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Aug 19-20 Online + @Cyberport Hong Kong

Web3 Dev Hackathon 2022

Web3 Hackathon for the best Web3 Developers, hosted by IEEE Hong Kong Blockchain Group

 

Develop Web3 applications, win from cash prizes totaling HK$100K and internship opportunities, and meet industry leading mentors and Web3 organizations


Registration closes August 10th, 2022.
Selected teams will receive confirmation of entry by August 15th. 

Our official mail box is ieeehackathon2022@gmail.com


 

About the Hackathon

This two-day, vigorous hackathon is aimed at picking out the best rising talents in Web3.

Team Size
2-5 People

Prizes
HK$100K total and
Internship Opportunities

Hybrid 
Online the first day; Cyberport, Hong Kong the second day

 

* talented individual participants are also welcome!

 

MEET ONLINE AND IRL

Eligibility

This two-day, vigorous hackathon is aimed at picking out the best rising talents in Web3.

You are eligible to participate in the Hackathon as long as you are studying at a local or international university between 2021 and 2022.  Programming experience is preferred.    

You are encouraged to form a team of 2-5 people. For individual participants, you can find your teammates HERE.

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What will you develop?

You will build a new and innovative Web3 business idea.

You will then use a collection of APIs provided to you and create a fully functional prototype out of it.  You may use any language or framework you prefer to execute the task, given that you utilize at least one of the APIs.

You will then be judged on your innovation, business model, social responsiveness, technical proficiency of your overall prototype.

All the APIs and your prototypes with the codes will be uploaded and shared publicly on GitHub to contribute to the open source community.

After the hackathon

Whether you come out victorious or note, you will have leaving with new knowledge, connections, and possible opportunities in the industry.

Working with and competing against a lot of like-minded people who are also passionate about Web3, the hacakthon will be a great opportunity for you to expand you network.

You also have the opportunity to connect with some of our industry-leading sponsors, or maybe even register as a developer in their organizations.

The possibilities are endless. 


 

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Program

DAY 1 - Welcome on Zoom

DAY 1 - Project Development

DAY 2 - Create Pitch Deck @Cyberport

DAY 2 - Award Ceremony

DAY 1 - Announcement of theme

DAY 1 - Mentorship from Industry Professionals

DAY 2 - Project Presentation

DAY 2 - Networking

 

Sponsors 

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Supporting Organizations

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Honourable Mentors/Judges

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Simon Au Yeung 

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CEO (Blockchain Finance) at ARTA TechFin

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Ray Cheung

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Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering of City University of Hong Kong

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Vincent Poon

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Advisor at TrustToken & CryptoBLK

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CK Chan

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Professor of Practice in FinTech of Dept. of System Engineering and Engineering Management; Chinese University of Hong Kong

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Jenny Lee

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Fintech | Product | Growth | Forbes 30 Under 30

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Charleston Sin
 

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Executive Director – MIT Hong Kong Innovation Node

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Dorothy Chau

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Adjunct Professor of Fintech and Data Analytics Program; Hong Kong Baptist University

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Jack Poon

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Professor of Practice at the School of Accounting and Finance of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Yiu Siu-Ming

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Associate Head of Dept. of Computer Science; Professor of the University of Hong Kong

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Paul Sin

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Director, Technology & Transformation of New World Development Company Limited

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Henrietta Tsui

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CEO and Founder of Ora-Ora; & Co-founder of the Hong Kong Art Gallery Association

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Neil  Tan

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CEO of Neptune Digital and Chairman of Fintech Association HK

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Duncan Wong

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Founder and CEO at CryptoBLK

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Harold Tin

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Partner - Fintech Practice; Norton Rose Fulbright

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Kenneth Wong

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Head of Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering; Professor of the University of Hong Kong

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Eric Chan

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Chief Public Mission Officer at Cyberport

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Donny Siu

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Acting Director Cum Head for Entrepreneurship Centre at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Devs, are you ready?