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Create the next wave of innovation

The demand for innovation is stronger now than ever before—with blockchain solutions at the forefront. That’s why this year, in partnership with Google Cloud, Galaxy Interactive, and Mythical Games, we’re hosting an #eosiohackathon. We want to help people build and innovate through the combined power of blockchain and the cloud.

Whether you’re new to the technology or an expert, we invite you to be part of the next wave of innovation and to participate in creating solutions that can impact the world.

The challenge

We’ll announce the specific challenges, along with the rules and some helpful guidelines, once the hackathon is live on March 2, 2021.

Prizes
  • 1st US$25,000 + US$12,500 worth of Google Cloud Credits
  • 2nd US$10,000 + US$5,000 worth of Google Cloud Credits
  • 3rd US$5,000 + US$2,500 worth of Google Cloud Credits
  • 4th US$1,000 + US$500 worth of Google Cloud Credits

Judges

Serg Metelin

Block.one Head of Developer Relations

Bart Wyatt

Block.one VP of Blockchain Engineering

Allen Day

Google Developer Advocate

John Lee

Google Customer Engineer

Michael Fan

Galaxy Interactive Principal

Rudy Koch

Mythical Games Co-Founder / SVP, Business Development
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Serg Metelin

Block.one Head of Developer Relations

As Head of Developer Relations, Serg oversees the company’s continued support for the EOSIO developer community by raising awareness for new and existing developers and supporting projects being built on the EOSIO blockchain platform. Originally from the Ukraine, he was one of the early pioneers of social media applications for the Eastern European social network, vk.com, in which was responsible for building highly engaging applications with a total of more than 11 million users and up to 250,000 daily active users. Prior to joining Block.one, he worked with digital and marketing agencies and consultancies to deliver solutions for international brands such as Disney, Electronic Arts, Woolworths and others.

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Bart Wyatt

Block.one VP of Blockchain Engineering

Bart leads Block.one’s core blockchain engineering team. With more than 18 years in IT, and the last seven dedicated to asset tokenization and decentralized identity, Bart has experience overseeing technology teams at several firms that specialized in personal privacy solutions, deniable attestations, degradable cryptographic proofs, gaming, and advertising technology.

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Allen Day

Google Developer Advocate

Allen Day is an investor and developer advocate with Google Cloud. He created Google’s blockchain public datasets to enable everyone, including non-blockchain specialists, to build on public ledger data. Allen is based in Singapore.

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John Lee

Google Customer Engineer

John Lee is a Customer Engineer at Google, helping customers build their next big projects on Google Cloud. He is also one of the leads for Google’s internal Blockchain efforts . Outside of work you can find him tweeting into the void @jl2fa.

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Michael Fan

Galaxy Interactive Principal

Zhong Liu Michael Fan is a Principal on the Galaxy Interactive team. He joined Galaxy Digital as Technical Consultant in February 2020, before joining the Venture team full time in April 2020. Prior to joining Galaxy Digital, he was the Chief Strategy Officer of Blade Group, responsible for launching the Cloud Gaming service \”Shadow\” in the US. With more than 10 years of experience in high-tech, Michael served various roles, including Product Development, Business Development, Strategy and Sales, and worked with different international companies such as Orange (EMEA/Japan), Nufront (PRC), Softbank (Japan) or Conviva (NA/EMEA/LATAM/NEA).

Born in China and raised in France, Michael speaks French, Chinese and English. He is an alumnus of ESSEC Business School in Paris.

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Rudy Koch

Mythical Games Co-Founder / SVP, Business Development

Rudy Koch is Senior Vice President of Business Development at Mythical, a next-generation game technology studio creating universal economies driven by player ownership. With more than a decade of game development experience, he has shipped some of the most prolific games in the industry, including five Call of Duty games, two World of Warcraft expansions, the Disney MMO Club Penguin, the toys-to-life Skylanders and a handful of #1 mobile games.

He is currently exploring the intersection between blockchain technology and games at Mythical, with its debut title, Blankos Block Party, an open-world multiplayer game with a focus on player-designed levels, styled like a giant block party for digital vinyl toys.

Rudy has been a passionate advocate for innovation throughout his career in the games industry. Today, he is especially excited about blockchain technology and its potential to open up incredibly interesting new revenue opportunities and player experiences.

FAQs

What is a hackathon?

A hackathon is a sprint-like event, during which participants create solutions to real-life challenges. Using creativity and technology, participants engage mentors and create prototypes, fresh concepts, and other innovations.

What is an EOSIO Hackathon?

A space for creativity and teamwork, an EOSIO Hackathon empowers engineers, designers, marketers, entrepreneurs, and any other innovators to build their ideas on EOSIO blockchain software.

What is the goal of a hackathon?

Hackathons drive innovation through crowdsourced solutions. Designers, developers, entrepreneurs, and other creators collaborate to help various industries embrace new technology, test ideas before deployment, and more.

Who can participate?

Participants have varied skills and backgrounds. Whether you’re starting your tech journey, learning more, or looking to test your skills–we invite all to join.

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