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Solana Grizzlython



Feb 02 - Mar 14

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About The Event

The next big web3 project is being built now. During Grizzlython, you can go from idea to company in six weeks. The winners will pitch to leading investors at an exclusive demo day.

Grizzlython is a global, online hackathon for the Solana ecosystem and community. If you're interested in dipping your toes into web3, this hackathon is the perfect opportunity to start your crypto journey from anywhere in the world. Register here!

Remember: Solana Hackathons are a little different than a traditional building event — they’re more like marathons than sprints. They are intended for serious builders and entrepreneurs to compete over a 6 week period in order to formulate a business idea, run through development, and have an opportunity to raise seed funding from crypto’s leading investors.

The Solana Grizzlython Hackathon is a competition where projects will be evaluated by judges on their technological merits without consideration of legal viability. Participants in the Hackathon will create software solely for purposes of evaluation by judges as part of a competition and not for commercial deployment or release as part of the Hackathon. All participants must comply with applicable laws and regulations when releasing any software that they develop as part of the Hackathon.


  • $50K USDC - GRAND CHAMPION (presented by Circle)

Plus 3 passes to the upcoming Solana Breakpoint conference, where you may present your project to the Solana community.

  • $5KUSDC - CLIMATE AWARD (Solana Foundation)


  • Mobile
  • DeFi
  • Payments
  • Consumer
  • Tools & Infrastructure
  • Gaming
  • DAOs & Network States


  • 001 - First Prize - $30,000
  • 002 - Second Prize - 25,000
  • 003 - Third Prize - 20,000
  • 004 - Fourth Prize - 15,000
  • 005 - Fifth Prize - $10,000


  • Balaji Srinivasan - Fmr CTO Coinbase, Fmr GP A16z
  • Chris Burniske - Partner At Placeholder Capital
  • Avichal Garg - Cofounder Of Electric Capital
  • Alex Svanevik - Founder Of Nansen
  • Anatoly Yakovenko - Co-Founder Solana Labs
  • Antonio Garcia Martinez - Founder Of Spindl
  • Armani Ferrante - Cofounder Of Coral
  • Ben Chow - Cofounder Of Jupiter
  • Bridges - Founder Of Symmetry Protocol
  • Cem Arcan - Ecosystem Director Of Circle
  • Chris Mccann - Cofounder Of Race Capital
  • Christian Heaney - Cofounder Of Drift Protocol
  • Christine Moy - Partner Apollo Global Management
  • Clay Robbins - Principal At Slow Ventures
  • Craig Burel - Partner At Reciprocal Ventures
  • David Lee - Head Of Samsung Next
  • David Micley - Business Development At Wintermute
  • Edgar Pavlovsky - Founder Of Marginfi
  • Guillaume Poncin - Head Of Engineering At Stripe
  • Garrrett Skrovina - Partnerships At Coindesk
  • Joe Mccann - Founder Of Asymmetric
  • Jonathan King - Principal At Coinbase Ventures
  • Justin Saslaw - General Partner At Ribbit Capital
  • Kyle Samani - Cofounder & Managing Partner Multicoin Capital
  • Lindsey Li - Investor At Bessemer Ventures
  • Matty Taylor - Head Of Growth At Solana Foundation
  • Maximilian Schneider - Cofounder Mango Markets
  • Mert Mumtaz - Founder Of Helius
  • and more...!