Coinbase Released the winners of the second annual bitcoin/blockchain application contest, called Bithack2.

And the winners are .....

1st Place: $10,000* of bitcoin and a place in Boost VC’s bitcoin accelerator class, valued at $50,000 - Mailman

Mailman is an email paywall system which allows you to reward timely replies with bitcoin and filter spam using the blockchain.

2nd Place: $5,000* of bitcoin- SatoshiPay

SatoshiPay is a bitcoin nanopayment wall for publishers which allows you to pay for the section of text that really interests you, make metered payments for streaming video, and make paid downloads with a single click.

3rd Place: $3,000* of bitcoin - Rebittance

Rebittance is a remittance aggregator that provides senders with a single place to find and transact with Rebittance cash-out partners around the world.

4th Place: $1,500* of bitcoin - BlockchainME

BlockchainME offers a tool for creating verifiable IDs on the blockchain, promoting the encryption layer of cryptocurrency to help prevent skimming, catfishing, counterfeiting and other fraudulent activity.

5th Place: $500* of bitcoin - BitcoinDial

BitcoinDial is a ‘pay phone’ app that accepts bitcoin instead of quarters, allowing users to make affordable international calls.

Other Winners

Apps Awarded for General Excellence - also recieved the following prizes:

iPad Air, courtesy of Tradewave
-BitStation: Bitcoin exchange trading software.
Jawbone Big Jambox Bluetooth Speaker, courtesy of Clef
-BlockIntel: A blockchain investigation tool.
SmartThings starter kit, courtesy of Localytics
-Snacks for Bitcoin: A vending machine that accepts bitcoin.
$100 Apple gift card, courtesy of Openfolio
-CoinConfident: Predicts when to spend/buy bitcoin.
1/10 oz. gold coin, redeemable for bitcoin, courtesy of Serica
-CoinBate: Sell your items for bitcoin using crowd rewards.
Swag pack and Starbucks gift card, courtesy of Lawnmower
-100bits: Send 100 bits to random people or charities

So there you have it. You can read the full blog-post here.

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