Build solutions that utilize the advancements of blockchain technology in finance-related, real-world applications.

This 24-hour collaborative hackathon is the perfect opportunity for students, developers and aspiring entrepreneurs to showcase their talents and share valuable insights. 

Challenge: Build solutions that utilize the advancements of blockchain technology in finance-related, real-world applications

Tools: Participants will use the APIs, SDKs and other tools from today’s leading innovators (attendees must bring latptop)

Prize: The prize pool will be distributed on a performance-based sliding scale, in an effort to create value across a wider range of participating teams.

 

Day One: Saturday, April 21

10:30 a.m. Registration opens

11:00 - 12:00 p.m. Lunch Break (on your own)

12:00 - 12:15 p.m. Introduction/guidelines

12:15 - 12:30 Special remarks

12:30 - 1:00 p.m. Team formation

1:00 p.m. Hackathon starts

1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Developer Talk I

3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Developer Talk II

5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Developer Talk III

5:00 p.m. Dinner served

7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Developer Talk IV

11:00pm Snack served

Day Two: Sunday, April 22

8:00 a.m. Breakfast served

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon Presentation rehearsals (required)

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch served

1:00 p.m. Hacking ends & Devpost submission deadline

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Project presentations

3:00 - 4:30 p.m. Judges Deliberate

5:00 p.m. Winners announced

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Eligibility

We believe technology should be built by people with different backgrounds and perspectives. All are welcome and we’d love to have a diverse, comfortable creative environment for everyone! Any attendees under the age of 18 will need written permission from a parent or guardian to attend.

Requirements

The judges will award the first place prize to the team that builds the best application of blockchain technology. All submissions must be posted on Devpost.

How to enter

Please remember to register through our website for your ticket. Your ticket includes this year's t-shirt, meals, and of course qualifies you to compete for the monetary prizes!

Judges

Anijo Mathew

Anijo Mathew
Academic Director/Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Arun Kalaiselvan

Arun Kalaiselvan
CTO at Blockdaemon

Jeremy Gardner

Jeremy Gardner
Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Blockchain Capital

Guangfeng Zhang

Guangfeng Zhang
Co-founder at Trinity

Judging Criteria

  • Use of blockchain technology
  • Market readiness
  • Implementation and technical quality
  • Presentation quality