**UPDATE**IDT Unchained Hackathon is partnering up with Stellar.orgto help participants integrate the Stellar decentralized network into their projects! Using Stellar.org's SDKs participants will be able to move money in a fast, reliable, & cheap way. Check out their website to see how the Stellar network could enhance your project at our hackathon!**
**UPDATE** We are now also partnering with Blockstack! Check out their cool tech at Blockstack.org.**
IDT is hosting its first Blockchain hackathon!! Over the span of 3 days you will work the chain to build solutions for international money transfer, calling, and/or retail transactions. Join us at the IDT HQ for our kickoff & appetizers on Thursday April 19th. The kickoff will be recorded & streamed live online.The building is closed on Friday/Saturday morning for Shabbat.In order to allow our participants more time to work on their projects, hacking will begin remotely on Friday. Doors will open at7:00pm on Saturday at IDT. The first 100 participants to arrive will recieve official IDT T-shirts. In order to be eligible for judging, participants must check-in by 10:30am on Sunday.
First place:Ledger Nano S Wallet pre-loaded with cryptocurrency (per team member)
Second place:RetroPie Gaming Kit + 2 controllers (per team member)
6:30pm -Doors open
7:00pm -Webinar kickoff/networking/team formation
8:30pm -Kickoff ends (doors close)
Friday(optional) -Hacking remotely begins/team formation
7:00pm -Doors open
7:30pm -Dinner & drinks
9:00am -Breakfast served
10:30am -Check in ends
12:00pm -Lunch served
4:30pm -Presentations begin
6:00pm -Event ends
Check back later for some cool updates ;)
Three attendees from last year's hackathon are now working at IDT! Applications for our summer internship are now open.
Who is eligable?
Everyone! Front end, back end, & designers are welcome. No prior knowledge of blockchain is necessary (good way to get started with this cool tech!).