BLOCKCHAIN
FOR GOOD

VIRTUAL HACKATHON

March 30th 2020 - May 8th 2020

ABOUT

Around the world, one of the biggest challenges we are facing is the COVID-19 outbreak. Communities and businesses are tested for their resilience and persistence.

In this difficult time, LongHash Ventures as a blockchain-focused accelerator/ investor remains passionate about the potential transformative impact that blockchain has and is proposing this global virtual hackathon to:

 

1. Build impactful solutions to address COVID-19 to do good for society

2. Accelerate adoption and awareness of blockchain technology, while educating corporate and government leaders of its real-life use cases

3. Support the growth of blockchain startups and facilitate collaboration with corporates and governments

SCHEDULE

Blockchain for Good will be hosted online. The virtual hackathon will run for a month, commencing on March 30th & ending on May 8th 2020. All  sharing sessions will also be conducted virtually. This is to ensure that the event is organised in a responsible manner and that all participants practice social distancing during this period.

30th Mar - 26th Apr

Application period

Launch on 30th March

27th Apr - 30th Apr

Shortlisting period

Top 15 applications will be selected to build

Shortlisted teams will be notified by 30th April

1st May - 7th May

Building period for shortlisted applicants

Final submission deadline on 7th May 23:59

May 8th

Judging, Announcement of winners & closing

Presentations by teams for judging

Announcement of winners

Closing address

SPEAKER AND JUDGES

Kit Ker
Deputy Director, New Industries
Enterprise Singapore
Ben El-Baz
Head of Ecosystems
HashKey Digital Asset Group
Veronica Tan
Director, Technology & Infrastructure Group
IMDA
Chia Hock Lai
President
Singapore FinTech Association
Tan Bin Ru
CEO
OneConnect Financial Technology (PingAn Group)
Manuel Sosa
Associate Professor of Technology and Operations Management
INSEAD
Andrea Canidio
Fellow of the Stone Research Centre
INSEAD
John Ho
Head of Financial Markets & Legal
Standard Chartered Bank
Emma Cui
CEO
LongHash Ventures
David Toh
Assistant Director
SGInnovate

HACKATHON

Judging criteria

Clarity and scale of potential impact

Business/ execution feasibility and completeness

Technical feasibility and completeness

Effectiveness of blockchain use case


1st Prize:  USD 1500 x 1
2nd Prize: USD 1000 x 2
3rd Prize:  USD 500 x 3

APPLICATIONS

We welcome blockchain geeks, professional developers, and industry professionals to join the hackathon. Win cash prizes and a chance to be part of the LongHash Hatch Program

The applications will close on
Sunday 26th April at 11:59pm SGT.

Please keep the deadline in mind to
avoid missing your opportunity.

Hackathon Themes:


1. How can we solve immediate pain points for small-medium enterprises and the self-employed/ freelancers?
2. How can we help communities or governments track and contain the spread of Covid-19?
3. How can we address new workplace and daily-life challenges in the new normal of social distancing?

We welcome any ideas along these themes, as long as they utilize blockchain technology effectively.

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