Deploy your own blockchain on Avalanche in a weekend.

This is a chill, weekend project for any curious dev that wants to learn how blockchains work by building one themselves alongside some internet friends. We'll be building it on Avalanche - a fast, low-cost chain that supports Solidity. All you need to know is how to use a terminal!

Get into web3 and Avalanche by actually building stuff

It's pretty hard to understand this stuff by just reading a blog post. Instead, we'll hack around with the tech ourselves and build something real. Decide for yourself if web3 is cool or not.


Pick up Avalanche: a fast, low-cost, eco-friendly chain.

Avalanche is an exciting new protocol fully compatible with existing Ethereum tooling -- that means we'll write Solidity.


Build a blockchain that runs Solidity, add it to Metamask and interact with it.

Smart contracts are cool. But, what's even cooler is making your own blockchain to run them on that you can connect your wallet to and actually interact with!


Learn about nodes, validators and the magic of subnets.

Blockchains have lots of moving parts. This project will introduce you to the core fundamentals and get you ready for the future with subnets!

Who is this for?

If you're a dev curious about Terra or web3, this will be perfect. It helps if you have basic web dev experience!

💻 Curious hackers who want to tinker w/ AVAX or Ethereum

This is probably our biggest audience. You're just a cool dev. You're hearing all the buzz about Avalanche and want to learn more about it at a technical level!

🛠 Industry engineers that want to do cool crypto stuff

Tech moves fast already. Crypto moves even faster lol. This is good for engineers in industry that want to build on the side and level-up their skillset.

🎓 Students that want to build their portfolio

If you're in college, chances are your normal classes aren't focusing on this stuff. Web3 tech is super new and can help your portfolio stand out.
Plus, you'll build a cool Avalanche project in the process!

Build alongside other devs and get shit done.

Building stuff alone is lame. Once you enroll we'll get you in a channel where you'll get to share progress with a cohort of awesome devs.

Social proof of people on discord building and learning together

Earn an NFT when you finish.

When you finish the project, you'll get your own shiny NFT delivered for free to your wallet that will be viewable on OpenSea.  

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Picture of project instructor Raza

Hi, I'm Raza!

I'm a serial builder who's worked at web3 startups as a frontend dev. I contribute to multiple DAOs and have helped tens of thousands of devs get into web3. Catch me on Twitter here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What's the time commitment?

The whole project will probably take you like 5-10 hours. Depends on your skill level. Most people finish it the same weekend it kicks off.

Is this live or async?

It's all async! You can work on your project on your own time. All of the content will be available to you when you enroll and you'll have access to it forever :)

Are there guides I can follow to build the project?

Yup. We give instructions. But, it's mainly just a general path. These guides aren't step-by-step. We leave a lot of room for you to build whatever you want, however you want to.

I've never built crypto apps before, is that okay?

If you've never touched crypto dev before we do have this project which is more of an "intro". But, not required if you're already comfy w/ learning new tech quickly. We also have this project which is sorta like an "intro" to NFTs. You can also just hop right into this if you really wanted.

What languages do I need to know for this?

You just need to know some JS and how to use a terminal. That’s it.

Will I get an NFT for completing the project?

Yes ser. Every successful completion of a buildspace project is rewarded with a unique NFT! Good luck.

Ready to build?

Start your journey and build something epic!

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