Blockchain is an emerging technology that is increasingly incorporated into enterprises due to its immutable, reliable and decentralised nature. Through the National Blockchain Challenge 2019, we are looking for ambitious student developers who want to design the future of work with us.
The future of work is defined by two elements. Firstly, there is increasing globalization resulting in the gig-economy, which may result in many freelancers not being paid in an accountable, inclusive and trusted manner. Secondly, automation will inevitably result in the indiscriminate wiping out of many professions, and many workers will be displaced. Against this backdrop, how can we use blockchain technology to design a better future of work?
The National Blockchain Challenge 2019 connects institutional, academic, developer and student communities. We encourage teams to build blockchain applications that can result in fairer, more equitable, empowered and prosperous work of the future.
Institute of Blockchain Singapore
Dr. Rex YEAP is a Vice Chairman of Business Angel Network (BANSEA) and he is also the co-founder of an angel investment fund (BANSEA Fund One) and serves as the Chair in its Investment Committee Board for this fund. Dr. Yeap is an Advisor in the Institute of Blockchain and also the head of Education in the Singapore Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Industry Association (ACCESS). Dr. Yeap has three decades of experience across the Information Technology value chain. He is the co-inventor of the patented IP Blockchain technology and has over 20 Information Technology related patents and thousands of inventions over the past three decades.
Mriganka is the CEO of Merkle Science. He has over 5+ years of experience across investment banking and technology companies. And startup experience across 3 continents.
He is the current Founding President of Institute of Blockchain™ (IBS), a not-for-profit blockchain school focusing on blockchain & cryptocurrency education, certification and research. He is the first WSQ ACTA Master Trainer for Blockchain and has trained more than 1000 participants in blockchain & cryptocurrency at Singapore and Hong Kong. He also oversees IBS's blockchain community of more than 600 individuals across the globe.
Kenneth has helmed technological teams in both Taiwan and Singapore. With his extensive technological knowledge working in big teams and corporations, such as Fuji Xerox and ST Electronics, Kenenth has garnered a wealth of knowledge and respect in the industry. Currently he is focus on promoting the use of blockchain technology as the founder and organiser of Blockchain & Dapps Technology, Singapore IOTA and Next Generation Blockchain.
Laurence is an accomplished software consultant with over 20 years of full-stack software development. Besides that he is also professionally certified for Blockchain for Business under the Linux Foundation, ACTA, and a Google Cloud & Microsoft Azure consultant. Besides actively contributing to Institute of Blockchain, he is also the ambassador of Kleros.
Nirmal is an experienced data scientist with a demonstrated history of working in the internet industry with Paypal and Instamojo. Skilled at Statistics, Python, SQL, AWS. Strong finance professional with a Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.
Wan Wei is the founder of IKIGUIDE: Singapore's First Mainstream Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Portal. She is an open-source advocate.
She is also a media specialist who has interviewed more than 100 C-Level Executives,ex-presidents, ambassadors and entrepreneurs globally. In 2017, Wan Wei was the first and only Singaporean selected by the Prime Minister's Office to helm Finland's 100th years of independence project.