Garage48, U.S. Embassies in Tallinn, Copenhagen, Vilnius and Riga and Startup Wise Guys have gotten together to crush the crisis and build a stronger, more resilient, and trusted post-crisis economy.
To support that goal, join us in an online global hackathon from December 3 to 6, 2020.
Hacking the Post-Crisis Economy
The COVID-19 pandemic has completely altered the world’s economic landscape, changing everything from where people work to how they consume. Communities will put forward real and pressing economic challenges they are facing – and creative problem-solvers around the world will have a chance to team up online over 48 hours to design innovative solutions. Help to build a stronger post-crisis economy and join the 48 for the Future hackathon!
WHY SHOULD YOU JOIN?
Garage48 online hackathon includes hands-on expert mentoring, inspiring keynote speakers, checkpoints, demo drills, intense teamwork, creativity, and resourcefulness == all will be key elements in building working prototypes in just 48 hours.
- Help build economic solutions and resilience.
- Solve a problem that COVID-19 has created.
- Play a vital role in the global start-up scene – get noticed and become an influence!
- Jump on board with your own challenges and participants.
- Use the marketing opportunities the hackathon synergy creates.
- Create new and innovative ways for collaboration.
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
- Front-end and back-end developers and system engineers;
- UX/UI designers and product designers;
- Business developers and visionaries;
- Marketing gurus;
- Project managers and team leads;
- HR enthusiasts;
- Education specialists;
- Cyber Security experts;
- Travel industry experts;
- Healthcare professionals;
- Entertainment field experts;
- Sports enthusiasts.
IDEA SUBMISSION IS OPEN! Start brainstorming and put your team together. You can register to the hackathon as an individual or a team, with or without an idea until December 1st.
If you are signing up as a team, each team member still has to fill in the registration form separately!
SUBMIT YOUR IDEA HERE
You will get an invitation to the matchmaking event after registering to the event.
In the matchmaking event individuals with an idea can find team members and teams can find additional team members.
Participants will be selected amongst at least four member teams that have the necessary expertise to build the prototype of their product or service during the hackathon.
Team formation, ideas submission and validation and all hackathon processes will be happening online – we will guide you through all of it.
ONLINE MATCHMAKING EVENT
Online matchmaking event will take place on November 22.
TOP ideas and all individuals will be invited for a 24-hour facilitated session to pitch and present their ideas. As a bonus, speakers will provide inspiration and share hackathon tips and tricks.
WE WILL LOOK CAREFULLY THROUGH THE IDEAS SUBMITTED AND CHOOSE THE TOP TEAMS TO ENTER THE COMPETITION.
Teams will receive an e-mail with complete instructions, but get ready for the craziest 48-hour online hacking you have ever seen!
Best teams will be awarded with follow-up mentoring!
Make sure to attend the Facebook event for updates and communication with other participants.
In case you have questions, feel free to write at email@example.com.