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what is DeFi Summer Hacks?

A summerlong celebration of decentralized finance

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) is a global movement that paves the way for everyone in the world to have access to all financial services from savings, loans, trading, insurance, art, and so much more.

Collaboration

Work with a team, make new friends, and share ideas on how to make cutting edge decentralized finance.

Mentorship

Get guidance from leading professionals in the blockchain industry.

Development

Build projects that will progress the world's financial projects as we know it.

Who are the Minority Programmers?

Based Around A Global Community Network

We are an international network of developers unifying together to build socially impactful software solution and spread STEM education to underrepresented communities.

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DeFiSummer Hacks Topics

Anything & Everything DeFi

This Summer, build anything and everything DeFi with the world's brightest talent.

Scaling Solutions

Interoperability

Lending

Non-Fungible Tokens

Farming

Security

Insurance

Schedule

A Summerlong Event

Kickoff Event
  • Introduction to Defi
  • Icebreakers
Kickoff
Workshop Series
  • Hands-On Coding Workshops
  • Meet Leading Defi Devs
Workshops
Office Hours
  • Mentorship & Technical Support
  • Build Before the Build
Office Hours
Challenges Announced
  • Challenges Announced
  • Introduction to Problem Statements
  • Team Formation
Announcement
Coaching
  • Advice from Mentors
  • Tech Consulting
  • Pitch Coaching
Coaching
Demo-Day
  • Hackathees Present
  • Judging Begins
  • People's Choice/Governance Vote
Demo-Day
Keynote Speaker Series
  • Talks from Leading Names in DeFi
Keynotes
Giveaways
  • Announcing Crypto Lottery Pool
  • NFT Competition
  • On-Chain Rugpull
Giveaways
Ideathon
  • DeFi Use-Case Ideathon
Ideathon
Celebration
  • Party
  • NFT Viral Dance-Off
Celebration
Ceremony
  • DefiSummer Hacks Winners Announced
Ceremony
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Judges

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Robin Roy Thomas

Content Writer, Ethereum Push Notification Services
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Shadman Hossain

Blockchain Engineer
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Roshaan Khan

Product/Strategy, BlockOne
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Rick Tiutiun

CEO, Global Money

Mentors

team

Shadman Hossain

Blockchain Engineer
team

Roshaan Khan

Product/Strategy, BlockOne
team

Seef Manj

Technical Recruiter, Minority Programmers
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Kirsten Pomales Langenbrunner

Director, Coalitions Consulting
FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some common frequently asked questions about DefiSummerHacks.

What is DeFi?

Decentralized finance is an experimental form of finance that does not rely on central financial intermediaries such as brokerages, exchanges, or banks to offer traditional financial instruments, and instead utilizes smart contracts on blockchains, the most common being Ethereum.

How long is DefiSummerHacks?

All Summer. Broken up into 4 parts. The first month a series of educational events (all June), the next 1.5 months (July-midAugust) is the hackathon build, the next week a summit of leading speakers (August 16- 22), and the final week a celebration (August 23-31st)!

Who can participate?

Anyone is welcome to join! Defi is for everybody.

How can I get prepared before June?

Start by learning blockchain, smart contracts, and code reviewing the leading blockchain technologies.

What are the objectives?

To bring decentralized finance to the most underrepresented communities.

What are the prizes?

Prize categories and the amounts will be announced closer to the date.

What are ways I can prepare?

Start learning blockchain technology, smart contracts, and software development.

What are some examples of solutions that we will build?

  • A nft marketplace for ghostwriting
  • Insurance protocol for lending
  • Advanced governance tokens

How long is the competition?

All Summer, June, July, August.

How do I find a team?

Join our Discord, sign-up on Devpost, and start finding team members today.

Who can enter?

Anybody.

How will the prizes be announced?

Your prize will be given to you as an NFT forever as a collective item on the blockchain.

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