#Dappathon APAC Tour - Kuala Lumpur Recap

2018-08-22 10:07:57 · 1827 views · 3 min read

#Dappathon, organized by Dapp.com and co-hosted by Blocklime is a hackathon for decentralized applications. #Dappathon KL 2018 held in MaGIC Cyberjaya, Malaysia from 17-19th of August 2018. This Dappathon is only the first stop of the Dappathon APAC Tour.

                         (Group photo on 6 finalist teams, mentors, and judges)

 

With the support of our sponsors and the great turn out, we are pleased to say #Dappathon KL 2018 was a huge success! #Dappathon KL - is the very first Decentralized Application centric hackathon in Malaysia that drew a total of 156 participants divided into teams of 3 to 5 with the sole purpose to build a decentralized application aimed to solve day-to-day problems. Teams had to survive two stages of pitching, first with the mentors, where only 6 teams would come through, then the second where the judges choose the winners.

 

The teams had only 24 hours to finish their decentralized applications and prep for their presentation to the mentors, and conclusively, with a curious audience, to the judges. 

 

A few world-class industry leaders joined the #Dappathon as mentors and judges, such as Bobby Ong, Co-founder of CoinGecko, Matthew Tan, the CEO from Etherscan, Eric Jiang, the CTO of Dapp.com and many more. A few well-known organizations joined the #Dappathon as partners, such as MaGIC, HelloGold, Coingecko, PundiX, DOJO KL, Bitcoin Malaysia, Access Malaysia, and Redbull.

 

“We were curious about the depth of knowledge that people have regarding decentralized technology and we are hopeful that one day, we will be able to build it into another iOS or Android. So yeah, that’s why we started #Dappathon!” says Kyle Lu, the organizer and the CEO of Dapp.com.

 

Winners of Dappathon KL

First Place: Team Musang King 

Petech provides identity security for pets on the blockchain. With this application, reckless pet breedings can be curbed.

Members: Wei Xiang, Weng Liang, Lee Jie, Khairul, Richie Lik Kee

 

Second Place: Team No Sleep

Unsealed Network tackles the issue of media decentralization censorship by using blockchain as a channel to publish the latest news and media.

Members: Ken, Kok Sang, Husein, Roy

 

Third Place: Team Undercover

Qualifications on Blockchain helps to eradicate falsified educational certificates and fake credentials being exploited to gain credibility by storing individuals' educational data on the blockchain.

Members: Muhamad Amin Hakim, Mohammad Danial Haikal, Muhammad Aliff Danial, Joel, Clarence

 

Best Team Spirit: Team Undercover

Members: Muhamad Amin Hakim, Mohammad Danial Haikal, Muhammad Aliff Danial, Joel, Clarence

 

Best Individual: Ms. Sumitra Lok Binti Lokman

 

Thank you KL for being amazing! Next stop... Ho Chi Minh!

 

We are thrilled to announce that #Dappathon will continue its APAC tour to Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam! #Dappathon HCMC will be held on the 28th-30th September 2018. The event venue will be advertised later, so stay tuned! Eventbrite tickets available here, don’t hesitate get these free tickets now!

 

About Dapp.com:

Dapp.com is a space where everyone can learn about what decentralized technology is and how it can transform the world. We are creating an entire ecosystem to encourage dapp development, awareness, and utilization. Our mission is to demystify decentralized technology, helping and inspiring developers and users alike to embrace this exciting new frontier with confidence.

 

About Blocklime Technologies:

Blocklime is a Blockchain Technology and Distributed Ledger Technology solution specialist and provider.

 
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