6 months ago

And the winner is...

The judges have weighed in, and we're excited to share the news! Go to the In Code We Trust - Responsible Innovation for a Flourishing Society gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the awesome submissions.

Even though the competition is over, you don't have to stop coding. Update your portfolio to inform your followers about new projects and get feedback from fellow hackers.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.


6 months ago

Invitation to Award Ceremony tonight 6pm CEST

Dear All,

the time has finally come. The winners of our hackathon have been selected and will be announced tonight!

On behalf of the Amerikahaus and our partners and sponsors, we would like to thank you all for participating in our hackathon "In Code We Trust: Responsible Innovation for a Flourishing Society" and cordially invite you to today's virtual "Award Ceremony" at 6:00 pm (CEST).

You can watch the event by simply clicking on this Youtube link:

https://youtu.be/HRsq_bDNTx4

Thank you very much for your great contributions!

All the best,

Your Amerikahaus team


7 months ago

Last Call for Pitching Workshop - Judging to start soon

 

Hi everyone,

We wanted to send an update to clarify the message that went out yesterday. We are so impressed with the projects that have been submitted. The judging period will begin shortly for all eligible submissions!The pitching workshop hosted by our partner Texas Instruments is a great opportunity to not only get in touch with officials from our partner, but to get some ideas on what huge stakeholders are looking for in projects and how to present these.

The workshop will be held on Monday, June 12, 5pm (CEST).

Every participant is welcome to join! For anyone

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7 months ago

Pitching Workshop with Texas Instruments / Extra-Competition

Hi everyone,

thanks so much for the wonderful projects you submitted to our hackathon. There are a couple of projects that do not meet all the requirements for our main prizes. However, I am very glad that we can offer a separate competition track for those projects as well.

Furthermore, our partner Texas Instruments has offered a pitching workshop for all the participants. This is a great opportunity to not only get in touch with officials from our partner, but to get some ideas on what huge stakeholders are looking for in projects and how to present these. If you…

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7 months ago

Final call for submissions

There are only 3 days left to complete your submission for In Code We Trust - Responsible Innovation for a Flourishing Society.


7 months ago

Final Call : Submissions close In Code We Trust

Reminder, this is your final shout-out! These are the last few days to work on your project and submit to the In Code We Trust Hackathon. 

Final Checklist:

  • Have you built a software solution using the technology of your choice that addresses a global challenge you are passionate about.

  • Have you created a submission video? Does your video meet the competition guidelines? 

  • Did you include a short abstract or text description of your project within your submission?

  • If applicable, have you downloaded and signed the consent form?

Be sure to read through the official rules more than once. Or better…

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7 months ago

One week left to deadline - keep going!

There’s only one week left to enter your submission to the In Code we Trust Hackathon.  Don’t wait until the last minute - submissions are due June 29th at 6PM EST. (Find out what time that is in your city)

Start your submission now

Starting a submission is a good way to make sure that your project meets the requirements. There’s nothing worse than getting to the deadline, only to realize that you’re missing a key component. Remember: once you submit a project, you can keep editing it as needed at any time prior to the submission deadline. Need a…

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7 months ago

11 days left - Time to finalize your projects

Hi everyone,

only 11 days left to upload your submissions. In case you are struggling with one specific technical (or other) aspect, let us know. The experts from Bayern Innovativ have offered to provide free consultation on many issues. Let us know with what you are struggling, and we'll try to get you in contact with an expert.

Just send us an email (hackathon@amerikahaus.de) with the issue you are struggling with by Monday, June 21, 7am CET.

Have a great weekend everyone!

The Amerikahaus-Team

Questions?

If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion

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8 months ago

Two weeks to go - Submission Checklist!

There are two weeks left to enter your submission to the In Code We Trust Hackathon. Submissions are due June 29th at 6PM EST. (Find out what time that is in your city)

 

If you haven't started a submission yet, please do so now. And if you've just recently joined the challenge, explore the Slack Channel and Resources Tab  for more info to help you get started.

Submission checklist

Run through this list before you sit back from your project:

  • Have you built a software solution using the technology of your choice that addresses a global challenge you…

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8 months ago

Three weeks to go

There are three weeks remaining in the In Code we Trust Hackathon. Submissions are due June 29th at 6pm EST. (Find out what time that is in your city).

As you continue to build and test your app, don’t forget there are a world of resources out there to help you.  If you are stuck, don’t be afraid to use what’s there to help you over the hurdle.  Here are a few places you can look:

Slack Channel: There have been ideas and questions being posted throughout the hackathon.  Your fellow participants are there to help and

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8 months ago

Workshop Reminder and Update

Hi everyone,

we'd like to remind you that on Jun 9 at 5pm Central European Time we will host another workshop led by UnternehmerTUM's Digital Product School on how to come up with product ideas that your customers love. For more info and registration, click here.

Furthermore, we are proud to announce that for selected groups with very promising projects, Siemens is offering various follow-up options such as meetings with management members or group coaching. This will be an excellent opportunity for promising innovative talents to get connected. Join the hackathon now!

Questions?

If you have any questions…

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8 months ago

Four Weeks to Go: How to make your submission video great

There are just four weeks remaining in the In Code we Trust Hackathon. Submissions are due June 29th before 6:00pm. 

Start your submission now

Starting a submission is a good way to make sure that your app meets the requirements. There’s nothing worse than getting to the deadline, only to realize that you’re missing a key component. Remember: once you submit a project, you can keep editing it as needed at any time prior to the submission deadline. Need a primer on how the submission form works? Head over to our submission form tutorial. 

Prepare your video
We know as…

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8 months ago

Workshops to bring out your best ideas

Dear participants,

I am glad to announce that the Digital Product School at UnternehmerTUM has offered a number of workshops to help you bring out the best of your project idea.

Wednesday, May 26, 5pm (Central European Time - CET):

Discover a problem worth solving
In this session, we will discuss the Lean Start-Up mentality and dig into the art of discovering problems worth solving. After the theoretical input, you get the chance to try out your first problem interviews on your own. More info here.

Wednesday, Jun 9, 5pm (CET)
Come up with product ideas, your customers really

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9 months ago

Collaboration, Resources + More To Help You Build

Whether or not you have started building your In Code We Trust project, the Slack Channel is the perfect place to connect with other developers!

Not only can you bounce ideas off each other and ask other developers for technical help, but you can also use the Slack Channel to ask the Amerikahaus and Devpost teams questions!

Teaming up

Looking for a challenge team?  The Slack Channel can also help you connect with potential teammates.  You can also use the challenge Participants Tab to search for other developers looking to team up, check out their skills and message them to…

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