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Quarkchain & NKN Training Workshop for BlockchainAwakens Hackathon

  • Starfish Mission 1535 Mission Street San Francisco, CA, 94103 United States (map)

This training workshop for BlockchainAwakens Hackathon, but it's open for anyone who is interested in Quarkchain and NKN, snacks and drinks will be provided, this event will be recorded and upload to youtube, but we recommend you come in person to meet your potential team partner and build connections, talk to speaker if you have any deeper technical questions :)

What you can get from the event?

  • Get a basic understanding of how testnet works.
  • Set up the developing environment for Quarkchain & NKN testnet. 
  • Write your first application on the testnet.


Zhaoguang Wang

VP of Engineering at QuarkChain
Expert in large-scale distributed systems
Senior software engineer and tech lead at Facebook and Google
Master of Computer Science from University of Michigan


QuarkChain provides a secure, decentralized and scalable blockchain solution to deliver 100,000+ on-chain TPS:
1️.Reshardable two-layered blockchain.
2️.Guaranteed security by market-driven collaborative mining.
3️.Anti-centralized horizontal scalability.
4️.Efficient cross-shard transactions.
5️.Ethereum smart contract support.

Yilun Zhang

NKN Co-Founder & CTO
B.S. in physics at Peking University
Ph.D. in physics at University of California San Diego
Research Area: computational neuroscience, distributed information processing system
Full stack engineer with several products in production


NKN is the new kind of network connectivity protocol & a new public blockchain for an open, decentralized, and shared Internet. NKN intends to become the world's largest bandwidth exchange and best true peer to peer networking stack for future decentralized applications.

Who is the organizer?

We are awakeners from ABC Blockchain Community (ABC), a non-profit organization full of blockchain enthusiasts with engineering, research, finance and entrepreneurship backgrounds.We believe the future of blockchain lies in the devoted research and engineering efforts to improve the robustness of the infrastructure and to explore ways to fundamentally transform our socioeconomic systems.We think big, act small and always stay humble. In the uncharted territory, we strive to unite talents to explore this vast and mysterious blockchain universe.