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The hackathon is about assembling women software developers or hackers from South Africa and other African countries to unite in solving humanity problems specifically problems affecting women through technology.

The theme of the hackathon in 2016 is developing solutions for the youth. Young people are a major human resource for development, often acting as key agents for social change, economic expansion and innovation. Their imagination, ideals, energy and vision are essential for the continuous development of society

The hackathon will run for 72 hours nonstop

Coming in November 2016

East London IDZ, Block D, Lower Chester Rd, Sunnyridge, East London, 5201

GRAND PRIZE: R150 000

Team members will be the minimum of 2 and maximum of 5 in one team.

The objective is to encourage team work in solving or addressing opportunities or challenges.
Registration date will be opened from the 15th of January 2016 till end of October 2016

The participants will submit their thesis (one page).


This will cover

(1) the problem or challenge or opportunity identified
(2) Solution to the challenge or problem
(3) How to go about solving
(4) Benefits to society
(5) Business model
(6) Software platform or technology to be used e.g. Java 8, Dot Net, HTML 5,
Linux, Ruby on Rails or any software solution.

All participants will bring their computers and sleeping bags. Participants show organize their own accommodation. The cortex Hub will provide Internet connectivity, food and snacks for the duration of the hackathon.

ABOUT THE CORTEX HUB

The Cortex Hub is an entrepreneurial hub, a breeding ground for African technology where creativity is converted into successful businesses. The Cortex Hub is a technology incubator and research laboratory in the East London Industrial Development Zone for start-up and entrepreneur. The Hub brings bright minds from all over the Eastern Cape to establish their own business in the ICT domain. With vision of "Accelerating world class technology entrepreneurship through a passion for innovation."

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