Finance Magnates to Take Part in the Tel Aviv dAppathon 2018

Finance Magnates teams up with DappWorks for a blockchain hackathon in Tel Aviv.

Finance Magnates is taking part in and supporting the Tel Aviv dAppathon 2018, taking place this week in Shalom Tower.

The two-day event will start on the morning of Thursday, October 18, and will end in the afternoon of the next day. Programming teams are invited to get creative and design a truly useful blockchain application from scratch.

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There is $5,000 to be won by three winning teams. The first prize is $3,000 and the chance to pitch an idea to Joseph Lubin, co-founder of Ethereum and head of ConsenSys (that also held an event in Tel Aviv earlier this year).

Joseph Lubin, ConsenSys. Source: LinkedIn

The event also has a packed schedule of workshops and keynote speeches from industry experts.

What Will the Competitors be Designing Exactly?

The applications can be in any subject – games, UI/UX, market prediction, decentralized autonomous organizations, supply chains, smart contracts, financial technology – whatever you can think of.

The competition judges are Omri Cohen of Bancor, Or Wilder of Consensys, and David Yakira from Orbs.

Omri Cohen, Bancor. Source: LinkedIn

The Host

The event is hosted by DappWorks, a blockchain research company which focuses on decentralized applications for the internet-of-things.

It has organized the event in conjunction with Eden Block, a Ramat Gan-based research, investment, and incubation project dedicated to enriching the DLT industry.

Amir Hagafny, DappWorks. Source: LinkedIn

The Sponsors

The event is being hosted with sponsorship from:

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Vanessa Grellet, ConsenSys. Source: LinkedIn

ConsenSys, which promotes the development of dApps on the Ethereum blockchain

Bancor, a decentralized liquidity network from Switzerland

Orbs, a customizable, flexible public blockchain

ironSource, a mobile monetization and marketing company

ChainSpace, which is building a distributed web of blockchains

The Speakers

Speakers include Vanessa Grellet and Dror Avieli from ConsenSys, Omri Cohen from Bancor, Shahar Shamai from Puzzzle, Lior Messika and Noam Levenson from Eden Block, and Eliezer Steinbock and Amir Hagafny from DappWorks – with many more still to be announced.

For more details, check out the event website.

 

 

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