathon
Online
starts on:
Apr 08, 2024, 03:30 AM ()
ends on:
May 11, 2024, 06:29 PM ()

Overview

Kick off’s with a two-month idea phase, followed by a month-long Online Hackathon. The Online Hackathon also features Offline Buidl Stations/Meetups across India to bring together the smart minds to build groundbreaking dApps on the Internet Computer Protocol (ICP). We Crewsphere: ICP India Hub organizing this Hackathon with the aim to bridge the gap between Web 2.0 & Web 3.0, envisioning a decentralized digital future.

Why should you Participate?

  • This is your chance to win amazing prizes from a Prize Pool of $25,000, connect with fellow tech enthusiasts and make a real impact on the future of Internet.
  • Discover and network with skilled individuals in the web3 realm, as you never know, your future co-founder might be among them.
  • Mentorship from industry experts in the Web3 space.
  • Grab the chance to pitch your Project at the Demo Day and secure financial & mentorship support from the ICP.

                                                            

                                 

  

Themes

SocialFi

Promote social interactions on chains where users own their data. You could include the following while building your solution:

  • User centric data ownership and blockchain
    • Build a platform or solution that empowers users to take control of their data and ensure a more secure, transparent, and equitable online environment for social interactions.
  • Decentralized identity
    • Implement decentralized identity solutions to authenticate and ensure user privacy and reduce the risks of identity theft.
  • Interoperability (testing process)
    • Ensure the platform is interoperable with other decentralized applications and social platforms.
    • Promote user choice and create a more inclusive digital ecosystem.

Resources

DAO Tooling

Develop tools to host and enhance the governance process for Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs) on the blockchain. You could include the following while building your solution:

  • User-friendly governance interfaces
    • Develop tools to host and enhance the governance process for Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs) on the blockchain. The core challenge is to create tools that simplify and improve the functioning of DAOs. 
  • Decentralized decision-making
    • These tools might include software platforms, applications, or smart contract frameworks that streamline various aspects of DAO governance.
  • Automated proposal management
    • Implement smart contract frameworks that automate proposal submission, reducing the administrative burden on DAO participants.

Resources

Privacy-Focused Applications

Build applications that prioritize user data privacy. You could include the following while building your solution: 

  • Decentralized identity management
    • Create a self-sovereign identity system where users have full control over their personal data.
    • Implement user-centric identity management, ensuring data privacy.
  • Data monetization and sharing
    • Enable users to selectively share their data with organizations in exchange for tokens or rewards.
    • Develop a data marketplace where users can monetize their data securely.
  • Secure communication and messaging
    • Implement blockchain-based messaging with end-to-end encryption and data ownership.
    • Ensure that only intended recipients have access to messages.
  • Zero-knowledge proof authentication
    • Incorporate advanced cryptographic techniques like zero-knowledge proofs to validate data without revealing the data itself.
    • Apply these techniques to authenticate users and validate transactions.

Resources

RWA DeFi Protocols

Use https outcalls to bring real-world data streams on-chain and tokenize new assets. You could include the following while building your solution:

  • HTTPS outcalls integration
    • Develop a mechanism for making secure and reliable HTTPS outcalls to retrieve real-world data.
    • Ensure data integrity and authenticity in the retrieval process.
  • Smart contract development
    • Create smart contracts that can receive, validate, and process external data.
    • Establish the rules and conditions for token creation and management based on the incoming data.
  • Asset tokenization
    • Implement a tokenization system that uses the retrieved data to represent real-world assets, such as commodities, real estate, or financial instruments.

Resources

Multichain Infrastructure and Dapps

Promote multichain infrastructure and Dapps to interact with multiple blockchains. You could include the following while building your solution:

  • Chain-key Signature Implementation
    • Build applications that interact with other blockchains using chain-key signatures and fetch data from RPC nodes.
    • Ensure that the signature process is compatible with multiple blockchain protocols, enabling seamless authentication and access to data.
  • Interoperability Testing (Decentralized testing process)
    • Testing process is to ensure that DApps are compatible with the platforms and ICP for seamless integration.
    • Conduct thorough testing to ensure that the developed DApps (Decentralized Applications) can effectively interact with different blockchains.
    • Verify the functionality and security of Chain-Key signatures in authenticating transactions across various blockchain networks.

Resources

Gaming and Entertainment

Develop a solution using the capabilities of the ICP to revolutionize the gaming and entertainment industry. You could include the following while building your solution:

  • ICP Integration
    • Develop an integration strategy to incorporate ICP into gaming and entertainment platforms.
    • Ensure compatibility and scalability to accommodate diverse use cases for seamless integration.
  • Decentralized Gaming Platforms
    • Create decentralized gaming platforms that utilize ICP's capabilities to provide secure, transparent, and tamper-proof gaming experiences.
    • Explore blockchain technology for in-game assets, ownership, and unique gaming mechanics.
  • Entertainment Content
    • Use ICP to deliver interactive entertainment content, such as virtual reality experiences and augmented reality applications.
    • Implement decentralized content distribution to enhance accessibility and reduce mediator.

Resources

Social Impact and Sustainability

Create solutions that make a meaningful impact on society or the environment. You could include the following while building your solution:

  • Use of Internet Computer Protocol (ICP)
    • Develop a solution using ICP that directly contributes to the betterment of society or the environment.
    • Integrate functions like reward practices, ultimately leading to a more responsible and eco-friendly future.
  • Blockchain Integration
    • Use blockchain technology to enhance transparency, traceability, and data integrity in the solutions.
    • Integrate blockchain in your solution for secure and tamper-proof record-keeping related to the social and environmental impact of products or services.

Resources

Open Innovation

Develop an innovative idea using blockchain and decentralized technology integrating ICP. Here, the sky's the limit.

  • Promote collaboration, open-source contributions, and knowledge sharing among diverse communities. Enable the fusion of ideas and expertise from various domains to spark innovation.
    • For example, A decentralized marketplace on the ICP for creators to license and monetize their digital assets, fostering open-source collaboration. The possibilities are boundless!

Resources

Security & Cloud

Develop robust security solutions and decentralized cloud computing models. You could include the following while building your solution:

  • Developing decentralized Cloud Architecture
    • Create a decentralized cloud architecture that distributes data storage and processing across a network of nodes, reducing single points of failure and enhancing data resilience.
    • Implement decentralized cloud solutions to democratize access to cloud resources and minimize dependency on a few centralized providers.
  • Security Enhancement
    • Develop advanced encryption techniques,detection system techniques, and identity verification methods to provide data security.
    • Enhance the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of sensitive information in the digital domain that will ensure the safety of digital assets in the cloud environment.

Resources

Health & Wellness

Develop innovative solutions to promote health, wellness, and medical advancements. You could include the following while building your solution:

  • Generating decentralized Health Records
    • Develop decentralized platforms or systems that give individuals full control over their electronic gadgets about their health records and personalized healthcare management.
    • Ensure the security and integrity of health data, while enabling convenient and secure sharing with authorized healthcare providers.
  • Health Tech advancements
    • Create a solution using innovative health technologies and applications, including telemedicine solutions that supports wearable devices, and healthcare analytics platforms.

Resources

E-commerce & Fintech Leveraging CKBTC

Design a solution that helps the e-commerce/fintech sector to capitalize on the ckBTC framework. You could include the following while building your solution:

  • E-commerce and Fintech Enhancement
    • Create platforms, applications, and services that enhance e-commerce processes, payment gateways, and financial products.
    • Innovate in the fintech sector by developing user-centric solutions that simplify financial transactions and investments.
  • Integration of ckBTC Framework in your solution
    • Implement the ckBTC framework with ICP as a foundational technology to enable secure and transparent e-commerce and fintech solutions.

Resources

Prizes INR 1900000 in prizes

Note: The below mentioned prize money will be distributed in ICP tokens, which will be awarded to the winners’ wallets directly approximately 4-6 weeks after the Winner Announcement.

Main Prizes
SocialFi
INR 100000
  • Should build natively on IC and not on other projects or side chains like Bitfinity EVM.
  • The project should brings out a unique use case of SocialFi using ICP tech & fills a gap in the ICP ecosystem in terms of usages of the tech.
  • No Plagiarism.
  • Must submit working Project deployment link and a video explaining the project or presentation deck.
DAO Tooling
INR 100000
  • Should build natively on IC and not on other projects or side chains like Bitfinity EVM.
  • The project should brings out a unique use case of DAO Tooling using ICP tech & fills a gap in the ICP ecosystem in terms of usages of the tech.
  • No Plagiarism.
  • Must submit working Project deployment link and a video explaining the project or presentation deck.
Privacy-Focused Applications
INR 100000
  • Should build natively on IC and not on other projects or side chains like Bitfinity EVM.
  • The project should brings out a unique use case of Privacy using ICP tech & fills a gap in the ICP ecosystem in terms of usages of the tech.
  • No Plagiarism.
  • Must submit working Project deployment link and a video explaining the project or presentation deck.
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Special Prizes
Prize Pool
INR 800000
  • Every good project that’s built on the ICP gets to share a prize from the 8,00,000.
  • Max Prize per team is $500.
  • Should build natively on IC and not on other projects or side chains like Bitfinity EVM.
  • The project should brings out a unique use case by using ICP tech & fills a gap in the ICP ecosystem in terms of usages of the tech.
  • No Plagiarism.
  • Must submit working Project deployment link and a video explaining the project or presentation deck.
starts on:
Feb 01, 2024, 06:30 PM ()
closes on:
Mar 31, 2024, 06:25 PM ()

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