• Apply by 1st December

  • Build a 3 month startup involving blockchain from Monday 3rd December to Sunday 24th February

  • Be supported by term-time bi-weekly workshops and remote office hours with your mentor

  • Be selected to win one of at least 24 bounty winners (£2,000 each)

  • Be selected to be a finalist by 1st March 2019

  • Demo in front of leading European VCs in Oxford on Saturday 9th March to win one of the top prizes

Entry Criteria:

  • At least one member of your team is a student, academic, affiliate or alumni or the universities of Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial, LSE, UCL, KCL or London

  • Teams can be 1-6 people

  • Be able to work on your project from December to March 2019

  • Be able to attend bi-weekly workshops in Oxford, Cambridge, London (click here for details)

Pick one challenge:


Open Challenge

Build your own idea in 3 months

Only overall prizes available


Investment Challenge

Build an investment strategy

3 x £2,000 bounties


Partner Challenge

Answer a partners’ challenge

21 x £2,000 bounties available


24 x £2,000 Bounties as above, plus:

1st: £20,000 cash

2nd: £10,000 cash

3rd: £5,000 cash

+ Seed investment of >£50,000 for viable project winners

Next Steps:

  1. Register your interest

  2. Attend the launch event in your city

  3. Submit an application after the launch event and before 1st December 2018

  4. Be selected to join the programme

  5. Build, learn, pitch, win