Russia’s Innopolis City to Host First Blockchain Hackathon

Innopolis City in Russia’s Republic of Tatarstan will host a fintech and blockchain hackathon on September 17-18 sponsored by InspiRussia, a subsidiary of the Life.SREDA venture capital firm.

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Blockchain Hackathon Coming to Innopolis, Russia

The InspiRussia hackathon will gather professionals and enthusiasts together this month to discuss fintech and blockchain ideas, as well as develop working prototypes. Teams will create projects within the given time frames and compete against other models built at the event. Attendees will be given tools to produce prototypes from the sponsors.


Big Name Support

Sponsors include Microsoft, IBM, Qiwi, Life.SREDA, Fidor, and Accenture among many others. The official winner of the two-day event will receive placement within the organization’s sister accelerator program InspirAsia in Singapore. Winners will also be given access to Microsoft Azure protocol, SDK, and API platforms working with blockchain prototypes. The teams will additionally be subscribed to the Microsoft BizSpark services.

Admission to the event will be free, and voting for the winner will be performed over blockchain technology resources. Expert judges will assess the working protocols designed by teams and verify the project’s code. InspiRussia is the first such accelerator

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