DoraHacks Blockchain Hack @Tokyo

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寺田倉庫ビル T-ART HALL

2 Chome-6-10 Higashishinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tōkyō-to 140-0002

tokyo, Tokyo 140-0002


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With the mission to empower social innovation via cutting-edge technologies. DoraHacks is coming to Tokyo with a prize of $10,000 to reward the brightest and socially conscious minds who will join us on November 10-11. We are collaborating with local tech community such as NEO Japan, JEDA and ETH Japan to cultivate the brainy, playful and rewarding experiences!

As part of the Global Hack Series. Gathering 60 top Hackers around the world to join the 24-hour adventure in one of the most vibrant hubs on the planet, this hackathon focuses on the most sophisticated blockchain technology to develop the intriguing ideas connected to real-world problem-solving. It’s the to-go place for hackers who are looking for a great platform to connect with the like-minded individuals through hands-on, intense collaboration.

The events hosted by Dora are designed to serve hackers in the best possible ways. We are serious about finding the “nudges” for each individual hacker to learn from the “out-of-comfort-zones” experiences. We help the curious minds to find the mentors they desire for their career development and for happiness and fulfilment. Besides, you can always find free food and great live music on the site of all DoraHacks events!

Who should join this event?

We are looking for the brightest minds who are intrinsically motivated to solve the most pressing issues facing our industries and the greater society.

➤So, what the heck is a “Hacker”?

We are not talking about the nerds, but we are talking about folks with skills and empathy. And they can be:

iOS/Android/Web development engineer
iOS/Android/Web frontend
iOS/Android/Web backend
iOS/Android/Web full stack engineer
Data Analyst / AI Master
Blockchain related engineers -decentralized wallet development
Blockchain related engineers - smart contract development
Understanding Hacker Economy and Blockchain Business Model Hacker
Hacker familiar with mainstream blockchain source code (BCH/BTC/ETH, etc.)
Understand the consensus protocol design of Hacker (POW/POS/PBFT/DPOS/CASPER/DAG/mixed consensus)
Application layer security and security auditings experts such as wallets and smart contracts
Expert in blockchain protocol security and security auditing
Product and UI/UX designer


What can hackers get out of this hackathon?

1)10000USD prize pool divided according to the number of votes. All the contestants who have received the votes can get the corresponding bonus according to the number of votes.

2)Contestants who are qualified will share a special prize (TBA). Contestants who have been selected can be awarded the Excellent Hacker Prize of Creative Hacker and get the full/partial reimbursement of travel expenses.

3)The opportunity to access the learning materials provided by the sponsors/tech pioneer in the industry prior to the hack.

4)Present in front of the giant companies in tech-related fields (blockchain, AI and quantum computing, machine learning etc,).

5)Outstanding hackers will have the opportunity to participate in China's 2019 Dorahacks Global Hack finals.

How much should I pay to participate in this Hackathon?

This Hackathon is completely free for participants.
We will provide three meals a day, along with snacks and coffee.

How many are the recruitment numbers?

Only 60 Hacker will be admitted on a rolling basis (there will be a total number of 500 registration quotas, applicants who passed the test will be noticed by email).

What rules do I need to follow when forming a team?

You should form a team of 3-6 people, either before the event or on-site.

Evaluation Criterion:
1. Practicality, skillsets, and creativity.
Increments within 24hours
3. Hackers should have the basic understanding of the business model of the Token Economy and the blockchain. Familiar with the mainstream blockchain source code. Understanding the consensus protocol design. Application layer security and safety audit experts, such as wallets and smart contracts. Blockchain protocol security and security audit experts. IOS/Android/Web Development Engineer. Blockchain engineer, Products, and UI designers.

What’s the schedule look like?


09:30-10:30 Sign in
10:30-12:00 Opening Ceremony (Technical support)
12:30-13:30 Lunch Served
13:30-18:00 Pitching & Team Building then Hack!
18:00-19:00 Performance, Dinner
19:00-20:00 Hacking
20:00-21:00 Team Information collecting
21:00-24:00 Hack, Midnight Snack


00:00-08:00 Overnight Hack
08:00-08:30 Breakfast
08:45 Demo Submission Deadline
09:00-11:00 Demo fair, Voting
11:00-11:30 Closing Ceremony & Cash & Crypto Awards!
11:45-12:00 Group photo time

DoraHacks is a global hacker organization decentralized with the largest population of Hackers in China.
In 2018 we’re branching out to global hubs including San Francisco, Paris, Tokyo, New York, Seoul, Boston, Berlin, Oslo and major cities in the world.
DoraHacks' mission is to connect the most talented hackers around the world to solve the greatest problems we face in different industries and to overcome practical issues in our diversiform society. In 2018, Hackers Fund was founded by DoraHacks and BA Capital. Since its founding, Hackers Fund has concentrated on supporting Hackers’ to explore better, prettier and more applicable solutions for current industries and future world.

About Hackathon
Hackathon is a technology that originated and became popular in innovative places like Silicon Valley in the US. In the 24-hour hackathon, you are free to solve any problem of your choice or to participate in the prize-winning challenges. These challenges are provided by public chains which are supporting us during this event.

➤Who’s partnering with Dora in Tokyo?


Block72 is a global consulting firm specializing in blockchain and distributed ledger technology. Block72 is led by senior management coming from top investment banks and management consulting firms like McKinsey and Ernst & Young. We have multiple offices across the world including New York, Shanghai, Beijing, Seoul, and San Francisco.

Huobi (

Founded in 2013, Huobi is the world's leading digital asset trading platform and currently offers trading and investment in more than 100 digital asset pairs.

BC College (

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2 Chome-6-10 Higashishinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tōkyō-to 140-0002

tokyo, Tokyo 140-0002


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