Join this hackathon to participate in two weeks of hacking to imagine, design and implement unique projects using the power of blockchain based technology. Developers, students, and aspiring entrepreneurs are invited to compete and earn prizes as well as invaluable relationships with other top minds in the field. A panel of industry experts and leading venture capital firms including top ICO service providers will judge your work and determine what project has earned the highest awards. This is an open hackathon, so please do not be shy to participate as there are practically no limitations to what you can build. For more information see below.
Start Date: Saturday, September 16 [Eventbrite Registration]
Oct 7th : Date for team formation
Oct 9th : 12noon Code submission on Devpost
Oct 9th : 3pm -5pm Rehearsals on BLOCK-CON stage
Oct 10th: Judging on BLOCK-CON stage and winners
Top finalists will also be presenting at BLOCK-CON on October 10th and 11th on the main stage. [www.goblockcon.com]
We'll be approving developers on a rolling basis. All code and IP presented at the hackathon will be owned by its creators.
Review The Hack Code of Conduct http://hackcodeofconduct.org
$8,003 in prizes
1st Prize - Decentralized
2nd Prize - Immutable
3rd Prize - Transparent
Sit Down Meeting With ICO Service Provider (3)
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Participants of ALL AGES are welcome; if under 18 parental consent required.
Team size is 1 - 4 participants.
Team members can participate in multiple projects as long as they are not presenting more than once as a team lead.
Signup to rehearse on Monday.
Rehearse on Monday 9th of October.
Submit project and team to Devpost by 12 pm Saturday, October 7st at the latest. Only minimal data is required in Devpost - eg the Title, Team, brief description. However the more data provided the better; if you have a presentation or video, include it in the Devpost.
How to enter
- Apply using this form: https://goo.gl/forms/ja8jkg2RojQLxgdS2
- Purchase a Hackathon ticket: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/block-con-2017-hackathon-tickets-37592134085
- Create a DevPost team project.
- Join Slack channel [invitation will be automatically sent].
- Start hacking.
- Finalize team by Saturday, Oct 7.
- Rehearse presentation on Mon. Oct. 9.
- Submit final project Oct. 9, 12 Noon,
- Judging/Prizes/Presentations Oct 9, 3-5pm.
- Winners present on BLOCK-CON on 10 & 11
Matthew E. Kohen
Did you practice? Will an investor understand well enough to invest?
Is it big? Is it small? Is it just a hack?
Use of Blockchain / distributed ledger technology
Implementation & tech quality
Is the work timely and/or approachable?