Join the forces of the best hackers in Lithuania
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Get Ready For The Survival!
30 of November - 2 of December in Vilnius.
Hackers, engineers, designers, UX masters, marketers, business developers and all those who want to build stuff – here is a weekend for you.
H A C K E R G A M E S is an event that pools eager entrepreneurs, software developers, micro:bit enthusiasts and engineers into a confined space for two days and challenges them to create a cool killer product.
The 14th Hacker Games hackathon will gather the best hackers to make their ideas come true on 30th of November-2nd of December at VU Faculty of Economics and Business Administration. It is your chance to make an impact on tomorrow’s world. As always, we will have some significant prizes, so keep a close eye on updates!
We are looking for people who are motivated to solve real problems, people who are capable to develop fine products, people who are passionate about innovation and ready to escape from their daily routines. You can do whatever you want – create a new carpooling app, design a next world-wide known game, some SaaS solution or build a cool gadget for Internet of Things lovers. The only condition here is that you create something from scratch – possibilities should be equal for all as you will compete for Prizes:
1000 EUR cash
For the most science based product
Presented by Vilnius University
1000 EUR for an industry trip from Game Insight
Games track winner
1000 EUR cash
Presented by Trustpilot
For the most useful solution:
1.Ensuring traceability of online customer reviews with Blockchain
2.Using Facebook Messenger-based chatbots for real-time reaction to negative online reviews
3.Finding fraudulent behavioral patterns (e.g. creating fake online reviews)
4.Augmented Reality-based showing trust score on retail store-fronts
5.Detecting “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon” between online reviews
6.Computer vision based brand recognition (Real time)
7.Building company reputation profile
8.Building product reputation profile
How will everything work?
- it’s a 48 hours event, so be ready to work till late at night or even overnight, we will make sure that you would be filled with coffee and have a corner for a nap;
- you come on Friday evening, pitch your idea, form teams and start developing products;
- mentors from various professional backgrounds will come to help you in the process, so do not panic if you are stuck with your product;
- you will have to prepare your final pitch and show your best in front of the Jury on Sunday afternoon, winners will get it all!
What will you get?
- workspace for you and your team with high speed internet;
- food and beverages free of charge for you;
- possibility to stay at the workspace overnight;
- T-Shirt and other nice giveaways;
- prizes for the best products developed over the weekend.
You can start talking about it Now!
Hacker Games is the series of hackathons organized by Enterprise Lithuania and Startup Lithuania. There were already 12 hacker games:
– First took place in Klaipėda in September 2015;
– Second event was in Vilnius in November 2015;
– Third event was in Kaunas in March 2016;
– Fourth Hacker Games was in Vilnius in June 2016;
– Fifth event took place in Klaipėda in September 2016;
– Sixth hackathon was in Vilnius in November of 2016;
– Seventh event took place in Kaunas in March 2017;
– Eighth Hacker Games occurred in Vilnius in June 2017;
– Ninth hackathon took place in Klaipėda in September 2017;
– Tenth-anniversary hackathon was in Vilnius in November 2017;
– Eleventh Hacker Games took place in Kaunas in March 2018;
– Twelfth Hacker Games took place in Alytus in September 2018;
– Thirteenth Hacker Games took place in Klaipėda in October2018.
If you have any questions, please contact:
RULES AND FAQ
Don't miss a thing!
- You must create something from scratch.
- You must present your idea at pitching session on Friday.
- Friday pitches are limited to 1 minute. A slide or two is welcome.
- Sunday (final) pitches are limited to 3 mins + 3 mins for Q&A.
- Only working prototypes will be eligible for awards!
Who can attend?
We encourage all creative minds to join us – developers, designers, engineers, marketers, business developers and others.
How much does this cost?
It’s 100% free to take part in Hacker Games.
What should I bring?
Besides motivation and passion, participants should bring a laptop, a charger, and other tools you might need in your creative journey. A toothbrush, sleeping bag, and a change of clothes is recommended should you spend the night at the venue.
How big are the teams?
To take advantage of our diverse community, we encourage you to work with individuals you do not know. Team size is not strictly limited, just do your best to present your idea OR to join one during and right after the pitches!
Should I bring my food?
We will have free food, snacks and drinks, but you can bring your own. Just keep the venue clean and respect others!
Do I have to pitch?
Yes, if you want to work on it and to form a team. If you are bringing just your skills to the event and want to join ideas you’ll be hearing during the pitching session, please at let us know what you are good at whilst registering. In this case, you don’t need to pitch
Who can compete for prizes?
Only working prototypes will be eligible for awards!
I have a different question. Who can I ask?
Please get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org
Take a look and don't miss a thing!
Registration - Arrive at the venue and get checked in
Snacks & Networking - Eat food, share ideas, practice pitches, get to know fellow participants
Opening remarks - Review agenda and introduce mentors and organizers
Pitches Start - Participants line up and pitch their ideas
Form teams - participants are sharing their ideas and forming teams
Begin Work - Teams are formed, set up workspace and begin to work
Begin Work - Teams formed and setting up workspace for the weekend
Mentor consultations – Each team will have their personal time assigned -
Work continues -
Begin Work - Teams continue working on their product
How to pitch your business idea - Tips and tricks by Gediminas Dilertas
Work continues - Teams are finishing their products
Presentation Prep & Tech Check - Your presentation has to be ready
Final Presentations - Teams pitch their ideas and answer questions from jury
Judging & Awards - Jury evaluate teams and announce winners
Wrap up - Closing the event & networking
Hacker Games will take place in Vilnius, “VU Faculty of Economics and Business Administration”!
Saulėtekio 9, II rūmai, Vilnius, Lietuva