Factom to hold blockchain hackathon

Factom is hosting a Blockchain vs Paper Hackathon Showdown on June 9 and 10 to create killer apps against paper
22 May 2018   1931

A practical blockchain platform for digital assets Factom will organize a hackathon on June 9 through June 10. Blockchain experts and beginners alike will join forces to build exciting blockchain applications. Participants are going to be tasked to utilize Factom blockchain and data from it to create solutions instead of storing the data on paper.

Team members can participate remotely as long as at least one member is present in person. Prizes are as follows:

  • 1st place – USD 2,000;
  • 2st place – USD 1,000;
  • 3rd place – USD 500

A jury of industry experts and professionals at Factom will decide the winners. The demo sessions will have a structure of 5-minute pitch to a panel of judges followed by a 5-minute Q&A. Food and beverages will be provided at the venue that is Capital Factory. More details about the event can be found at Eventbrite page here. At the moment of publication, Factom market characteristics are as follows:

Average price 20.32 USD
Market cap 177,668,990 USD
Volume (24H) 1,432,480 USD

Poloniex Wants to be Tron Super Representative

If the exchange will be elacted, it will be able to participate in the distribution of awards for one and a half million TRX daily
18 November 2019   28

The Poloniex cryptocurrency exchange this Monday announced the nomination of its candidacy for the role of validator in the blockchain project system TRON.

If successful, the exchange will be able to participate in the distribution of awards for one and a half million TRX daily. At the time of publication, she ranks 92nd in the general list of candidates with 32,626 votes, while the last super-representative in the 27th position has 262,320,639 of them.

Some time before, Poloniex opened several trading pairs for the TRX exchange and announced an official collaboration with Justin Sun's project.