August 4th - August 5th
Hack the Outback - Australia is one of the largest countries in the world, it's ocean territory is the third largest, and more than 91% of its landmass is covered by native vegetation. Blockchain technology enables the creation of scalable applications that can trace and measure transactions and reward individuals for environmental preservation activities. The Challenge: Create a DAPP on the EOSIO platform that will empower the public to play a role in sustaining natural environments for the future.
The EOS Global Hackathon series is a first-of-its-kind event in the world of blockchain that serves Block.one’s goal of building a more secure and connected world. August 4th-5th in Sydney, more than 50 teams and 200 entrants from around the world competed to
"Hack the Outback" building DAPPs on the EOSIO Platform that addressed environmental issues. Take a look at the recap video to see highlights from the weekend and winners taking home more than US$144,000 in prizes awarded by EOS VC.
Dr. Jane Thomason
Innovation Strategist, WWF-Australia
Meet The Winners
First Place: SmartPress
Team Leader: Lachlan Greenbank
Project: Smart Press - A DAPP that enables environmentally-motivated individuals to build smart contracts for land preservation - all without writing a single line of code.
Second Place: GreenKeep
Team Leader: Oleksandr Rybalko
Project: GreenKeep - A DAPP that allows farmers, suppliers and consumers to record, decentralize, and verify the provenance of food produce.
Third Place: TokenTree
Team Leader: Nathan Challen
Project: TokenTree -A DAPP that empowers individuals to plant and grow trees in exchange for tokens.
Best Social Impact: Jarmbi
Team Leader: Kyle Mantesso
Project: Jarmbi - A blockchain game allowing the public to discover, snap and collect Australian wildlife and landmarks while also playing a part in sustaining Australia’s future environments.
Best User Experience: GreenFix
Team Leader: Bishal Bhansali
Project: GreenFix - a DAPP that incentivizes the packaging industry to adopt more sustainable industrial activities and discourage non-sustainable activities through a token based incentive model.