Hackathon in the Port 2018 – technology, innovation and creativity by the Adriatic coast
Software development company, Logate, together with digital community of Montenegro,
Digitalizuj.me, traditionally organizes 6th Hackathon called
“Hackathon in the Port 2018”.
This regional competition will be held from 23rd to 25th of May, in a beautiful seaside environment, in the most famous Montenegrin port –
Hackathon is an event that gathers programmers, project managers, marketers, graphic and interface designers – all the creative people interested in developing applications and using modern technologies for solving complex business problems.
The goal of the event is to connect good ideas, creativity, technical knowledge and beautiful Montenegrin seaside into unique 3 days experience where young IT enthusiasts create new technological masterpieces.
This year’s theme is accelerating Porto Montenegro business through innovative IT solutions with elements of VR/AR technology. Participants will be encouraged to incorporate one of the burning IT trends – virtual and augmented reality, into their applications, cloud, IoT solutions, that correspond to the given task. This is why applying teams can already begin to explore the topic more, think of tools and ways of implementation, and get ready for revealing the details of the topic on the first day of Hackathon. This year, Hackathon organizers gathered a team of experienced mentors who will additionally guide competing teams through the process of optimizing and developing the solution to best meet the needs of the task. Participants are not required to be experts in VR technology, but rather to know the basics, enough to develop a demo with a clear commercial model behind it.
According to the competition rules, eight selected teams (2 to 4 people per team) from entire Balkan, can use anything that technology today allows to create a solution that will incorporate task requirements, and in the end help advance the business of marina Porto Montenegro.
However, what is of most importance is that Porto Montenegro is willing to support further development of the winning solution and integrate it in its business, providing that the solution meets all the task criteria and that it shows serious business potential.
Hackathon will last 3 days – with a wish to provide competing teams with enough time to analyze given task thoroughly and create high quality solutions. The winning team will be provided with the opportunity to present their solution to the audience and investors on Spark.me conference – within revial part of Startup competition (26th and 27th May, 2018).
Apart from this, the best team will receive a prize of 3.000 EUR, sponsored by Societe Generale Montenegro bank, while the second place will be awarded with 1.000 EUR, sponsored by Saga CG.
Hackathon participants must be over 18 years old. Deadline to submit team applications is 9th of May 2018. More information about the event and its rules can be found on www.hakaton.me.
See you on Hackathon in the Port 2018!
Logate is a team of multi-disciplinary IT professionals dedicated to creating cutting edge software products and solutions, that help telekoms, banks and other enterprise-grade companies to be innovative, smart and fast.
Digitalizuj.Me is a digital community that aims to help citizens of Montenegro to understand and use exciting new opportunities in digital environment through use of social media and innovative business models.