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QTUM & AngelHack Launch Global DApp Hackathon Competition


QTUM & AngelHack Launch Global DApp Hackathon Competition

QTUM Hackathon to Engage Developer Community to Create Innovations around Blockchain

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SAN FRANCISCO, July 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, AngelHack announced the launch of QTUM Hackathon 2018, a global, virtual hackathon for decentralized application (DApp) developers from around the world. Developers, designers, and entrepreneurs will have until September 16th to team up with no more than five individuals and build new startups using QTUM's payment, smart contract, and\or infrastructure development tool(s) in order to create an impactful DApp for QTUM blockchain.

QTUM will host three separate webinars on August 2nd, August 14th, and September 6th, to provide participants with guidance throughout the competition. All demos are due September 16th and judging occurs from September 17th-21st. The judges consist of c-suite executives from QTUM and founders of PlayCoin, Firmo.Network, Bluzelle, and Andoromeda.

"We're thrilled to launch this hackathon with QTUM and connect with developers and entrepreneurs around the world to create new solutions that utilize QTUM blockchain," said Kristen Scheven, CMO of AngelHack. "There are countless ways Blockchain can improve processes we're used to. It's up to these creators to show what applications blockchain can be utilized for and how they will change the world."

The top 10 teams will receive a sum total of $484,000 worth of QTUM Tokens to split among the individual members as well as a travel stipend for up to 3 members of the winning teams for travel and lodging to Devcon 2018 in San Francisco. An additional $50,000 worth of QTUM Tokens will be awarded to community members who receive honorable mentions.

About QTUM
QTUM is an open sourced blockchain platform built on Bitcoin's UTXO model, with support for Ethereum Virtual Machine based smart contracts and secured by a proof of stake consensus model. QTUM has a Decentralized Governance Protocol through which major parameters of the blockchain can be modified to avoid the possibility of a hard fork. QTUM is working hard on its X86 virtual machine which will allow programmers to write smart contract in programming languages such as C++, Rust, goLang etc.

About AngelHack
For over six years, AngelHack has encouraged their community of developers, designers, and entrepreneurs to become holistic and well-rounded hackers through programs that solve issues ranging from social impact to enterprise.


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