DoraHacks Global Hacker Holds its First Ever Blockchain Hackathon in India

DoraHacks Global Hacker Holds its First Ever Hackathon in India

DoraHacks held its first ever Hackathon in India with over 200+ participants taking part in the two-day event held on October 6th and 7th.

As one of the largest global hacker organizations in the world, DoraHacks held its largest ever hackathon in Bangalore, India this past weekend. Over 200+ participants, chosen from over 500 registered teams, as the first ever hackathon in India turned out to be a huge success. The 24 hour event aimed at competitors using advanced blockchain technology to develop real life solutions to the current problems seen around the globe today.

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A participant during the DoraHacks Hackathon in Bangalore, India 2018 (Photo: DoraHacks Facebook)

As the first Hackathon in India, the participation rate exceeded the team’s expectations, with over 300 participants not getting a chance to participate in the event. The winners of the Hackathon will share a prize pool of 200,000 INR ($2700 USD) and will be announced according to the number of votes accumulated by each participant by the judges.

DoraHacks Hackathon in India had a number of sponsorship and partnerships including Huobi, MoonX, Block72, Fenbushi Capital, Incrypt, SpringRole, freeCodeCamp, Shine Chain and TrueChain.

The DoraHacks Hackathons Around the World

The latest version of DoraHacks Hackathon follows the latest sentiments by the team to hold these events in several countries around the world. The events recent trip to Bangalore makes it the second Hackathon to be hosted by DoraHacks after the pioneer Hackathon in Boston, US on September 22-23 2018.

The winner of the inaugural DoraHacks Hackathon was “Team Scintillating” of six high school students who came first in the Hackathon at Boston. These 16-year-olds created a clinical management system “Delphus” using blockchain tech that allowed patients to see data handoffs by their healthcare providers or researchers.

The next stops for DoraHacks before the end of the year are events in Oxford (October 20-21), Seoul (October 27-28), Berlin (November 3-4), and finally wrapping up with Tokyo (November 10-11).

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