BTC.com, a digital currency platform recently declared that they are organizing ‘Bitcoin Cash Hackathon’ in Europe. The event is scheduled to take place in the Rockstart HQ in Amsterdam, from October 27-28, 2018.
The hackathon contains two tracks. In one track, you can create a product using the Cash blockchain. Also, you can design a product that utilizes tools such as opcodes, big blocks, Wormhole, tokens, and smart contracts. The second track consists of pioneering programs based on Bitcoin, Lightning Network, Ethereum, and you can also build a cool product using the blockchain of your choice.
The prizes for both the tracks are €3,500 and €1,500 respectively, which will be paid in BCH. Interested participants can register through the website www.hackathon.cash.
Utilise imagination in 32 hours
The time span of the hackathon will be 32 hours. The event will start off after a welcome breakfast followed by a registration session on Saturday morning. Mentors will then go through the rules and challenges, then a technical deep dive and team planning will take place. From noon, the hackathon officially starts.
On Sunday, all the teams will present their projects before the other groups, and a panel of judges will give scores build upon the utility, usability, creativity, and functionality of each final product.
If you want to spread recognition of your company during the hackathon, you can inquire for sponsorship by contacting on [email protected].
The tickets for the event are absolutely free. However, those interested in participating must claim their tickets through: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bchdevcon-hackathon-amsterdam-tickets-50353066377
The blockchain hackathon will take place two weeks before Bitcoin Cash’s scheduled network upgrade, enabling brainstorming and productive conversations between blockchain engineers, Bitcoin Cash developers, tech entrepreneurs, designers, and scrum masters. The blockchain hackathon event is going to cater to anyone interested in the blockchain, be it a beginner or an expert, and thereby contribute to utilizing the decentralized network to build innovative applications.
As mentioned earlier, the event is organized by BTC.com. It provides trusted bitcoin wallet and is supported by leading Bitcoin mining manufacturer, Bitmain.
On this note, Nikol Daru, marketing manager and Bitcoin Cash Hackathon organiser stated, “Bitcoin Cash has seen a lot of development in recent times, with more in the pipeline, so we felt it’s an important moment to bring the BCH and broader blockchain community together to #BUIDL”.
Further adding she said, “We strive to foster a community to build innovative products, hold open discussions and learn from each other. We’re excited to hold the first Bitcoin Cash hackathon in Europe.”