Tunisian uTunisian universities ESPRIT and SUP’COM are collaborating with blockchain firm Dar Blockchain and the Hashgraph Association to host three-day hackathons from January 26 to 28. The goal of these hackathons is to enhance the adoption and understanding of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT). ESPRIT University and SUP’COM University are organizing concurrent events with support from Dar Blockchain and the Hashgraph Association.niversities organize hackathon to promote DLT teaching, cryptopolitan reports.
The hackathons aim to provide a platform for participants to learn, collaborate, and contribute to the transformation of industries. Co-founders of Dar Blockchain, Mohamed Mnif, and Jaafar Saied, anticipate that the hackathon will drive the adoption of Web3 among Tunisia’s youth. They expressed pride in launching the first Hedera Hackathon at these universities, emphasizing their commitment to establishing chapters in local universities and offering training to foster a genuine understanding of DLT and blockchain.
The co-founders noted that Tunisian youth and university students will be equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to foster Web3 adoption for use in MENA and globally. The hackathon participants will gain insights into how decentralized finance (DeFi) can revolutionize and make financial services accessible to Tunisian and African communities. Additionally, they will learn about decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs). Teams of 3 to 5 members are expected to submit their applications by January 20, 2024, with a prerequisite that at least one team member must be a certified Hedera developer.