ETHBoston is your opportunity to work alongside the developers, industry experts, advisers, and companies who are making the infrastructure and applications that will power Open Finance and the new decentralized web. Join 400 attendees at the biggest Ethereum hackathon ever held in Boston, and show the world that our developer community is still here #BUIDLING.

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$53,652 in prizes

ETHBoston Finalists (6)

Taxa (4)

Taxa will award $3000 to 6 teams using Taxa's privacy-preserving, computationally-powerful, highly-developable, blockchain agnostic smart contract engine to ship a ready-to-go dApp, and additional $2000 to the most compelling project.

SKALE Labs (6)

SKALE Labs will award 6 prizes to best dApps deployed to SKALE or using capabilities of SKALE's decentralized stack (smart contract scaling, FileStorage, Machine Learning), 4 prizes of 500 DAI and 2 prizes of 1000 DAI.

NyCupher (2)

NuCypher will award $2500 for the most interesting project built utilizing any NuCypher technology, including proxy re-encryption for managing permissions over encrypted data or nuFHE.


UMA will award $3000 to the most creative use of custom tokens that are created with UMA's token builder.

Offchain Labs

Offchain Labs will award $1500 for the best dApp built on Arbitrum.


Consensys will award 1000 DAI and a fast track through the Consensys Grant process based on their description here:


Enigma will award $2500 to the team with the best use of Enigma to privatize their application.


Coinbase will award 1000 USDC for the best use of the Coinbase Commerce API.


Algorand will award $1000, a Gotenna, and a Codrone to the team that best utilizes Algorand.

Quorum (2)

Quorum will award $1000 to the best use of Quorum's privacy features, $1000 for the best use of Quorum's fast transactions, and $1000 for the best integration of Quorum with other public Ethereum tools.


Celer cGamer Award: $1000 for the best game built using Celer Gaming SDK. Get started with Celer here: Developer page:
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ENS (2)

ENS will award $200 in ETH or DAI to each of the 5 best projects that integrate ENS.

Torus (5)

Torus will award:
1. Grand Prize US$2,000 worth of ETH: Best DApp to Incorporate Torus for Logins.
2. Best DApp that Fulfills an Industry Need and Integrates Torus Logins: US$1,000 worth of ETH.
3. Best DApp that has the Most Seamless and Intuitive User-Onboarding with Torus Logins: US$1,000 worth of ETH.
4. DApp with the Best Overall User Experience and Integrates Torus Logins: US$1,000 worth of ETH.
5. DApp with the Best Creative Design for Implementing Torus: US$1,000 worth of ETH.


Squarelink will award $3500 in ETH to three teams for the most innovative use case ($2500), the best user experience ($500) and the most complete integration ($500) using Squarelink’s SDK.


Provable Things will award 5k USD in credit for the Provable APIs to the best project that utilizes Provable Things’ oracles.

Aztec (2)

The AZTEC Protocol will award a $1000 prize for the best use of AZTEC in an app. There will be a further $500 dollar award for any team that uses AZTEC in a novel FinTech Application.


OpenRelay will award 100,000,000 RPC requests on Rivet to the best app on the Rivet platform.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Emily Williams

Emily Williams
Level K

Robbie Bent

Robbie Bent
Ethereum Foundation

Liam Horne

Liam Horne

Peter Kieltyka

Peter Kieltyka
Horizon Games

Rick Dudley

Rick Dudley

Raul Jordan

Raul Jordan
Prysmatic Labs

Joyce Yang

Joyce Yang
Global Coin Research

Ken Ng

Ken Ng
Ethereum Foundation

Mahesh Murthy

Mahesh Murthy
Zastrin Labs

Christopher Heymann

Christopher Heymann

Ash Egan

Ash Egan

Judging Criteria

  • Technical
    The completeness and functionality of the project, and the relevancy of the resources utilized to accomplish the goal of the project.
  • Original
    A project that hasn’t been done before, or doesn’t currently exist. The project addressing a new or unsolved problem, or creating a unique solution to an existing problem.
  • Ambitious
    The complexity of the problem being addressed, or the approach to solving it.
  • Design and User Experience
    The user experience and flow of the project is pleasant and delightful.
  • Wow Factor
    The project is exceptional in some manner.

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