in5 hosts tech enthusiasts for ‘Blockchain Challenge’ hackathon

Participants to build and present functioning prototypes, leveraging blockchain technology

The Dubai Blockchain Strategy that seeks to transform 50% of government transactions by 2020.
The Dubai Blockchain Strategy that seeks to transform 50% of government transactions by 2020.

A 27-hour blockchain hackathon hosted by in5 and sponsored by Oracle takes place tomorrow.

in5 is a startup incubator founded by TECOM Group.

The ‘Blockchain Challenge’ hackathon will challenge participants to build and present functioning prototypes, leveraging blockchain technology.

In line with the Dubai Blockchain Strategy that seeks to transform 50% of government transactions by 2020, the hackathon seeks to identify and foster local talent and support them in creating innovative products, in addition to bridging the gap between the government, enterprise and academia, the organisers say.

Dubai Internet City and Emirates NBD are also supporting the hackathon.

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