AngelHack Hosted Polkadot’s dotSocial in NY, Paris, Seoul




Developer Event, Hackathon

Virtual Hackathon


participants across 3 hackathons


attendees across 3 cities


dotSocial, was a series of in-person events hosted by AngelHack across three major cities (New York, Paris, and Seoul) to cap off a series of regional hackathons. The event served as a unique platform for developers and industry leaders to delve into the burgeoning world of Web 3.0. With over 1500 attendees, the event fostered collaboration, knowledge sharing, and the exploration of cutting-edge technologies like Polkadot, ink!, and WASM contracts. Through a strategic mix of keynote addresses, panel discussions, and hands-on workshops, over 1500 developers actively participated and gained valuable insights into the latest industry trends.


In today’s dynamic technological landscape, fostering a skilled and engaged developer community is crucial for businesses to stay ahead of the curve. Developers play a pivotal role in driving innovation and building the next generation of applications and services. However, bridging the knowledge gap between emerging technologies and the developer workforce can be challenging. Web 3.0, the next evolution of the internet, presents immense potential for innovation and disruption across various industries. However, navigating this complex space requires fostering a vibrant developer community with the necessary knowledge and tools.


AngelHack addressed this challenge through dotSocial. This multi-city event series provided a comprehensive platform for:

  • Connecting Developers: Over 1500 developers from diverse backgrounds converged to share ideas, network, and build meaningful connections within the Web 3.0 ecosystem.
  • Knowledge Dissemination: Compelling keynotes, panel discussions, and workshops delivered valuable insights into the latest Web 3.0 trends, technologies, and applications.
  • Engaging with Industry Experts: Attendees had the opportunity to interact with representatives from Parity Technologies, the Polkadot ecosystem, and leading Web 3.0 projects, gaining practical knowledge and fostering potential partnerships.
  • Competition and Innovation: The event culminated in exciting pitches from finalists competing for the European edition’s top honours, further stimulating the development of groundbreaking Web 3.0 solutions.
  • Network and collaborate with peers: The events fostered a collaborative environment where developers could connect, share ideas, and build relationships with like-minded individuals.
  • Participate in interactive workshops: These hands-on workshops equip developers with practical skills and knowledge to implement what they have learned in real-world scenarios.


dotSocial delivered a significant impact by:

  • Empowering Developers: The event equipped developers with the necessary knowledge and tools to actively participate in shaping the future of Web 3.0.
  • Fostering Collaboration: The platform facilitated connections between developers, industry leaders, and potential collaborators, accelerating innovation in Web 3.0.
  • Sparking New Ideas: Through insightful discussions, workshops, and presentations, dotSocial ignited creative thinking and exploration of novel Web 3.0 applications.
  • Building a Strong Community: The event fostered a sense of community among Web 3.0 enthusiasts, promoting knowledge sharing, collaboration, and mutual support.

Key Highlights:

  • Exclusive access to the Polkadot Community: Attendees had the opportunity to connect with members of the vibrant Polkadot community and gain valuable insights into this leading Web 3.0 protocol.
  • Fireside chats with industry experts: The event featured thought-provoking discussions on critical topics such as: the crucial role of user experience design in Web 3.0 applications and exploring the potential of ink! And WASM contracts for efficient and secure innovative contract development.
  • Limited edition SWAG and Collectible NFTs: Attendees received exclusive event merchandise and a unique, commemorative NFT, further solidifying their participation in this landmark event.


dotSocial stands as evidence of AngelHack’s commitment to fostering innovation and community building within the Web 3.0 landscape. The AngelHack developer events series effectively brought together developers, industry leaders, and enthusiasts, creating a dynamic platform for knowledge sharing, collaboration, and the exploration of groundbreaking ideas that will shape the future of the decentralised web. AngelHack fostered an environment that empowered developers to continuously enhance their skills, drive innovation, and contribute meaningfully to the tech landscape.

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