Co-organized by Harvard Developers for Development, MIT Global Poverty Initaitive, Tufts Entrepreneurs Society, and Tufts Empower with Platinum Partner TripAdvisor.
The International Developement Hackathon (ID Hack) is a 24-hour hackathon that brings together hackers, international development enthusiasts, and NGOs from the greater Boston area to work on projects that will make an impact on international development.
Enjoy delicious food, compete for $5000+ in prizes, and have fun! Network with sponsrs such as Google, Microsoft, Twilio, J.P. Morgan, Intuit, Qualcomm, TripAdvisor, Socrata, and more! Work on projects to visualize the impact of Ebola on hunger, connect Kenya learners, and more! Project organizations include the United Nations, World Food Programme, the World Bank, and Peace Corps.
See website for detailed project pitches http://idhack.developersfordevelopment.org/
Sign up: idhack15.eventbrite.com
Use technology to impact the world!
$5,100 in prizes
Awarded to the best overall project.
TripAdvisor Platinum Partner Prize
Awarded by TripAdvisor to each member of chosen team.
Best Use of Data (Socrata)
Awarded by Socrata to team with best use of data
Best Wireless Reach Project (Qualcomm)
EVA version VR kit with NFC
Awarded by Qualcomm to each member of team with best Wireless Reach project
People's Choice Award (Intuit)
Awarded by Intuit and selected by hackers based on voting on ChallengePost
Best Communication App (Twilio)
Awarded by Twilio to best communication app, Twilio use encouraged but not required
Beginner Prize (MIT SWE)
Awarded to best website created for development by non-technical attendees who attend our training workshop
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
How to enter
- All project submissions are before February 14th, 2015 at 12:00 PM (no late projects will be accepted)
- Please submit a brief (<250 word) description explaining your project
- Submit some screenshots, video, or any other relevant information about your project!
Major League Hacking