I Hack, Therefore I Am!

jacobsHack! is the student hackathon at Jacobs Univerisity Bremen, an international university in Germany that is home to people from 110 different nations. In the spirit of our university we are trying to create one a diverse hackathon experience on our beautiful campus.

 

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Eligibility

  • Participants: Students (over 18 years in age) and people who graduated from university within the last year
  • Team Size: Maximum team size is 4 people. You don't have to have a team upon arrival.

Judges

Jürgen Schönwälder

Jürgen Schönwälder
Jacobs University

Dominik Kundel

Dominik Kundel
Twilio

Jen Meyers

Jen Meyers
Amazon Alexa

Donald Whyte

Donald Whyte
Bloomberg

Miquel Llobet

Miquel Llobet
Skyscanner

Kevin Lewis

Kevin Lewis
Major League Hacking

Judging Criteria

  • Innovation
    How innovative / new is your idea. Are you just the next generic social app or are you creating something groundbreaking new?
  • Technical Difficulty
    How difficult was this hack to be implemented. Is it just a simple website or are you solving a technical problem that nobody ever solved?
  • Design / UX
    How is the design and the user experience of the hack. How polished does the project appear? Does it show issues?
  • Usefulness
    Is it a useful hack? How wide are the applications? Is it just something that helps you or will more people use it?
  • Presentation
    How well is the presentation during the fair by the team.