June 5th, 2019 at 6:44 pm UTC · 4 min read
Bytom public blockchain announced its launch of 2019 Bytom Global Dev Competition during the New York Blockchain Week this May. Since the announcement, teams from the US, India, Venezuela, Zambia, Taiwan have registered. Sign up will continue until August 2nd, 2019.
Following the success of the 2018 Bytom Global Dev Competition that was held in Hangzhou China, Bytom has chosen to continue the competition this year. The 2019 Bytom Global Dev Competition final will be held in San Francisco, this August. This dev competition aims at finding more technology talents, strengthening Bytom’s development capability, and enhancing Bytom’s sustainable open-source ecosystem.
To incentivize brilliant developers across the globe to participate, 2019 Bytom Devcon is offering a prize pool of almost 100,000 USD, as well as support in fundraising, incubation, technical development, and media exposure. Teams entering the final round will compete for one first prize, two, second place prizes and three third prizes. The award for the first prize winning team is as high as $30,000 USD equivalent in BTM tokens.
Last year Bytom’s global dev competition attracted almost 100 Dev teams from the US, South Korea, Europe, and China. 16 teams ended up being selected for the final round and shared a prize pool of 2 million BTM tokens. Bytom-based projects developed by participating teams included a decentralized digital asset swap platform, a river management system, a database for drivers and cars, a block browser and many more.
Bytom public blockchain is an interactive protocol of multiple byte assets. Heterogeneous byte-assets (indigenous digital currency, digital assets) that operate in different forms on the Bytom Blockchain and atomic assets (warrants, securities, dividends, bonds, intelligence information, forecasting information and so forth) can be registered, exchanged, gambled and engaged in other more complicated and contract-based interoperations via Bytom.
For the individuals category, the code should be open-source and the team members should not exceed five people. For the enterprise category, open-source is not required but the final product must be more complete. The competition guidelines are as follows:
Blockchain Value, projects must
Anyone who recommends an overseas team to enter the preliminary successfully will be eligible for a reward of 500 USD equivalent BTM. If that team enters the final round, the referrer could get extra 500 USD equivalent BTM.
Disclaimer: Bytom is the source of this content. Virtual currency is not legal tender, is not backed by the government, and accounts and value balances are not subject to consumer protections. Cryptocurrencies and tokens are extremely volatile. There is no guarantee of a stable value, or of any value at all.