ETHDenver Applications Open Ahead of Vitual 2021 BUIDLathon & ColoradoJam Event

Denver-based software hackathon opens applications for week-long virtual innovation competition with the State of Colorado involving virtual reality experiences, nightly Minecraft melees & more.


Denver, CO — ETHDenver, the world’s largest annual Web3 software building competition and blockchain education event, has opened 2021 attendee, judge, speaker and volunteer applications.

The virtual event previously announced a partnership with the State of Colorado for 2021, which will involve $100k+ in bounties, prizes & investments for addressing crucial problems and initiatives in Colorado.

The event will take place virtually, February 5-12, 2021, and consist of a week-long hackathon, along with content and free educational workshops by industry luminaries, virtual-reality art exhibits, and other immersive virtual experiences.

ETHDenver has always, and will continue to remain, free to attend and offers merit-based speaking opportunities, but individuals must apply to attend and/or to speak at the event. ETHDenver released a few highlight previews today for their 2021 event, including:


  • 100k+ in Bounties, Prizes & Investments

  • Explore the Virtual Castle: Sponsor Shill Zone with Gamified Incentives, Art Gallery & Auction, Maker Space, Zen Zone, Live Concert Experience, Blockchain Arcade, DJ Livestream Sets, Special Game Swag & More

  • Nightly Melees in the Virtual ETHDenver World & Minecraft Castle

  • Play Games on Livestream with Colorado Officials, Vitalik Buterin & Others

  • Panels & Talks by Industry Luminaries, Top Projects & Community Contributors

  • Real Opportunities to Connect with Other BUIDLers & VIPs

  • A Live Pitch Competition, Shark Tank-Style

  • Group Mentorship Opportunities

  • And So Much More!

Says Executive Steward John Paller “Along with advancing to the next frontier of statehood with Colorado’s involvement at the 2021 event, we’re thrilled to be creating powerfully immersive virtual experiences where individuals will be able to connect with each other in a gamified ecosystem for 2021.

We’re recreating as much as possible in virtual reality, and with zero need for a headset to prevent barriers to entry. We’re excited to be pushing boundaries in the virtual event space, and look forward to having the global community join us.”

Applications for the ETHDenver BUIDLathon & ColoradoJam Innovation Festival are live now on ETHDenver’s website. Apply today at

About ETHDenver

ETHDenver is the world’s largest annual web3 #BUIDLathon and Innovation Festival. The 2021 virtual event will take place February 5-12 and expects to host 5000+ blockchain and technology enthusiasts, developers, and community members from 75+ countries and all 50 U.S. states. Visit

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