Accelerating the Digital Economy at Scale

An Online Accelerator for the ICON Ecosystem

Hyperconnector is the Official Accelerator Partner of
We believe blockchain technology empowers unstoppable networks, and that its accelerators should facilitate unstoppable progress.

Just as anyone can access bitcoin, anyone online should be able to receive acceleration. That’s why Hyperconnector is creating a fully inclusive online accelerator for blockchain technology.

Hyperconnector and ICON Hyperconnect
P-Rep are proud to organize and manage the official ICON Hackathon: ICON Hyperhack.

It will be hosted on the world’s largest online hackathon platform, Devpost, with 1 million developers.

The winning projects will be awarded prize money, added consideration for the ICON Community Grant, a chance to pitch to industry leaders, and full acceleration by Hyperconnector to ensure they can grow into fully fledged, profitable applications.

Our Hackathon Sponsors


As industry experts in Seoul with an extensive history of collaboration with the ICON Foundation, we previously led research at ICON’s first venture capital firm and accelerator.

ICON Hyperconnect P-Rep is a top 10 ICON Public Representative and Block Producer.

ICON Hyperconnect P-Rep will be Hyperconnector’s official P-Rep partner and we will collaborate closely to add value to the ICON ecosystem.

The main priority of this collaboration is the acceleration of the ICON Ecosystem through development of meaningful applications, and the growth of the community as both are crucial for growth.

Markus Jun
​Founder & CEO

Former Head of Research at Deblock, ICON’s first venture capital firm and accelerator. He has extensive experience working directly with the ICON Foundation Council members, team members and ICX Station and has overseen research, investment and acceleration on several ICON projects.

He was the Founder and CEO of a cryptocurrency startup called Reached, which aimed to build use cases around Bitcoin and Ethereum.

He has also heavily represented ICON and Deblock, including a talk on ICON at Samsung Global Strategy Group, along with several interviews and articles with top blockchain thought leaders and publications.

Computer Science & Engineering, Seoul National University | University of Pennsylvania

Former Co-Founder and COO of a data analytics start-up which raised at $4 MIL valuation from Kakao Ventures, GShop, and D.Camp in Korea. She brings a host of expertise in product management and building startups with top engineers.

She also served as a Managing Director at a global education consulting firm and is an alumna of the Behavioral Decision Making Lab at the Yale School of Management.

Cognitive Science & Economics, Yale University
Elise Shin
Hyun Oh

As Founder and Managing Partner of Deblock, ICON's first venture capital firm and accelerator, Hyun spearheaded efforts to lead ICON's expansion globally, establishing partnerships with the largest blockchain companies.

Hyun was heavily involved with consulting and advising several companies in the Korean blockchain and cryptocurrency space. For several years, he worked closely with the ICON Foundation Council Members to initiate and execute initiatives that led to the growth and presence of the blockchain industry in Korea.

CEO & Founder of Angel League. Founder of Deblock, ICON's former venture capital firm and accelerator.