News is a social project that organizes hackathons — a event when a large number of people meet to take part in cooperative computing programming. These hackathons usually take several days, and a hackathon once took five weeks. The project was launched by Roman Mandeleil in 2014. Besides this, includes projects that work as a popular Ethereum block explorer and smart contracts analysis tool provider. Every hackathon organized by invites anyone interested to get involved with the next revolution in order to take cryptocurrency and blockchain ideas and make them a reality. provides all participants with the required tools and resources for their work. Besides that, every hackathon has a winner, which receives a $50,000 reward in the cryptocurrency of their preference. The list of hackathon projects can be seen on’s github page.