Bela Gipp will serve as the University partner for the world’s largest ‘Blockchain Competition’ organized by the Swiss investor group Lakeside Partners AG. The call for entries is now open. Organizers are looking forward to receiving many submissions describing innovative blockchain-based business ideas under the theme innovation for the InsurTech industry, #Blockchain4Insurance. As a jury member, Bela Gipp is tasked with evaluating the scientific merit of the innovative blockchain-based projects submitted.

The submission deadline is July 30th, 2017. All details can be found on the competition website:

The winning team will receive a cash prize of 100,000 USD and an office space to work on their project in Zug, Switzerland for 1 year. Zug is also known as Europe’s ‘Crypto Valley’ given its leading role in the blockchain scene.