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A sneak peek into the VBI Blockchain Hackathon with up to 100,000 USD investment

The VBI Blockchain Hackathon is a useful playground to facilitate developers to try their hand at the blockchain field.
Published Dec 04 2021
Updated Sep 29 2023
3 min read

Coin98 is honored to be a sponsor of the VBI Blockchain Hackathon, cooperating with the VBI team to find talents in the Blockchain field to receive an investment of up to 100,000 USD for its initiatives and products.

The VBI Blockchain Hackathon 

The VBI Blockchain Hackathon is a programming competition event where computer programmers and others engage in blockchain-themed software development.

Event schedule

  • Dec 4th-11th: Registration period.
  • Dec 18th: Deadline for results and report submissions (via the form).
  • Dec 19th: The Judges evaluate the projects.
  • Dec 20th: Announcement of the TOP 10 highest-ranking teams.
  • Dec 21st: Final Online Pitches, winners announcement and award.

Team requirements

  • Maximum 5 members.
  • Categories: Defi, blockchain infrastructure, cross-chain solutions,...
  • Theme: The Internet of Blockchain


  • 01 First Prize: 1,000 USD.
  • 01 Second Prize: 700 USD.
  • 01 Third Prize: 500 USD.
  • 01 Most Favorite Team Award: 300 USD.
  • 01 Lucky draw audience prize: 200 USD.

In addition, participating teams also have the opportunity to receive an investment of up to 100,000 USD from Coin98 Ventures.

About Coin98 Ventures:

Coming from a background of builders who aspire to invent and create a future of technology, we understand what founders and developers worry about and are concerned about.

Accumulating experience and knowledge, Coin98 Ventures was established to assist DeFi ecosystem builders on their challenging journeys and support projects towards mass adoption.


From VBI:

  • Dr. Dang Minh Tuan: Head of Blockchain Lab, Institute of Technology - Posts and Telecommunications, Director of CIST Institute, Author of Vietkey software (VBI Lab Advisor).
  • Dr. N. Dinh Thang: Associate Professor, VCU, USA and advisor of Massbit (VBI Lab Advisor).
  • Master of Science Trieu Anh Dung: Deputy Director, blockchain research center, QNET (VBI Lab Advisor).
  • Professor Pham Duc Hi: Dean of Quantitative Finance, ECE Paris Ecole, Former Director of PwC, France.
  • Dr. Dinh Ngoc Thanh: Coordinator, VBI and VBI Lab.
  • Mr. Do Van Thuat: Head of Development, FPT Blockchain lab (VBI Lab Team Leader).
  • Mr. Pham Hong Son: Senior Blockchain Engineer, Kyber Network (VBI Lab Team Leader).

From Coin98:

  • Mr. Nhat Tung: Blockchain Dev Lead, Coin98.
  • Mr. Khiem Dang: Project Manager, Coin98.

Webinar series to share Blockchain knowledge 

In parallel with the VBI Blockchain Hackathon, the project also brings a webinar series with a lot of useful knowledge for those who are new to blockchain programming or those who already have programming knowledge but have not learnt much about blockchain so that you can understand more about this fertile land.

Session 1: Webinar sharing experiences and startup spirit by Mr. Vinh (CEO & Co-Founder Coin98 Finance) and Mr. Thanh (Co-Founder Coin98 Finance) from Coin98.

Session 2: Webinar sharing hackathon experience from the TOP 03 teams in the GDG Devfest blockchain hackathon.

Session 3: Webinar sharing experiences of becoming a blockchain developer

Session 4: Final pitching

Let's follow these exciting events together.

Join now to win our massive prizes!

Registration link:

About VBI

Vietnam Blockchain Innovation (VBI) is a blockchain technology forum dedicated to dev&tech technologists, to share, discuss, co-dev, deepen and update the latest blockchain techniques for dev&tech. The goal of the Forum is to gather Vietnamese experts in blockchain technology, researchers, and developers in many IT disciplines, to share discussions so that everyone has a basic foundation on blockchain, from which everyone can come together, forming teams to explore the possibilities of blockchain in different fields, helping us gather a strong blockchain human resource.

About Coin98

Coin98 is an all-in-one DeFi Platform that aims to fulfill untapped demand in the industry and become a Gateway bridging TradFi users to any DeFi services on multiple blockchains. It aims to accomplish this mission through a full suite of products, including Coin98 Wallet, Coin98 Exchange, and Space Gate (cross-chain bridge).