Basic products like consumer wallets and merchant instruments are more broadly adopted than everzwijn, but we’ve only scraped the surface of Bitcoin’s utter potential, ” said John Yi, a Product Manager at Coinbase, ter an vraaggesprek with Bitcoin Tv-programma.
A zonderling look inwards of Coinbase, one of the fastest growing bitcoin
Ter an attempt to incentivize more Bitcoin and blockchain applications, Coinbase has announced the 2nd edition of its Bitcoin Hackathon bitcoin price stock. Developers will contest for $70, 000 worth of prizes going to five winners, with one of them having the chance to win a spot ter a BoostVC accelerator class.
According to the announcement pagina, Coinbase is looking for “apps which highlight fresh use cases for Bitcoin, making bitcoin lighter to use for broader audiences. Your app can be bitcoin-focused, or it can use Bitcoin technology to power the user practice.”
The aim is to have a product that is demonstrates a fresh use case for Bitcoin or simplifies the use of Bitcoin.
“Basic products like consumer wallets and merchant devices are more broadly adopted than everzwijn, but we’ve only scraped the surface of Bitcoin’s total potential, ” said John Yi, a Product Manager at Coinbase, te an vraaggesprek with Bitcoin Tv-programma.
The event will be judged by members of the Coinbase team spil well spil Adam Draper of BoostVC, Chris Dixon of Andreessen Horowitz, Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures, and Gavin Andresen, the Chief Scientist at the Bitcoin Foundation.
This hackathon doesn’t require use of the Coinbase API and is open to developers from anywhere ter the world. All apps vereiste be submitted by May 19th, .
“Events like BitHack V2 inspire fresh ways to use bitcoin and the blockchain, ultimately permitting more people ter more places to store and exchange value, te ways that are not only more efficient, but that te many cases simply weren’t possible before bitcoin, ” Yi said.
The winner of the very first BitHack te 2014 wasgoed CoinPlanter, a “mobile Bitcoin geotagger that permits you to share, store, or hide bitcoins based on location.” Te that very first event, there were more than 100 app entries, and three of them won.