Bitcoin 2.0 Hackathon

Building Next Generation Decentralized Applications & Protocols

Teams will be competing for over $1 Million in prizes and contracts.

For ticketing, see Registration

March 28th

8:00 a.m. Hackathon Registration Begins

10 a.m. the 29-hour Hackathon begins

10 to 11 a.m. Hackers picking teams at the beginning. Short 1 minutes stand ups for ideas.

Hack the next 29 hours. Including overnight if you desire.

March 29th

12:00 p.m. the 6th pre Judging / selection for presentations

3:00 p.m. wrap up begins. 5 Minutes Presentations from selected teams. Judging begins

4:30 p.m. Finalist teams announced to the Hackathon

5:00 p.m. Hackathon winners announced to the Conference

How are teams going to be judged? What is the thinking behind the judging? What kinds of API resources with be provided by the sponsors?

  • Contracts will be awarded at the discretion of the sponsors for those awards. These contracts will insure the interesting projects started at the Hackathon continue on and result in real technology.
  • Prizes will be awarded by a panel of judges composed from nominations from the Hackathon sponsors.
  • Sabotage of projects will not be tolerated.
  • Anti-competitive behavior or hostility will not be tolerated.
  • Code, designs, artwork, etc. may be brought in from prior to the competition. While doing so may aid a team in securing a contract, the greater degree to which an application has been developed at the Hackathon will improve odds of winning prizes. Full disclosure of pre-hackathon work is required.
  • Up to 49% of your team can be remote.
  • Full disclosure of teams is required.
  • GitHub will be used as the Hackathon Software Repository. Every project will check in their source, design documents, and other digital resources into their project.
  • All projects will be open source, licensed under one of the following licenses. However, prizes and contracts may exclude one or more of these licenses to qualify. The use of a particular license will not effect judging for the whole event.

Apache License, 2.0 (Apache-2.0)
BSD 3-Clause “New” or “Revised” license (BSD-3-Clause)

BSD 2-Clause “Simplified” or “FreeBSD” license (BSD-2-Clause)

GNU General Public License (GPL)
GNU Library or “Lesser” General Public License (LGPL)
MIT license (MIT)
Mozilla Public License 2.0 (MPL-2.0)
Common Development and Distribution License (CDDL-1.0)
Eclipse Public License (EPL-1.0)

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