A blockchain-related event held in Zurich’s Trust Square blockchain hub named Swiss Blockchain Hackathon led by the local blockchain firm and ICT institution in Switzerland has been participated by over 200 participants. The President of the Government Council of the Canton of Zurich, Carmen Walker Späh explained, “Personally, I am convinced that blockchain has what it takes to become the next big development step of digitalization.”
Widely regarded as the world’s largest blockchain and AI hackathon, its third edition was conducted by the DutchChain’s Odyssey (an Open Innovation Program) to generate new idea and to solve complex problems using emerging technologies. 100 teams has participated to bring out solutions to composite challenges in 48 hours, now 60 jury panel members elected 19 winning teams and solutions.
A six-week-long virtual hackathon project named Klaytn Hackathon Meetup HCMC (HO CHI MINH CITY) by Kakao’s (a South Korean mobile platform) Blockchain Project ‘Klatyn’ will be held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam during April 12th to May 31st. The blockchain hackathon is opened for all blockchain developers to create BApps (Blockchain Applications) on the Klaytn public testnet Baobab, further details available at their official social media.
A collaboration was made between government agencies in the Netherlands with Odyssey in launching a hackathon which will play the role in becoming the platform to explore blockchain technology. The hackathon was formerly known as Blockhaingers successfully raised the supports from major government organizations and agencies in the country.
First ever Bitcoin SV (BSV) Hackathon will take place on May 4-5 anyone around the globe can participate in the event happening in Toronto, Canada. It will act as a lead-up to popular cryptocurrency event, the CoinGeek Conference, taking place in Toronto for a two-day happening at The Carlu, a historic event space, on May 29-30.
An announcement has been made by IOTA Foundation regarding the Smart City Hackathon Contest which is sponsored by French global automobile manufacturer Groupe Renault. During the contest, participants will be competing to use new technologies to provide a solution for inter-city problems submitted by corporate partners and utilizing the distributed ledger technology (DLT).
The 2019 edition of the Odyssey Hackathon date has been confirmed, which will be held from April 11 to April 15 organizes in the Netherlands where the registration will begin on January 18 ends on February 25. The hackathon aims to transform the implementation of blockchain and AI by creating working with the regulatory authorities, major companies, developers and entrepreneurs.
A virtual blockchain hackathon will be scheduled on this coming February 2nd to 7th in the Africa region countries by the Aeternity Hub Africa. The COO of Aeternity Hub Africa said, “It will help strengthen the African blockchain community through collaborations, build plans for Proof of Concept (PoC) blockchain platforms and welcome newcomers to the æternity community.