The arena of Bitcoin and the blockchain is no stranger to rapid developments and a host of projects and platforms have sprung up in the last few years contributing to the hype. People all over the world have realised the worth of having a cryptocurrency that is decentralised, allows for smart contracts and provides immutability.
Building upon the culture around blockchain will be a new reality T.V show called ‘Blockbattle- Who’s the next Satoshi” premiering on Asia Economy TV. The show is set to begin on October 19th and will be centred around blockchain development teams brought in from around the globe that will be assessed by judges and viewers alike to crown the next ‘Satoshi Nakamoto’. Developers that wish to be a part of the reality T.V show can register on the Official Website by September 5th.
The reality T.V show will be comprised of judges sourced from Korea University, Dongguk University, Korean Blockchain Industry Association, Open Blockchain Association and the Korea Blockchain Association. Some of the known luminaries that will be gracing the panel include Damian Williams of Alchemist Ventures, Rayol Hwang of Hillstone Partners, Roger Ver, Lee Shin-Hye of GBIC amongst others.
The Blockbattle press release sums up the process of the show as follows:
“After the screening, ten projects will qualify for the finals. They will go through a series of presentations, one-on-one battles, and other team competitions. The ten teams will receive mentorship from domestic and international experts in technology, business, law, marketing, and finance.”
The reality T.V show is set to premiere on Asia Economy TV which will be broadcasted across Korea, China, Australia, Thailand, Malaysia, Taiwan, Singapore, Vietnam and Hong Kong. For viewers that don’t reside in the aforementioned countries, they can catch a live stream of the show on the Coincast YouTube channel.
Viewers will possess the ability to impact the course of the reality show by casting their vote in real time for their favourite project. The winning development team are set to receive a host of benefits and mentorship for leaders in the blockchain industry. The final episode will be aired on November 19th which will announce the results of the votes received.