Hack it your way

Let’s shape the future of business, and find the secret to sustainable success together during Yettel’s 2-day hackathon event!

9-10 November 2022

Millenáris Budapest Building D

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Online semi-final: 10‑30 October, 2022

Offline final in Budapest: 9‑10 November, 2022

Are you interested in sustainable urban mobility? Do you have innovative ideas regarding the digital marketplace? Want to improve the energy efficiency in our homes and offices?

If so, make sure to apply and submit an idea to one of the three challenges announced on the 10th of October!

Join this two-round hackathon of Yettel and Crafthub and win up to 7,500 €!

Hackathon schedule

10 Otober | Publication of the 3 challenges

On Slack and in Newsletter

30 October | End of registration and online semi-final

You can register and submit your project to one of the challenges until 30th of October

5-8 November | Announcing finalists

We are announcing the TOP 4 team in each challenge who will be invited to the finale at Millenáris

9-10 November | Offline finale in Budapest

The 24-hour-long finale, where the TOP 12 teams will get the chance to measure their knowledge and compete for the prizes.

Challenges

The purpose of the challenges is to support Yettel in learning about the most innovative solutions for current trends like energy saving, energy crises, inflation, community challenges.

If you are interested in the 3 following topics, do not hesitate to apply and submit your project until the 30th of October in one of them.

SUSTAINABLE URBAN MOBILITY

SMB SUPPORTING DIGITAL PLATFORMS

ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN OFFICE AND HOME

Detailed challenges will be published on the 10th of October, at the start of the semi-final.

Agenda

Detailed agenda for the in-person final on 9-10 November is coming soon!

Prizes

4,500 €

for the Grand winner

500 €

for the Audience Award Winner

Game rules

On the 10th of October we will share three challenges with you. You can apply solo or in a team and choose one of the challenges given. You'll need to submit your solution until the 30th of October and wait for the jury's feedback wheter you got into the finale or not. The offline finale will be only open to the TOP 12 teams selected by the jury.

The in-person finale will be held at Millenaris Park, Budapest. We will inform the finalists teams the week before the finale. Please note that the in-person final is a closed event.

Semi-final

All projects have to be submitted through the JunctionApp in the Hack it your way - Yettel hackathon event until the 30th of October.

To submit a valid and appraisable project, please follow these steps:

  • Create a 2 minute video pitch and upload it to YouTube (The video can have you talking, a live app demo (if you have one), some cool animation, etc... whatever fits best)
  • Create a GitHub repo
  • Link the YouTube video and the repo in your submission form
  • Fill out the description part thoroughly

Please, make sure to follow these steps strictly otherwise we will not be able to evaluate your project.

Final

The 12 projects that will get into the final will have to develop their project according to further given criteria that will be only shared with the finalists. During the in-person final, teams will have 24 hours to improve their idea with the help of experts and mentors by Yettel and at the end they will also have to present them in front of a jury.

TOP 12 from the semi-final

Yettel jury will decide who can attend the offline final in Budapest. They will choose the best 4 projects from each challenge who later will be notified and invited to the final.

Challenge winners

Yettel jury will decide who takes home the challenge prized.

Grand winner

At the end of the 24-hour-long final each of the 12 teams will get the chancee to pitch their idea in 4 minutes. After the live pitches are over, the jury and the participants can vote for their favourite project, and the one that gets the most votes will be awarded the grand prize.

Audience award

After the live pitches anyone from anywhere will be able to vote for their favourite project under the offical Facebook event. The one with the most votes can take home the Audience award.

4,500 € for the Grand Winner

2,500 € for the Challenge Winners

500 € for the Audience Award Winner

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Slack

as the main communication platform of the event where all the announcements will be communicated

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JunctionApp

is the official registration and submission platform for the teams. Also some of the evaluation processes will be organised here

Who we are?

Yettel is part of PPF Telecom Group, an innovative and agile telco provider, deeply rooted in CEE. Yettel is a digital brand created in 21st century; perfectly designed to meet the current needs of our customers and balancing their relationships with technology. A brand built out of our core CEE regions, yet with international appeal. Based on customer insight, brand experience and market research the Yettel brand is seeking to help deliver a better-balanced customer experience – from telecoms to data, minutes to megabytes, for work and play.

CraftHub aims to make knowledge available and help tech crafters to continuously improve their skills. Today, this organization is a multifaceted IT event management company with a diverse portfolio of conferences, hackathons, developer competitions, and workshops both online and offline.

Organizer

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Vanda Széplaki

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