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Hackathon

Ideahack - WHU's Hackathon

  • hosted by Business Meets Tech - Tech at WHU
  • online 48h Hackathon
  • aimed for tech enthusiasts / developer and business people
  • develop creative solutions on topics

Challenge your self

  • compete against others from top universities
  • develop solutions for challenges of our partners
  • use your skills and learn from team mates and mentors

Expand your network!

  • meet new people from different universities or companies
  • show your skills to judges, partners and other participants

24/7 support from us and our mentors

  • the organizing team of Ideahack - WHU's Hackathon will be available any time to help regarding all organizatory questions
  • our mentors will try their best to help you and your team to progress and are happy to support you and your solution

Schedule

18:00

18:00

17:00

Kacke Bauen um zu nerven

Start Hacking

Welcome Stream

Friday

18:00

18:00

17:00

Kacke Bauen um zu nerven

Start Hacking

Welcome Stream

Saturday

18:00

18:00

17:00

Kacke Bauen um zu nerven

End Hacking

Welcome Stream

Sunday

Friday

17:00-17:30 - Welcome

Introduction and orginanizational information

17:30-18:00 - Presentation of challenges

besides a broader topic, sponsors provide more specific challenges to choose from

17:00-17:30 - Start Hacking

Start of 48h of hacking

Saturday

00:00-23:59 - Hacking

No event planed for Saturday

Sunday

18:00 - End Hacking

Submission of all work created during hackathon

FAQ

What is so special about it?

We give you the chance to change the world by building applications that truly matter! You will also have the opportunity to get in touch with our awesome partners, slip into their shoes and solve real-world challenges using their API and expertise.

What will be the challenge?

Ideahack!2020 will have a broader topic which will be announced soon. Besides the broader topic partner companies will provide challenges with a more specific scope.

Is Ideahack 2020 free?

Yes, we do not charge any thing for participating.

Can I work on my hack before the event?

No. To maintain competition integrity and fairness, all work on your hack must be done during the event. All work done prior to the hackathon will not be taken into consideration when judging your final solution.

Is there any code of conduct?

Yes. We follow MLH’s code of conduct, which all attendees, partners, volunteers, and staff are required to agree to. We expect all of our attendees to be respectful and considerate of others.

Please drop us an email at participants@businessmeetstech.de if you have any questions or hit us up on Instagram or Facebook. We’d love to help you!

Organized by BMT

Business Meets Tech

Similar to our hackathon, the objective of the student club Business Meets Tech – Tech at WHU is to connect the worlds of tech and business.

Additionally to our hackathon we help with organizing courses at our university to teach business people some things about Web Development and Coding as well as supporting the digitalization of our university with products for a better organization.

Find out more about BMT

WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management is the #1 German Business School for degree programs. Accredited by EQUIS, AACSB, and FIBAA, WHU offers academic programs as well as continuing education for executives, following four core values: community, cosmopoliteness, entrepreneurship, and excellence.

Find out more about WHU

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