Future of Blockchain
 
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the UK university Startup competition, only for Blockchain

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 25TH NOVEMBER 2018

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What is it?

  • the aim of the competition is to ENCOURAGE DEVELOPERS AND ENTREPRENEURS TO GET INVOLVED WITH BLOCKCHAIN AT UNIVERSITY

  • TAKING PLACE OVER 10 WEEKS IN THE UNIVERSITIES OF OXFORD, CAMBRIDGE AND LONDON, ENTRIES are ASKED TO BUILD AN ANSWER TO ONE OF A SET NUMBER OF CHALLENGES (below)

  • ENTRIES WILL HAVE ACCESS TO WEEKLY EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS AND OFFICE HOURS WITH AN APPOINTMENT MENTOR

  • THE BEST IDEAS FROM THE COMPETITION WILL RECEIVE PRIZES FROM A POT OF OVER £80,000 AS WELL AS POTENTIAL SEED INVESTMENT TO TAKE THEIR PROJECT FURTHER

Who can apply?

Students, academics, alumni and affiliates at the universities of Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial, LSE, UCL and KCL

What is the structure/timeline?

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The competition launches on the week commencing 19th November 2018 with workshops and office hours during team weeks. The competition finales with a Pitch Event on Saturday 9th March 2019

What are the challenges?

Choose one of (click to read more):

Build a Dapp on Thunder

Build a use case for prediction markets and blockchain for Gnosis

Build a use case for a decentralised exchange for Kyber

Build a Dapp on Zilliqa

Build an asset management portfolio for ICONOMI

Build or show anything you like

What prizes and benefits are available?

1st prize: £20000 cash

2nd prize: £10000 cash

3rd prize: £5000 cash

24 x £2000 grants

+ free coaching and development tutorials in blockchain

+ free merchandise, alcohol and food at the workshops

+ For viable projects who want to go full-time: seed investment

What commitment do you need from me?

Attend the launch event in your city in late November 2018.

Attend the weekly accelerators and office hours with your mentor (2h in total a week)

Build something to pitch at the finale in March

 

ASSISTANCE

 

READY TO ENTER?

APPLY BY 25TH NOVEMBER

 
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