Build your DApp on TRON
Shape the future

DEC 1ST 2018 - JAN 4TH 2019

Registration

Event

TRON Accelerator is a $1 million USD program aiming to empower developers and foster innovation within the blockchain industry.

Developer teams are invited to submit their decentralized application project, build on the TRON protocol, and compete for one of the most ambitious Blockchain hackathons ever hosted.

1,000,000.00 USD total awards, 56 winning projects

Grand Prizes

Total $550,000

Grand Prizes winner will have the chance of free travel and accommodation during niTROn Summit in San Francisco, as well as future TRON investments.

1st Prize
$200,000
1 Winner
2nd Prize
$100,000
2 Winners
3rd Prize
$50,000
3 Winners
Special Prize
$30,000
8 Winners

Special Prize

Total $240,000

8 winners in 8 different categories will be selected based on:

  • — Excellent Blockchain Game
  • — Excellent Application Tool
  • — Excellent Decentralized Exchange
  • — Excellent UI Design
  • — Excellent Innovation
  • — Excellent User Experience
  • — Most Influential DApp
  • — Most Onchain Activity DApp
Finalist Prize
$5,000
42 Winners

Finalist Prize

Total $210,000

42 Winners will be selected in the finalist prize

Competition Timeline

Stay up to date with each major milestone so you can stay ahead

Project Submissions Opening
Project Submissions Closing
Judging Begins
Winners Picked
Prize Awarding Ceremony in San Francisco

Judges

Justin Sun
Justin Sun
TRON & BitTorrent
CEO and Founder
Justin Sun
TRON & BitTorrent
Founder of TRON, CEO of TRON, BitTorrent and Peiwo

— Justin Sun previously worked at Ripple as Chief Representative and Advisor, and founded Peiwo in 2013, one of the largest voice live streaming apps in China. His educational background includes the University of Pennsylvania, Peking University, and Hupan University (created by Jack Ma, Chairman of the Alibaba Group).

Cong Li
Cong Li
TRON
US Head of TRON Protocol
Cong Li
TRON
US Head of TRON Protocol

Cong Li previously worked at Google for ten years, serving in technical leadership roles for projects in backend, data pipeline, frontend, and others. He then led an engineering team at Airbnb in building the third generation of their financial data process system from scratch. He has an MS from Shanghai Jiao Tong University and a BS from Central South University.

Vincent Niu
Vincent Niu
DappReview
CEO
Vincent Niu
DappReview
CEO

— Founded DappReview in March 2018, the largest and most influential DApp platform in China. DappReview provides accurate DApp data, user insights and market analytics on blockchains including TRON, ETH, EOS, NAS, etc. As an early adopter of blockchain games, Vincent has played over 300 Dapps and wrote tens of professional reviews on new DApps and industry insights. He also helped several Dapps finish fund-raising as financial advisor. Vincent, graduated from Stanford University, is game enthusiast who literally owns almost all game consoles.

Alex Wearn
Alex Wearn
Aurora
CEO
Alex Wearn
Aurora
CEO

— Alex Wearn is the Co-founder and CEO of Aurora, creators of IDEX, the leading decentralized exchange. An alumnus of Amazon, Adobe, and IBM, Alex is focused on creating the most secure and user friendly trading experience in the world.

Daniel Fernandez
Daniel Fernandez
Dexdex
CEO & Founder
Daniel Fernandez
Dexdex
CEO & Founder

— Daniel is an entrepreneur and tech leader who has been involved in cryptocurrencies since 2012. He became an expert in decentralized finance and founded EasyTrade, the first decentralized exchange where you can do one-click trading.

Haozhi Chen
Haozhi Chen
Cocos-BCX
Founder
Haozhi Chen
Cocos-BCX
Founder

— Haozhi is a serial Internet entrepreneur of 20 years in China, with extensive experience in global gaming and developer community since 2009. He founded Chukong Technology, a leading Chinese game developer and publisher with operations in US, Japan and Korea. Chukong is the main sponsor of Cocos2d-x, the No. 1 game engine in Asia and No. 2 worldwide by market share. Since 2009, 1.1 million developers registered on Cocos community, while 3 million developers are estimated to have used Cocos engine. The ad network arm of Cocos covers 14 million daily active users and 605 million devices globally. Prior to Chukong, he founded Yeeyan, XCar and Joyo.com, all known as the leading startups in their time.

Dio Ianakiara
Dio Ianakiara
TronWallet Inc.
CEO
Dio Ianakiara
TronWallet Inc.
CEO

— Dio Ianakiara is Founder of Getty/IO Inc, South America’s largest nearshore front-end development firm specialized in modern Javascript, AWS and Blockchain. He is also the Founder and CEO of TronWallet, a secure p2p crypto wallet and exchange for TRON. Expert in digital transformation, blockchain technologies and high performance systems. Dio is graduated from FIAP university in São Paulo and currently resides with his family in Vancouver.

Discus Fish
Discus Fish
Cobo Wallet
CEO & Co-Founder
Discus Fish
Cobo Wallet
CEO & Co-Founder

— In Cobo, Discus Fish heads corporate strategy, product design, and domestic marketing. One of China’s earliest cryptocurrency pioneers, Discus wrote the very first Chinese-language mining tutorial and led the development of the 24-hour settlement protocol. He also co-founded F2Pool, now the world’s largest mining pool of integrated digital currencies. Having played a significant role in establishing China’s mining presence on the world stage, Discus continues to be a thought leader for China’s cryptocurrency entrepreneurs. He is also the co-founder and COO of Yibite, the first Bitcoin portal in China.

Juliun Brabon
Juliun Brabon
Sesameseed
CEO & Co-founder
Juliun Brabon
Sesameseed
CEO & Co-founder

— As founder of Sesameseed, Juliun is a community and developer advocate on the Tron network. Advising on multiple projects developed on Tron, creating the SEEDGerminator development platform and successfully funding projects with Super Representative candidate rewards though the use of the SEED token.

Juliun has a background as an executive in the pharmaceutical space, specializing in process development and efficiency. Over the past 8 months he has built one of the most prominent Tron communities and seeks to further disrupt the space by operating Sesameseed as a transparent and open community, for developers to leverage and debut projects to those that wish to support them the most, the Tron community.

Nick
Nick
dapdap.io
Founder
Nick
dapdap.io
Founder

— Nick is founder of dapdap.io. As a hardcore cryptogamer, played over 200 cryptogames and helped those games entered Chinese market. He is also a writer of most subscribed Chinese cryptogames columns on the public forums on Wechat ZhiHu (the Quora of China) and WeChat. He is the founder of first and largest Chinese cryptogame community with > 10k loyal members. He is a partner and fund manager at MSI Investment. Prior to MSI, he served in PwC (PriceWaterHouse Coopers) Deals-Mergers & Acquisitions Department. As a fervent player, in Jan and Feb of 2018 along, his total amount of transactions played on those over 100 cryptogames was approximately 1300 Ethereums.

Rules

  • Developers can apply and participate individually or (with)in a team. There is no limit on the number of team members per team.
  • All team members must have registered and agree to the competition rules to participate.
  • All development(s) must be based on the TRON protocol. More information about TRON’s protocol please refer to our documentation platform and on our Github.
  • Submissions must be turned in prior to the deadline on January 4th, 2019, Midnight (PST). Participants must use the following form (to be announced) for submission, and include operable program, code, and descriptive documentation using a Github link.
  • Registration for the contest must be completed and submitted before January 1st, 2019 Midnight (PST).
  • Submissions must be in English or Simplified Chinese only.
  • Participants are legally responsible for their projects.
  • Prizes are project based. Teams can submit multiple projects and potentially obtain multiple prizes.
  • Winning teams are subject to a code review.
  • Review Breakdown:
    1. Daily # of transactions (30%)
    2. Work integrity (30%)
    3. Operation stability (30%)
    4. Product innovation (10%)

FAQ

If you can’t find what you’re looking for, contact us at dapp@tron.network

TRON Accelerator invites DApp developers all over the world to join this blockchain event, build DApps on TRON's network, and shape the future. All DApps are welcomed to join the competition, including Games, Application Tools, Decentralized Exchanges, and more.

We are excited to share our high performance blockchain infrastructure with our developer community, by providing a platform to build DApps on the TRON network. Developers would appreicate our high transaction speed, low development fee, and user-friendly interface. In return, this would also boost our TRON ecosystem.

TRON Accelerator is a 1,000,000 USD online competition rewarding up to 56 winning DApp projects across multiple categories. Different from previous accelerator program, TRON Accelerator does not feature loans or equity models. Winning teams and developers keep ownership of their projects after being rewarded.

There is no limit on the number of team members per team. Up to three winners would be invited TRON's niTROn Summit in San Francisco to attend the award. Up to $5,000 travel expenses will be covered. Prizes are project based. Teams can submit multiple projects and potentially obtain multiple prizes.

You can get our technical docs and development tools from our developer hub.

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Compeleted DApps may be listed on DappHouse, as well as DApp platforms like DappReview and DappRadar.

Yes, you can. We encourage good projects to migrate to TRON Network. However, previous completed DApps on TRON would not qualify; contact us if you have an ongoing project already collaborating with TRON.

Yes, you can. It is OK for you to not use TVM, but you have to be on the Mainnet.

Developers own them and will be legally responsible for their DApps, too.

You can register by clicking the register button. Final details for submission will be coming shortly.

niTROn Summit
San Francisco
Jan 17th - 18th, 2019