HACKATHON WINNERS

First Place, $12,000 (Sponsor - University of Wyoming) - Token Subscription Team

Second Place, $8,000 (Sponsor - University of Wyoming) - Peregrine Team

Third Place, $4,000 (Sponsor - University of Wyoming) - WyoFlow Team

Most Creative, $1,000 (Sponsor - University of Wyoming) - Cowgirl Technologies Team

Audience Favorite, $1,000 (Sponsor - University of Wyoming) - Rawhide Team

Best Use of Technology, $1,000 (Sponsor - University of Wyoming) - Topicless Team

ConsenSys Challenge, 3 ETH - Etherize.it Team

SingularDTV Challenge, Up to $5,000 Music Festival Tickets - Top 100 Musician Billboard Team

Best for Wyoming Challenge, $9,375 each (Sponsors - Caitlin Long, University of Wyoming, Visceral Art, Wyoming Technology Business Center, JAM Escrow) - Rawhide Team, Electronic Corporate Formation Portal Team

BullPay Challenge, 3 ETH - Pokkit Team

DECENT Challenge, 10,000 DCT each - Trustin.Me Team, Shoshoni Team (Plus DECENT engineers will mentor this Shoshoni HS team), JAJNTT Team (Plus DECENT engineers will mentor this Laramie HS team)

MetaX Challenge, 2 ETH & Ledger Blue - Municipal Bonds on the Blockchain Team

Best Government Blockchain Solution Challenge, 4 Passes to Government Blockchain Summit - Trustin.Me Team

EOS Tribe Challenge, $2,000 -  EOS EasyAccount Team

ActiveAether Challenge, 10,000 FogCoin each -  Electronic Corporate Formation Portal Team, WyoMesh Team

Green House Data Prize, Oculus Rift -  Shoshoni Team

WyoHackathon Video Highlights

WYoHackathon  Breakin' Through

September 7-9, 2018

Starting @ 5:00 pm

Memorial Fieldhouse

Laramie, WY 82070

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guest speakers

Founder, Consensys

Co-Founder, Ethereum

Founder & CEO, Overstock.com

Executive Chairman, tZERO

 Co-Founder, Bloq

Director of Business Development, SingularDTV

Candidate for Governor of Wyoming

Candidate for Governor of Wyoming

Why Wyoming?

Unless you have been under a rock, and that is fine, Wyoming is the new place to be for Blockchain related entities.  Even Kanye has staked land in the state.  

Schedule

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2018

INTRODUCTIONS & TEAM FORMATIONS

OPENING CEREMONY

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

registration

Sign-in, loot up with badges and swag, then check out the challenges to prep for a great weekend hacking with top developers.

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Dinner & Opening Night Reception

Meet, greet and eat with the who’s who, speakers, mentors and developers from around the world.

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Opening Ceremony, Sponsor Keynote

Join the excitement and hear Jeff Garzik speak as you brainstorm your strategy for winning the hackathon.

9:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Sponsor Challenges

9:30 PM - 11:00 PM

Team Formation, Drinks and Snacks

Fuel up and hydrate, then start your first long night architecting and developing your winning submittal.

All Night

Hacking

Hack Til Dawn and keep going. Survival of the fittest. Sleep is for babies!! Power nap on the cots if you must.

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Hacking all day!

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Breakfast

Get your grub on! Calories are starting to count. Nail your proof-of-concept.

9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Sponsor Workshops

Ultimate freedom for geeks like us — to learn, experiment, build and master the latest technology; or learn the new WY blockchain/crypto laws. Mentor office hours

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch

Fuel up, meet up, check out the competition, grab some swag from sponsors while picking their brains for the win.

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Keynotes & Fireside Chat with Joe Lubin

Hear the latest and greatest from the man himself, Joseph Lubin, Co-Founder of Ethereum

3:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Mentor Office Hours

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Dinner

Dinner on the blockchain, is there a DApp for that?

All Night

Hacking

Dinner on the blockchain, is there a DApp for that?

Sunday, September 9, 2018 

Judging and Prizes

Closing Ceremony

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Breakfast

Coffee and Monster to power through to your final submittal.

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Mentor Office hours

Polish up that pitch!

11:00 AM

Hacking Stops

Wait, wait, I just have this one last line of code; DING! Commit it.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Lunch

Eating on the go as you polish up that preso.

12:00 PM - 2:25 PM (LIVE STREAM REPLAY)

Line up of Speakers

Patrick Byrne, George Weiksner, Dr. MacInnis, Arie Ley-Cohen, Joe Lubin, Chris Kilroy, Mary Throne, Mark Gordon

2:25 PM - 4:00 PM (LIVE STREAM REPLAY)

Present your challenge & Judging

The moment of truth, your baby, your heart and soul — judged on the merit, effort and sweat.

Winners Circle!

4:45 PM - 6:30 PM

Celebration and Networking Reception

Collect your money, and party hearty, high fives and goodbyes before you jump on your plane home.

Venue INFORMATION

LARAMIE, WYOMING

University of Wyoming, Memorial Fieldhouse 

Adjacent to War Memorial Stadium West Stands

Laramie, WY 82070 USA

TRANSPORTATION

Laramie Regional Airport (LAR)

2 flights daily between Denver (DEN) and Laramie (LAR), 20 minute flight 

 

Green Ride Shuttle (More Information)

Departs Denver International Airport (DEN) every 2 hours and 20 minutes from 8:10 a.m. to 1:10 am.

 

Driving distance from Denver International Airport (DEN)

2 hours 35 minutes

   

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO EAT

Are you coming from out of town and need to book a hotel? To book, you must call the hotel directly. Each person attending the WyoHackathon is responsible for their own accommodations. The University of Wyoming is not responsible for any charges incurred during your stay.

Comfort Inn

1655 Centennial Dr

Laramie, WY 82070

307-742-6665

Econo Lodge

1370 N McCue St

Laramie, WY 82072

307-745-8900

Hampton Inn

3715 Grand Ave

Laramie, WY 82070

307-742-0125

Hilton Garden Inn

2229 Grand Ave

Laramie, WY 82070

307-745-5500

Laramie Valley Inn

1104 S 3rd St

Laramie, WY 82070

307-742-4200

Quality Inn

3420 Grand Ave

Laramie, WY 82070

307-721-8856

Our sponsors

Founder Sponsors

Developer Sponsors

Investor Sponsors

Hacker Sponsors

Media Sponsors

Our JUDGES

Joseph Lubin - Co-Founder, Ethereum & Founder, ConsenSys

Shreesh Tiwari - Chief Strategic Officer, SingularDTV

Daniel Riddell - Adviser, DECENT Foundation

James Glasscock - Elephas Ventures

Kyle Kuehm - CEO, BullPay

Alanna Gombert - Global CRO, MetaX

Denis Carriere - Co-Founder, CTO, & Head of Blockchain Block Producer Infrastructure, EOS Nation 

Pawel Mastalerz - Co-Founder, Stealth Blockchain Startup

Yev Muchnik, Esq. - Founder, ESQLegal

Fred Krueger - CEO, WorkCoin

Sean Brennan - Blockchain Engineer, MakerDAO

Kari Zimmerman - Senior Software Developer, Happy Jack Software

Charles Dusek - Co-Founder, NODE Haven

John Carpenter - Co-Founder, Global Blockchain Summit

Jonathan Lehman - Chief Strategist, Government Blockchain Association

Michael 'Indy' Astleford - Director, SOCOM, Government Blockchain Association

Marshall Long - Co-Founder, EOS.fish

Daniel Cowgill - Sr. Architect, EOS.fish

Eugene Luzgin - Founder, EOS Tribe

Curtis Roberts, Esq. - Attorney, The Founder's Attorney

Mark Gordon - Candidate for Governor of Wyoming

Mary Throne - Candidate for Governor of Wyoming

Bryan Lemster - President, Halcyon Innovation, LLC.

Paul Quigley - CEO, Bloclab Enterprises

Jill Richmond - Co-Founder, Digital Asset Trade Association

Jamiel Sheikh - Founder & CEO, chainhaus

Dr. Robert MacInnis - Founder & CEO, ActiveAether

Our MENTORS

Kirk Dameron - Geomehme Vorf, ConsenSys

Viktor Bunin - Token Designer, Token Foundry

Matthew Garnett - Full stack engineer, Bounties Network

Chris Smith - Blockchain and API Lead, Meridio

Eric Tu - Blockchain software developer, ConsenSys

G. Thomas Esmay - Director of Business Development, SingularDTV

Mae Smith - Strategy and Business Development Coordinator, SingularDTV

Aaron Steinberg - Manager, Business Development, SingularDTV

Daniel Riddell - Adviser, DECENT Foundation

Denis Carriere - Co-Founder, CTO, & Head of Blockchain Block Producer Infrastructure, EOS Nation 

Gabriel Cordona - Founder, BITBOX & Sr. Developer, Bitcoin.com

Anantha Krishnan - Founder / Chief Executive Officer, Aicumen Technologies Inc.

Karthik Balasubramanian - Founder / Chief Business Officer, Aicumen Technologies Inc.

Paul Quigley - CEO, Bloclab Enterprises

Conrad Benham - Senior Software Engineer, ActiveAether

Jeff Teo - Professor of Cybersecurity, Bluefield College

Dustin Goodwin - Co-Founder, Opolis

Our WORKSHOPS

Why Wyoming (Open to General Public) - Hear from and talk with our panel about "Why Wyoming", how the Business Council can help, and to highlight BeefChain as a use case for blockchain companies succeeding in Wyoming. Sponsored by Wyoming Business Council and BeefChain. (Saturday, September 8, 2018, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM - Live Stream Replay)

 So you want to join the blockchain revolution? Wyoming’s trail-blazing blockchain bills and the path forward (Open to General Public) - Join lawyers from Holland & Hart LLP and local lawmakers to learn about Wyoming’s historic blockchain legislation and the resulting business environment. Learn the issues facing you, your technology, and your company as you try to thrive under these laws, including launching or moving your business, protecting intellectual property, raising capital, and litigating disputes. Explore the potential future direction and impact of these laws and what may be on the horizon. And learn how the technology that led to these laws is changing the practice of law itself.  (Saturday, September 8, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM - Live Stream Replay)

dApp Tokit - SingularDTV will be doing a workshop around the dApp Tokit (https://tokit.io). This is SingularDTV’s rights management and tokenization gateway. We will discuss the entertainment industry, the inter-workings of tokenization, smart contract systems, and rights, revenue, royalty management, and challenges within the SingularDTV ecosystem. (Saturday, September 8, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM)

Solidity 101 -  Get started with the most popular programming language for smart contracts on Ethereum. Learn Solidity syntax, patterns, best practices, and how to interact with your smart contracts from your dApp. Workshop led by Chris Smith and Matthew Garnett of ConsenSys. (Saturday, September 8, 2018, 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM)

Experience the adChain Registry, the First Token-Curated Registry (TCR) on the Ethereum Mainnet! - Description: Take part in a live demo of the adChain Registry dapp with Director of Strategic Initiatives at MetaX, Hunter Gebron! The adChain Registry is a community-curated list of ad-supported websites (domains) designed for the digital advertising industry. Within the Registry, members use adToken (ADT) to include or reject applied domains based on community guidelines and specific ad ops metrics. Hunter will deep dive into token weighted voting and share more about MetaX and their experience building the first TCR in the blockchain space. (Saturday, September 8, 2018, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM - Live Stream Replay)

Creating Dapps Using a Stablecoin - Using a stablecoin like Dai as the medium of exchange or store of value in a dapp has many benefits, and in this talk developers at Makerdao will show you how to quickly add Dai to your smart contracts or web3 project.  (Saturday, September 8, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM - Live Stream Replay)

BITBOX and the BCH Stress Test - Want to create amazing blockchain apps and change the world with Bitcoin Cash? Bitcoin.com's new developer platform has everything you need to go from idea to app 10x faster than the competition. Learn about how by leveraging BITBOX, the Bitcoin Cash network recently set records processing 2.2 million transactions on the first ever Stress Test Day. Presented by Gabriel Cardona.  (Saturday, September 8, 2018, 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM - Live Stream Replay)

Banking the Blockchain (Open to  General Public) - Join the conversation about the intersection of blockchain business and banking. Discuss the challenges and opportunities when new technologies intersect with age-old laws and regulations. Learn what Wyoming is doing to bridge this divide from a regulator’s and practitioner’s perspective. Presented by Albert Forkner and Richard Slater.  (Saturday, September 8, 2018, 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM - Live Stream Replay)

Mining Bitcoin & Other Cryptos - Truths and Untruths from a Pioneer in Industrial-Scale Mining. Presented by Marshall Long. (Saturday, September 8, 2018, 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM)

Breakin' through