What is the

Alpine Hack about?

What?

The aim for the participants is to develop a functioning open-source software or hardware prototype – solutions that eliminate real problems, for real companies. Blockchain Technology will be the center of all predefined challenges. 24 hours of Innovation, personal development and lots of fun.

Who?

This hackathon is fully free and open to software developers, hackers, IT-freaks, solution-minded- and business people to solve the predefined challenges.
Teams and single people are welcome!
Subscription beforehand is obligatory.

When and where?

Salle Maia – Technopôle, Sierre Switzerland.
Starting Friday October 4th, 11am (warm-up 9-11)
to Saturday, October 5th, 11am.
Announcement of the winner: Saturday, 12:30
We grant our participants 24 hours.

Winner?

The winning teams compete for a prize pool worth CHF 70’000.00 total.
Also the overall winner team will have the possibility to present their solution on Saturday at CryptoMountain Rocks (@Foyer, Technopole Sierre) to an international Blockchain Audience.

Program

Friday, October 4th

09:00 – 10:00  Welcome & team building (if needed)
10:00 – 11:00  Presentation of each vertical and its challenges
11:00   START OF HACKATHON

Saturday, October 5th

11:00   Delivery of projects
11:00 – 12.00  Judging
12:30   WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT
16:30   Being ready to present your project in front of CryptoMountain Rocks conference participants on Saturday. Programm see here 

Our Prizes

Winner
Agriculture

CHF

* CHF 2’500 immediate cash prize +
* 2 Ethereum (ETH) Crypto Currency
* CHF 10’000 worth Cloud Hosting Services provided by KoreTechnologies

Winner
Energy

CHF

* CHF 2’500 immediate cash prize +
* 2 Ethereum (ETH) Crypto Currency
* CHF 10’000 worth Cloud Hosting Services provided by KoreTechnologies

Winner
Supply Chain

CHF

* CHF 2’500 immediate cash prize +
* 2 Ethereum (ETH) Crypto Currency
* CHF 10’000 worth Cloud Hosting Services provided by KoreTechnologies

BONUS:
Overall-Winner

CHF

* + CHF 2’500 immediate cash prize +
* + 2 Ethereum (ETH) Crypto Currency
* + CHF 30’000 worth Cloud Hosting Services provided by KoreTechnologies

Cloud Hosting by Kore Technologies

The cloud hosting services are operated on IBM LinuxONE and Securosys Primus HSM

3 verticals

Agriculture

Use blockchain to ensure the end-to-end traceability of farming goods.

Energy

Solve energy sector challenges that involve Smart Grid, IoT connectivity, and utility billing by applying blockchain technology.

Supply Chain

Find solutions for trustless traceability in the supply chain system and represent shipments on the blockchain.

Meet our Mentors & Judges

Stefan Taroni

CFO
Kore Technologies AG

Prof. Jean-Luc Beuchat

Professor UAS – Business Inf. Tech.
HES-SO Valais-Wallis

Cédric Walter

Blockchain expert & Entrepreneur

Dr. Daniel Diemers

Partner
PwC Strategy&

Reto Gadient

CEO
B.ACADEMY GmbH

Toni Jacober

Head Crypto & Blockchain
Hypothekarbank Lenzburg

Dr. Barbara Lang

Managing Partner
InnoExc GmbH

Laurent Sciboz

Executive Director
Blockchain Lab, HES-SO Valais-Wallis

Christian Bachmann

CEO
destinazio GmbH

Pascal Dossenbach

CMO
Sustain Trust Holding AG

Robert Rogenmoser

CEO
Securosys SA

Thomas Taroni

CEO
Phoenix Systems AG

Jens Grichting

Director
Verein Weindorf Salgesch

Carla Bünger

CEO
Kore Technologies AG

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