Exciting times lie ahead as we draw closer to our upcoming Blockchain Hackathon, taking place in January 2018. We have already received numerous applications from individuals located across the Globe.

As entrepreneurs, this event enables you to uniquely position your skills in a competitive and growing industry. The Hackathon provides exciting opportunities for you to develop and strengthen your skill set, whilst connecting you with key members of the FinTech community. By connecting with people trying to make a positive impact on the world, you have an opportunity to build something that matters.

Applications close on 1 December 2017 so hurry and submit yours before the deadline.

Introducing The Hackathon

Linum Labs is running a large scale Blockchain Hackathon in Cape Town in association with the African Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management (AIFMRM) and UCT, lead by Senior Lecturer, Dr Co-Pierre Georg, in January 2018. The hackathon will be hosted at Rise, a FinTech innovation hub created by Barclays.

This 10-day Hackathon is comprised of a 5 day all-inclusive and intensive Blockchain and FinTech Bootcamp, a weekend of networking and socializing, 72 hours of Hackathon and a full day blockchain symposium event. On completion of the Hackathon, there is an awards dinner to name the competition winners.

All accepted applicants will have their living expenses, local flights and accommodation paid for, for the duration of the event as well as a chance to win up to R100,000 in prize money for the winning team. You will get access to world class mentors and instructors, extensive training and support and networking opportunities with industry leaders. You will get the chance to build something that matters while working on real-world use cases.

We would like to invite you all to apply for this incredible opportunity coming to you in January 2018.

Take the next step and join us in building a resilient and equitable future.

To see more information or to apply please visit:
http://linumlabs.com/blockchain-hackathon/
Alternatively, email: hackathon@linumlabs.com

Take a listen to our Blockchain Hackathon interview on Channel Africa, SAFM and plenty more interviews to follow. Keep posted on our social media pages for all things Hackathon, Meetup events, general blockchain news and our upcoming courses.