The Next Top Blockchain Startup has teamed up with the Blockchain Education Network (BEN) to run a series of presentations, workshops and Q&A's. Come learn how to start building from leading technicians and educators. Hear from investors and blockchain organizations on how to start and scale your business. Don't forget to RSVP!


  • Introduction to Terra, Powered by Luna: Brining DeFi to the Masses - watch here
  • Introduction to NEAR Protocol & Climate Neutral NFTs - watch here
  • Introduction to Chainlink & Hybrid Smart Contracts - watch here
  • Introduction to Decentraland & Building in the Meatverse - watch here
  • Introduction to Tezos & tools for building a Tezos Dapp - watch here.
  • Introduction to Polygon & building scalable Dapps on Polygon - watch here.
  • Introduction to DigitalBits & Consumer Digital Assets - watch here
  • Introduction to Polkadot: How to Build Your own Blockchain - watch here

Start-up Focused Sessions 

  • Fund Raising, Pitching & Picking the Right Investment Partners - watch here.
  • Business in Blockchain with Gaurauv Dubey, CEO of TDeFi - watch here.
  • White Paper Workshop: Start Building Yours Today - watch here
  • Crypto Exchanges: Project Listings & Mainnet Integrations - watch here.
  • Talent Wars & How to Kickstart Your Career in Blockchain - watch here


Date: Friday, August 6th

Time: 3PM EDT

Format: Presentation + Open Format Q&A


Joaquim Miro, SVP of Global Growth at GDA Capital



How to Build a Business in 90 Days - Working Session

Details: Join us for the final working session of the hackathon. Joaquim Miro, SVP of Global Growth, will discuss how he personally built businesses with successful exits. Hear how to build your business from scratch, the hurdles to watch and milestones to aim for, the importance of building a community and a network, and much much more. It will be a presentation and then an open format Q&A session to answer any of your last minute questions.

Rsvp/Join: here.