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Ho Ho Houston Hacks the Chain

December 17, 2021 @ December 17, 2021 - December 18, 2021 @ December 18, 2021 CST

Two-day bitcoin and lightning network hackathon organized by @niftynei.

Hey hackers, the holidays are coming, and the Houston blockheads are celebrating with the first ever Houston Bitcoin hackathon! Come meet some Texas bitcoiners, work on a project, contribute to open source, try your hand at that one little app idea you had. There will be prizes, see below for more info.

Cost: 50k sats, lightning invoice to be sent a week before the event. Covers dinner, breakfast and lunch. If you have diet restrictions, please let the organizers know when you get the invoice.

Intro materials, a teams doc, and brainstorming topics will be sent ahead of time.

The hackathon is hosted by Umbrage Studios, a digital product studio based out of Houston. 🚀


Friday, December 17th

5:00 pm — meet + greet, dinner snacks

6:00-8:00 pm — workshops + hacking

8:00-9:00 pm — hacking

Saturday, December 18th

8:00 am-12:00 pm — hack time

12:00 pm — lunch break

12:00-5:00 pm — hack time

5:00-6:00 pm — presentations and prizes

7:00-9:00 pm — after party @ Cidercade

Prize categories:

– most ambitious project (we’re gonna bounce bitcoin off the moon!)

– most practical project/idea

– biggest open source contribution (PR open counts)

– coolest lightning ecosystem contrib/project

– fan favorite

– ???

Prizes will be physical trophies, no $$$ provided. Come with your best sword of Solomon for dividing it amongst your team.


December 17, 2021 @ CST
December 18, 2021 @ CST


Umbrage Studios
2327 Commerce Street, #Suite 100
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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