This summer is DeFi. Decentralized finance. Where anyone has access to the global eocnomy. We are challengeing up to teams of 1-5 from all around the world (all Summer) to build on the latest decentralized platforms and win opportunities, prizes, and cryptocurrencies!

Participate in hands-on workshops throughout the month to learn from the leading blockchain developers, economists, entrepreneurs, and software engineers. Showcase your projects on the hottest tech this summer.

This is a student run hackathon organized by the Minority Programmers. Join the international network of developers teaming up together to empower the world through technology.

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$3,000 in prizes

Defi Degen Award

This award is given to the team who adds functionality to the decentralized finance space so us degens can use even more leverage.

Clean UI Award

This award is given to the team with the cleanest UI/UX.

Governance Vote

This award is given based on governance of MVC token.

DefiSummer NFT Art Grand Prize

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


  • Teams of 1-5 (minimum age of 13)
  • Anyone from around the world can enter


Shadman Hossain
Blockchain Engineer

Roshaan Khan

Roshaan Khan
Product/Strategy @

Mona El Isa

Mona El Isa
Founder of Enzyme Finance

Robin Roy Thomas

Robin Roy Thomas
Content Writer, Ethereum Push Notification Services

Judging Criteria

  • Technical Complexity: Quality of Features
    Are your features meaningful and add to the overall quality of the product?
  • Technical Complexity: Comprehensive Project
    Does your solution have comprehensive features or does it look like you just put something together?
  • Technical Complexity: Efficiency
    Is your code efficient? Do you use efficient algorithms?
  • Practicality: Accessibility
    Will your help communities most in need? Mobile?
  • Practicality: Effectiveness
    Does your solution solve one of the challenges we are facing in the DeFi space?
  • Practicality: Portability and Usability
    Is your code easy to run and works on multiple systems?
  • Presentation of Product: UI Design
    Does your application look visually clean across different size devices? Mobile-first design?
  • Presentation of Product: UX
    Is your application's user experience intuitive and is the current state clear or does the user have to make assumptions about what your application does?
  • Code Cleanliness
    Is your code easy to understand? Does it have clear comments that are not cluttered and have a purpose for explaining your code?
  • Originality of Work
    Is your idea novel? Do you not plagiarize and properly credit others for their contribution?
  • Creativity
    Does your product do something that absolutely blows the mind of the judges? Wildcard criteria.

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