World Blockchain Hackathon, San Francisco, June 16-17th, will cover the latest Blockchain technologies, research, applications, and development.

You are welcome to participate in the San Francisco World Blockchain Hackathon and become a member of the decentralized blockchain workforce living & working anywhere and everywhere in the cryptoverse.


▶️Saturday, June 16th:
8:30 - 9:30am Doors Open&Coffee snacks
9:30 - 12:30pm Opening Ceremony/Workshops
* Hyperledger Fabric
* Achain
* Solidity Smart Contracts
12:30 - 1:30pm Team Formation
1:00 - 2:00pm Lunch Served
2:00pm Coding Begins
6:00 - 7:00pm Dinner Served
9:00 - 9:30pm Pitch Practice Session
12:00am Midnight Snack

Hack through the Night* *The venue will be open and staffed overnight if you'd like to hack through the night.
*Coding continues throughout the second day till 3:00pm

▶️Sunday, June 17th:
7:00 - 8:00am Breakfast Served
12:00 - 1:00pm Lunch Served
4:00pm - Submission Deadline
4:00 - 5:00pm Judging
5:30 - 6:00pm Closing Ceremony
6:00pm - Event Close

⏺ World Blockchain Hackathon developers will have a complimentary entrance to BEF 2018 live-hacking session. The winners of the Hackathon will be announced and rewarded at BEF stage June 19th.

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Who can Participate :
-Blockchain developers looking to improve their skills or expand their horizons.
-Students and developers that want to learn and work in blockchain tech companies (at least 1-2 years of professional experience).
-Designers of all skill-sets.
-Entrepreneurs that can add value to teams. 
-Blockchain startup that is looking for funding &/or that need to focus on marathon development.


If you have an idea you want to implement, or you are looking for teammates, go to CrowdForge


Jorden Woods

Jorden Woods
Blockchain & ICO Expert

Radhika Iyengar-Emens

Radhika Iyengar-Emens
Founding Partner @StarChain Ventures

Shuonan Chen

Shuonan Chen
General Partner at Agile VC

Ryan Wang

Ryan Wang
Founding Partner at Outpost Capital

Deborah Magid

Deborah Magid
Director, IBM Venture Capital Group

Judging Criteria

  • Viability
    Has the project a realistic chance of being implemented by partners, is the idea scalable and applicable to more industries. Is it realistic to further develop the project?
  • Originality
    Is your project creative, new and innovative? Is it something we already know or is the idea disruptive?
  • UX
    How is the design and user experience of your project? Is it easy to understand and use?
  • Wow-effect
    Can you amaze the judges with new use-cases, big opportunities or surprises? How much did you achieve during the hackathon?