Use blockchain technology to create the apps that will power the future of healthcare, insurance, finance and identity.
This 24-hour hackathon will be held prior to the 2nd annual Distributed: Health conference as an opportunity for participants to build and then demo an original blockchain-powered application in competition for more than $10,000
Developers, students and aspiring entrepreneurs will have 24 hours to showcase their skills and vision using the APIs, SDKs and other tools from today’s leading innovators in healthcare. The challenge is to build the tech that will power the healthcare infrastructure of the future. The competition is being held at the The Wond’ry on Vanderbilt’s campus, and will be judged by a panel of experts looking for the the next big, disruptive ideas.
The event is open to anyone willing to participate. Feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Day One Saturday, September 23
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Hackathon Registration
11:00 - 12:00 p.m. Lunch Break (on your own)
12:00 - 12:15 p.m. Introduction, initial remarks, hacking guidelines announced, special prizes announced
12:15 - 12:30 Special remarks from sponsors
12:30 - 1:00 p.m. Team Formation
1:00 p.m. Hackathon Starts
5:00 p.m. Dinner served
11:00pm Special snack provided courtesy of Qtum
Day Two Sunday, September 24
8:00 a.m. Breakfast served
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon Presentation rehearsals (required)
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch is served
1:00 p.m. Hacking ends & Devpost submission deadline
1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Project presentations
3:00 - 4:30 p.m. Judges Deliberate
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Closing reception, winners announced
2016 site: https://dist-health.devpost.com/
$12,500 in prizes
The grand prize is $10,000 USD paid in bitcoin to the winning team.
Qtum Challenge Prize
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
We believe technology should be built by people with different backgrounds and perspectives. All are welcome and we’d love to have a diverse, comfortable, creative environment for everyone! Any attendees under the age of 18 will need written permission from a parent or guardian to attend.
The judges will award the first place prize to the team that builds the best application of blockchain technology. All submissions must be posted on Devpost.
How to enter
Community Architect, Hyperledger
Platform & Community, BetterDoctor
Business Innovator, Accenture
Problem being solved
What problem is addressed or opportunity uncovered?
Use of blockchain technology
Is the opportunity space or problem being solved leveraging the unique qualities of blockchain technology?
Implementation and technical quality