This December, New York City will be home to over 150 talented developers who will come together to compete in the most comprehensive, cross chain DLT Hackathon on the East coast.

Gotham DLT 2019 will take place at the Microsoft Reactor, in the heart of Times Square, a fully loaded venue for developers to successfully create decentralized apps. Throughout the 2 day event, teams will receive:

• Coaching

• Access to mentors

• Breakout sessions to help build decentralized applications on any DLT platform they choose.


Before the event, Gotham DLT are hosting pre-event workshops to prepare developers. Your next steps are simple:

Sign up for the hacakthon at Gotham DLT

Complete a pre-event workshop

Select a hackathon challenge, build, and win.

It all starts with applying to hack today, seats are limited. 

The Hackathon will have 6 challenges from the following companies:
Brooklyn Law School
Parabellum Music

In addition 2 winners will be selected by the panel of judges, and one winner selected by the community, Developer’s Choice.

To make finding all of the content for simple, we're loading learning materials to the Gotham DLT learning page on Herd.

Hackathon Sponsors


$15,500 in prizes

Gotham DLT 1st Place

Gotham DLT 2nd Place

Access to the API for decentralized application developers.

Herd Challenge

Parabellum Music Group Challenge

Hack for Sweden Challenge

Mindus Co. Challenge

Mindus Co Challenge Runner-up

Blockstack Challenge

Brooklyn Law School

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Gotham DLT Hackathon, otherwise known as "The Event", is an in-person hackathon happening in New York City at the Microsoft Reactor, on December 7th & 8th.

To be eligible, developers must attend in-person. Developers can create teams of up to 4 people. 

Please review the complete set of rules at



All participating teams must submit their code by 2:30PM EST, on Sunday December the 8th.

Participating teams must include a presentation that explains their project, with a slide that includes the participating team members names and social handles (if applicable).

Note: Gotham DLT and it's sponsors DO NOT own your code.


Katerina Stroponiati

Katerina Stroponiati
Founding Partner, Monday Capital

Xan Ditkoff

Xan Ditkoff
Growth at BlockStack

Christopher Mindus

Christopher Mindus
CTO Mindus Co

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity / Innovation
  • Technical Difficulty
  • Usability
  • Market / Business Potential
  • Design

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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