Africa Virtual

October 15-18, 2018 Online

In the spirit of a truly Global EOS Hackathon, we’re excited to announce a virtual competition for the EOS Community in Africa. Winners of this event will be invited to join us and compete in the Grand Finale!

The Challenge: Create an application on the EOSIO platform that will create a global economic opportunity for Africa to improve the welfare of its communities.

Prizes

Three (3) winning teams from this virtual competition will be invited to join the Grand Finale in Cape Town and compete for the US $500,000 Grand Prize.

Judges

Serg Metelin

Block.one Head of Developer Relations

Serg Metelin

Block.one Head of Developer Relations

Brian Mehler

Brian Mehler joined Block.one in January 2018, coinciding with the launch of EOS VC business unit. Brian has spent 12 years in the private equity industry, focusing on investments in the financial and technology sectors and on distressed investment opportunities. Brian graduated from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. He recently relocated from New York to Hong Kong.

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Brian Mehler

EOS VC

Brian Mehler joined Block.one in January 2018, coinciding with the launch of EOS VC business unit. Brian has spent 12 years in the private equity industry, focusing on investments in the financial and technology sectors and on distressed investment opportunities. Brian graduated from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. He recently relocated from New York to Hong Kong.

Schedule

Central Africa Time UTC+2:00
Monday, October 15
  • 9:00 AM Coding Begins

    Mentors will be available throughout the competition to assist with technical and business questions about your project via Slack

    Breakout Sessions (C++, Web, Pitch, and Entrepreneur) will be provided via recordings in the Africa Virtual Slack Workspace
Thursday, October 18
  • 9:00 AM Coding Ends
    All projects must be submitted by this time to be eligible.
Thursday, October 18-19
  • Judging Process
Week of October 22
  • Winners Announced

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