Bitcoin SV Hackathon – 2020

October 15, 2020

The 3rd BSV Hackathon has been the biggest on record for Bitcoin Association. Run by nChain, this hackathon brought together 400 participants from across the globe and given 8-weeks to design their applications based on one objective – connect the world to one global blockchain. With so many innovative applications making up the shortlist of this year, be part of the next BSV Hackathon!

Poster of Africa Tech Festival's talk

As the continent of Africa enters its digital decade, it must confront the challenges and limitations of its current systems of money, data, and international trade. Taking the virtual stage during AfricaCom, nChain Chief Scientist Dr. Craig S. Wright explores these fundamental challenges, and how Bitcoin SV can provide real utility for companies, governments and people across the continent. [...]

BSV Events and Meetups 2020 - Cambridge poster

Cambridge has quickly emerged as a hub for blockchain innovation in the U.K., with Cambridge University being the (unsurprising) focal point. Featuring Bitcoin Association Founding President Jimmy Nguyen, Robin Kohze, and Adam Bishop of the Cambridge Metanet Society, the BSV Virtual Meetup explored the extensive education and outreach of the Metanet Society, including a showcase of some of the exciting projects on Bitcoin SV. [...]

Intro of iGaming Next Fireside Chat

When it comes to the iGaming industry, applying blockchain technology isn't something that's undertaken lightly. During this fireside chat from iGaming NEXT, Bitcoin Association Founding President Jimmy Nguyen helps lead the panelists - Hold Gaming's Phillip Runyan and BitBoss' Matt Dickson - through the question of how blockchain can truly entice the gaming industry? [...]

Thumbnail of the Youtube video of Evan Freeman discussing: BSV Hackathon 2020: How not to Fail When Building on Bitcoin

"There are a lot of ways to succeed when building on Bitcoin," but it can only help aspiring developers to learn how not to fail when building on the Bitcoin blockchain. As part of the third Bitcoin SV Hackathon, Bitcoin Association's Curriculum Specialist Evan Freeman took his virtual attendees through a webinar exploration of how to design a truly innovative application, while sidestepping the pitfalls that come with app design on blockchain. [...]

Poster of AfricaCom 2020

The continent of Africa has rapidly embraced innovative new technologies, propelling it into what is now being referred to as its digital decade.   Blockchain technology represents a technology with transformative potential for the African continent and with Bitcoin SV, which could take any number of forms, from providing micropayments, facilitating faster and more efficient remittances, to offering new solutions for identity management and enterprise applications.   Join us for AfricaCom from November 9-12th, and discover the unbounded potential of blockchain in transforming Africa.   Register here:  [...]

Photo of Liu Yiming

Digital security has been a serious concern for businesses and individuals for some time. With the advent of blockchain technology, potential solutions and further concerns emerge regarding cybersecurity. During this session of BSV DevCon China, Cybersecurity Specialist Liu Yiming provides a concise overview of blockchain, from its architecture to the way it assesses potential threats and strategises against attacks. BSV DevCon China is our very first Chinese-language developer conference, comprised of discussions, and practical demos of solutions built on top of Bitcoin SV. As a result, each talk is in Chinese with English subtitles. [...]


To truly understand the potential of Bitcoin SV, it's important to get acclimated with its underlying architecture. Bitcoin Association Trainer, Aaron Zhou, took participants through an extensive exploration of the Bitcoin Network's structure, including its components and the roles they play. BSV DevCon China is our very first Chinese-language developer conference, comprised of discussions, and practical demos of solutions built on top of Bitcoin SV. As a result, each talk is in Chinese with English subtitles. [...]


During BSV DevCon China, Maxthon CEO Jeff Chen showcases NBDomain, the latest solution from Maxthon, to provide developers and businesses with decentralised domains. Watch as Chen highlights the importance of having a domain registration system built on top of the Bitcoin SV blockchain, and the potential NBDomain has for helping businesses secure their futures online. [...]