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The VeChainThor blockchain is packed with unique features to enhance dApp user experiences and at the same keeps the Ethereum Virtual Machine to lower the barrier for smart contract development.

APplication Development Challenge

Develop and submit your application on the VeChainThor blockchain and join the Challenge with a total reward pool of 40M VET, and the winners will be announced in the VeChain Summit 2019 on April 18.

Assessment Criteria

  • Originality of the application
  • Application user experience
  • Nativeness on VeChainThor blockchain
  • Development experience of the team
  • Value to the VeChain ecosystem
  • Plan for product development, user acquisition and expansion

Get Extra Points

  • Utilizes the features of VeChainThor blockchain
  • Compatible with Connex
  • Integrates with Economic (X) Node smart contracts and benefiting X node holders
  • Provides infrastructure services which enable other developers or applications
  • Integrates with VeFam project applications or tokens

Foundation Awards

The Foundation Assessment Team will evaluate all eligible applications and select the top 3 Connex compatible applications for the Foundation Awards.

  • 1st prize: 12M VET
  • 2nd prize: 8M VET
  • 3rd prize: 5M VET

Community Awards

The top 5 favorite applications based on public community voting result will win the Community Awards.

  • 1st prize: 5M VET
  • 2nd prize: 4M VET
  • 3rd prize: 3M VET
  • 4th prize: 2M VET
  • 5th prize: 1M VET
Note: The Foundation Award winners are not eligible for the Community Awards, so if one of the applications in the top 5 community voting is picked by the Foundation Assessment Team, the next application on the list will be entitled for the Community Award.

Developer Bounties

We tailor fit three developer bounties to provide the needed support that motivated and opportunistic developers are seeking, as you plan, design, and document your applications.

Submit your creative ideas and get up to 1M VTHO for a boosted start.

Delegate all your users' transaction fee to the VeChainThor Supercharger address for ONE MONTH using MPP.

Create, optimize and share your documentation, tools, tutorials and scripts with other devs to win at least 25K VET.


  • A qualified VeChainThor application could be an application, usually web-based or mobile app, that can be accessed by users to interact with the VeChainThor blockchain, e.g. dApps powered by smart contracts, tools or infrastructure useful to developers, applications integrating VET / VIP180 token payment or VIP181 NFT transfer
  • There is no limitation or preference on the category of the applications for the Developer Bounty or Application Development Challenge, the application categories may include but not limited to Business, Finance, Social Networking, Entertainment, Developer tool, Infrastructure Service
  • Applications developed before this announcement are eligible, while applications that have previously raised funds through token issuance are not eligible
  • Developers own the applications developed and are solely responsible for the legality of the applications in relevant jurisdictions at every stage of the challenge and its completion
  • The Awards do not construct any endorsement from VeChain Foundation or the VeChain company to the developed application, its development team, or the security related to the use of the submitted application
  • The rewards will be paid in VET or VTHO only, and the participants should check the regulations surrounding the legality of ownership or compensation of digital tokens/ cryptocurrencies in your respective countries of residence
  • The Developer Bounties and Application Development Challenge considers a number of variables in determining rewards. Determinations of eligibility, score, rewards and all terms related to an award are at sole and final discretion of the VeChain Foundation Assessment Team assigned by Steering Committee, featuring Sunny Lu (VeChain CEO), Bin Qian (VeChain Lead Blockchain Developer), Jiangliang Gu (VeChain CTO), Peter Zhou (VeChain Chief Scientist), and Kevin Feng (VeChain COO)
  • VeChain reserves all rights to amend the conditions without any prior notice in writing and the VeChain’s decisions will be deemed final

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VeChain Summit 2019

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Fort Mason

2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94123, USA

Registration coming soon!