Hackathon Guide – All you need to know about DevHacks (FAQ)

16 April 2018 devHacks

There are less than two weeks until the next challenge, and that is DevHacks 2017! We are so excited to start a new adventure for the 3rd time in a row, and we know that this is going to be an awesome experience. 24 hours spent together with awesome developers, mentors, investors & companies sounds great, isn’t it?

Being such a complex event, we know that there are a lot of things that you might be interested to know before the hackathon.

In order to make things easier, we’ve put up a list with the answers for the most frequently asked questions (FAQ) and all that you need to know if you want to be a part of DevHacks 2017:

  • A team should have between 2 to 5 members
  • In order to save your seat to DevHacks, at least one team member should register at the hackathon; All the registered persons will be soon contacted by us for further details;
  • Don’t worry if you don’t have a team, just let us know and we will put you in contact with other participants before the event in order to form a team;
  • P.S. If we have multiple participants without teams, we will make teams based on similar skills each of you have;
  • October 26th is the last day when you should receive from us an e-mail with the details of the team you’ll be in. Let’s see the cool names you come up with!
  • The coding process will last 24 hours; All the participants that are leaving during the hackathon will be disqualified;
  • Every team will be provided with Internet (Wired) & power connection; Please bring with you your laptops and all the other equipments that you will need during the hackathon;
  • At the hackathon you will have free access to food, snacks & drinks;
  • During the hackathon you will have access to Relaxing Area for the times when you want to take a break or a power nap;
  • After the coding process, the teams will present their demo app in front of the jury and the other participants; Don’t worry if you app is not in its final form, you can present all that you have managed to develop in 24hours;
  • You will have between 3 to 5 minutes to present your idea, so don’t waste time with many details;

Don’t waste more time and apply for DevHacks 2017! The fun, the networking moments, and the time spent with your team will be part of an awesome experience! DevHacks 2017 is a lot about diversity, great prizes and huge mentors that want to help you to continue and make your ideas bloom. These days will be legendary!

If you didn’t book your seat yet, you can still do so and register at the event here: https://goo.gl/G5n3pM

Also, HIPO sponsors 100 free tickets so apply here and get the chance to win one: https://goo.gl/RCPgdE

Join us!