Unbank.Ventures puts on a series of thought leadership and demo day events.
1 Event 2 Challenges
Come create solutions to unsolved problems in Insurance, GovTech, Energy, Healthcare, IoT, Supply Chain Management, and many other industries. Explore the possible use cases with the objective of building a utopian city-state that leverages the Blockchain as its infrastructure.
In preparation for this hackathon, check out IBM’s developerWorks site as a comprehensive place to get Blockchain developer education, resources, and support.
Do you have a desire to build better FinTech and financial services solutions? If so, this is the hackathon for you.
The purpose of this challenge is to create financial solutions that solve both consumer, bank and financial institution problems. Here are some potential ideas to work on:
- Consumer savings app
- Bitcoin wallet
- Cross boarder money transfer
- Big data solutions for financial institutions
- Onboarding software for community banks
Participants must also register on Devpost to submit – final project. Register for event here!
FinTech Week: Blockchain Developer Workshop
Presented by FinTech Week, Draper University & Unbank.Ventures
Why you should attend:
Want to learn how to develop on the Blockchain? We have the workshop for you. This is a must attend event for anyone looking to enter the exciting world of Blockchain Development & Engineering. This workshop will introduce and teach on the most relevant topics in Blockchain development.
Who should attend:
Developers and aspiring developers looking to learn about the following topics.
Blockchain 101 (morning) – 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Blockchain Platforms (60 minutes)
Metrics (confirmation time, nodes, etc.)
Break – 10:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Blockchain Stack on Ethereum (90 minutes) 10:30 – 12:00 p.m.
Storing Offchain Data within Onchain Transactions
Offchain Transaction Access
Outcome Authentication Services
Lunch – 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Blockchain 201 (Afternoon) 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Installation and Operation of a Blockchain Node (60 minutes) 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Public, Private, Hybrid
Platforms – Ethereum, HyperLedger, Other
Mining vs Relay Nodes
Mining Node Setup
Relay Node Setup
Break 2:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Writing Smart Contracts (90 minutes) 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Hands-on Exercises on Ethereum
Smart contract intro
Linking verifiable data to transactions