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Beginning June 19 and concluding August 18, 2019, the 2019 Qtum & Beam Privacy Hackathon will challenge participants to leverage the Qtum and Beam platforms in order to develop anonymous assets and blockchain privacy solutions, as well as drive engagement across social media. The hackathon will be open globally to blockchain developers and community members, and it carries a grand prize valued at $25,000 USD for the most creative and impactful submission.
Qtum CIO Miguel Palencia said: “In the spirit of Qtum’s mission to inspire global adoption of blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies, the Qtum & Beam Privacy Hackathon will bring some of the best and brightest minds from around the world to consider new approaches to digital anonymity and privacy. Following the success of last year’s Qtum hackathon, which welcomed more than 1,000 participants from 75 countries, I’m confident that the 2019 challenge will result in innovative submissions that will advance the blockchain community as a whole.”
Participants of the hackathon may work individually, or in teams of up to five, to produce open-source projects on the Qtum or Beam blockchains, as well as curate a short accompanying video demonstration. Submissions will be judged on their creativity, simplicity, impactfulness, quality of design, and integration with Qtum and Beam technologies. The submission awarded the global grand prize will receive the equivalent of $25,000 in QTUM tokens, to be split amongst the winning team. Participants can also compete to win up to the equivalent of $8,000 in QTUM or Beam tokens in community prizes, which will be awarded to teams displaying excellence in social media content and engagement building.
“We are excited to welcome an unprecedented number of participants to this year’s event. Ever since our first hackathon, we have remained steadfast in our commitment to thinking critically and creatively about how ...
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