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ABOUT US

ABOUT US

Infinity Blockchain Ventures (IBV) proudly presents to you the 2nd edition of our annual hackathon, BLOCKATHON Edition 2. A plethora of opportunities for tech savvy to boast their skills, capitalise on tech trends, both new and old, and get their talent acquainted and appreciated by experts from the industry.

BLOCKATHON aims at identifying programming talents, triggering innovative ideas and bringing SEA to move forward to be the Blockchain hub of Asia.

In 2020, BLOCKATHON Edition 2 will be held from June to November in the high-octane tech hubs of Vietnam Ho Chi Minh CityDanang, and Hanoi.

About FOR CITY TRANSFORMATION

Smart Cities is more than just a buzzword; the emergence of this term calls for technological solutions to maintain sustainability and enhanced quality of life in this day and age, particularly in congested cities. With smart cities on the rise, governments have to make shift and adopt smart solutions for higher efficiency and better administration in line with the objectives of Industry 4.0.

“The 2020 version of BLOCKATHON is seeking solutions for Smart Cities developed by talented programmers whom we recognise as  THE CITY TRANSFORMER.

OUR CONTEST

Using Blockchain technology and other technologies such as AI, Big Data, etc to develop a solution DEMO that can be applied to solve real-life problems in areas of Smart City, Supply Chain and Fintech.

CHALLENGES

SMART CITY

SUPPLY CHAIN

FINTECH

PRIZES

EXCHANGE TRIP
TO CANADA

Opportunity for market access program to Canada’s largest city – Toronto

CHAMPION
prize value

$ 0

CASH
 

$5000

Many other gifts valued up to 20,000 USD in total, offered from our partners to participants.

Mentor & Judge

Shark Binh

Founder
NextTech

Nguyen Anh Nguyen

Founder
Hatto

Hau Ly

Investment Manager
500 Startups

Yvonne Nguyen

Head of Partnership Business Management
AIA Vietnam

Quynh Vo

Director
Zone Startups

Huy Le

Former Chief Officer, Card and Digital Bank
Sai Gon Commercial Bank (SCB)

Ly Dinh Quan

Director
Songhan Incubator

Nguyen Huu Binh

CEO
TopDev

Jack Nguyen

Director
Infinito

Robert Vu

Head of Publishing
Amanotes

Quang Nhat Le

Director
ITP – Vietnam National University

Tam Tran

Clients & Markets Head in Vietnam & Cambodia
KPMG

Vu Thanh Cong

Founder
EDino

Phuc Nguyen

Senior Program Manager
VIISA

Thanh Dao

Founder
Ezdefi

Dr. Tu Anh Trinh

Director
Institute of Smart City & Management (ISCM), UEH

Long Vuong

Founder
Tomochain

Thang Nguyen

CTO & Head of Software Development Center
BUCA

Lam Bao Vuong

Application Development Team Lead
Cloud Ace

Kevin Tung Nguyen

Founder
Jobhopin

Dr. Huy Pham

Lecturer
RMIT

TIMELINE

HACKATHON TIMELINE

June 24

Open Registration

Participants sign up for Hackathon Online

September 30

Close Registration

Close link for signing up for Hackathon Online

October 10

BLOCKATHON RUN

  • Online Hack: in 48 hours
  • Submit through Online Platform
  • 3 tracks of challenges: FinTech, Supply Chain & Smart City

November

GRAND FINALE

Pitching session and find the champion team

ACTIVITIES

August - October

TECH & INNOVATION TALKS & SEMINARS

INDUSTRY INFO SEMINARS:

Smart Cities: Aug 26

Fintech & Insurtech: Sep 30

Supply chain: Oct 7

October

BLOCKATHON PROGRAM

To drive team formation, collaboration, and ideation.

To select the best ideas and teams to further incubate.

October - November

DEVELOPMENT INCUBATION

To mentor the teams to develop prototypes of their ideas.

To monitor their progress to identify talents and techs.

November

Final Challenge

Pitching from the selected teams and crowd-voting. 

Find the winner team

Organizer & PARTNERS

ORGANIZER

Infinity Blockchain Ventures is a dynamic consulting and development firm dedicated to providing practical blockchain solutions. Our experts combines technical expertise and business acumen to spearhead the next generation of blockchain startups, advance blockchain recognition, and create effective blockchain based business solutions.

Asia Blockchain Review aims to connect all blockchain enthusiasts on a regional scale, facilitating the technological underpinnings of blockchain through a range of group discussions, technical workshops, conferences and consulting programs.

strategic partners

Banking Training School is a public unit of The State Bank of Vietnam. Banking Training School was founded for educating, training and teaching new knowledge & skills for Banking sector.  

The State Bank of Vietnam is the central bank of Vietnam. It currently holds an about 65% stake of VietinBank – the country’s largest listed bank by capital.

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise is New Zealand’s international business development agency. We provide customised services and support to ambitious New Zealand businesses looking to go global. We help them build their capability, boost their global reach, connect to other businesses and invest in their growth. We also connect international investors with opportunities in New Zealand through a global network of investment advisors.

UII is a sci-tech organization for applied research in economics and management. It helps companies, institutions, and entrepreneurs introduce new business models and efficient processes to make their business become successful.

UII was established on April 20th, 2018 under cooperation between UEH and Singapore Management University, supported by VinaCapital Ventures and Department of Researching and Developing Private Enterprise.

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

KNOWLEDGE PARTNERS

MEDIA PARTNERS

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