e-Zest Solutions & Fresco Capital Present

#HACKATHONPUNE 2017

Chasing a billion dreams : Building uncommon applications for common people

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SEPTEMBER 23, 2017, PUNE

ABOUT

#HackathonPune is back to bring innovators, thinkers and entrepreneurs under one roof for its second season. This time around, the brain-wracking challenges, the entrepreneur’s dream-come-true pitches, and the workshops come with the icing of top-notch exposure to the IT industry.

OBJECTIVE

The basic premise of a Hackathon is to have technical minds peer deeply at a real world problem and create a solution to solve it. This solution needs to be ideated, designed and delivered in all of 24 hours. Hackathon also features some revered professionals and MVPs from IT share their ideas and thoughts on cutting edge technologies. The event shall have them impart this knowledge in one-on-one sessions or workshops.

THEME

This time, the Hackathon is for the common people: people like YOU and I! The coders will compete to build apps that would help us in general. Unique ideas, coupled with magnanimous skills, will result in building something that will help in making our lives better. You are welcome to put forth your magnificent ideas and build something that will add value to the common people’s lives. Contribute to the advantage of the society by building an app that would help the world be a better place. The theme includes a wide array of apps that are aimed at sustainably solving the climate change crises:





Energy

Bring a change in the energy systems and alter the consequences of the terrible climatic changes for a more sustainable tomorrow



Food

Revamp the existing food systems to ensure minimal emissions and expand food security to one and all



Water

Transform the water-management systems to improve the quantity and quality of freshwater available to different communities



Human Potential

Bring down suffering caused to citizens due to forced migration




Crowded Cities

Strengthen the urban communities to withstand climate change and be carbon neutral in the next stage of heavy urbanization



Conservation

Conserve the world’s most delicate ecosystems and sustain the thriving ecosystems worldwide



Finance

Mobilize $10 trillion by 2030 to achieve a carbon-neutral world, by restructuring industries, business models and finance



Community

Make use of technology to build some utility for the society




Second Prize
INR 50,000


First Prize
INR 1,00,000


Third Prize
INR 25,000

KEY PEOPLE

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Stephen Forte Fresco Capital

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Girish Chandra e-Zest Solutions

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Devendra Deshmukh e-Zest Solutions

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Vishwesh Jirgale Microsoft R&D

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Manish Prabhu Director, Microsoft

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Pandit Jaywant Utpat Musician, JaySonic Creator

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Patanjali Somayaji

HACKATHON PUNE AGENDA

Check-in

Interact with other hackers over tea/coffee

Opening ceremony

Welcome speech by Stephen Forte

Coding starts

Start building your app. We have got proctors for your help on the floor

Brain teaser 1

Details coming soon

Music time

Get some relaxation from tunes and melodies

Powertalk

Jaywant Utpat will demonstrate a live JAYSONIK performance and share amazing wealth of electronic percussion to hackers. JAYSONIK is world's first-of-its-kind percussion synthesizer for Indian music.

Brain teaser 2

Details coming soon

Presentation by finalists

Hear about what cool ideas finalists have brought in

Prize distribution and closing ceremony

Winners announced. Time for some selfies. And, good-bye over breakfast



FIRESIDE CHAT WITH CIOs and MVPs


e-Zest is arranging a Fireside chat session with CIOs and MVPs. The session is scheduled to be on 23rd Sept 2017, 11.30 AM at our Digital Innovation Center, Hinjawadi- Pune.

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START-UP PITCH AGENDA


The start-up pitch is an event where your business idea, strategy for growth, breakdown model and a host of other parameters are dissected by an astute jury. The jury would consist of serial investors and seasoned entrepreneurs who will evaluate your business and provide valuable feedback. The idea that impresses them the most goes on to win the grand prize!

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Register

Choose how you want to be a part of #HackathonPune event. We have got multiple tracks here.

#HackathonPune

INR500
  • A team of max. two people
  • Includes food and beverages
  • Bring your own devices
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Fireside Chat with CIOs and MVPs

INR0
  • Discuss technology
  • Networking
  • Interact with startups
RSVP

Start-up Pitch

INR0
  • Present your ideas
  • Networking
  • Secure funding
RSVP


Frequently Asked Questions


Who can participate?


If you love tinkering with those lines of code, if you think Neo should take over the world, if how systems work intrigues you, then #HackathonPune is your place to shine.It is a place where principles of programming, smart logic and knowledge of your chosen platform to code come together.

What technology I have to use while developing an application?


Participants can use any technology, framework or platform that meet the goal of creating the application.

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#HackathonPune 2016 Memories

A quick preview of first edition of #HackathonPune. Relive the event in photo gallery.

THE VENUE

e-Zest Solutions Digital Innovation Center at Hinjawadi, Pune

Get in touch with us

Whatsapp or Phone: 9970894164/9975574955