in5 Blockchain Challenge - Hackathon
  • Sep 27-28, 2019
  • 10am-5pm (next day)
  • in5 Tech, Dubai Internet City

About this edition

Pre-Hackathon Webinar / Workshop

The pre-hackathon workshop will be run in the week before the Hackathon on Wednesday, 18th September, 2019 from 3 pm-5pm at in5 Tech. During the workshop at in5, there will be a webcast by the Oracle team who will demonstrate how their cloud services can be used to build the Blockchain project. Oracle Blockchain service is a Hyperledger Fabric based cloud platform.

This event will also serve as an opportunity to find other team-mates and prepare for the Hackathon in advance.It is mandatory to attend the workshop in order to take part in the Hackathon.

Cloud Services for Hackathon

During the hackathon event, the participants will be provided with access to the cloud service necessary for the Blockchain Hackathon through their own laptops. Each group will need to design and build the necessary Blockchain artifacts to develop the project. This will also include appropriate front-end (JS, HTML, CSS) and Back-end / chain-code (Go, Node, Java) components. The details about the cloud services will be explained during the pre-hackathon workshop.

On-site and remote mentors and experts will support participants during the event.

Hackathon Challenge and Theme

A representative from Emirates NBD will present a real-life challenge. Participants will need to design and build a Blockchain based solution to solve the challenge.

About in5 & About Oracle


in5 is a startup incubator operating across three industry verticals: tech, media and design. Launched by TECOM Group to foster entrepreneurship and innovation in Dubai and the wider region, in5 is an enabling platform that provides aspiring talent with business setup, creative workspaces, mentorship, training and workshops, as well as access to investors. in5 offers an incubation programme open for entrepreneurs with innovative start-up ideas at the prototype or early stage, and an annual membership programme open for students, professionals and freelancers who would like to be immersed in a vibrant and creative community.


The Oracle Cloud offers a complete suite of integrated applications for Sales, Service, Marketing, Human Resources, Finance, Supply Chain and Manufacturing, plus Highly Automated and Secure Generation 2 Infrastructure featuring the Oracle Autonomous Database. For more information about Oracle (NYSE: ORCL), please visit us at