Published on July 26th, 2015 | by bitcoin0
India’s Bombay Stock Exchange hosts Heads of Blockchain Hackathon
Multinational technology firm IBM is among the sponsors of a forthcoming India-based hackathon set to focus on bitcoin, the blockchain and FinTech.
Called HackCoin, the two-day event is scheduled for 1st and 2nd August at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).
Presented by Zone Startups and local bitcoin advocacy firm Bitstreet, the event will engage participants on themes including Big Data, payments and the digital experience.
Notably, Zone Startups is formally affiliated with the BSE Institute, a subsidiary of the parent stock exchange.
Vaisoha told CoinDesk:
“When planning the event in India, I managed to secure the Bombay Stock Exchange as a venue, this detail along with the value add of bringing together the much demanded blockchain community generated enough buzz to attract the sponsors.”