Published on July 25th, 2015 | by bitcoin0
Blockchain Hackathon in India get sponsor by IBM
Multinational technology firm IBM is among the sponsors of a forthcoming hackathon to be held in India and focus on bitcoin, the blockchain and FinTech.
Call HackCoin, the two-day event is scheduled to be held on 1st and 2nd August at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).
The hackathon, presented by Zone Startups and local bitcoin advocacy firm Bitstreet, will engage participants on themes including Big Data, payments and the digital experience.
The aim, according to event press materials, is to introduce more developers to the bitcoin and wider blockchain ecosystem, as well as the available APIs from major providers.
IBM has explored blockchain technologies as part of its Internet of Things (IoT) development program.