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BCH DEVCON AMS

27 - 28 October 2018

BTC.com

Rockstart HQ, Rigakade 10, 1013 BC, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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MINUTES
SECONDS

This event is full

FREE

32 HOURS

100 PEOPLE

Are you a passionate developer, entrepreneur or creative? Join the hackathon and let’s build the blockchain-economy of the future together! Meet experts, learn new skills and have the best weekend of your life! 

Is this event for me?

This hackathon is for everyone who is interested to learn more about Bitcoin Cash and other blockchains. It's especially recommended for developers who want to learn how to build blockchain apps.

Do I need coding skills?

No. Development skills are useful but not required. Every team needs a mix of skills: developers, blockchain experts, creatives, business minds, designers and others.

How much is the ticket?

How do I apply?

Click 'Register today' above, go to EventBrite and claim your free ticket by filling out a quick registration form. Have a question? Email nikol.daru@bitmain.com

How are teams formed?

We prefer teams to be formed on the spot. This allows everyone to meet new people and keep an open mind. However, you are absolutely welcome to bring your friends.

FAQ

Good news, the event is 100% free! All food and drinks are included as well as some extra goodies. Since you can sleep at the venue overnight, you can even save the hotel cost.

What will I do for 32 hours?

Code, brainstorm, play games, attend a workshop, have a pizza, take a nap, go for a walk. You have 32 hours to create your winning project!

Build decentralized applications using Bitcoin Cash or other blockchains from scratch. Participants can compete on two different tracks:

The Challenges

Bitcoin Cash Track

Build cool stuff using the Bitcoin Cash Blockchain. Create a product that makes use of the new OP codes, larger block size, Wormhole protocol, tokenization, smart contracts or utilizes Bitcoin Cash in other meaningful way.

The submissions will be scored on four criteria:

General track

Create the best product using the blockchain of your choice: from Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash to Ethereum or innovate with second layer solutions such as the Lightning Network.  You are limited only by your imagination!

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Utility

Does this tool provide a useful function?

Usability

Is it easy and engaging to use?

Creativity

Is it doing something innovative?

Functionality

How well does the product function?

Rules

Prizes

Bitcoin Cash Track

General

Track

€ 3,500

Paid in BCH

€ 1,500

Paid in BCH

Are you a developer or business professional looking for a new challenge and considering the move to blockchain? This event is for you. Through supportive mentoring you can learn how to implement and code blockchain applications! In addition, participants with outstanding performance will get the opportunity to land a job with BTC.com.

Looking for an entry in the blockchain industry? 

Agenda

Saturday 27 October 2018

Rigakade 10, 1013 BC Amsterdam, Netherlands

Sunday 28 October 2018   Rigakade 10, 1013 BC Amsterdam, Netherlands

09:00 - 09:30

09:30 - 10:00

10:00 - 10:25

18:00 - 19:30

14:00

13:00 - 14:00

12:30 - 13:00

Welcome Breakfast and Registration

Kick-Off: Rules & Challenges

Introduction to BTC.com SDK & API -

Tobias Hoffmann & Akhilesh Arora

Pitches & Team planning

Lunch & Networking

Start Hacking

Dinner & Breakout Session

24:00 - 01:00

Midnight Snack & Fireside chat with judges and mentors about the state of the crypto industry in 2019

08:00 - 10:00

12:30 - 13:30

14:00

14:30 - 16:00

16:30 - 17:00

21:00 

Breakfast & Breakout Session

Lunch

End Hacking & submit project

Presentations

Awards ceremony

After Party, Venue TBC

10:30 - 10:55

Introduction to Money Button -
Ryan X. Charles

11:10 - 11:35

The Future of Bitcoin Cash -
Amaury Séchet

11:40 - 12:00

The importance of tokens to BCH -
Gabriel Cardona

12:05 - 12:25

Surprise presentation -
TBA

14:00 - 16:00

Pop up workshops - Philip Glazman, Andrew Fai, Michail Brynard, Tobias Hoffmann, Akhilesh Arora 

Judging panel

Amaury Séchet

Lead developer

Bitcoin ABC 

@deadalnix

Alejandro de la Torre

VP Business Operations

BTC.com

@bitentrepreneur

Gabriel Cardona

Senior Developer BITBOX

@cgcardona

Jiazhi Jiang

Core Developer Wormhole

Ryan X Charles

Founder, Moneybutton.com & Yours.org

@ryanxcharles

Paul Wasensteiner

Executive Director

Bitcoin Cash Association

@PWasensteiner

Nikita Zhavoronkov

CEO

Blockchair.com

@nikzh

Tobias Hoffmann

Core Developer, BTC.com

@Lacksfish

Philip Glazman

Core developer, BTC.com

@gangsterphill

Akhilesh Arora

Core developer, BTC.com

@akhilesharora


Mateus Coppetti Silveira

 Back-End Developer, BTC.com 

@coppettim

Tomas van der Wansem 

BCH Developer

BITCRUST


Michail Brynard

COO, Rehive

@michailbrynard

Andrew Fai

Founder & CEO

OBITO.IO

@andydrewie

Yedige Davletgaliyev

Chief Research Officer

Blockchair.com

@linuxi0n

Meet the mentors

Chris Dawe

CEO, Effect.ai

@effectaix



Justin Bons

Co-Founder

Cyber Capital

@Justin_Bons 

Alejandro Banzas

Global Community Coordinator, RSK Labs

@alebanzas

Lodewijk Andre de la Porte

CEO

Sweet


Amadeo Brands

CTO

EOI Digital
@amadeobrands

How to: 

Get the Most of the Hackathon


Join the Telegram Group

To meet your fellow team mates, talk about project ideas, to get the latest news and ask questions, join our Telegram Group.

Increase your chances of winning  -- see a list of projects that have already been formulated to give you inspiration for your own! 

Are you an active member of the BCH community but can't afford to travel? Check our financial aid program!

Toolbox

BITBOX

Bitcoin-ABC

Wormhole

BTC.com

BlockTrail

Rehive

Check out the official dev resources!

Blockchair

RSK

Portal Network

Simple Ledger Protocol

Our partners

#BCHDEVCON

BTC.com is a digital currency platform that provides software for over 1 million users, developers and miners. We developed a popular cryptocurrency wallet as well as the world’s largest mining pool, API and blockchain explorer. Through our products we aim to offer a simple point to enter the blockchain world.

BTC.com

Contact us


Twitter: @btccom_official

Web: www.btc.com

Mail: support@btc.com

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