Global Virtual Hackathon & Startup Competition
June 8th - August 8th, 2021



Start-up Competition

Accelerator Program


Crypto Bounties

Audit + Advisory Meeting Worth


Plus +

3 Month Incubator With GDA Ventures Acceptance Into Grant Programs

Direct Listing or IEO Opportunities

Virtual Meetings With Executives & More Side Prizes


Select winning teams get a chance to present at the virtual pitch day and win up to


& Acceptance into the TDeFi Accelerator

The Next Top Blockchain Startup is a virtual hackathon, competition and accelerator program helping spotlight the next wave of blockchain entrepreneurs.

This is the opportunity to build, pitch and test out your idea in-front of industry leading protocols, organizations and investors. Do it solo or make a team. Compete in different prize categories, or tracks, to win crypto bounties and access to opportunities that go beyond the hackathon.

Check out How it Works for more info!


Host Partners

Community Initiatives Partner

Virtual Pitch Day Partner

Community Support From


Michael Gord

CEO / GDA Capital

Erikan Obotetukudo

Founder & Partner / Audacity Fund

Simon Telian

Managing Director / Advanced Blockchain AG

Joaquim Miro

VP, Global Growth

Simon Yu

CEO & Co-founder / StormX

Enzo Villani

Alpha Sigma Capital

Christy Maclear

Artist Digital Ventures

Erick Pinos

President / Blockchain Education Network

Patrick Collins

Developer Advocate / Chainlink


Ecosystem Development / Terraform Labs

Matt Lockyer

Developer Relations Director / NEAR Protocol

Pradeep Aswal

CEO / Blockchain Council

Sandipan Kundu

Developer Evangelist / Polygon

Mike Grantis

Owner & Investor / CryptoWeekly & CW Ventures

Gaurav Bansal

Investment Lead / Holt Accelerator

Nick Plante

Director & Partner / dlab

Bill Laboon

Head of Technical Education / Web3 Foundation

Gaurav Dubey

Angel Investor / TDeFi

Joel Dietz

MIT Fellow / Founding Member, Ethereum Foundation

Aidan Hyman

CEO & Co-founder / ChainSafe

Carlos Santiago Roldán

Core Engineer / Terraform Labs

Brian Mosoff

CEO / Ether Capital

James Haft


Tatiana Koffman

Angel Investor

Muskan Kalra

Lead Developer Relations / Polygon

Ezaan Mangaliji

Smart Contract Developer / Terraform Labs

Chad Liang

Head of Listing / BitMart

Sam Hamilton

Community Lead / Decentraland Foundation

Bill Xing

Head of Financial Product / Bybit

Rebecca L. Batterman

Harvard Ventures

Top Blockchain Startup