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About this event

| THE PROBLEM | 1.3 BILLION PEOPLE, including me and you, EVERY DAY spending BILLIONS OF HOURS watching cats videos, sharing pictures of food and getting likes.

Imagine if we could turn these BILLIONS OF HOURS INTO GETTING NEW SKILLS AND NEW ACHIEVEMENTS! It is our responsibility to change the trend. Our World needs more smart engineers, scientists, teachers, different kind of professionals and smart people. Let's unleash the true power of the social networks! | THE SOLUTION | A social network where it is considered cool to increase or acquire new skills, a new increase in physical activity, read new books, acquire new knowledge, etc.

NOOBSTARS - is a decentralized social network on Blockchain, where people sharing activities, finished books, new achievements and getting NSTARS for this.

The Noobstars blockchain Hackathon will be financed via ICO (initial coin offering), on the http://www.noobstars.com and https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=2055266.

FIRST PLACE: $100,000 USD Plus the opportunity to head the development department at Noobstars. And an all expenses paid trip for 3 team members to Noobstars first meeting in Moscow.

SECOND PLACE: $30,000 USD Plus the opportunity to join Noobstars team. And an all expenses paid trip for 3 team members to Noobstars first meeting in Moscow.

THIRD PLACE: $10,000 USD Plus the opportunity to join Noobstars team. And an all expenses paid trip for 3 team members to Noobstars first meeting in Moscow.

Prizes

  • Home-1st
  • $100000.0
  • $100,000 USD Plus the opportunity to head the development department at Noobstars

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  • Home-2nd
  • $30000.0
  • $30,000 USD Plus the opportunity to join Noobstars team

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  • Home-3rd
  • $10000.0
  • $10,000 USD Plus the opportunity to join Noobstars team

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Schedule

  • Saturday
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  • Sunday
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Rules

3 MAIN RULES: 1- Blockchain based; 2- Social network; 3- with tokens usage; !!!ALL PARTICIPANTS HAVE TO SHARE THE LINK on your social media, to help spread the word http://www.hackathon.io/ev...

3 MAIN RULES: 1- Blockchain based; 2- Social network; 3- with tokens usage;

!!!ALL PARTICIPANTS HAVE TO SHARE THE LINK on your social media, to help spread the word http://www.hackathon.io/events/3967

FIRST PLACE: $100,000 USD Plus the opportunity to head the development department at Noobstars

SECOND PLACE: $30,000 USD Plus the opportunity to join Noobstars team

THIRD PLACE: $10,000 USD Plus the opportunity to join Noobstars team

The Noobstars blockchain Hackathon will be financed via seed ICO (initial coin offering), on the http://www.noobstars.com and https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=2055266.

Judging Criteria All hackers will be required to submit their solutions on Hackathon.io, including a short 2-3 minute video demo about their project. Finalists from the Hackathon will be selected by a panel of Noobstars members and/or independent technical experts.

Judges will be announced in the coming weeks. Each submission will be scored in each round based on the following criteria with a minimum score of 0 and a maximum score of 20 points, with the final score being the average of the judges’ scores:

Execution: How well put together was the project and the demo that was shown? Does it solve a genuine consumer problem?(5 Points)

Impact: Is the solution commercially viable? Does it have the potential to scale? (5 Points)

Creativity: How out of the box was the solution? (5 Points)

Design: How well designed, including UX, UI and user flow, was the solution? (5 Points)

===FAQ=== 1) Teams can be formed in advance or during the event using a dedicated Slack channel for the event (JOIN LINK https://join.slack.com/t/100k-hackathon/shared_invite/MjIwNzU1MjE1OTExLTE1MDE0NDI2OTItOWY3MjNhZmM0OQ), and will be comprised of one to five individuals. Existing companies are welcome to join the challenge, as long as your team size is no more than 5.

2) You may create a totally new solution using Blockchain, or enhance an existing application or technology. If you are adding onto an existing application, you must have integrated Blockchain after the start of the submission period (and may be subject to a code review to confirm).

3) Participants will own the rights to their work. Partnering companies may have their own terms and conditions for proprietary technology or content.

4) Developers, designers, and entrepreneurs are required to confirm they agree to the contest terms and conditions (participation agreement) in order to be eligible to win the Noobstars Blockchain Hackathon.

5) Can the solution be submitted on hackatho.io directly? Yes. Use LIST PROJECT button.

6) Are we expected to submit a working demo for the POC? You are right!

7) Where shall we upload video walk through of our demo? Give us a link to download, we will post it on our YouTube channel. Make the video pitch 1-3min max.

8) I'm located in India/Russia/US/Brazil, I should be able to participate remotely, right? Right, this is a virtual Hackathon.

9) Can I share a link on Facebook and LinkedIn? Absolutely!