Work together on a team to build something cool

Students from across all 24 CUNY schools get together for an incredible 3 days of hacking. Work together on a team to build something cool.

Day 1 - Friday, November 10 - 6pm - 9pm 

 

Day 2 - Saturday, November 11 - 9am - 11pm

 

Day 3 - Sunday, November 12 - 9am - 6pm

 

THEME: Hack The Boroughs

Think of a problem that you see everyday in your city get fixed in ONE weekend. Well stop think because at the CUNY HACKATHON YOU can be that person to fix it.

26-hour sprint of ideas & coding. Prizes. Free food. Free swag. Bragging rights. Friends. Fun.

Ask the 262+ students who came to the CUNY Hackathon in April 2017 - it was intense, productive and fun! Photos here: www.cunystartups.com/hackathon2017spring

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Eligibility

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • You must be a CUNY student to participate (CUNY student ID's are required at check-in)

  • You need to hack on all three days

  • Form a team of 2-5 people

Requirements

You have 3 minutes to pitch.

You must cover the following:

- What is your idea and/or what problem are you solving

- Why would this impress a tech company

- What is the most valuable thing you've learned during the Hackathon

- Demo the product (no sign-in screen)

 

*Only the top 15 teams will be allowed to pitch

Judges

Remko de Knikker

Remko de Knikker
IBM Cloud

Faith Fraser

Faith Fraser
CUNY Startups

Pete Harrison

Pete Harrison
CUNY Startups

Raymond Blum

Raymond Blum
Google

Carter McClure

Carter McClure
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Nazim Amin

Nazim Amin
J.P. Morgan

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Adrian Leal Avila
J.P. Morgan

Judging Criteria

  • How compelling is the user story
  • How original is the idea
  • Look and feel of the product
  • Is the problem/solution clear
  • How much has been completed