Blockchain Oscar

Blockchain Oscar 2017 will be held in two parts. The first part will take place online for three days, March 2-4. Six most promising Blockchain startups will be shortlisted and invited to participate in the second part of the competition in Munich, where they will have a chance to pitch their ideas from the main stage of BlockShow Europe 2017 and be awarded €5000. Blockchain Oscar 2017 is sponsored by Humaniq.


Why participate?

The true value of the competition is not in making a quick buck but rather in getting a unique opportunity to experience the realia of the Blockchain business and learn how to run it, bring it to success and grow further on. Our experts are top-notch professionals in developing and launching a great variety of startups. They will be overseeing the short-listed projects helping them in preparing pitches and giving advice on the future development.


The winners will be chosen in 4 categories and awarded at BlockShow Europe 2017 in Munich.

  • The Best Blockchain Startup – to be awarded with 5000 EUR worth in BTC
  • Startup Most Valuable For Humanity – to receive 5000 EUR worth in Humaniq tokens
  • People’s Choice First Place – to be awarded by Wings with 2 BTC
  • People’s Choice Second Place – to be awarded by Wings with 1 BTC

How to participate?

Sign Up

Submit an application

Win online

Get shortlisted in the first part of the competition

Pitch your startup

Pitch your idea at BlockShow Europe 2017 in Munich

Get the Blockchain Oscar!

Get your Blockchain Oscar!

Submit your application by filling the form on this page. If you provide all the necessary information, you will get a reply within 3 days confirming your participation in the competition.

Please note:

In order to be selected for the competition, your project should be B2C – ideally socially important and solving some problem for the customer using Blockchain technology.

For example: Humaniq is building a Blockchain solution to bring banking via Blockchain, mobile devices, and biometrics to the billions of the unbanked people.

Please include this information into description part of your presentation.

If you want to have a look at the list of companies that are already in the competition, please find it here:


The competition will be held during 3 days online and the final 4th day at BlockShow Europe 2017 on April 6.

Detailed schedule to be announced soon.


We are still getting together the board of experts who will judge and select the participants. The full list of experts will be announced soon.

Richard Kastelein


CMO Humaniq

Tawanda Kembo


Technical advisor Humaniq

Jamie Burke


Founder at BlockchainAngels; CEO at Outlier Ventures

Anish Mohammed


Lead Security Architect, Lloyds Banking Group



Humaniq is building a Blockchain solution to bringing banking via Blockchain, mobile devices, and biometrics to the billions of people worldwide who can’t access the financial system.


WINGS is a blockchain platform that seeds and nurtures a community dedicated to the launching, backing and promotion of new projects proposals through a fluid organizational model referred to as a Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO).

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