Blockchain India Week Hackathon 13-14 May 2017 Mumbai/Bangalore India

Event Info

Fri 12 - Sun 14 May, 2017 from 10:00am - 6:00pm
Mumbai/ Bangalore , India Venue TBA
Mumbai, IN
Cost: Free


We are passionate about creating a Blockchain eco-system in India and around the world. We hosted the first ever Blockchain India Summit in New Delhi on 6 Dec 2016 featuring Inventor of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin. 

We host regular Blockchain technical workshops around the globe, in London, Zurich, Geneva, Dubai, Singapore, New Delhi, Mumbai.

If you are familiar with ethereum, and are a fan, Join us! We will give you the tools to get the best out of this unique phase in history of technology. We will bring you face to face with the best in blockchain - such as the whizkid inventor of ethereum Vitalik Buterin himself! Vitalik believes in the potential of emerging countries and will be visiting India for the second time in 6 months! So brace yourself! 

We will be hosting the Blockchain India Week during 13th to 20th May 2017 with a series of events for the Blockchain clan - Ethereum Developer Community Meetups, Conference, Technical Workshops on Ethereum Smart Contracts & Other Blockchain Protocols, Hackathons , CEO & CTO Forums and Informal meetups. 

Sign up here for the Blockchain Hacakthon to be held in Mumbai on 13 & 14th May 2017.

Vitalik Buterin in India May2017 to promote Ethereum Adoption & Community Development

Vitalik Buterin Prize for Blockchain Excellence 
We are announcing a call for submission of research papers on Blockchain topics. Blockchain folks can pick any topic pertaining to the below and email their submissions in PDF before 25 April. 
Topics : 
1. Proof of Stake - Various developments and how to take this research forward? 
2. Scalability, Privacy and Security of Blockchains - what;s the future? 
3. Cryptocurrencies - What Can India do to leapfrog in this blockchain era? 
4. Blockchain Use cases & applications for India - illustrated use cases
5. Any topic of your choice in Blockchain

Vitalik will assess the shortlisted papers and award the winning submission "Vitalik Buterin Prize for Blockchain Excellence" and a cash award of Rs1 lakh sponsored by Zero Field Labs Pvt ltd, UK. Vitalik will himself give away the prize in person at the Blockchain India Summit on 18-19 May to be held in Mumbai. 

Vitalik will also offer feedback to teams participating in the Ethereum India Hackathon on the weekend of 13 -14 May 2017. 

Watch this video by Vitalik and see if you can answer any questions he poses here:

Read this white paper on Blockchain in India published by IDBRT for context



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