Wanxiang Blockchain Hackathon 2018

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Silicon Valley Section

Venue: 3401 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306, the United States
Participants: 100
Registration: http://cn.mikecrm.com/Er8drZy
Registration deadline:July 25th, 2018

July 28th
• 9:00am - 9:30am,Sign up
• 9:30am – 9:50am,Opening ceremony
• 9:50am –10:50am,Brain storm and teaming up
• 10:50am,Start coding
• 12:00pm-1:00pm, Lunch
• 6:00pm - 7:00pm, Dinner
July 29th
• 7:30am-8:00am, Breakfast
• 1:00pm, Deadline of work submission
• 1:00pm-2:00pm, Lunch
• 2:00pm-5:00pm, Demo presentation
• 5:00pm-5:30pm, Time for judges to evaluate
• 5:30pm-6:00pm, Award ceremony


There are two types of challenges: one is provided by Wanxiang Blockchain Labs, which is detailed as follows, and the other is provided by sponsors that will be introduced at the venue. Participants could choose Organizer’s challenge and Sponsors’ challenge at the same time.

Main Challenge

Wanxiang Innova City dedicates to new energies and smart city innovations, and the main theater for the deployment of blockchain application scenarios. Wanxiang Group plans to invest RMB 200 Billion over 7 years, starting from 2017, in this ambitious project of 9 square kilometers. Wanxiang's ultimate goal is to build a smart city where 90,000 people will live, study, research, and work. Unlike a traditional city with new technology added incrementally, at Innova City cutting-edge technology will be embedded in the fabric of its physical and data infrastructure from planning stage, enabling bolder innovations and ground-breaking experimentations. Among other things, Wanxiang Innova City will be a digitalized city running on a secure and versatile cloud infrastructure enabled by blockchain. Incorporating artificial intelligence, IoT and cognitive computing on the edge, Innova City pioneers the next stage of urban intelligence that provides smart services, smart residence, and smart transportation, and covers the full life-cycle of research, incubation, conversion, production, and operation relating to these applications.

Sponsors' Challenge

Sponsors may also present their unique challenges and prizes at the venue.

Prize and Rules

Prize for Silicon Valley Section

First Prize: one team
$20000, four tickets for Shanghai International Blockchain Week 2018, four round trip flights, four nights accommodation in Shanghai for four people, and the opportunity of Demo presentation on Tech Open Day of Blockchain Week.

Second Prize: one team
$10000, two tickets for Shanghai International Blockchain Week 2018, two round trip flight, four nights accommodation in Shanghai for two people.

Third Prize: one team
$5000, one ticket for Shanghai International Blockchain Week 2018, one round trip flights, four nights accommodation in Shanghai for one person.



Hackathon participants should register individually on their own account before the registration deadline. Please upload the necessary information during the Hackathon registration process. Registration is fee-free.

As stated above, registration is conducted individually. Participants may team up freely at the venue with 3-5 persons in each team.



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