Mega Hackathon 2022 Successfully Concluded with the Birth of 12 Winners
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July 22nd, 2022

The results of the Mega Hackathon 2022 supported by MetaJam and M7e were finally announced on July 19.

12 Winning Projects in 4 Tracks

On July 19, the Mega Hackathon, the largest student blockchain hackathon in the United States, took more than a month of online registration, presentation, and judging, and 12 projects in 4 tracks, including DeFi, NFT, Gaming, and Web3, were finally selected from 41 registered projects and officially unveiled.

DeFi

The Number of Registered Projects: 9

1st Prize - LightningCELO

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Intro: Enabling your $cUSD to flow like the river in real-time. Let's make money more beautiful than ever. Money Streaming infrastructure on Celo.

2nd Prize - Infinity Wallet

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Intro: The first desktop all-in-one wallet providing a one-stop solution for seamless usability of DeFi, and access to the world of Web3 and DApps.

3rd Prize - DeLiquid

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Intro: A multi-chain crypto wallet built specifically for Web3 that makes it easy and secure to store, send, swap, and bridge tokens across multiple blockchains.

NFT

The Number of Registered Projects: 9

1st Prize - FindTruman

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Intro: The FIRST Alternate Reality Game in Metaverse. The Founders of FindTruman are from a web2 online LARP game application with 30 million registered users on APP. We try to build a Co-Creation platform that focuses on user-generated content to produce stories.

2nd Prize - Certificate Machine

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Intro: A Solana project to help organizations and educational institutions alike to emit their certificates as NFTs on Solana Chain.

3rd Prize - POB

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Intro: A decentralized workflow protocol for web3 BUIDL by which users issue, claim, submit, and verify tasks through smart contract and validator network and all data is stored on public blockchains and decentralized storage networks. Each workflow supports the Soulbound Token as BUIDL-based verification, which constitutes a verifiable reputation system.

Gaming

The Number of Registered Projects: 9

1st Prize - AuroraQuest

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Intro: A play-to-earn RPG NFT games + native NFT marketplace supported by NEAR Aurora testnet. The game is based on a dungeon and allows players to fight monsters guarding chests and earn loot from the chests with ERC-20 tokens. The marketplace allows players to purchase NFT characters and equip them in-game.

2nd Prize - Cheese Station

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Intro: Cheese Station is a full degen PvP extraction shooter based on "Who Moved My Cheese?" in an evolving and constant world where your gear is on the line. Drop in with your best guns and try to get out with more. Or lose it all.

3rd Prize - FootEarn

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Intro: FootEarn has engaging and accessible gameplay that attracts gamers of all ages, genders, and countries. Moreover, in Multiplayer mode, users can compete directly with each other in tournaments and receive prizes.

Web3

The Number of Registered Projects: 14

1st Prize - Scout Protocol

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Intro: Scout is a first-of-its-kind intuitive, decentralized platform to improve the experience of transferring cryptocurrency.

2nd Prize - Purebet

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Intro: A decentralized, non-custodial betting exchange based on the Solana blockchain, custom built from the ground up to give the optimal betting experience. It is designed by sports bettors for sports bettors.

3rd Prize - Flamingle

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Intro: The first web3 social app that connects decentralized identities through IRL events. The app has a one-stop solution for Web3 event management including airdrop and token-gated parties, and also social features allowing people to make connections from there.

A total of 41 projects entered the Mega Hackathon through both DoraHacks and MetaJam, competing for $20,000 in prizes for each of the four tracks, for a total of $80,000. In the end, four projects were selected through DoraHacks and judged by 100% of the professional judges, and eight projects were selected through MetaJam and judged by 80% of the professional judges and 20% of the community votes.

MetaJam Continues to Support Mega Hackathon Projects

MetaJam, which is dedicated to connecting Web3 builders and building Web3 BUIDL Network, has released a dedicated event page for Mega Hackathon 2022, providing participants with the functions of project showcase, team building, liking and sharing, voting, and commenting. After the event, MetaJam will continue to help support all registered projects, including the winners, so that they can get better help from idea conception to project incubation and product development throughout the lifecycle.

About Mega Hackathon

Mega Hackathon 2022 is US largest student blockchain hackathon launched on June 15 and concluded on July 19, which is co-hosted by USC CSSA and Northwestern University Blockchain Group. Blockchain associations or clubs from top universities in Europe and the United States, including the University of Texas, Imperial College of Technology, University of California, Irvine, Cambridge University, Carnegie Mellon University, University of London, University of Michigan, Oxford University, New York University, Georgia Tech University, Tsinghua University, University of Hong Kong, University of Illinois, University of Chicago, and others, are participating in the support.

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