UAE World Virtual GovHack
The UAE Blockchain GovHack took place virtually in more than 40 countries between November 22nd, 2016, and February 14, 2017.
Hackers created 130 projects, taking on the challenge of innovating their public sectors by using blockchain technology to tackle global identity, paper footprints, fraud, crime, health and smart cities.
The Hackathon featured amazing prizes including an expenses-paid trip to the World Government Summit in Dubai, 24/7 support from an incredible group of blockchain experts from Consensys, Microsoft and IBM, and entrance into an engaged blockchain community. The winning teams created tools for automated transactions, healthcare platforms, title deeds, and more!