Will Europe be taking the Blockchain Events Baton from Asia?

While Asia has been taking the lead with hosting high-quality blockchain events, European countries have recently been driving forward regulation and innovation, and hosting its own series of blockchain events as well with the support of local governments. Despite the market downturn, Bitcoin.com recently reported that conference attendance remained high during the peak of the bear market.   With many industry-leading conferences and events planned across Europe, including Odyssey, the world’s largest blockchain and AI hackathon, and Paris Blockchain Week in France’s bid to become a ‘Blockchain Nation’, there are…

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Odyssey Announces World’s Largest Blockchain and AI Hackathon

  With €200k up for grabs, the third edition of the event, which is supported by the Dutch government, will highlight the importance of open digital public infrastructure   Groningen, The Netherlands – Odyssey, an Open Innovation Program by DutchChain which connects innovative ideas with governmental, corporate, and non-profit partners to address complex societal challenges using emerging technologies, has announced the third edition of the world’s biggest blockchain and AI hackathon.     Rutger van Zuidam, Founder and CEO of DutchChain and Odyssey, commented: There has been a lot of…

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World’s First Blockchain Poetry Auction Created at NIFTY Hackathon

CoinFund invests in decentralised marketplace uniqx.io to bring non-fungible tokens to the literary world Hong Kong — July 26, 2018 — The world’s first Blockchain Poetry Auction has today been successfully created at NIFTY, the conference and hackathon dedicated to the future of blockchain gaming and non-fungible tokens. This marks the first time poetry has been represented as an auctionable non-fungible token (NFT) or asset.     “Poetry, unlike music, does not benefit from the repeated attention of readers and therefore cannot generate the same volume of business opportunities as…

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Hosho Introduces HoshoCon Blockchain Security Conference

  Industry experts will come together to share best security practices for decentralized platforms   Las Vegas, Nevada, June 25, 2018 – Hosho Group, a global leader in blockchain security, announces its inaugural blockchain security event, HoshoCon, to be held at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, October 9 through 11, 2018. The first-of-its-kind conference will focus on a range of curated topics related to blockchain security as well as key topics related to security, including regulation and subsequent legal implications as well as institutional and custodial…

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Hack the DAO: Blockchain Startup Daox to Announce a $100K Hacking Contest

  Daox, a blockchain startup that is developing a platform and ecosystem for ICOs based on the concept of a decentralized autonomous organization, has announced the $100k hacking contest to prove that their DAOs are safe.     According to the rules, participants should either find a way to completely freeze or steal the funds that reside on a DAO’s Ethereum smart contract. The first person to complete the objective would be unconditionally rewarded with a $100k prize in bitcoins and get an offer to join their team.   The…

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Colony launches $25K Global Hackathon to celebrate release of colonyJS JavaScript Library

Online hackathon draws 16 top judges from blockchain industry, in collaboration with Blockgeeks, Maker, and Gitcoin   Colony, the Ethereum blockchain based project building a platform for the future of work, has launched a global hackathon to coincide with the release of the colonyJS JavaScript library. Supported by the Colony team, participants will gain first use of the new tools, with submissions judged between 25th–28th June by a panel of 16 expert judges including Alex Van de Sande of the Ethereum Foundation, Ryan Selkis of Messari, and Taylor Monahan of…

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