Hack the North

University of Waterloo - 200 University Ave W Waterloo, N2L 3G1 Waterloo
Sep 13 - 15, 2019, 6:00 PM (AST)

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.

Check our algorand.org/hack for a description of our API Challenge. 

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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  • When

    September 13 - 15
    6:00 PM (AST)


    University of Waterloo
    200 University Ave W WaterlooN2L 3G1


  • Haardik Haardik

    Haardik Haardik

    Waterloo Ambassador

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  • Ryan Ouyang

    Ryan Ouyang

    Waterloo Ambassador

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  • Madhur Kumar Sharma

    Madhur Kumar Sharma

    University of Waterloo

    Waterloo Ambassador

  • Iris Chen

    Iris Chen

    Waterloo Ambassador

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  • Sneh KOUL

    Sneh KOUL

    Waterloo Ambassador

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