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Building a killer app is no small feat, however with the right idea, you can turn a two-day event into a multi-million dollar product. The hackathon phenomenon has been gaining popularity since the mid-2000’s, with an entire developer culture being built around it. Hackathons are a powerful tool to develop ideas with a flurry of fresh creativity and design. Lasting anywhere from several hours to several days, hackathons present teams of developers with a challenge…

Over the past year, Kambria has hosted four hackathons at Stanford University, UC Berkeley, Fordham University and George Brown College in Toronto, Canada, and earned the top prize in the State of Chain Hackathon’s Healthcare Division. Sponsored by PWC, we beat 25 other teams from around the world innovating around blockchain technology. So, yeah, it’s safe to say we’ve learned a thing or two along the way about what separates winners from losers. Want to win your…

Kambria team members have been thinking deeply about the role of judges in the Kambria ecosystem. Specifically, they’ve been keen on developing a consensus mechanism for the Kambria Network that implements a more reliable and better governance for judges. Based on the challenges related to judges, Kambria’s Blockchain Engineer, Tu Phan, and Kambria Advisor, Michelle Tsing, have created the Kambria Innovation Judge Protocol. The Protocol will be used in hackathons and bounty challenges, two methods Kambria…