Distributed: Trade Blockchain Hackathon Offers $25k in Prizes for Supply Chain and Finance Use Cases

Distributed: Trade Blockchain Hackathon Offers $25k in Prizes for Supply Chain and Finance Use Cases

BTC Media, the parent company of Bitcoin Magazine, and SixThirty recently announced a 24-hour blockchain hackathon with $25,000 in prize money will take place on June 12-13, 2016, a day before their Distributed: Trade conference, in St. Louis. Teams competing in the hackathon are tasked to build blockchain applications that optimize financial services and supply chain operations and to find solutions to problems in payments, supply chain management and data security. The hackathon is being held at T-REX, a world-class facility in the heart of downtown St. Louis that incubates technology....


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