The idea submission phase is over and participation is closed.

idea phase
Online
opens at:
21 Sep 2018, 12:00 AM IST
closes on:
15 Oct 2018, 11:59 PM IST
hackathon
opens at:
Oct 20, 2018 10:00 AM IST
closes on:
Oct 21, 2018 06:00 PM IST

Overview

HackerTech is a 36-hour Technical Hackathon that provides the participants an opportunity to solve real-life problems that surface up in the entrepreneurship scenario. With numerous start-ups flourishing in India, this event seeks to nurture the growing spirit of entrepreneurship within the young minds. The students shall work on different problem statements and come up with effective and feasible business viable solutions. HackerTech shall serve as a channel to breathe life in to their ideas and establish the foundation of their start-up. After intensive brainstorming, ideating and screening, HackerTech promises to bring about an amalgamation of technology with business that will definitely bring about a revolutionising change.

HackerTech'18 has been designed in order to pull out Prototypes/Start-ups in various domains such as Robotics and Automation, AR-VR, ML-AI, Blockchain, Cybersecurity and Data Analytics.

Our Problem Statements are available on our website. click here

Develop a working prototype from the applications mentioned below to win cash prizes, goodies, cloud services, web domains and much more. There are two phases in this hack.

  • In the first phase, everyone needs to submit a synopsis of their idea and how they plan to implement it.
  • After the screening, in the second phase, the shortlisted participants need to build a functional prototype of their idea under the guidance of mentors in the main hack.
  • Later, the participants need to pitch their working prototype in front of the Judge's panel on October 21st at VIT, Vellore.
  • Please follow the procedure and select the problem statements provided by us only. There is no provision for Bring Your Own Problem Statement.

Our event has two Phases, check the TIMELINE.

About Us:

Entrepreneurship Cell, VIT, is a student organization at VIT Vellore, with a clear focus on enhancing the spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation. E-Cell VIT has always strived to attain the epitome of excellence in establishing an ideal Entrepreneurial environment within the campus. Our vision is to further magnify our vast reach and network to set up a wide database which spreads across from mentors, to evaluators and investors, while simultaneously creating a diverse and efficient skill-pool with a plethora of talents and giving back to our partners.

Themes

Machine Learning - Artificial Intteligence
Blockchain
Cyber Security
Augmented Reality - Virtual Reality
Data Analytics
Robotics and Automation

Prizes INR 100000/- in prizes

Last year, HackerTech'17 had 5 winner and this year we look forward to expanding the number of winners and provide them with a lot of opportunities and funding.

Main Prizes
Winners
INR 100000/-

There is no specific number of winners, all the feasible and viable prototypes will be awarded a grant of INR 100000 (For internals).

*For externals, prizes worth 1 lakh for winning teams.

Special Prizes
Hasura Open Source Challenge
USD $100

AWS credits worth 100$

The Hasura GraphQL engine gives you instant realtime GraphQL APIs on a new or existing Postgres database. The best app built using the Hasura GraphQL Engine will win a 100$ Gift coupon from Amazon.

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