Hackathon 2017-09-19T16:21:25+00:00

ABOUT THE CHALLENGE

The government of Andhra Pradesh is hosting a series of 18 hackathons in selected 18 colleges across the state in association with Fintech Valley, Vizag, and Hackmania Technology Pvt. Ltd.

The program is intended for the technical skill development and tech hiring of the students in the state. A hackathon is a 24-hours Idea-to-prototyping competition where the participants come-up with their own ideas/solutions to the specific themes/problems and make a prototype of it by the end of the hackathon i.e. 24hours. In the hackathon, it starts with the ideation where participants showcase their ideas/solutions after which they start building the prototypes of the same. Mentors will be available for the participants to help the participants with nurturing their ideas and also with the technology.

It ignites the innovation skills in the students and also enhances the ability of efficient problem-solving. Hundreds of participants work on specific problems which leads to numerous innovative solutions by solving the real-world problems.

THE SERIES WOULD PROCEED AS FOLLOWS:

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One offline hackathon at each of the selected 18 colleges.

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5 online challenges in December, wherein all the 18 colleges will participate.

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Various companies would be called by the government for the hiring of the participants based on their performances in offline and online hackathons.

ABOUT FINTECH VALLEY VIZAG

The Fintech Valley in Vizag is a self-sustainable global Fintech Ecosystem that focuses on converging finance and technology to create large avenues of growth through industry-enablers, world-class infrastructure, entrepreneurship and innovation.