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EOS Global Hackathon San Francisco 2018: Recap and Winners List

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EOS Global Hackathon San Francisco 2018: Recap and Winners List

Hundreds of developers converged in San Francisco over the weekend to take part in the EOS Global Hackathon. Blockchain Beach community members from ShEOS, EOS Lynx, and Everipedia attended as participants and mentors. Squirrel Portfolio Tracking App Co-Founder Ben Sigman even put together a ‘tips and tricks’ medium post to help prepare everyone for the big day.

Participants lined up early outside of the venue, The Village, waiting to get to their stations:

Once inside, the challenge was to “Build an EOSIO application that fosters a fundamental competetive advantage by implementing a business model that aligns interests amongst stakeholders and/or drives more value back to users:”

After 26 hours of coding, judges such as Block.One’s Dan Larimer and Galaxy Digital’s Mike Novogratz were ready to see the projects and hear the pitches.

All in all, there were six winners, the top three projects;

  1. Team NougitPrize: $100,000 – Project: used the EOSIO protocol to create a decentralized and incentivized Git repositories.
  2. PollinatePrize: $25,000 – Project: an app that facilitates last mile deliveries by incentivizing people to pick up and deliver packages for a percentage of the shipping fee.
  3. Six DegreesPrize: $10,000 – Project: an application that helps facilitate need-based personal and professional connections using the EOSIO protocol.

and three secondary winners:

  • Greatest Social Impact – EOS_ebt Food Stamps Prize: $3,000 – Project: allows people with food stamps to purchase groceries online.

  • Best User Experience – EOS Hive (including members of the EOS Lynx team)Prize: $3,000

  • Best Social Media Post – LA’s Ky PrimoPrize: $3,000

Coinbase’s Chief Policy Officer, Mike Lempres, was a judge at the event. He commented, “What we’ve seen today reinforces that we’ve only scratched the surface of what Blockchain technology is capable.

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