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The University of Manchester Blockchainers Team won the UK vs US Blockchain Hackathon during the weekend 21st April 2018.

The team including: Nathan Dane, Sami Al-Shatri, and Anastasija Starkina from Blockchainers and The University of Manchester won the 1st prize in the UK pipping the US to the post at a blockchain hackathon supported by Decenture, Stellar.org and CryptoBatesGroup.

The UK team included representatives from the University of Manchester, Newcastle University, University of Liverpool and University of Leeds. Representatives from the US cam from Columbia University, Binghamton University, Cornell University, The New School and CUNY.

The theme revolved around the problem of student financial pressures including student debts, expenditures in the higher education system, student’s financial pressures and inefficiency in the legacy system.

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