Hackathon Theme

The focus of the SDxAI hackathon is generative AI models and applications, including:

  • LLM-powered applications with real-world use cases
  • Novel use of voice, image, video, or 3D generative models
  • Fine-tuning, optimizing or porting open-source generative models
  • Mobile-optimized AI applications
  • Prompt engineering solutions

Requirements

Project Rules

  1. Teams must build a project that follows the hackathon theme of generative AI
  2. Team sizes can be 1-4 members
  3. Teams must build their projects during the hackathon but can work on existing ideas, fork projects, or contribute to existing projects as their hacks.
  4. Teams can use libraries, frameworks, or open-source code in their projects.
  5. Using previously developed code and open-sourcing it solely for the purpose of using it during the event is not allowed.

Hackathon Sponsors

Prizes

$23,000 in prizes
Cryptocurrency logo Prizes paid in cryptocurrency

First Place

$2500 in cash
$2500 in Modal credits
$2500 in Hugging Face credits
$1500 in Log10 credits
$1000 in Vercel credits
$500 in Pinecone credits

Second Place

$1250 in cash
$1500 in Modal credits
$1500 in Hugging Face credits
$1000 in Log10 credits
$400 in Vercel credits
$300 in Pinecone credits

Third Place

$625 in cash
$1000 in Modal credits
$1000 in Hugging Face credits
$500 in Log10 credits
$200 in Pinecone credits
$100 in Vercel credits

Qualcomm Bounty

$625 cash for the best hack using Qualcomm Innovators Development Kit

ETH SD x Polygon Bounty
Cryptocurrency logo

$500 USDC for the best web3xAI hack

Log10 Bounty

$1500 in Log10 credits for the best hack using Log10 platform

Replit Bounty

$500 in Replit credits for the best hack built using Replit (judging results announced Monday 7/17)

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

Andy White

Andy White
Startup Operations @ Keshif Ventures

Arjun Bansal

Arjun Bansal
Co-founder & CEO @ Log10

Cheryl Goodman

Cheryl Goodman
Vice Chair @ Startup San Diego & Founder @ FindGood.Tech

Daniel Huss

Daniel Huss
Founder @ gravityAI

Enrico Ros

Enrico Ros
Director of Product Management @ Qualcomm Ventures

Jeffrey Belk

Jeffrey Belk
CEO @ Ocreati Advisors

Sharon Zhang

Sharon Zhang
Co-founder & CTO @ Personal AI

Greg Schoeninger

Greg Schoeninger
CEO @ Oxen

Lena Skliarova-Mordvinova

Lena Skliarova-Mordvinova
Co-Founder & CTO @ Good Face Project

Judging Criteria

  • Completion
    Do you have a working prototype?
  • Creativity
    Has project been done before? How creative is it in solving the problem?
  • Design
    Is the UI attractive and easy to use? Or if it's used on the command line, is it well documented?
  • Usage of AI technology
    How hard was the problem to solve? How did AI make project possible?

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