Last weekend, a largest collegiate Bitcoin and blockchain record hackathon was hosted in a San Francisco Bay Area. More than 50 superb developers and entrepreneurs competed in a second annual Bay BitHack, hold during a Innovation Lab during a University of California, Berkeley on Apr 2-3. They were challenged to build applications of a destiny of a approach we demeanour during money.
The eventuality was hosted by a partnership of a Bitcoin Association of Berkeley, a Lester Center for Entrepreneurship, a Blockchain Education Network and Major League Hacking.
Andrew Tu, executive of Bay Bithack, told Bitcoin Magazine that a idea of a eventuality was “to teach students about Bitcoin and blockchain technology, encourage cryptocurrency-related creation in a Bay Area, and grow a internal Bitcoin ecosystem.” The idea is in line with a 3 beliefs of a Bitcoin Association of Berkeley, headed by associate Berkeley tyro Max Fang.
The eventuality was identical to a one final year solely that it altered location, from a Sutardja Dai Hall final year to a Berkeley-Haas Innovation Lab inside Memorial Stadium. This year a university’s business propagandize was also represented and there were additional funding, mentorship and support to projects that are built by Berkeley-Haas