ETHIndia 2019 – Live Feed

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August 2nd 2019, 8:30 AM IST

ETHIndia opens its doors for event check-in & breakfast

The doors to ETHIndia 2019 have officially opened! Excited to see the attendees trickle in. This is going to be a huge event, for sure! Stay tuned for more updates.

August 2nd 2019, 9:30 AM IST

ETHIndia’s Opening Ceremony is about to start!


August 2nd 2019, 9:35 AM IST


August 2nd 2019, 10:20 AM IST

Fun fact:
#ETHIndia 2.0 received 1927 applications from 20 countries across the world
– 45% are attending their first hackathon
– 68% are new to @ethereum ecosystem
– The average age of hackers is 23 years


August 2nd 2019, 10:34 AM IST

Matic CEO, JD Kanani Provides Insights on the Project’s Journey

Right now, we are one of the biggest scalability solutions in the world… We believe that what we do is defined by the Indian community & blockchain community… We are trying to hard to define ourselves technology-wise, product-wise, and research-wise.” – JD Kanani, CEO of Matic


August 2nd 2019, 10:49 AM IST

Matic Blockchain Engineer, Arpit Agarwal, Shows Attendees How to Get Started with Solidity


August 2nd 2019, 12:58 PM IST

That’s a wrap for ETHIndia 2019’s first set of workshops! Great insights from Stani Kulechov, CEO & Co-Founder of Aave, on Decentralized Lending Pools!


August 2nd 2019, 12:58 PM IST

Attendees of ETHIndia are currently on lunch break! 🍛

August 2nd 2019, 2:15 PM IST

Another Shot of Matic’s Blockchain Engineer Arpit Agarwal during his Solidity Workshop

August 2nd 2019, 3:00 PM IST

Matic’s own Platform Engineer Sayli Patil Demonstrating how to build a Decentralized App from scratch on Ethereum!


August 2nd 2019, 5:30 PM IST

That Concludes the Second Wave of Workshops at ETHIndia 2019!

Thanks to AZTEC Protocol Tech Lead Arnaud Schenk and Desmond Ho from Kyber Network for sharing some excellent insights and demonstrations on stage alongside Matic Network’s very own Arpit Agarwal and Sayli Patil.

Vitalik is currently preparing to deliver a talk to the attendees.

August 2nd 2019, 7:20 PM IST

Vitalik Leads Day 1’s Final Set of Speakers

Before workshops hosted by Gaurav Agrawal of QuikNode and Leonard Tan of Torus took pace, Vitalik joined the event via livestream to connect with the audience for a Q&A session and to share his insights on Ethereum 2.0, scaling & promising blockchain use cases.

August 2nd 2019, 7:40 PM IST

Hackers at Matic Network’s ETHIndia 2019 DevLounge

Hackathons are thirsty work. Hackers have been flooding into Matic Network’s 24/7 DevLounge to relax, enjoy refreshing beverages & make payments using MakerDAO’s DAI via the Incento app.

August 2nd 2019, 7:50 PM IST

Team Formation and Registration is Well Underway


August 2nd 2019, 8:15 PM IST

Attendees of ETHIndia are currently enjoying a dinner! 🍛

August 2nd 2019, 9:15 PM IST

Jeff Lau of Ethereum Name Service Just Finished Delivering the Final Workshop of Day 1 on the Importance of ENS Domains


August 2nd 2019, 9:45 PM IST


August 2nd 2019, 10:05 PM IST

And we’re off! Hacking has now officially begun. Happy hacking everyone!


August 3rd 2019, 12:00 AM IST

#ETHIndia is trending on Twitter!

August 3rd 2019, 10:00 AM IST

Don’t Forget to Use Hashtag #ETHIndia to be Featured On Our Feed! 😎

And of course, never forget the free swag 😁

August 3rd 2019, 11:45 AM IST

Packed House at ETH India!

The number of developers hacking away is very encouraging to see! The future is bright for Matic and Ethereum.

Don’t forget to stop by the Matic photobooth and snap a memorable photo! (and possibly win a prize!)


August 3rd 2019, 5:00 PM IST

Matic’s CEO JD Kanani is Speaking at the Bangalore Blockchain Meetup!

As part of ETHIndia 2019, team members from Matic, Aave, Aztec, and Kyber Network are sharing insights on how their different technologies are impacting the world of blockchain, and increasing adoption of decentralized finance (DeFi) globally.


August 3rd 2019, 5:04 PM IST

Another Shot of JD Delivering his Speech on Stage

August 3rd 2019, 6:40 PM IST

Attendees of ETHIndia are currently enjoying a tea break! ☕

August 3rd 2019, 7:10 PM IST

Alexander Praetorius and Nina Breznik from Ethereum Foundation are Currently Delivering a Workshop on Solidity Source Code Search Engine play.ethereum.org!


August 3rd 2019, 8:10 PM IST

Dinner is served! Hackathon attendees are enjoying a well deserved dinner break 🍛

August 3rd 2019, 9:10 PM IST

Justin Myles Holmes of NuCypher Provided a Musical Entrance to his Engaging Workshop which has just Concluded


August 3rd 2019, 9:45 PM IST

Thanks to Eylon Aviv of DAOstack for his Insightful Workshop ‘How to redeem your reputation on dHack’. That Wraps up ETHIndia Day 2’s Series of Workshops!


August 3rd 2019, 11:40 PM IST

Still going strong 26 hours in!


August 4th, 2019, 3:34 AM IST

Thanks @Kushalseth14 for the shout out of Matic! We like to think Matic is creative at tag lines too 😉


August 4th, 2019, 8:49 AM IST

Here’s to Bengaluru mornings and the ETHIndia finish line!


August 4th, 2019, 9:55 AM IST

The final countdown for projects! Looks like judging is about to begin 👀


August 4th, 2019, 10:21 AM IST

The judging panel is getting organized! Excited to see the end results of all these amazing projects.


August 4th, 2019, 12:50 PM IST

Judging is officially underway! Good luck to all participants; the Matic team is blessed to see so many awesome projects!

Stay tuned for winners announcement ⏰🔥

August 4th, 2019, 1:55 PM IST

Matician Anurag Giving Guidance… who will win?

August 4th, 2019, 3:00 PM IST

Huge Congratulations to the Matic Bounty Winners and their $1,000 USD Prize!

  1. Eezeetzee – Confidential Loans
  2. HankitLikeMtgox – Community story telling
  3. Maticgram – Monetizing Instagram posts

August 4th, 2019, 3:10 PM IST

The Results are in! Congratulations to the 6 Overall Winning Teams of ETHIndia 2019!

The competition was fierce but these 6 teams pipped the rest to the post:


August 4th, 2019, 4:00 PM IST

That’s a Wrap! The Conclusion of the Closing Ceremony Signals the End to ETHIndia 2019.

We’ve had an incredible time at this year’s ETHIndia event. The level of talent displayed was humbling to see and we were honored to have so many teams choose to build their solutions on top of Matic Network. Here’s to ETHIndia’s incredible hacking talent! 🥂