Hedera India Hackathon 2021

Learn and leverage Hedera the world’s most used distributed public ledger

Win from $12,000 in total prizes.


1st place

USD 5,000




2nd Place USD 3,000


3rd place USD 2,000

Top 10 projects get USD 200


Track 1


Create the future of entertainment with play to earn games,

streamlined digital rights management, or the NFT metaverse.



Track 2


Hedera is the most energy-efficient public ledger; use it to incentivize good behavior, manage carbon credits, or other sustainably-minded solutions.


Track 3


Transform traditional financial products into trustless and transparent decentralized finance applications.


24 Sept 2021

14 Oct 2021

24 Oct 2021

25 Oct 2021

12 Nov 2021

12 Dec 2021

19 Dec 2021


Open for registrations

Kickoff Meetup

Close registrations

Commencement the build phase

Technical Workshop

Conclude  build phase

Final Shortlist Announcement

Demo day and winner announcement




Join the community!

The participants can find the following links for the Hedera dev documentation resources


About the Program

Hedera India Hackathon 2021 is aimed at encouraging Indian builders to create,  innovative sustainable solutions in the Web 3.0 space. We welcome developers, engineers, students and anyone with an internet connection to build on Hedera and win exciting prizes.


About Hedera Hashgraph

Hedera is the most used enterprise-grade public network for you to make your digital world exactly how it should be - yours. HBAR is the native energy-efficient cryptocurrency that powers the decentralized economy. Hedera goes beyond blockchain for developers to create the next era of fast, fair and secure applications.

To know more about Hedera Hashgraph, visit their website



I'm new to Hedera or Blockchain. Can I participate?

Absolutely! Our events are open to both beginners and veterans of the web3 world.

Is the Hedera India Hackathon, a team hackathon or an individual one?

You can participate in the Hackathon as a team or as an individual.

How many people can be on a team?

You can form teams of up to 5 people. There are no restrictions for team members, so you can team up with hackers of any country or experience level!

Can I make an individual submission?

Yes! You can either find teammates or participate individually for this hackathon

Who owns the IP to my project?

The IP remains solely with the maker.

What is the selection criteria for Hedera India Hackathon 2021?

1. Project Description The name and summary of the project Names/pseudonyms of team members and contact info (e.g., GitHub handle, email address, or other) How the project uses Hedera with example links to where in code those technologies are used. 2. Link to the publicly visible source code repository Provide comprehensive README, incl. a clear description of the work and mention of how our tech is used in the Technologies Used section of README. Include a link to the working demo or provide a testing guide 3. Showcase 2-3 minute video that presents the idea, including a brief demo that demonstrates the use of Hedera. Select the appropriate track when submitting the project.

Will Hedera fund my project after selection?

The decentralized public network Hedera is deeply committed to nurturing hacker communities. Through our events and challenges, we encourage and empower developers and entrepreneurs to solve significant problems, ship innovative applications and shape the future of the web to be more decentralized, robust, and secure.
We reward our participants' interest and contributions with attractive prizes. Beyond hackathons, together with our ecosystem partners and collaborators, we offer a broad range of follow-on opportunities (incl. access to grants, accelerators, seed funding and more) so ideas can grow into winning ventures.