The Ultrahack MyData Hackathon will start late afternoon Tuesday 30th August 2016 and run continuously through to early evening Thursday 1st September 2016. After 48 hours of adrenaline filled action, teams will present their MyData masterpieces late Thursday and celebrate the shared Hackathon achievement.
It is free to enter the Hackathon (yes free!). Don’t miss out, places will be limited due to venue size. We expect up to 20 teams and 80 contestants.
Pre-Register your interest here: http://mydata2016.org/ultrahack/
We’re open for all skill-sets (business, legal, technical, developers, service designers etc) and profiles whether you are student/independent, start-up or corporate. Everyone is welcome – solo, in search of other team members, or as part of a pre-existing (even virtual) team.
Ultrahack MyData Challenge Themes
In line with the Ultrahack 2016 Challenges, the 48hr Hackathon offers a great opportunity to start or turbo-charge your current project. Come join us – have fun – learn, share and create something new.
There will be several official Challenges with supporting background information, example cases and the relevant resources (APIs etc). These will focus on Mobility (transport), Public Services, Health, Retail and Finance. If you have other MyData projects in mind, even ongoing, then let us know and we can arrange a ‘wildcard’ prize or two!
In return for your efforts, we will offer you food and drink, encouragement, inspiration and expertise for your journey.
Ultrahack MyData Hackathon Prizes
The overall winning team will win €5,000 cash prize. Up to five other prizes worth €1,000 each can be won by teams. We will have other bonus/spot prizes.
As MyData is an important theme within the Ultrahack 2016 Challenge series of events, the most interesting projects from this Hackathon will be invited to the join the Ultrahack Finals 25th-27th November 2016 in Helsinki. That gives further time to develop your solution and take a crack at the major Ultrahack prizes worth more than one million euros!
Being part of the Hackathon also gives you free entry to our international Mydata Conference so you have the opportunity to listen to world leaders in the MyData field when you need extra inspiration. Wow!
Remeber to check in to the Facebook event!