Hacking Heist is a highly anticipated international hackathon organized by many famous student communities all over the world uniting together to produce a memorable event for talented students who possess the skills of different domains.
The event is a 36-hour long with a theme based on Pirates. The participants come resembling pirates and fight through the dangerous perils of the oceans which are the different domains they will receive in the hackathon. The domains come as waves and the pirates maneuvering their way to the treasure. The top pirate takes the loot and in the same way, the top participants will receive awards. The participant who successfully travels through all the perils of the ocean(challenges) is termed as the “King of the Ocean”.
Sep 17 – 19, 2021
|$24,950 in prizes||780 participants|
$24,950 in prizes
Any project can be submitted to this track! The only requirement is that all the members of the team must be an enthusiast to become a Pirate and conquer the prizes.
1st place: $150
2nd place: $100
3rd place: $50
Coil Best Web Monetization Challenge Prize
The Best Web Monetization Project prize is awarded to the team who make the best use of Web Monetization, Rafiki, or Interledger. Please go through the this document for more information regarding the challenge – https://bit.ly/coil-track
• Coil Prize pack shipped to each member of the winning tea
Best WebApp with Qoom
Any project that uses the Qoom platform can be submitted to this track. The prizes are –
• 1-year Pro Plan package (one per team, $140 value)
• $150 cash prize for the team
Invitation to Qoom Creator Group (https://www.qoom.io/creator-group) (An invite-only 12-week SW apprenticeship program. It’s a unique opportunity to build up web dev skills with mentoring from industry experts)
• Featured on Qoom Project Gallery(https://www.qoom.io/projects)
Best use of Symbl.ai
Any project that uses Symbl.ai Api for building its conversation intelligent system will be eligible for this track. The prizes are-
• $100 worth Amazon Gift Card to winning team
• Symb.ai Tshirt shipped to each member of the winning team
Top Pitch (3)
The Top Pitch prize is awarded to the teams who will deliver their pitch in a confident manner. Will not stutter or stumble over their words, or show any insecurity or anxiety while pitching.
• Attend Arabpreneurs’ exclusive business bootcamp for free.
Receive feedback on your pitch from business professionals.
• Marketing internship(s) @ SAVEIT
Top Business Model (3)
The Top Business Model prize will be awarded to the teams who are clear about how they will make money via their idea. Is the business model scalable at an international scale? Did they test their market?
• Attend Arabpreneurs’ exclusive business Bootcamp for free.
• Marketing internship(s) @ SAVEIT
Hacking Heist REQUIREMENTS
1. You’ll need to make a Github repo that will contain the code you’ll do
2. You’ve to add a title, a tagline, and a little description about your project
3. And a demo video explaining your idea and the working of the project or the future scope of that project (basically it depends on how well you can present your project before us)
- Originality & Creativity
How new and novel the idea is.
- Technical Difficulty
The level of skill or knowledge required to build the idea.
How much of your project is working.
How well you can present your project in front of the judges.
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