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The Web 3.0 Track

In the Web 3.0 track, participants can develop new solutions that leverage blockchain-based smart contracts & decentralized web protocols to create innovative decentralized applications and services.

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Web 3.0 Challenge #1

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Challenge Mission:

Participants are challenged to develop blockchain solutions that enhance supply chain traceability and transparency in GCC countries. This could involve building a decentralized platform to track and verify the origin and authenticity of goods, designing a blockchain-based system for verifying Halal certification of food products, or creating a platform for secure and transparent tracking of pharmaceutical supply chains.

The aim is to improve trust and accountability within supply chains in the region.


  • Cash Prizes Upto AED 1,000
  • Probable execution of Idea with relevant authorities

The Challenge:

Build a decentralized app prototype that can significantly improve the efficiency, security, and accountability of supply chain operations in GCC. The prototype must effectively solve 1 of the below problems:

  • Product Tracking
  • Product Certificate Verification
  • Counterfeit Prevention and Product Authentication
  • Environmental Impact Tracking

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Submission Method:

  • Shortlist : Participants must submit a 3 minute video with a pitch deck
  • Finale : In-person pitch with ready app prototype

What the Video Pitch Deck must have:

  • Clear understanding of the the selected cause/reason
  • Mind Map of how the supply chain app will work from Vendor to authority
  • A mobile-friendly application or platform that allows companies to access the blockchain system on the go.
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If You're applying as an Single Individual

  • If you're registering as an single individual, you are encouraged to form your own team during the duration of MIC of not less than 2 people by taking advantage of the networking events & the Discord community

If You're applying as an existing startup, SME or Team

  • All participants must be above 15 years of age
  • All participants must be residing in the MENA region and should be willing to travel to the UAE if shortlisted.
  • If your team is selected in the shortlist to pitch, you must be physically present at the venue

Application Criteria

Who can participate in The Maverick Innovation Challenge?

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Who can participate in the Maverick Innovation Challenge?

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Software Developers

Do you have experience in developing mind-blowing technology? Challenge your limits and explore your skill level!

Individual Innovators

Solo Creatives, Innovators, the round pegs in square holes - join a team or make one. Challenges are more fun together.

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Have an existing solution that will solve the challenge? Show us what you've got!


Creativity >>> everything else. Keep those books aside, and put your skills to the test in real life.

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Workshops & networking

JULY - AUG 2023

Challenge Announcement

27th July 2023

Shortlist Announcement

23rd Aug 2023

The Timeline

Important details & dates to remember.

Applications close

21st Aug 2023

Pitch Day

25th Aug 2023

All Challenges are announced on the 27th of July 2023, and participants who have pre-registered will be added to a discord community to form their teams and network with other participants.

All registered participants get first access to the workshops & training which will be held in in-person in Dubai & Abu Dhabi, or online. These workshops enable you to get trained in complex systems by experts

All registrations & applications will close on the 21st Aug 2023. Participants have to submit their solutions in the shortlist format mentioned in each challenge. No solutions will be accepted post this date.

The submitted challenges go to the Challengers for shortlisting and the shortlist is announced on 23rd August. The shortlisted candidates must then prepare their Finale submissions as per the format mentioned in each challenge

The Pitch Day will be held in-person at Emirates Towers, Dubai. All Finalists are expected to prepare the finale presentations in the format as per their challenge.

There will only be 1 winner per track.

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EMail : with the subject line:

"web 3.0 Challenge"


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The maverick innovation challenge is organised by Kregzo Ventures