PDX Blockchain Week: Hackathon Kickoff

Event Details

Apr 19, 2019
4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Portland State University
Karl Miller Center
615 SW Harrison St
Portland, OR 97201



Join TAO celebrating Blockchain Week April 19-26 with a weeklong hack to solve challenges using blockchain technology. Start the week off with fellow blockchain enthusiasts at a kickoff event. Get to know your teammates, mentors and challengers while putting your problem solving skills into hyperdrive. 

Hackathon Registration is limited to 150 developers, so register yourself today!

Be a Hacker or Attendee - As a hacker for this event, you have the technical, creative or project management skills to share!  TAO is seeking teams of 4 - 7 individuals to work on industry and community challenges. The goal for each team is to have a minimum of two (2) developers or individuals with technical skills, one (1) designer or creative person and one (1) project manager.  

Be a Partner or Volunteer - As a community partner to this event, you have knowledge and sweat equity to share!  TAO is seeking shifts of connected community organizers to guide our hackers on resources related to the various challenges.  While you may not be technical, you know the ins and outs and of services and resources available. TAO is seeking shifts of helpful volunteers to ensure our hackers are suppoted throught the week while they work!  The volunteer roles we are seeking are  mentors, data/researchers, event planning and logistics, AV support, photography & videography.

TEAMS - should form organically or we can help form teams

  • 2 developers
  • 1 project manager
  • 1 UX/UI/design


  • community partner (knowledgeable)
  • mentor/mediator
  • data digger/researcher
  • event / logistics / concierge
  • AV / systems help
  • photo / video

Interested in sponsorship opportunities, click HERE and select slide 23 or email Cara Snow.