Blockchain for Social Impact Hackathon II: Rewind the Future to Impact Today's Challenges brings together top researchers, engineers, and students at Tel Aviv University to use blockchain infrastructures to find solutions to real-world problems.
This year, the 2-day blockchain hackathon is collaborating with Boris Mints Institute based at Tel Aviv University, which is focused on promoting significant, positive change in the world.
In addition to blockchain, the hackathon is also searching for agnostic technology, which means unbiased towards the use of different technology tools to solve different problems.
About 120 participants are expected to take part in the hackathon, with the hopes they will create at least 20 social impact projects.
The hackathon includes five impact challenges, which include: social responsibility, global resource distribution, autonomous systems, non-profit management, and diversity and equality. Read the Entire Article
A customized collection of grant news from foundations and the federal government from around the Web.
Melbourne social enterprise Who Gives A Crap sold nearly 3 million rolls of toilet paper in 2014/15 and gave half the proceeds to WaterAid Australia, but co-founder Simon Griffiths says the donation would have been less had the startup adopted a non-profit model when it launched two years ago.