Blockchain, which is the most prominent form of DLT, is envisioned to revolutionize human society over the coming decades in ways yet unimagined. The theme of this year’s blockchain hackathon will, for competitive reasons, be announced on the day.  Decentralized, as well as distributed solutions, will be considered. The winning team will be decided by a panel of judges based on the originality, feasibility, interoperability and benefits of their initiative.


Participants can enroll as a team or as individuals; all participating members will be put in teams, so that those applying as individuals will be grouped together or assigned to existing teams. Make sure to apply by the 15th of September 2018, to avoid disappointment. Applicants will be contacted regarding admission results within one month from the application.

Individual Application

Apply individually and we will match you with existing teams that are looking for more team members.

Team Application

Join the hackathon by applying with a complete team through the contact form at the bottom of the page.

Team Plus Application

Join the hackathon by applying with an incomplete team and we will match your team with individual applications.

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Team Requirements

Every team needs to comprise of 4-8 people led by a team leader. It is also necessary to have an original idea. We will only select the best teams for participation.

The minimum requirements for a team are the following:

Two developers (ideally one smart contract developer) UX / UI designer Business / enterprise / software architect Assigned project leader (can be any one of the above) Lots of positive energy and creativity!

The exact agenda will be issued at a later date. We are looking forward to an exciting hackathon!

Hackathon Sponsors

Hackathon Mentors

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John McAfee

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Mihai Cimpoesu

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Dean Demellweek

Massimiliano Picone

Massimiliano Picone

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Jimmy Zhong


Mikhail Savchenko


Gege Gatt


Joshua Ellul

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Benjamin J Boyle

Jeany Stein

Jeany Stein

Registration for Individuals

Registration for Teams

CEO (a person who is in charge of project business model)
CTO (Chief technical officer)

Code of Conduct

This code of conduct is in line with the standard procedures of the events of Major Hacking League. Be respectful. Harassment and abuse are never tolerated. If you are in a situation that makes you uncomfortable at a Malta Blockchain Summit event, if the event itself is creating an unsafe or inappropriate environment, or if interacting with a MBS representative or event organizer makes you uncomfortable, please report it using the procedures included in this document. Malta Blockchain Summit stands for inclusivity. We believe that every single person has the right to hack in a safe and welcoming environment.

Harassment includes but is not limited to offensive verbal or written comments related to gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion, social class, economic status, veteran status, sexual images, deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention. If what you’re doing is making someone feel uncomfortable, that counts as harassment and is enough reason to stop doing it.

Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately. Sponsors, judges, mentors, volunteers, organizers, MBS staff, and anyone else at the event are also subject to the anti-harassment policy. In particular, attendees should not use sexualised images, activities, or other material both in their hacks and during the event. Booth staff (including volunteers) should not use sexualised clothing/uniforms/costumes, or otherwise create a sexualised environment.

If a participant engages in harassing behavior, MBS may take any action it deems appropriate, including warning the offender or expulsion from the event with no eligibility for reimbursement or refund of any type.

If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact MBS using the reporting procedures defined below.

MBS representatives will be happy to help participants contact campus security or local law enforcement, provide escorts, or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to feel safe for the duration of the event. We value your attendance.

We expect participants to follow these rules at all hackathon venues, online interactions in relation to the event, hackathon-related social events, and on hackathon supplied transportation.


Reporting Procedures

If you feel uncomfortable or think there may be a potential violation of the code of conduct, please report it immediately using one of the following methods. All reporters have the right to remain anonymous.

By sending information to the general reporting line, your report will go to any or all of the MBS representatives listed below.

If you are uncomfortable reporting your situation to one or more of these people or need to contact any of them directly in case of emergency, direct contact details are listed below.

● Bekki D’Agata –
● Mario di Florio –
● Dennis Avorin – +356 7903 2006,

MBS reserves the right to revise, make exceptions to, or otherwise amend these policies in whole or in part.

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