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Dorahacks GHS 2018@Boston ended with complete success, a 16-year-old high school team taking the crown.

DoraHacks Blockchain & New tech Hackathon was held in Boston as scheduled from Sept. 22 to Sept. 23. Nearly one hundred Hackers from different cultural backgrounds gathered to challenge the difficulties and boundaries of the co-functioning of blockchain technology and various fields.The 24-hour brainstorming at the Hackathon has given birth to 11 projects with practicality and innovation, all of which are open source to GitHub now.

Guests, Vilhelm Sjoberg (first from left) and Mya Hong (first from right), present medal to the champion - Scintillating

After the vote of participating teams and the judgement made by 12 judges, namely Charles Li, Chris Tse, Fransheska Colon, Isabel Yang, Mike Chen, Mya Hong, Richard Lee, Shuyao Kong, Victor Ji, Vilhelm Sjoberg, Zhu Yiqi, four Hacker teams finally stood out as winners, among which a team called Scintillating consisting of Kevin Liu and five other 16-year-old high school students has won the championship.

Guest, Isabel Yang (first from left), presents medal to the runner-up team - EasyContract

Scintillating, has created Delphus, a blockchain-based clinical trial management system. During the hackathon, they implemented a new feature to Delphus, namely a user interface that allows patients to see data handoffs by their healthcare provider or clinical researcher. Their ambition is to alleviate the decreasing participation in clinical trials caused by lack of data transparency.

The runner-up went to Team EasyContract which generates smart contracts using natural language processing, followed by Team Acid tied with Team WePay, the former designing a system with autonomous distribution of media content using BYTOM, and the latter bringing cash micro vendors into digital currency ecosystems.

In addition, several projects have also been highly recognized by the guests and judges, such as HypeFactors, a crypto currency discovery and research platform, and NOMOS, a weighted multi-tier decentralized voting platform, etc.

Guests, Zhuowen Peng (first from left) and James Zhu (second from left),  present medal to the second runner-up team - Acid 

Guests, Victor Ji (first from left) and Xia Lee(first from right), present medal to the second runner-up team - WePay

On the eve of the launching, DoraHacks hosted a fantastic PreParty as a prelude to the excitement of local Hackers in Boston.

Special thanks to Huobi, Block 72, Fenbushi, NGC, Bytom, EximChain, CertiK, Odaily and Coinness for their strong support for this event.

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