It’s time to discover blockchain technology!
Ever wondered how innovative companies known for delivering best-in-class customer service develop their product roadmap?
The Chamber of Digital Commerce, Discover and Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business Center for Financial Markets and Policy teamed up to explore the promise of blockchain technology.
The Discover Blockchain Technology code-a-thon took place during an intense 24-hour period, where more than 100 coders and observers gathered to develop blockchain-based solutions to address digital identity, payments and RegTech.
The rise in digitalization and innovation have made trust in payments, RegTech, and digital identity more important than ever before.
Participants of the code-a-thon had the unique opportunity to build blockchain solutions to streamline operations, manage their finances and more.
The Discover Blockchain Technology code-a-thon brought together teams of engineers and coders to tackle and deliver innovative ideas to address:
Establishing high value over the blockchain to increase transaction speed and reduce risk.
Developing important back-end solutions for enhancing regulatory compliance.
Creating trusted, tamper-proof digital identity solutions for consumers and businesses.
View presentations from top three Discover Blockchain Technology code-a-thon finalists and awards ceremony.
“Seek Refugee” took home first prize for its solution to help provide a dignified journey for refugees.
Second place winner was “Heisenberg Project,” which created aimed to create a solution to make the transfer of pharmaceuticals from doctor to patient more transparent.
Team “Open Vote” came in third for their project aimed to combat voter fraud by using blockchain based identifiers.
Co-Founder and CEO, Bloq, Inc
Founder and President, Chamber of Digital Commerce
Executive Director, Georgetown University Center for Financial Markets and Policy
Head of Innovation, Business Technologies, Discover Financial
Founder & CEO, New Alchemy
Leader Emerging Citizen Technology Program, U.S. General Services Administration
Tech Lead, POA Network
uPort Enterprise Lead, ConsenSys
Chief Technology Officer
Co-Founder & Lead Developer
Chief Strategy Officer
Director of Research & Operations
Head Architect Commercial Payments
and Blockchain Guru
Discover Financial Services
Rafik B. Hariri Building, 4th floor
Frequently asked questions about the Code-a-thon event