NEM Malaysia announces its inaugural NEM Merdeka Hackathon for 2018
NEM Malaysia is proud to announce that they will be holding their first ever hackathon and it will be held in conjunction with the upcoming Malaysia National Day.
Called the NEM Merdeka Hackathon, the theme for it this year will be “Blockchain The Future” and it will be held at the NEM Blockchain Centre at Glo Damansara in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The NEM Merdeka Hackathon is one of NEM’s key initiatives in creating a vibrant Blockchain technology ecosystem in Malaysia and it aims to create the enterprise awareness and adoption of NEM Blockchain technology in the country.
On top of that, the hackathon will also help to match use cases and business challenges with potential solutions powered by NEM Blockchain technology.
The NEM Merdeka Hackathon 2018 will begin on Friday, 10 August 2018 with training provided to the participants. The final pitch date itself will be held from the 15th till 16th September 2018.
The Hackathon is open to students of any educational institutions in Malaysia as well as to corporate sponsors. Corporate sponsors will have the opportunity to present their use cases and business challenges while students and lecturers of participating educational institutions will be able to work hand in hand to solve them with blockchain solutions.
With this arrangement, not only will participating educational institutions be able to use Blockchain technology and incorporate it as part of their curriculum and research programs, but also allow corporations to have direct access to credible research partners and a talent pool for solving their business challenges using Blockchain technology.
To participate in the NEM Merdeka Hackathon head over here. Remember, registration ends on 12 September 2018, so head over and register now!