Join us at the Sprint Accelerator for the Innaugaural Techweek Kansas City Hackathon
Techweek is proud to host a 24-hour hackathon - join developers and hackers for an all-day frenzy of fun, camaraderie and coding. At the end, each team will have created an entirely new application that they will showcase to a panel of judges in the hopes of being crowned the winners!
$9,850 in prizes
The team will receive $2500 in cash. Each member will also receive a round trip plane ticket and a VIP Pass to the Techweek 2016 conference city of their choice.
The runner up team will receive 5 Attendee Passes to the Techweek 2016 Conference of their choice, (valued at approx. $500).
Most Innovative Use of IBM Bluemix
Each member of the winning team will receive a Spark Core Maker Chip.
Most Innovative Use of Cerner Health API
Each member of the winning team will receive a Garmin Vívoactive™ smart watch.
Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:
- You must be 18 or older to participate in the challenge.
- Teams can consist of one but no more than five.
- Teams of eligible individuals can enter.
- Teams of eligible individuals may enter on behalf of a company, non-profit, and other legal entities may enter.
- What to create: functioning software application; demonstration video; screenshots
- Platforms: iOS; Android; Mobile Web; Web; Mac Desktop; Windows Desktop; IBM Bluemix; IBM IoT Smart Gateway Kit; Cerner Health API, emfluence Marketing API
- IBM will have Bluemix technical experts on site at the hackathon.
- A limited number of IBM IoT Smart Gateway kits will be available to hackathon participants.
- All participants in the TechWeek KC Hackathon can register for a free 30 day trial of IBM Bluemix – the fastest growing Cloud PaaS development platform around.
Hack with IBM Bluemix and IoT gateway kit at TechWeek KC! Get your free trial at ibm.com/Bluemix
Cloud Architect / IBM
CEO / Rex Animal Health
Chief Product and Information Officer / Multiservice
Software Architect / Cerner
Director / Cerner
IoT / IBM
Are you solving a real problem in an interesting way? You are not required to explain how your app makes money, unless that is part of the problem you solve.
How will did you present?
How much progress did you make on your application?