Startups blockchain may win R$10,000 prize with support from Ripple and USP

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The event is supported by USP and FenaPRF. Registrations finish this Tuesday (17).

An event will give the opportunity for blockchain solutions startups to win a cash prize.

Aimed as the largest Science and Business Conference in Latin America, SciBiz reaches its third edition in 2020. With support from the University of São Paulo (USP), the event has over 100 speakers.

Between lectures and fairs, some challenges are being proposed for startups. One of them is with the registrations opened until this Tuesday (17). To participate, those interested must have a technological solution that uses blockchain technology.

Even FenaPRF is supporting this challenge, showing interest in the technology.

Startups blockchain may win a prize when participating in a great technology event
In the 2020 edition, the SciBiz 2020 event decided to launch the Blockchain challenge. There will be two categories that will give up to R$ 10 thousand in prizes for participating startups.

The challenge has the support of USP, Inovapol Contest and even the National Federation of Federal Road Police, FenaPRF. In addition, cryptomoeda Ripple supports the challenge, which was named „Challenge SciBiz Blockchain UBRI Ripple.

There will be two categories for interested startups blockchain participants.

„By submitting your project for evaluation, you will compete for a prize of R$ 5,000.00 in two categories:

1- Development of blockchain technology: Technology providers that offer blockchain technology to the market.

2- Solutions with the use of blockchain: Solutions of extended applicability, for all sectors of the economy, with focus on digital transformation and sustainable development“.

The projects presented are already being evaluated this Tuesday, with a maximum evaluation deadline of next Wednesday (18). The results will be published next Thursday (19).

Criptomoeda Ripple has a presence in Brazil, USP and PRF show great interest in blockchain technology
It is worth mentioning that cryptomoeda Ripple has a great prominence in Brazil today. After opening an office in the city of São Paulo, cryptomoeda has been seeking to attract innovations to the Brazilian ecosystem.

In addition, USP has its eye on cryptomoeda and blockchain technology. Recently, USP participated in the UN in an event called Blockchain Central UNGA.

Previously, USP and Htmlcoin had come together to create a solution for Covid-19 detection. This shows that the University of São Paulo, one of the largest in the country, is already involved with several important innovations with blockchain technology.

PRF has already adopted Bitcoin technology in its digital transformation. With the support of the blockchain challenge in the SciBiz 2020 event, the startups could gain great recognition.

With the pandemic, many private and public companies seek to innovate. With blockchain technology being one of the main innovations of recent years, these important institutions interested in the challenge show that they are keeping an eye on the Brazilian technology market, fostering innovations in the sector.

Do you have a startup blockchain and want to participate? Register until this Tuesday in this link here.