Building Blocks to Vietnam's Future

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What's special about Blockathon?

  • #1 Blockchain Hackathon in Vietnam
  • Component of Fintech Challenge Vietnam, co-organized by Mekong Business Initiative, Fintech Club Vietnam
  • 10+ world class mentors and trainers
  • 1 week intensive blockchain training
  • 36 hour competitive challenge
  • 2 key cities: Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city
  • Cash prize and rewarding incubation opportunities

Why Blockathon in Vietnam?

Emerging economy: One of the world's fastest growing economies (6-7% growth per annum)
Young population: Over 40% of the 95 million population under the age of 24 (UNFPA 2016)
Robust tech talents: 40k engineers graduate per annum
Appetite for emerging technologies: including blockchain and 4.0 tech
Strong government initiatives: fostering innovation


  • Awareness

    Generate mass-scale awareness and engagement with blockchain

  • Education

    Blockchain training week open to the public with first-class mentors and trainers

  • Solution

    Tackle chronic challenges to Vietnam through blockchain applications

  • Incubation

    Empower innovative and valid blockchain proof-of-concepts

  • Ecosystem

    Unite key players to nurture an emerging blockchain ecosystem in Vietnam

Cash prizes


50.000.000 VND

Runner up

30.000.000 VND

Second runner up

20.000.000 VND

Incubation prize up to 200 million for qualified early stage products


  • Infinity Blockchain Labs is a visionary R&D company engaged in intermediary and RegTech services employing blockchain technology. We aspire to empower Vietnam to become the global leader in blockchain research and development.

  • UP was launched in March 2016. After a long time researching and investing in many business models supporting Start-up. Up is building and developing the strongest Vietnamese Start-Up community in Southeast Asia. Bringing dramatically, positively and sustainability changes for the country’s economy and the whole region.

  • Run by Ho Chi Minh city Department of Science and Technology, Saigon Innovation Hub (SI-HUB) assists initiatives for innovation and start-up businesses and provides a public forum for innovation and startup. It also enables startups to benefit from the city’s support policies in four of the city’s key industrial sectors: food processing, electronics and information technology, mechanical engineering, and rubber-plastic-pharmaceuticals.

  • Vietnam Fintech Club (VFC), under the auspice of Vietnam Banks Association, aims to establish a playground for Vietnam’s Fintech community and foster an ecosystem which promotes the use of technology to provide financial service in Vietnam. VFC collaborates with financial institutions & related partners to explore untouched markets and demand for financial services and consult Regulators and Influencers/Donors/Sponsors to establish profound Fintech legal framework for Vietnam.


  • Diamond sponsor

  • Gold sponsor

  • Silver sponsor

  • Silver sponsor

  • Media partner



Organizer Committee

  • Nguyen Thi Hai Thanh

  • Lam Huynh Thuy Lien

  • Tran Kieu Diem

  • Phan Ngoc Thanh Van


Contact Us

For event enquiries and sponsorship opportunities please contact:

  • Infinity Blockchain Labs Co., Ltd
  • Level 5, The Flemington Tower, 182 Le Dai Hanh, Ward 15 District 11, Ho Chi Minh City
  • [email protected]