Bringing together Designers, Developers, Marketers, and Visionaries to improve the CUNY experience.
Theme: improve CUNY.
Anything that improves your life as a student: Add a feature to your school's mobile app? Build something to reach every campus?
Join 17-hour sprint of ideas & coding. Work with other amazing people.
Hacking. Prizes. Free food. Free swag. Bragging rights. Friends. Fun.
|October 14, FRIDAY|
|16:00 - 17:00||High Tea: Queen of England at her best|
|17:00 - 17:30||Kickoff & Cheat Sheet overview|
|17:30 - 18:00||Mentors' favorite Hackathon tools|
|18:00 - 18:30||Form ideation groups, present top 3 ideas|
|18:30 - 19:00||Finalize teams (2-5 people/team) and submit team roster|
|19:00||Brainstorming & hacking commence|
|19:00 - 20:00||Technical workshops in back room (IBM, AWS, Adobe, etc.)|
|20:00||Snacks & Dessert|
|October 15, SATURDAY|
|18:45||Upload to Devpost|
|19:15||Pitches @ 3 min each|
|20:30||Judges announce who the winners are|
You must have at least one CUNY student on your team (undergraduate or graduate student from any of the 24 CUNY campuses)
You need to hack on both days
Form a team of 2-5 people
- Roles needed on each team: developer, designer, idea/big picture, marketing
Cover in your pitch:
- Why students want it
- How to get students to use it (marketing)
- Demo the product
$2,945 in prizes
IBM prize. One watch per team member, up to 5 watches. Best use of anything Bluemix.
One per team
One per team
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
Remko de Knikker
How original is the product
Look & feel of the product
Expected demand from CUNY students
How far completed