Hackathons

At a hackathon, small established teams brainstorm to solve problems and then share their solutions with the other competing teams. It’s a contest and the best ideas win. Oh, and you have fun along the way! Open to UNH students only.


Hackathon with Liberty Mutual and Bottomline Technologies

February 16 & 17, 2019 | GTP Room at the InterOperability Lab (same location as ECenter)

Co-hosted by the ECenter and the InterOperability Lab (IOL)

Details are forthcoming and will be published to https://hackathon.iol.unh.edu/

Hackathon: Blockchain

October 19 & 20, 2018 | Training Room at the UNHInnovation ECenter

Hackathon: Blockchain is being coordinated by the UNH Cryptocurrancy student organization and the UNH ECenter. The event sponsor is LBRY. The hackathon is centered around improving LBRY's product and protocol.

About the Event

LBRY is coming to the University of New Hampshire’s Peter T. Paul Entrepreneurship Center (ECenter) for UNH's first Blockchain Hackathon! Interested in blockchain, cryptocurrencies, P2P transactions, and technology? Sign up today to compete in our two day event. $4,000 in prizes is up for grabs for the winning teams - $2000 in cash and $2000 in cryptocurrency. Each participants walks away with crypto! No prior experience is required, but it is expected for you to bring a problem-solving mindset, your curiosity, and a willingness to learn (and your laptop and phone).

The event will take place from 4:00pm on October 19th until 1:00pm on October 20th. You are free to come and go out of the building throughout this time. Dinner and breakfast will be provided.

You are encouraged to form teams of up to four members. If you do not have a team on the day of the event, you will have time to be paired with others on Friday afternoon.

LBRY is a free, open, and community-run digital marketplace where users own their own data and control the network. It was founded in 2015 in Manchester, NH and has received venture funding from Pillar Companies. Hollywood films, college lessons, amazing streamers, and more are on the first media network ruled by you.

For more information on LBRY, please visit www.lbry.io.

It is highly suggested to download the LBRY app beforehand and experiment with the application, find it at https://lbry.io/get.

Please bring your computer and phone to the event.

 


For more information, or if you have any questions about the hackathons, email Heather MacNeill at heather.macneill@unh.edu