TRON 2021 Global DeFi Hackathon Developer Contest Is In Full Swing, First Winners Announced

3 min readApr 2, 2021

TRON 2021 Global DeFi Hackathon Developer Contest is in full swing, attracting more than 100 project teams worldwide. Participants can compete in a multitude of categories including DEX, NFT, Lending, and Payment. To reward developers for their contribution, TRON Foundation hereby releases the early list of winners. Awards are given to support outstanding projects.

According to contest rules, the remaining awards, including the TRON Special Prize, will be voted by the expert team, community KOLs, and the public review board after the contest closes. Projects that have not been awarded can still compete for the remaining awards.

Below is the list of first winners as voted by the expert team, community KOLs, and the public review board:

Note: The rewards will be released in 2 parts, the first 50% of the prizes will be given to support the project development. The second 50% of the prizes will be awarded to support the project marketing and promotion after the participating projects support TRON DeFi mining features and meet the requirements of TRON DeFi Hackathon Developer Contest.

How to claim rewards: Winning teams need to contact staff at TRON with their professional email address to receive the prize. Prizes will be awarded within 7 working days. E-mail:

TRON Founder and BitTorrent CEO Justin Sun comments: “The contest offered a glimpse into developers’ immense enthusiasm and the charm of DeFi. I strongly believe that it is an endeavor of lifetime to expand TRON and its use cases. Going forward, we will strive to further improve the depth of DeFi products and thus provide a scalable, affordable and secure blockchain network and DeFi products for the entire industry. The contest is now in full swing. We look forward to having more quality developers join.”

This developer contest is part of the $120 million TRON DeFi Entrepreneurial Alliance Support Program, and is designed to engage more developers in exploring new prospects for TRON DeFi. The contest is still in full swing, and the final review will last through May 8, 2021. Developers who are passionate about DeFi still have the chance to participate by filling out the application form:

Disclaimer: The TRON official team did not conduct security evaluation on winning projects. The aforementioned projects neither suggest TRON’s official position nor constitute recommendation of any investment product.

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