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Holon Wholesale Filecoin Fund

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2021 Hackathon


Holon together with Protocol Labs, RMIT, Block8, MODA DAO and HDIT are running an Oceania hackathon.

20 Nov – 26 Nov 2021

Where: Oceania Virtual Event

Registrations close:  12 Nov 2021


The Hackathon Challenge

We are generating data at a rapid pace. It is so exponential that today’s Web2.0 centralised cloud storage solutions will not be able to scale or provide the experience we need in the future.

IPFS is a decentralised web protocol for sharing data quickly and easily. Filecoin, built on top of IPFS supports storing data long-term via on-chain deals. Together, they will enable us to break free from centralised services while conveniently allowing us to enjoy the same luxuries of speed and guaranteed storage that centralised services would bring.

This challenge is seeking innovators to design UX and/or develop functionality that takes advantage of these new decentralised, verifiable data possibilities.

Teams are invited to:

Challenge 1 (Industry): Design experience or build functionality that uses IPFS and/or Filecoin to solve a problem specific to one industry (e.g. education, environment, music, health…).

Challenge 2 (Integrations): Design experience or build functionality that integrates IPFS/Filecoin storage with Web3 networks such as NEAR, Polygon, Flow smart contracts, or Chainlink oracles.

Note: Project submissions are free to use IPFS and/or Filecoin directly, or a storage API such as,, or

How to participate

Register above, and learn more about Filecoin and IPFS.

Why participate

To learn and win

  • Access free education and mentors
  • The top talent will be exposed to a global network of job and venture opportunities
  • The next generation of Web3.0 technologies will shape our future, be part of designing it!

Who can apply?

Anyone with an interest in Web3.0 and Filecoin

  • Assemble a team sized between 2-5 people
  • APAC based within the AEDT timezone


Anyone with an dev or design background

  • Computer Science & IT grads/ undergrads
  • Design (CX/ UX) grads/ undergrads
  • Technology enterprises (professional devs or designers) with interest in Web3.0 & Filecoin
  • Self-taught individuals with design or dev experience

$55,000 in Prizes

Some of the biggest hackathon prize money in the region is up for grabs!


1st Prize
$15k in Filecoin

2nd Prize
$8k in Filecoin

3rd Prize
$2k in Filecoin


1st Prize
$15k in Filecoin

2nd Prize
$8k in Filecoin

3rd Prize
$2k in Filecoin

Bonus prize: Target your entry at the music industry and get an extra $5k MODA DAO tokens


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