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Blockchain Hackathon!

Blockchain University

Saturday, October 31, 2015 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 4:00 PM (PDT)

Blockchain Hackathon!

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Blockchain Hackathon (early bird) Ended $15.00 $0.00
Volunteer Ended Free $0.00
Hackathon: At the door Ended $25.00 $0.00

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Blockchain University provides courses & idea incubation on blockchain technologies. Sessions are taught by seasoned instructors & founders of SV funded startups. Find out more about Blockchain University at: blockchainu.co

Blockchain University is hosting a 2-day blockchain hackathon in San Francisco over Halloween weekend (anniversary of Satoshi's design paper on btc solving double spend). Participants will be challenged to create meaningful solutions to tackle financial and non-financial business problems using blockchain technology. With a focus on cultivating blockchain talent and producing quality outcomes, Blockchain University along with key partners, will be providing mentorship and technical workshops throughout the hackathon.

 

Day 1, Oct. 31st, 10am-10pm: Begin hacking

  • Blockchain University instructors, evangelists and industry experts will be around to mentor and answer questions

Day 2, Nov. 1st, 10am-4pm: Hacking Ends + Judging + Winners

  • Hacking, Demos, Evaluation & Crowned Winners
  • Winning teams will be given the opportunity to present at Blockchain Summit 2015 (Dec. 7)!
 
Prizes
  •  First Place Prize$1,000 or 4 BTCs + 4 free admissions to a Blockchain University class for presenting team. First prize will go to a team who builds their project during the hackathon. 
  • Second Place Prize$750 or 3 BTCs + 3 free admissions to a Blockchain University class for presenting team. Second prize may go to a team who started their project at Blockchain University Cohort #4 or #5.   
  • Third Place Prize$250 or 1 BTC + 1 free admissions to a Blockchain University class. Third  prize may go to a team who started their project at Blockchain University Cohort #4 or #5.  
Partner Prizes
  • $500 USD or BTC - by BitGo
  • $250 USD or BTC - by BitWage

 

Judges

 

  • Regina Scolaro - Director of Growth Marketing @ BitGo
  • Kevin Takaoka - Venture Associate @ Draper Nexus
  • Tim Swanson - Director of Research @ R3
  • Brian Zisk - Founder of Future of Money & Tech Summit
  • John Lindsay - CEO of Bitwage

 

 
Check back for other sponsor prizes.
 
 
For sponsor and mentorship opportunities contact info@blockchainu.co
 
 
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THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS & SPONSORS:
 
 
 
 
SUMMA CUM LAUDE SPONSOR:
 
 
 
Have questions about Blockchain Hackathon!? Contact Blockchain University

When & Where


San Francisco
Microsoft Reactor
680 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

Saturday, October 31, 2015 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 4:00 PM (PDT)


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Blockchain University

Blockchain University - Education & Events for the nascient blockchain startup ecosystem

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