Updated: Sep 11, 2022
This article was originally published on Yahoo Finance on July 5, 2022.
Morpheus Labs and Blockchain Association of Singapore (BAS) today announced the launch of the year's most prominent blockchain hackathon named "Web 3 sandbox hackathon" from the 20th of July to 28th of July 2022, in conjunction with the Singapore Blockchain Week which will be held from 25th of July to 29th of July. More information about the Singapore Blockchain Week, one of Asia's largest blockchain events, can be found here.
The Blockchain Week is proudly organized by BAS, this year with Morpheus Labs being one of the main partners, it brings together the common vision of realizing blockchain utility with a major hackathon awaited by thousands of developers worldwide. The theme of this hackathon will be in tandem with the Singapore Blockchain Week, that is to promote the future of Web 3 technologies. As society moves towards a seamlessly connected digital marketplace, with Web3 technology, it offers greater security and accessibility than ever before. The move to Web3 has been welcomed by many multinational companies and is now receiving its embrace with the mass consumers. It is therefore mandatory to look to a new world-class platform where the company can concentrate the best blockchain talents.
This hackathon will be built, designed and catered for all blockchain developers or developers who want to experience the future of Blockchain. With expected attendees to be north of 1000 and more than 500 blockchain stakeholders such as Venture Capitalists and blockchain media sites, this hackathon will be the highlight of Asia among the technical developers.
Teams and individuals will stand a chance to grab hold of the range of prizes sponsored by the event's partners:
USD $15,000 cash prizes
Huawei cloud credits
Smartwatches and more
With such (the) multitude of settings, including being touted to be the highlight feature of the existential Singapore Blockchain Week, both Morpheus Labs and BAS have selected a stellar panel of judges and speakers in the event. These include well-known firms' representatives:
Benjamin Leong, Chief Operating Officer from Hong Leong Finance
Joe Ow, Chief Executive Officer from SISTIC
Leo Nuo, Chief Digital Officer from Huawei
Dr Rex Yeap, Chairman of BANSEA
Dr Seh Huankiat, Fintech Director of PhilipCapital
Following the hackathon, developers and speakers will be able to attend the fun-filled "Web 3 Conference" that is supported by Morpheus Labs' partner. The mega full-day event will take place in one of the most iconic metaverse-mood landmarks in Asia. The award ceremony will also be held at the location where developers will be able to know the winners behind the attractive prizes and even secure some early-stage investment opportunities. Web 3 Conference's founder, Ken Nizam, also promises a networking session that would be interactive as well. All these can be found on the Web3 Conference website here. Morpheus Labs CEO, Chuang Pei Han on the hackathon: "This event gives us the opportunity to showcase Morpheus Labs platform, the ML SEED which we have been constantly developing and improving. Furthermore, this hackathon gives the opportunities to both budding and experienced blockchain developers (or non-blockchain) a stage to hone and show their skills, especially in Asia, where we (Morpheus Labs) have always taken the line of education of blockchain for adoption. We are very excited for the hackathon as it has been endorsed by numerous enterprises and the number of sign-ups for the hackathon has been more than encouraging. "We are certainly thankful and honored that we are able to work together with many supportive partners such as Blockchain Association Singapore (BAS) and Web 3 Conference. Morpheus Labs and BAS have been working together on many occasions since 2017. This is just one of the many events that our partnership will produce down the road." For more information about the hackathon, kindly refer to this link.
About Blockchain Association Singapore (https://singaporeblockchain.org)
Blockchain Association Singapore seeks to empower its members and the community to leverage blockchain and scalable technologies for business growth and transformation. The association is designed as an effective platform for members to engage with multiple stakeholders, regional and international, to discover solutions and promote the best practices in a collaborative, open and transparent manner. It aims to promote blockchain literacy and build a strong talent pipeline for the digital economy in Singapore.
About Morpheus Labs (https://www.morpheuslabs.io)
Morpheus Labs is a Singapore-based blockchain-platform-as-a-service provider offering the most powerful tools, scalable infrastructure and ready-to-use solution templates for enterprises and blockchain developers on the multi-cloud capability to build, deploy and manage innovative applications with cost and time efficiencies. The platform offers a multitude of intuitive solutions that enables developers and enterprises alike to take advantage of its platform to build effective solutions for various use cases.
Morpheus Labs have been partnering with tech giants to make blockchain more accessible and economical, even for individual developers who have the entrepreneurial dreams to develop innovative solutions to benefit the society. One of our largest partners is Huawei as they have been heavily investing in the Fintech scene in recent times.
About BANSEA (https://www.bansea.org)
BANSEA is Asia’s oldest angel investment network that was established in 2001. It has supported thousands of entrepreneurs and companies. BANSEA members are direct investors of many of the region’s top companies. Morpheus Labs is one of the portfolio companies of BANSEA through BANSEA One Pte Ltd.