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Jun 11, 2019 6:20 AM ET Launches 2019 Global Dev Competition, With $30,000 USD in First Prize Rewards

iCrowd Newswire - Jun 11, 2019

 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 U.S., IndiaVenezuelaZambiaTaiwan have registered. Sign up will continue until August 2, 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.


A Basket of Rewards

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 place 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 U.S., South KoreaEurope, and China. Sixteen 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.


First Prize * 1: $30,000 USD equivalent BTM

Second Prize * 2: $10,000 USD equivalent BTM

Third Prize * 3: $5,000 USD equivalent BTM

Recognition Award * 10: $3,000 USD equivalent BTM


Registration: May 14 to August 2

Preliminary: August 3 to August 7

Final and roadshow: August 24 and 25


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:

Judging Criteria

Blockchain Value, projects must


Commercial Value



Project Submission





Referral Award

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 an extra $500 USD equivalent BTM.

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