Similar to the conference, the hackathon aims to support the local crypto-friendly community, connect it with industry professionals and creation of new beneficial projects under the guidance of world-class judges, mentors and advisors.
The capacity of the hackathon will be approximately 200 hackers and fields of interest will be mainly from the following areas: Ethereum development, Virtual machines and blockchain execution, Zero-knowledge proofs, Data availability & security, Cryptography & academic research. The exact tracks will be announced a few weeks before the hackathon.
The hackathon will take place in an offline form only in order to ensure the best possible networking and cooperation. Voting on the quality of individual projects will not only be up to dedicated judges but will also be decided by the hackathon participants through quadratic voting.
EthereumZuri.ch Hackathon is organized by UTXO Foundation.