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XDC Foundation



The XDC Network was established in 2017 by a community of developers, early adopters, and advocates who champion the adoption of XDC's blockchain technology. The network's long-term vision is to solve real-world problems, such as enabling small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to participate in trade finance and ensuring transparent and trustless delivery of charitable funds. The XDC Foundation, established in 2021, supports the growth, development, and adoption of the XDC Network, fostering a community-driven initiative with developers, world trade experts, and content creators.


Hackathon Categories

XDC Foundation aims to accelerate the expansion and development of the XDC ecosystem with a focus on network adoption and utility. To align with this focus, hackers should submit projects that provide utility to users in a real-world setting. Submissions should be built using the XDC Network mainnet or testnet, provide a demo, and public GitHub for review. The following categories have been recommended but participants are welcome to interpret them creatively and submit projects of their own idea.

🧑‍💻Developer tools: Build a developer tool or resource that can be used by the community. This submission should either enhance current processes, improve developer experience, or provide a public good for developers and the community.

🏦NFT base fintech applications: Create financial instruments and automate a service by using NFTs. These can be ETFs, mutual funds, derivative assets, or any other instruments that provide financial services.

💸Money Coupons in the form of NFTs: Create a ground-breaking proof-of-concept system that transforms money coupons into NFTs,. Emulate and improve upon traditional money transfer systems by highlighting the advantages brought by blockchain technology.

🚀 Crowdfunding / Fundraising Platform: Build a dynamic platform that facilitates aspiring founders to initiate public fundraisers post a thorough KYC process. The platform should oversee secure transactions and creatively incentivize contributors with rewards proportional to their contributions. Give special consideration to the KYC process, user interface, and the architecture of the smart contract managing funds.

🎟️ Token Gated Attendance Activities: Develop a system that verifies event attendance based on token ownership. Strive to build a secure, user-friendly platform that can authenticate token holders and grant them access to designated events or activities.

🌈 Freestyle: Feel free to come up with your own ideas and concepts that can leverage the capabilities of the XDC Network.

Prizes Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 overall projects and best submission in each category. If a project wins a top 3 overall prize, they will not be considered for the category awards.

  • 🏆 1st Prize: $3000
  • 🥈 2nd Prize: $2000
  • 🥉 3rd Prize: $1500

Category Specific Prizes:

  • 🧑‍💻Developer tools: $800
  • 🏦NFT base Defi applications: $600
  • 💸Money Coupons in the form of NFTs: $700
  • 🚀 Crowdfunding / Fundraising Platform: $700
  • 🎟️ Token Gated Attendance Activities: $700

Getting Started


  • Website - https://xdc.org/build
  • Documentation - https://docs.xdc.community/
  • Mainnet & Testnet details - https://docs.xdc.community/get-details/networks
  • Developer forum - https://www.xdc.dev/
  • Discord - https://discord.gg/EP8BUhSbfH