Devspace is a global student-run hackathon and conference which aims to provide solutions to real-world problems. 

It brings together budding student developers, designers, and tech enthusiasts under one roof to showcase their skills. Devspace also provides organizations and industry experts a platform to interact with experienced students.

This year, Devspace will be conducted completely online from 14 April 2022 to 16 April 2022. The tracks for Devspace for this year's edition are:

  1. IoT
  2. Media and Education
  3. Fintech
  4. Open Innovation
  5. Sports Analytics - Experion Sponsored Track
  6. NFT's with Ocean - Ocean Protocol Sponsored Track
  7. Synthetix Protocol and L2 Optimism submissions - Synthetix Sponsored Track
  8. Best use of - Sponsored Track 


Hackathon Highlights:

About Computer Society of India - VIT Student Chapter:

Computer Society of India-VIT is a nonprofit student organisation that brings together some of the best designers, developers, and tech enthusiasts who collaborate and organize various events, workshops and hackathons every year with the motivation of pushing technology forward and fostering a community of tech enthusiasts.

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Hackathon Sponsors


1,135,445 in prizes
Cryptocurrency logo Prizes paid in cryptocurrency

First Place

• ₹1,20,000 INR

Second Place

• ₹1,00,000 INR

Third Place

• ₹80,000 INR

Best 50% Women Team

• ₹45,000 INR

General Track Winner (4)

• ₹20,000 INR per winning team for each track, total of 4 tracks.
• Total Winners - 4 teams

Best Design

• ₹20,000 INR

Best Implementation

• ₹10,000 INR

Best Fresher's Team

• ₹20,000 INR (Team should consist of all Freshers)

Projects built on Syntetix Protocol & deployed on L2 optimism (2)
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Any project built on Syntetix protocol as well as deployed on L2 Optimism will be eligible to win this prize. 1,90,000 for two best projects sponsored in crypto. sponsored track

• 450$ worth Amazon gift cards for top 3 projects built using the API.
• Participants can be eligible for the 50$ twitter giveaway + developer swags for signing up.
• Check out @csivitu on twitter.
• 3000 free minutes of API credits also provided.

Experion Sponsored Track Winner (3)

• ₹50,000 INR per winning team
• Total Winners - 3 teams

Experion Bonus Challenge

Participants of Experion's Bonus challenge will be eligible to win Amazon vouchers worth 2000 INR.

Ocean Protocol Sponsored Track (3)

• ₹30,000 INR per winning team
• Total Winners - 3 teams

Best Use of DeSo
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Sponsored by MLH:

DeSo is the official Web3 sponsor of the MLH Hackathon League and the first Layer 1 blockchain custom-built for decentralized social media applications. While blockchains like Avalanche or Solana cost $0.50+ to store just a 200-character post, the DeSo blockchain is built with custom indexing and storage optimizations which make it 10,000X cheaper to store social content on-chain!

In order to qualify for the contest, you must launch an app that writes to the DeSo blockchain and/or implements DeSo identity. While social media apps are a great fit for DeSo, you can also build financial apps, marketplaces, and more on the DeSo blockchain. For inspiration on project ideas, you can check out some of the existing 200+ apps already live on DeSo at as well as our DeSo APIs. The Best Use of DeSo gets $100 worth of $DESO coin & an exclusive DeSo branded tumbler!

Most Creative Use of Twilio

Sponsored by MLH:

Twilio allows you to incorporate mobile messaging, phone calls and a ton of other awesome communication features right into your hackathon project using web service APIs. Are you building an e-commerce website and want to send text notifications or email confirmations once an order is completed? Or maybe your application needs to verify users based on their mobile numbers? Twilio makes all this possible and more. Build a hack that simplifies your life using any one of Twilio’s APIs for a chance to win a Twilio Swag Box and GameGo Console for you and each of your teammates!

Best Web Monetization Project | Coil

Sponsored by MLH:

Coil is all about providing better ways to access and reward the creators, publishers and platforms that you love. Coil members get to view web monetized sites while streaming micropayments directly to the website owner, or in this case, you! In turn, you can react to payments in real time by displaying a thank-you message, unlocking bonus content, features and so much more! The possibilities are endless. Build a web monetized hack using Coil for a chance to win an Anker - PowerCore Quick Charge Portable Charger, exclusive Coil pin and a $60 coil credit redemption card! Bonus points for originality and creativity!

Best Use of Linode Cloud

Sponsored by MLH:

Use any one of Linode's wide array of cloud products and take your hack to the next level! Whether you're looking for data storage, compute power or hosting, Linode has what you need and the complimentary credits to get you started. Sign up and start hacking for your chance to win a Raspberry Pi 4 Starter Kit.

Best Domain Name from GoDaddy Registry

Sponsored by MLH:

GoDaddy Registry is giving you everything you need to be the best hacker no matter where you are. Register your domain name with GoDaddy Registry for a chance to win a Hack from Home Kit! Each Kit contains wireless earbuds, blue light glasses, selfie ring light and a pouch for easy transport.

Best Use of Auth0

Sponsored by MLH:

Auth0 wants your applications to be secure! Use any of the Auth0 APIs for a chance to win some exclusive swag, including a Miir 12oz tumbler, Rubik's Cube, and sticker! Why spend hours building features like social sign-in, Multi-Factor Authentication, and passwordless log-in when you can enable them through Auth0 straight out of the box? Save some time on your hack and set yourself up for a big win. It doesn’t take much to get started. Auth0 is free to try with up to 7,000 free active users and unlimited log-ins. Make your new account today!

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Vivek Sridhar

Vivek Sridhar
Senior Cloud Advocate @ Microsoft | Startup Founder | Technophile | Cloud & DevOps | Wanderlust

Akshay Gugale

Akshay Gugale
Product Designer @

Prateek Surana

Prateek Surana
Frontend Engineer @ Devfolio | Technical Blogger

Noora Fathima

Joshua Philip

Gokul Anil Kumar

Gokul Anil Kumar

Hema Haridas

Hema Haridas

Akanksha Bhasin

Judging Criteria

  • Idea (40 points)
    • Novelty - 10 points • Uniqueness - 10 points • Feasibility - 10 points • Impact - 10 points
  • Implementation (40 points)
    • Functionality - 20 points • UI/UX Design - 20 points
  • Presentation (20 points)
    • Pitch - 10 points • Questions - 10 points

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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