Decentrathon: The Largest Web3 Hackathon in the Region to be Held in Kazakhstan

The international technopark Astana Hub, the leading global blockchain ecosystem, the cryptocurrency infrastructure provider Binance, the largest blockchain ecosystem BNB Chain, and the Blockchain Center announce the largest Web3 hackathon in the region, "Decentrathon." For the first time in Central Asia, the hackathon will be held simultaneously in 15 locations throughout Kazakhstan from May 26th to May 28th, 2023.

"Decentrathon" will become the largest Web3 hackathon in Central Asia, which will be held in nine regions of Kazakhstan: Astana, Almaty, Aktau, Aktobe, Atyrau, Karaganda, Pavlodar, Semey, Shymkent, in 15 locations: Zhubanov University, Atyrau University, Yessenov University, KarU, KarGTU, Toraygyrov University, Alikhan Bokeikhan University, Auezov University, KBTU, MUIT, SDU, Satbayev University, Astana IT University, and KAZGUU. The event will take place from May 26th to May 28th, and participants will solve Web3 cases for 72 hours non-stop. The Decentrathon prize fund is $10,000, and the winners will be selected based on their innovative solutions and ideas. The first place will receive $5000, the second $3500, and the third $1500, respectively.

"The development of human capital in the field of blockchain engineering is a global task of the entire industry. Already today, the implementation and use of blockchain technology in traditional industries can significantly change them. The organization of such a large-scale event in Kazakhstan once again confirms the huge potential of Kazakhstan as one of the main suppliers of professionals in the field of blockchain development," said Zhaslan Madiyev, general manager of Binance Kazakhstan.

"Decentrathon is an important step towards attracting new talent to the development of blockchain, and the BNB Chain community is proud to be part of this innovative event. We believe that the implementation and use of blockchain technologies in various industries can significantly change them, and Decentrathon will provide talented Web3 enthusiasts with a platform to demonstrate their potential to a wider audience. We look forward to seeing the innovative solutions and ideas that will emerge from this 72-hour non-stop journey through the world of blockchain and Web3," said Zoe Wei, head of marketing and developer relations at BNB Chain.

"Decentrathon" will be another step towards creating a more advanced technological landscape and a sustainable blockchain ecosystem in Kazakhstan. This event will be an excellent opportunity for young people to develop their skills in the field of blockchain and find new opportunities for their future careers.

"Blockchain technology is one of the major vectors of development in the tech ecosystem and we are excited to play a key role in the first such event," said Magzhan Madiyev, CEO of Astana Hub.

The hackathon is open to all developers and innovators interested in blockchain and Web3 technologies. If you are interested in participating, register now and join the 72-hour non-stop journey into the world of innovation, collaboration, and revolutionary change.

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About Astana Hub International Technopark

Astana Hub is an international IT startup technopark that provides attractive conditions for the registration, development, and operation of high-tech companies both in Kazakhstan and around the world.

About Binance

Binance is a world-leading provider of cryptocurrency infrastructure with a suite of financial products, including the largest digital asset trading platform by volume. The Binance platform, trusted by millions of people worldwide, is designed to increase freedom of money for users and offers an unparalleled portfolio of cryptocurrency products and offerings, including trading and finance, education, data and research, charity, investments and incubation, decentralization, and much more.

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About BNB Chain

BNB Chain is a community-governed, decentralized blockchain supported by BNB. It consists of the BNB Beacon Chain and BNB Smart Chain (BSC), which is compatible with EVM and promotes a multi-chain ecosystem. It is the world's largest smart contract blockchain by daily active users. To date, it has processed 3 billion transactions from 232 million unique addresses, making it the world's largest layer-one blockchain, providing developers with mass user access with ultra-low gas fees and no failures from day one. The ecosystem has over 1,400 active dApp applications in various categories such as DeFi, Metaverse, blockchain games, NFTs, and others.

About Blockchain Center

Blockchain Center is a research laboratory aimed at developing human capital in the blockchain industry, creating a sustainable and reliable ecosystem, and stimulating the growth of blockchain technology in Central Asia and beyond.

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