Xpring Blockchain Interoperability Hackathon

October 2-3, 2019 | 7:00 PM - 5:00 AM PDT

Xpring is hosting a Blockchain community event with Berkeley at Blockchain for UBRI Connect – the first annual conference of the University Blockchain Research Initiative sponsored by Ripple. This is an exciting opportunity to learn, collaborate with other developers and build on the XRP Ledger and Interledger protocol, alongside Xpring product + engineering teams. All levels of engineering are welcome! Come join us!

Register now to win a chance at taking home some amazing prizes, including XRP! Plus, the top winners get an opportunity to present their demos on the main stage at UBRI Connect in front of 150+ academics, developers, industry experts, investors, and companies in the blockchain, cryptocurrency and FinTech space.

Lots of demos, good food, and music will be provided while you build the Internet of Value!

Attendees who plan to participate in the hackathon, should join our Xpring-Hacks Slack community to find out more details about forming teams, projects to work on, training materials, live stream info and latest announcements.

Join our Slack community here:
http://bit.ly/Xpring-Hacks-Community

Please note travel expense reimbursements are not provided for this event.

Judges

There will be a total of 3 judges from Xpring/Ripple, Berkeley at Blockchain and Electric Capital.

  • Ken Deeter, Investor, Electric Capital

  • Ethan Beard, Senior Vice President, Xpring/Ripple

  • Gloria Zhao, President of Blockchain at Berkeley

Schedule

Day 1: Wednesday, October 2

7:00pm - Doors open. Check-in at the registration desk.

7:20pm - Welcome!

  • Kickoff Introduction - Warren Paul Anderson, Senior Product Manager

  • Xpring Announcements - Ethan Beard, Senior Vice President

  • “Lap Around Xpring” XRP/ILP Demos - Doug Purdy, VP of Engineering

  • Team Selection + Staff Identification

8:00pm - HACK!!!

8:30pm - Dinner / Coffee & Tea Service

Day 2: Thursday, October 3

2:00am - Light breakfast snacks. Prepare for demos.

2:50am - 10 min warning announcement

3:00am - Judges Panel Introduction

  • Quick announcement of team pitch order

  • Introduce judges / quick review of judging criteria / awards + prizes

  • Ethan Beard, SVP, Xpring

  • Ken Deeter, Investor, Electric Capital

  • Gloria Zhao, President of Blockchain at Berkeley

3:10am - DEMOS!!! (4 mins + 1 min Q&A)

5:00am - ANNOUNCE WINNERS!!

6:00am - Close

10:25am - Top Hackathon Winner presented at the UBRI Connect keynote.

Chou Hall, Haas School of Business 2220 Piedmont Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720

Rules

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FAQs

Team size

2 - 6

Registration costs?

Nada.

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