Use your smarts, creativity and innovation to help us use technology to get closer to our customers and to give our experts superpowers.

HackDFW is hosting the Second Annual Proof of Hack at UT Dallas Makerspace November 10-11, 2018. 

HackDFW Proof of Hack is 24 hours for you to learn, create, and make. For the whole weekend, students will make innovative projects focused on blockchain and cryptographic technology with help from cryptocurrency sponsors.



  • Anyone 18+ who is registered on-site is able to attend.


  1. Your submission must have a title, description, image, and all team members associated to the project in order to be eligible.

Hackathon Sponsors


$2,175 in prizes

1st Place

One Oculus Go per team member

2nd Place

One $50 Amazon Gift Card per team member.

3rd Place

One Chromecast per team member

Hedera Challenge

Develop Innovative DApps that take advantage of Hedera's differentiated micro-payment feature.
One set of Raspberry Pi Kit & Hedera tokens per team member

Best Use of a MouseXplore

Integrate the block explorer from MouseBelt or an equivalent tool into an application. Using the address balance/history, transaction or block APIs, find a way to use rich data across blockchain in a product. Additional submit signed transaction APIs can be made available if necessary. The best or most innovative use of this wins a $250 cash prize. 2 follow ups win $50.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Mark Hopkins

Mark Hopkins

Simi Hunjan

Simi Hunjan
Hedera Hashgraph

Dr. James Scott

Dr. James Scott

Omar Syed

Omar Syed

Judging Criteria

  • Impact
    Potential impact of proposed solution.
  • Customer Validation
    Has the team demonstrated that they are making something end users need and will use?
  • Demonstration
    Is the team able to demonstrate a functional solution? Is the demo working in a representative test environment?
  • Viability
    Viability of bringing solution to market. How clearly does the team articulate the path forward? How well are the risks scoped?

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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