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April 20 - 22, 2018

Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence, 11 Arboretum Ln, North York, ON M3J 2S5

Who will attend

BlockHack Toronto 2018.



You do not have to be a blockchain developer to get ahead at BlockHack

Come use your coding skills to teach, collaborate and code interesting solutions
Become a Hacker

Workshop Attendees

WorkShop Attendees

Have an interest in blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies or some part of the ecosystem and want to learn more? You need to be at BlockHack.

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Are you an experience speaker positioning yourself as an industry leader?

Share you knowledge at BlockHack

Become a Speaker

Our Amazing Partners

Partnership has it privileges

Lassonde School of Engineering

Lassonde School of Eng.

renaissance engineers


B.E.S.T. Labs

Education, Research & Commercialization

York University

York University

Tentanda via

Our Sponsors

Top Reasons to Sponsors BlockHack

3 days of exposure to:
300 attendees 150 hackers 150 attendees

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community Partners

Toronto Starts

Toronto Starts

Open Bounty

Open Bounty

Miniorites in Tech

Minorities In Technology

NCFA Canada

NCFA Canada

Zero Jet

Zero Jet



Startup Here Toronto

StartupHere Toronto

City of Toronto

City of Toronto

Uw fintech club

UW Fintech Club

Thinking north

Thinking North



Blockchain Developer United

Blockchain Developers Untd.

Media Partners

Arielle Mikaela

Judges & Speakers

"With great power comes great responsibility."

Toufi Saliba

CEO, PrivacyShell

Oscar R

Oscar Roque

AVP, Mobile Platform and Products at Interac

Hassan Khan

CEO - TodaQ & Quantius

Anthony Diiorio

Founder & CEO - Decentral & Jaxx

Andrew Maxwell

Andrew Maxwell

Director of B.E.S.T. Lab

Marek Lasksowski PhD

Program Chair - The BlockchainHub

Vivek Chandra

FinTech Mentor, former VP of payment at ScotiaBank

Othalia Doe-Bruce

Public Relations Officer - OneLedger Inc.

Edward Buchi

Co-Founder Bitcoin Bay


Allwyn D'Souza

CoinGuru - Bitcoin Bay

Yogesh Betsur

Enterprise Blockchain Business Consultant - TATA

Aidan Hyman

Founder & CEO at ChainSafe Systems

Omid Sadeghi

Founder & Director The BlockchainHub

Mawadda Basir

Collider X

Nelia Teixeira

Founder - Olive Branch Law

Dawood Khan, CMC, P.Eng.

Partner - RedMobile Consulting

Roberto Sanabria

Senior Consultant

M Bilal Dar

Lead Consultant

Scott Moore

Technical Advisor - Astronaut Capital



Raj Ravindran

Co Founder - Thinking North

David G Ansermino

Developer - Chainsafe Systems

Marc Lijour, OCT, BSc, MBA

Solution Delivery - ConsenSys

Emma Todd

Founder & CEO - MMH Blockchain Group

Chetan Phull

Founder / Blockchain & IT Lawyer

Antone D

Antoine De Vuyst

Blockchain Dev Utd.

Binh Vu

Binh Law

Aqsa Zubair, CBP

National Fintech Community Lead - Deloitte

Warren McPherson

Data Poet

Mark Sinclair

Mining - Bitcoin Bay

Brian Phan

Executive Officer - U.cash

David Asermini


Leonard K. Fiadzinu

Trouble Maker

Ka Yi Sit

Marketing Lead - Fast Acccess Blockchain

Dave Cao


Dann Toliver


Gregory Markou


Preliminary Schedule

Our Story

Like no other Hackathon

  • 2009-2014


    Bitcoin Bay Founders were brought together by the creation of Bitcoin.

    Bitcoin was released into the wild as 
an experiment, on peer to peer, digital payment system

  • March 2014

    The Birth of Bitcoin Bay

    After realizing the need for a blockchain community with a focus on networking Bitcoin Bay Meetup was formed

  • December 2017

    Bitcoin Bay & Blockchain Hub collaborate.

    Bitcoin bay and The Blockchain Hub partnered as their interests aligned 
to idea of accelerating the 
blockchain ecosysytem

  • Spring 2018

    BlockHack Toronto

    Bitcoin Bay created BlockHack, a hackathon inclusive to all technologies to help accelerate business, development and blockchain technology

    We encourage companies to get involved with BlockHack to easily develop your blockchain solutions

  • Be part
    Of our

Blockchain Platforms

BlockHack supports all blockchain technologies from Ethereum to Stellar

Have a great idea/product to implement on a blockchain?
Choose the tool/blockchain that best fits your project.


Common Questions

What is BlockHack?

Blockhack is a blockchain and distributed ledger technology agnostic hackathon, which means we don't care what platform you want to build off, just build; if you want to develop your own blockchain or DLT come and just build!, Just build!, Just Build!

Who can particpate or attend the Hackathon?

Hack Track (Hackathon)
Anyone can register to participate in the Hack Track, the BlockHack committee will be reviewing all registration and only those select will be able to participate in the Hackathon (Hack track).

Workshop Track
The workshop track is opened to the general public as well as those that have been approved for the Hack track, if you are interested in blockchain, DLT, crypto currencies we will love to see you there. To attend please visit our eventbrite link and purchase a ticket for the workshops track.

Is there a cost to attend BlockHack?

Hack Track
The fee structure for those that have been approved for the Hack Track is:
  1. Students : FREE with a valide student ID
  2. General : $10.00
This also give you access to all workshops and panel discussions.
Workshop Track
  1. General Addmission: TBA

How many people can be on a team?

Minimum team Members: 2
Maximum team Members: 5

Will there be prizes?

Yes, there will be prizes, we are still working out the details, hence TBA.

Am I allowed to work on the project before the hackathon?

NO... You can work on the outline and structure but you must not do any coding, development until the hackathon.

Contact Us

Speak to Bitcoin Bay to learn more about being involved in BlockHack