2 months ago

Join Us to Create Solutions to Fight Unemployment

Thank you for joining our #TechTakesOnCovid hackathon last quarter!

With your help, we donated $8,500 USD to some amazing charities picked by the winners. For the list of winners and global charities supported, check out this blog post. Shoutout to the Collabovid, Notes for Support and McMarvin teams!

It was so much fun and so impactful that we are doing it again. This time we are tackling a huge problem caused by the global health pandemic which is the massive rise in unemployment globally. So today at 12:00PM EST we are launching our Tech Takes On Unemployment hackathon which…

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5 months ago

And the winner is...

Hi All,

The judges have weighed in and we're excited to share the news! Winners have been selected and will be contacted shortly to select their Covid-related charities for their donation!!! A total of US $8,500 will be donated thanks to you.

Go to the Tech Takes On COVID Hackathon gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the awesome submissions.

Once more, we would like thank you all for participating in our hackathon and submitting such amazing projects.   Should you have 5 minutes in the next days or so, we would be grateful if you could provide us…

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5 months ago

This is "almost" it !

Hi all,

Good news!!! 

With more than 100 projects submitted thus far, we are happy to announce that in addition to the winning teams prizes, we will be donating $2,500 to Covid-19 Emergency Relief Fund, thanks to your precious participation!

More good news!!!

Our final blitz is on with about 6 hours to go before submission period closes.

To all teams yet to submit their projects kinldy take a minute to review the list of requirements listed HERE. Your video must be kept to a maximum of 3 minutes and must be submitted before 11h30pm eastern tonight.


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5 months ago

Final call for submissions

There are only 3 days left to complete your submission for Tech Takes On COVID Hackathon.

5 months ago

Final Countdown - 5 days to go...

Hi everyone,

We have more than 500 participants enrolled in this exciting challenge, this is simply awesome! Thank you for taking part of this initiative to support the Covid crisis. 

5 days to goto submit The final stretch is now started. your projects must be submitted by our deadline, that is, no later than April 17 11h30pm eastern.

If you are new to our hackathon or if you haven't found a team yet, please make sure to sign up to our slack workspace as there are many project owners looking for more talent.  You can also send team-up requests from…

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6 months ago

Hackathon Fun Starting Today!!!

Hi all

Great news! we have 223 participants and new people joining every day still from all parts of the world, this is super exciting!

If you still don't have a team or project to work on, please make sure to use Slack to say so. We hope that all of you will be able to participate fully.    You can also use the participants panel and send team-up requests.  My previous announce also contains projects ideas should you need any.

Know that you can reach out to us at any time at hackathon@terminal.io and we will be delighted to help…

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6 months ago

Additional resources on Covid for you...

Hi everyone, 

Did you know that IEEE is currently providing free access to COVID-19 related research within the IEEE Xplore Digital Library.  Have a look....those might prove to be quite useful.

Happy hackathon.

6 months ago

Welcome & Important Reminders

Hi everyone and thank you for participating in our hackathon, your help is precious and appreciated in these challenging times!

We have close to 50 participants which is a great start, we need many more!

A few important reminders:

  • please share this hackaton with your colleagues/ex-colleaghes/network of friends as we need all the help we can get
  • i see many submissions already of projects that have been completed outside of this hackathon. Although this is amazing and we welcome those projects, we also want to encourage our participants to build new and innovative solutions in the context of this hackathon.

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