MetalSwap's first Hackathon in Lugano's NFT fest!

Optimism Mania - Completed(4)MetalSwap is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Lugano's NFT Fest to host a Hackathon aimed at fostering innovation in blockchain technology. This event provides an unparalleled opportunity for experienced developers to engage with MetalSwap's smart contracts, contribute to the platform's development, and compete for a substantial prize of 5,000 USDT.

What is a Hackathon?

For those unfamiliar with the term, a Hackathon is a time-bound event where developers collaborate on software projects. The objective is to produce functional software or hardware solutions within the allocated time, in this case, six hours.

Event Details

  • Date: September 9th, 2023
  • Time: 09:30 - 16:30 (with a 1hr break for lunch)
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Location: Lugano Convention & Exhibition Center, Switzerland
  • Prize: 5,000 USDT

Eligibility and Team Formation

  • Maximum Participants: 40
  • Team Size: Up to 4 members per team
  • Experience Level: Open to experienced developers

Participation Guidelines

  1. Registration: Complete MetalSwap's Hackathon Subscription Form to secure your participation.
    Please note that seating is limited and the deadline for submitting the form is september 3 11:59 pm CET. You'll get a confirmation e-mail after that date.
  2. Preparation: Acquaint yourself with MetalSwap's smart contracts and platform features.
  3. Check-in: Arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the event for registration and setup.

Deadline: The last date for submitting the Subscription Form is September 3rd, 2023.

Special Incentive

All teams selected for the MetalSwap Hackathon will receive complimentary basic tickets to Lugano's NFT Fest, providing an opportunity for broader engagement with the NFT and cryptocurrency communities and team members.

Hackathon Rules

  1. Code of Conduct: All participants are expected to adhere to a professional code of conduct.
  2. Ownership: All code developed during the Hackathon will be open-source.
  3. Judging Criteria: Projects will be assessed based on functionality, creativity, usability, and alignment with MetalSwap's objectives.
  4. Submission: All projects must be submitted by the end of the Hackathon for evaluation.

The Challenge

The Hackathon will focus on enhancing MetalSwap's smart contracts. The specific challenge will be disclosed at the commencement of the event.

Prize Distribution

The winning team will be awarded 5,000 USDT, to be distributed within 30 days following completion of AML documentation.

Preparing for the Hackathon

  1. Documentation: Familiarize yourself with MetalSwap by reviewing the official documentation.
  2. Smart Contracts: Examine MetalSwap's smart contracts on GitHub.
  3. Testnet: Gain practical experience on the MetalSwap testnet.


This Hackathon is more than a competition; it is an initiative to drive meaningful contributions to the MetalSwap platform and the broader blockchain ecosystem. We invite you to participate and look forward to your innovative solutions.

Time to fill the MetalSwap's Hackathon Subscription Form !
Further details about the NFT Fest can be found on their official website.

To the MetalSwap!
… and beyond!

-The DeFi Foundation

✎ What is MetalSwap?

MetalSwap is a decentralized platform that allows Hedging Swaps on financial markets with the aim of providing a coverage to those who work with commodities and an investment opportunity for those who contribute to increase the shared liquidity of the project. Allowing the protection for an increasing number of operators.

With MetalSwap we enable hedge swap transactions through the use of Smart Contracts, AMM style.