Startup Weekend Seoul: Blockchain Slated for November 30

54 Hours to build a Blockchain-based Project at Startup Weekend Seoul

startup weekend seoul blockchainIn less than a week, Startup Weekend Seoul, the blockchain edition will begin on Friday, November 30 at Nonce, a co-living/coworking community located in Yeoksam-dong. The 54-hour-long blockchain hackathon will start at 6:00 pm on Friday till 10:00 pm on Sunday, December 2nd.

Are you a developer, aspiring entrepreneur, product designer, growth hacker or a systems engineer, you are invited to participate in the 2018 Techstars Startup Weekend Seoul – Blockchain edition which looks to be engaging, pulsating and innovative.

However, tickets have been categorized into developers, designer, non-technical participants. Regular tickets go for $70 while students in the same categories enjoy a discounted price of $35. Visit Seoul Blockchain Startup Weekend to register your spot today.

What To Expect at the Startup Weekend Seoul Blockchain Hackathon

startup weekend seoul blockchain hackathon

The weekend will bring together technical and non-technical people for 54 hours to build a company applying blockchain technology. In addition, this edition has become necessary, as the blockchain wave has swept across the Korean tech scene.  

Regarding the main program, there will be idea pitching on Friday night. Hence,  participants are encouraged to share their innovative ideas, form teams and network with others. 

This will be followed by brainstorming, business plan development, and prototype creation.  Therefore, participants will create, validate and deliver working solutions during the event and will be able to collaborate with like-minded individuals. The weekend will be centered around action, innovation, and education.

Techstars Startup Weekend will finally culminate on Sunday night with demos and presentations.

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Moreover, this blockchain edition is the third in the ‘Startup Weekend Seoul’ event series of the year. The previous two editions centered on big data and women and recorded over 150 participants working on over 20 ideas.

The blockchain edition aims to empower entrepreneurs with the opportunity to learn about blockchain and design solutions based on this technology.

There will also be featured speakers from contributing partners, METADIUM and Nem. These experts will share their insights and experiences in current blockchain development. Notable among the speakers is, Jeffrey Song, CTO at Metadium Technology Inc.

Mentors at the Blockchain Hackathon

Four experienced blockchain entrepreneurs will provide coaching and mentorship to the various teams and also on a one-on-one basis. The attendees will receive valuable feedback on their ideas, prototypes, assess their skills and business plans.

This is an incredible opportunity for any wanna-be blockchain entrepreneur to receive the best advice and create something meaningful.

About Techstars Startup Weekend

Techstars Startup Weekend is a 54-hour event designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs. Participants meet, brainstorm ideas, build prototypes and learn how to build a company in a weekend. Techstars Startup Weekend has since 2017,  been held in over 150 countries with more than 200,000 alumni. Past participants have taken their product or business idea to the next level and joined a huge worldwide network of entrepreneurs.

Techstars Startup Weekend is powered by ‘Google for Entrepreneurs.’

Visit Techstars Communities Seoul to learn more about Startup Weekend Seoul: Blockchain.

For specific inquiries, contact Marta Allina on 010-3204-0288 and [email protected] 

Watch highlights from the last Startup Weekend Seoul Big Data


Williams Kyei
Williams Kyei


Williams is a Startupper, Digital Content Creator, Tech enthusiast, and a Travel Influencer living in Seoul. He is an Editor at Startup Radar covering the latest news regarding the Korean Startup Ecosystem and Korean culture. He roves around the city taking photos and eating street food unashamedly. You can reach him at [email protected]

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