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TABConf Hackathon in Atlanta

September 6 @ 9:00 am - September 9 @ 1:00 pm

# Description

### What is this project about? Please give us as many details as possible.

The purpose of the Hackathon is to promote innovation in the fields of Bitcoin, Lightning Network, Nostr, and AI. Our goal is to facilitate an environment that encourages collaboration, education, and the creation of new and exciting projects. We aim to grow the Lightning Network and Nostr communities by providing a platform for developers to showcase their skills and share their work. Above all, we want to have fun and celebrate bleeding-edge technology!

### Is it a FOSS or Open Source project?

Open Source, we want to work with the community on this to get their feedback and incorporate it.

### What would an attendee learn from visiting this projects table at Builder Days?

How to build Lightning Apps and then building a brand new project!

### Is there anything people should read up on before finding the table at Builder Day?

Yes, we can hook up folks with lots of course content to prepare them from nocode to writing a LN script to a full blown Lightning or Nostr App. It all just depends on how much time you want to put into it and what you want to do as well as how much experience you have.

### Relevant Links

Courses: [https://emeralize.app/marketplace/](https://emeralize.app/marketplace/)
PlebLab hackathons: [https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvxf1TpXqCAIVeCyo7SXrKuF-labzUc96](https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvxf1TpXqCAIVeCyo7SXrKuF-labzUc96)

# Project Details

### Who will run the table? Are those people current contributors or maintainers who can answer questions and get people onboarded?

* Car Gonzalez ([https://twitter.com/ThrillerX](https://twitter.com/ThrillerX)_)
* Santos Hernandez ([https://twitter.com/5antoshernandez](https://twitter.com/5antoshernandez))

# Prize Pool

Aiming to raise and have a $5K total in bitcoin.

# Strategy

* Focused categories for the participants. This will ensure that there is a fluid theme throughout the hackathon.
* Bitcoin
* Lightning Network
* AI (ChatGPT)
* Nostr
* Educational resources to prepare and market in advance to adequately prepare folks.
* Buy-in: 25,000 sats.
* Only new projects being worked on, the true essence and purpose of a hackathon.

# Agenda / Schedule

1. Start at the beginning of the conference – Friday
2. Pitch ideas
3. Team selection
4. Execution
5. Pitches
6. Judging
7. Announcements of the top 3 winners on main stage.

# Value Proposition

* Promotion of the teams entering
* Promotion of the winners
* Interviews
* Trophy
* Nostr badge
* Podcasts
* Articles
* Promotion of projects

# What else you’ll win

* Trophy
* Nostr badge issuance

## People

* Supertestnet
* Austin
* Car
* Santos
* Jure Grahek

## Company Sponsors

We’re currently looking for sponsorship

## Space

* Full room
* Main stage for announcement of winners


September 6 @ 9:00 am
September 9 @ 1:00 pm


Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center
100 CNN Center
Atlanta, GA 30303 us
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