Hack the North

University of Waterloo - 200 University Ave W Waterloo, N2L 3G1
Sept. 13, 2019, 6 p.m. - Sept. 15, 2019, 9 p.m.


About this event

Build creative, well-implemented, and impactful solutions with Algorand, at Hack the North- Canada's biggest hackathon! 

1,000+ students from all around the globe will be gathered at the University of Waterloo to build something incredible in just 36 hours.

Algorand makes it simple and fast for developers to build on blockchain. With Java, JavaScript (node.js and browser), Go, and Python SDKs, along with REST APIs, you can build on Algorand in your preferred programming languages. Easily get up and running writing node or web applications on Algorand and quickly integrate with applications in common languages.

Prizes for our API Challenge! 

First Place: $1000 + Codrone

Second Place: Raspberry Pi 4 4GB w/ case + Matrix Creator

Third Place: Thule 32L Backpack + Gotenna

Fourth Place: Gotenna x 2

Fifth Place: $200 Amazon Gift Card

Sixth Place: Ledger Nano

Evaluation Team

The evaluation team is comprised of members of the Algorand product and developer relations team. We are here for:

  • Helping on technical questions and better understanding our technology stack with respect to your hackathon application
  • Selecting the 4 winning teams that will receive our prizes and get recognition on socials!
  • Advising you on getting more involved in our amazing community and ecosystem 




Sergey Gorbunov

Sergey Gorbunov


Head of Cryptography
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Russ Fustino

Russ Fustino


Technical Evangelist
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Tal Rabin

Tal Rabin

Algorand Foundation

Head of Research
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Sept. 13, 2019, 6 p.m.
Sept. 15, 2019, 9 p.m.


University of Waterloo
200 University Ave W Waterloo, N2L 3G1


Haardik Haardik

Haardik Haardik

Waterloo Ambassador
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