Coinbase Announces Bitcoin Hackathon with $70,000 in Prizes

Coinbase Announces Bitcoin Hackathon with $70,000 in Prizes

Coinbase has announced details of its second hackathon competition, including $70,000 in bitcoin prizes and an all-star judging panel. The company, which offers a number of developer tools, says it is seeking apps that will find new use cases for bitcoin and make it more approachable. Prizes range from $10,000 (1st place) to $500 (5th place) in bitcoin at the time the awards are delivered. Judging the submissions will be investors Adam Draper, Chris Dixon, and Fred Wilson, alongside Gavin Andresen, chief scientist at the Bitcoin Foundation. Developers that make it into the judge's top five....


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