Techweek is proud to host a 24-hour hackathon - join developers and hackers for an all-day frenzy of fun, camaraderie and coding. At the end, each team will have created an entirely new application that they will showcase to a panel of judges in the hopes of being crowned the winners!
- You must be 18 or older to participate in the challenge.
- Teams can consist of one but no more than five.
- Teams of eligible individuals can enter.
- Teams of eligible individuals may enter on behalf of a company, non-profit, and other legal entities may enter.
- What to create: functioning software application; demonstration video; screenshots
- Platforms: IBM Bluemix; iOS; Android; Mobile Web; Web; Mac Desktop; Windows Desktop;
$8,500 in prizes
The team will receive $2500 in cash. Each member will also receive a round trip plane ticket and a VIP Pass to the Techweek 2016 conference city of their choice.
The runner up team will receive 5 Attendee Passes to the Techweek 2016 Conference of their choice, (valued at approx. $500).
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
John K. Murnieks
IBM Cloud Ecosystem – Business Development Leader
Executive Director | The Cat
Chief Operations Officer & General Counsel
Business Development Representative NA Cloud Ecosystem, Cloud ISV's I IBM
Are you solving a real problem in an interesting way? You are not required to explain how your app makes money, unless that is part of the problem you solve.
How well did you present?
How much progress did you make on your application?