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Coinsilium Group Limited: Post Covid Global Online Blockchain Hackathon 
 
11-Jun-2020 / 07:00 GMT/BST 
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         COINSILIUM GROUP LIMITED 
 
         ("Coinsilium" or the "Company") 
 
    Coinsilium and Indorse to Organise Post Covid Global Online Blockchain 
         Hackathon 
 
London, UK, 11 June 2020 - Coinsilium Group Limited (AQSE:COIN), the 
blockchain technology venture builder, advisor and investor, that finances and 
manages the development of early-stage blockchain technology companies, is 
pleased to announce it is organising, jointly with portfolio company Indorse 
Pte. Ltd. ("Indorse") the 'Post Covid Hack' a global online blockchain 
hackathon from July to October 2020. 
 
A Hackathon is a design sprint-like event in which computer programmers and 
software developers collaborate intensively on software projects with the goal 
of creating functioning software solutions by the end of the event. Online 
hackathons are usually spread over several weeks, allowing teams to join later 
in the process whilst leaving them with more time to build more advanced 
solutions. 
 
Highlights: 
 
? The Post Covid Hack will bring together blockchain teams, developers and 
blockchain protocols from around the world to ideate, collaborate, learn, 
innovate & build cutting-edge decentralized, open solutions to overcome the 
post-Covid health, social, economic & privacy challenges. 
 
? Submissions will open 10 August, the launch date of the hackathon, which 
will be preceded by pre-hackathon webinars in July. The hackathon is expected 
to attract more than 200 participants. 
 
? Main hackathon tracks to include: Health, Privacy & Security, Crypto & DeFi, 
User Experience and Gamification with additional tracks to be suggested by the 
sponsoring Track Partners. 
 
  ? Indorse and Coinsilium will pool their networks and reach in order to 
  attract world class sponsoring partners for this high-profile global 
  initiative 
 
? The Post Covid Hack, will create a bridge between talent and teams from 
around the world connecting them with the hackathon's Blockchain Technology 
Partners. 
 
? Gaurang Torvekar, Chief Executive of Indorse and Eddy Travia, Coinsilium's 
Chief Executive, to join the jury to assess the Post Covid Hack submissions 
 
Indorse's Singapore-based team has previously organised several online 
hackathons for its Fortune 500 clients. As cited in this article [1] published 
by Bloomberg.com on June 9, the Singapore government plans to boost its 
spending on technology to combat Covid-19 to US$2.5 billion in the current 
financial year. As nations increasingly rely on technological solutions to 
fight the pandemic and its side-effects, Coinsilium and Indorse believe that 
this hackathon has the potential to mobilise the global blockchain tech 
community to join this effort and contribute to addressing and overcoming some 
of the many challenges the post-Covid19 era will present. 
 
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-06-09/singapore-to-boost-tech-spe 
nding-to-2-5-billion-to-combat-virus [1] 
 
Coinsilium's Chief Executive, Eddy Travia, commented: "In the next several 
months, billions of people will be affected by the health, social, economic 
and privacy challenges emanating from the aftermath of the Covid19 pandemic. 
The Post Covid Hack is designed to leverage the benefits of using blockchain 
technology with the ingenuity and creativity of hundreds of developers from 
around the globe with the objective of reducing the impact of the post-Covid19 
risks. Coinsilium could not have partnered with a more able co-organiser than 
Indorse for this high-profile initiative. The Indorse team has successfully 
organised several online blockchain hackathons for their Fortune 500 corporate 
clients and Indorse's network of tech experts will be reviewing all the teams' 
submissions." 
 
Gaurang Torvekar, Chief Executive of Indorse, commented: "This is an excellent 
opportunity to showcase the power of effective collaboration towards a common 
goal among the diverse community of blockchain developers. Through the Post 
Covid Hack initiative, Indorse and Coinsilium will pool their network and 
reach to attract world-class sponsoring partners and great talent from around 
the world. We are thankful for Coinsilium's support, and we look forward to 
bearing upon our expertise in conducting online hackathons, blockchain 
technology and coding skill assessment for this initiative." 
 
More information about the Post Covid Hack is available here [2]. 
 
https://s3-ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/s3.indorse.io/pdfs/POST+COVID+HACK+202 
0.pdf 
 
The Directors of Coinsilium Group Limited take responsibility for this 
announcement. 
 
For further information, please contact: 
 
Coinsilium Group Limited               +44 (0) 7785 381 089 
 
Malcolm Palle, Executive Chairman      www.coinsilium.com 
 
Eddy Travia, Chief Executive 
 
Peterhouse Capital Limited             +44 (0) 207 469 0930 
 
Guy Miller / Mark Anwyl 
 
(AQSE Growth Market Corporate Adviser) 
 
SI Capital Limited                     +44 (0) 1483 413 500 
 
Nick Emerson 
 
(Broker) 
 
Notes to Editor 
 
About Coinsilium 
 
Coinsilium is a venture builder, investor and advisor, supporting early stage 
blockchain technology companies and the digital token economy. As the first 
ever IPO of a blockchain company in 2015, Coinsilium harnesses its experience 
and wide-ranging network to invest in leading blockchain projects such as 
RSK/IOV Labs, Indorse and Blox. 
 
Coinsilium shares are traded on the AQSE Growth Market, the primary market for 
unlisted securities operated by Aquis Stock Exchange, a Recognised Investment 
Exchange under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000. 
 
For further information please visit [3]www.coinsilium.com [3] or follow 
@CoinsiliumGroup on Twitter 
 
About Indorse 
 
Indorse is a skills validation platform which helps companies find the talents 
they need faster. Unlike other platforms on which users can claim skills 
without a proper validation, Indorse ensures that users' skills are assessed 
and validated by a panel of experts. Using cutting edge technology, Indorse 
provides insights about candidates' skills and proficiency level. Instead of 
spending several man-hours and dollars sifting through a barrage of resumes, 
hirers can now interview only the validated candidates who have been assessed 
by experts in the domain. 
 
For further information about Indorse please visit www.indorse.io [4] and 
https://youtu.be/CBs1JJe9Qr4 [5] 
 
ISIN:          VGG225641015 
Category Code: MSCM 
TIDM:          COIN 
Sequence No.:  69064 
EQS News ID:   1067741 
 
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