Hackathon

The Hackathon is an opportunity to win $5,000 to fund your business venture. It is a 2-day event from January 14-15 where 60 participants will learn to code and compete in teams of 4 to 5. The self-forming teams ideally have members with knowledge in coding, design and business. The winning team will be announced by the Hackathon jury at the end of day 2 and winners will receive $5,000 to fund their business pitch. Space is limited so register soon to reserve your spot!

If you are an existing female entrepreneur this is your opportunity to find a technical co-founder, explore viable ideas, pick up team skills for formulating MVPs, meet angels and strengthen your network.

If you are an aspiring entrepreneur developing a business plan or looking for capital this is a great place to meet investors and collaborators. The Women in STEM Hackathon promotes product innovation through self-forming engineering teams.

Women in STEM is dedicated to creating opportunities for female entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into innovative, sustainable businesses. At this event you will meet like-minded women, angels, and support organizations to enable you to create networks that will last you a lifetime.

Agenda for Hackathon 2015

  • Start time

    End time

    Day One, 14 January 2015

  • 9:00 AM

    9:30 AM

    Participant and team registration

  • 9:30 AM

    9:40 AM

    Keynote by Jieyi Long

  • 9:40 AM

    10:40 AM

    Brief introduction to Android development environment setup 

  • 10:40 AM

    09:00 PM

    Hackathon starts


  • Start time

    End time

    Day Two, 15 January 2015

  • 9:00 AM

    02:00 PM

    Hackathon continues

  • 02:00 PM

    03:00 PM

    Evaluation by Hackathon jury

  • 03:00 PM

    03:30 PM

    Award presentation

* Coffee, snacks and dinner will be provided
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