Build in the TerraShip Hacker House

Backed by Terraform Capital, Ship Capital, and Series
Application Deadline: June 6, 2022

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We want to support and invest in founders building their Web3 startup on the Terra blockchain and/or use UST as their dominant stablecoin.

Ecosystem to Build In

Terra is an open source, public blockchain protocol that provides fundamental infrastructure for a decentralized economy and enables open participation in the creation of new financial primitives to power the innovation of money.

Backed by Crypto Native VCs

Ship Capital is a contributor to the open financial system. They invest in protocols across all blockchain networks at their earliest stages.

Financial Infrastructure

Series is a digital financial platform that provides full-service banking, enterprise-grade crypto custody, prime services & end-to-end back office software designed specifically for institutions & corporations.


TerraShip Hacker House is hosted by Terraform Capital, Ship Capital, and Series. We will help you build from the ground up in the Terra ecosystem.

On-Site Mentorship

Our team members will be in-person serving you as mentors and TA's.

Audit Grants

Terraform Capital will help with audit grants for any team that have completed their main-net release.


Terraform Capital will provide funding on as-needed basis to cover legal and professional advisory services.

In-Person Logistics

We will provide housing and accommodations for 8 weeks. TerraShip Hacker House will be located in the Bay Area.

Program Agenda

Jun 20
Aug 12
self guided


Complete Terra Academy prior to program

week 1


Build on the Terra blockchain

week 2-3

Build MVP

Complete an MVP and be ready to demo an experience

week 4-8

Get to Main-net

Use TerraShip Hacker House as a workspace until projects get to main-net. Qualify for the liquidity loan.


Frequently Asked Questions

What's the criteria?

We're looking for experienced product leaders, engineers, and designers who want to start a company in Web3 and blockchain technology.

Will TerraShip Hacker House be in person?

Yes, this is going to be an in-person experience in the Bay Area with housing and accommodations covered by the program.

Do all the founders have to be technical?

While not all founders need to be technical, it would be ideal if your team has at least one technical co-founder who can quickly ship code.

What if my startup has already received outside investment?

You are still eligible to apply even if you have already received outside investment.

Do we have to build in the Terra ecosystem?

To get the full benefit of this program, including mentorship and investment, we require that you build on either the Terra blockchain or make UST the dominant stablecoin for your company.

What type of projects is TerraShip looking for?

We're looking to mentor and invest in companies that build infrastructure, protocols, and dApps using the Terra blockchain.

Does TerraShip invest in or provide capital to each project?

Yes, there is a potential of investments from Terraform Capital, Ship Capital and other top funds provided that you build on either the Terra blockchain or make UST the dominant stablecoin for your company.

What’s the difference between TerraShip and TerraSet?

TerraShip is for protocols that want to launch a token vs. TerraSet is for companies that want to raise equity only.

Who can I reach out to if I have questions?

You can contact Pooja Strother from Terra at