BSV Hackathon

Final round at CoinGeek New York


Join us to learn who the winner of 4th Bitcoin SV Hackathon will be at CoinGeek New York, October 5-7, 2021!
Organised By: Bitcoin Association
Run By: nChain
Sponsored By: Ayre Ventures

Thank you for taking part in the 4th Bitcoin SV Hackathon!

The finalists have been announced for the fourth Bitcoin SV Hackathon!

The theme for the hackathon was ‘peer-to-peer (P2P) applications’, with competitors tasked with building an application or service on the BSV blockchain that leverages the recently released SPV Channels, as well as Merchant API (mAPI).

Entrants have once again excelled in their implementation of cutting-edge technologies to build an impressive array of applications. Thank you for being part of another successful event.

FINALISTS

CATN8

(Marcel Gruber, Dave Foderick, Thor) – Micropayment-based online video streaming platform which offers a fully featured SPV wallet implementation.

Bitcoin Phone

(Joe Thomas) – Voice-over-Bitcoin protocol which can transmit audio between users over Bitcoin transactions by leveraging the non-finality of nSequence to enable close to real-time data streaming.

TKS Pnt

(Meta Taro) – Point tokenisation system designed to be used by merchants and their customers.

RUNNERS UP

Alien Wallet

(Tom Middleton) – Bitcoin SV wallet that leverages Simplified Payment Verification (SPV) as well as a pay-to-order hash function.

BitCommit

(Gary Miller, Vince Miller) – Trustless fitness competition application that leverages both micropayments and smart contracts.

TimeKet

(Joonyeong Park, Youngjin Jang, Seyoung Jang) – Unique SPV wallet service which offers integrated systems for reservation and payment validation.

May 17

Registration begins

June 14

Coding round starts

July 26

Close of registration and submissions

August 24

Announcement of finalists

October 5

Hackathon Finale at the CoinGeek Conference

Three Finalists

After the virtual hackathon, three finalists will be chosen.

Present at the October 2021 CoinGeek Conference

A representative from each of the three finalists will be flown to present their solution live at the CoinGeek Conference in October 2021.

One Winner

A panel of judges composed of experts in the blockchain industry and the live audience will select the winner.

The top 3 finalists will be declared winners of the hackathon and will receive the prizes payable in BSV.

Winners are responsible for the payment of any and all taxes applicable to prizes and the award of prizes.