Change the Game: Hackathon finalists unveiled!

June 19, 2024


Written by: Algorand Foundation

After an intense two-month period of creation and collaboration, the moment has arrived to unveil the champions of our Change the Game hackathon. From across the globe, hundreds of visionary innovators joined forces to transform groundbreaking ideas into tangible prototypes and proofs of concept. 

Johanna Moran, Algorand Foundation’s Head of Developer Outreach & Programs, shared her enthusiasm and stated: “As Head of Startup Programs, I'm excited about the innovative solutions and talent showcased in our second global virtual hackathon. We’re also excited to announce the establishment of an Incubator Program to provide these promising ideas with resources, mentorship, and network access for their successful transition into the next phase of development. Our goal is to nurture these visionary projects into successful ventures.”


The Change the Game hackathon winner of each track will receive 8,000 USDCa, with second and third place receiving 5,000 USDCa and 3,000 USDCa, respectively. The winners of each track will have a chance to win the Grandmaster Prize, an additional 10,000 USDCa, and 25,000 AWS credits. A 2,000 USDCa prize will be awarded to the best AI project, and a further 2,000 USDCa to the best women-led team. 

Grandmaster Demo Day 

‍The grand finale of the Change the Game hackathon, the Grandmaster Demo Day, is set for June 27. Winners from each track will be invited to Decipher, a 2-day retreat in Barcelona with workshops, master classes, and opportunities to advance business. Here, they will pitch their groundbreaking projects on the main stage to an esteemed panel of judges. 

Now, let's delve into the announcement of our 2024 winners for each category.  


1st: SeerBot - A trading bot integrated with Telegram and built on Algorand technology

2nd: Myrkle - A comprehensive suite of web# instruments

3rd: Gainify - A yield farming token intended to drive Algorand TVL, volume, and activity‍ 


1st: Rahat Algorand Integration - An initiative to enhance disaster relief with blockchain technology and AI

2nd: CAN - An Algorand NFT-based cafe discount and membership service

3rd: Turi - Facilitation of effortless Web3 transactions solely using a phone number ‍ 



1st: IgoProtect - A decentralized peer-to-peer consensus delegation platform 

2nd: Adamik - A multichain read and write API  

3rd: Algorand MultiChain Wallet Bot - An initiative to effortlessly manage and bridge multi-chain crypto assets, and create tokens with ease through an intuitive Telegram interface 

Bonus prizes 

AI bonus prize  

SeerBot - SeerBOT is a trading bot integrated with Telegram and built on Algorand 

Female-led bonus prize 

IgoProtect - A decentralized peer-to-peer consensus delegation platform. 

Algorand Foundation Incubator   

We are excited to announce the Algorand Foundation Incubator, a key initiative from the Algorand Start-up Programs team, dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs, with guidance, resources and connections to achieve their business goals. This comprehensive 8-week program assists its participants with team formation, ideation, and product-market fit. Through structured exercises, the cohort validates ideas and transforms them into exceptional teams ready for rapid scaling. 

Interested in getting involved in the incubator? Learn more on the Notion board

As we conclude our announcement, we extend our heartfelt congratulations to all participants for their exceptional contributions to the Algorand ecosystem. To our finalists, we eagerly anticipate your presence at the Grandmaster Demo Day. Thank you for being a part of this journey towards shaping the future of blockchain technology. 




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