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Finalists For Pitbull's Blockchain Music Challenge Announced

Finalists For Pitbull's Blockchain Music Challenge Announced

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MIAMI, FL. (Top40 Charts) At eMerge Americas 2018, world-renowned Artist, Entertainer and Entrepreneur, Armando Christian Perez, aka "Pitbull," called on blockchain hackers to disrupt the music world. Pitbull along with Zeppelin and eMerge Americas kicked off the "Smackathon," a blockchain music challenge. The competition was designed for teams using the Ethereum platform to disrupt the current state of the music industry. After a month-long development period, hundreds of submissions from across the globe have been narrowed down to ten finalists.

Apple co-founder and past eMerge Americas keynote speaker Steve Wozniak is providing an array of prizes courtesy of his technology education platform, Woz U. Woz U offers a career-based technology program that enable students to quickly enter the exciting and expanding Information Technology workforce. The team members of the winning pitch will each receive scholarships to Woz U and invitations to attend DesTechAZ to meet "Woz" in Scottsdale this October. The winning pitch will also win a $6,000 cash prize and the chance to showcase their success at eMerge Americas 2019.

On July 23, the finalists will be flown to Miami, FL, courtesy of American Airlines to present their pitches to an esteemed panel of judges. The judges include: Armando Christian Perez, aka Pitbull, world-renowned Artist, Entertainer and Entrepreneur; Demian Brener, Founder & CEO, Zeppelin; Jack Selby, Managing Director, Thiel Capital; and Manny Medina Jr., Bassist for Kip Moore, Songwriter. For the complete list of finalists, visit: emergeamericas.com.






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