About this event
The race has begun. Cities around the globe are moving at full speed in the hopes of being named the leader in innovation. When the finish line is crossed, where do you hope to be? With more than $12,000 in prizes, this two-day hackathon will bring together developers, designers and entrepreneurs from all over Dubai to craft solutions for the future of digital payments.
This competition starts with you and your vision for Dubai; a city well renowned for paving the way in technology, and leader in civic growth. From transportation to recreation, Dubai is making a name for itself as the next smart city and deserves a secure payment platform of the same stature.
- First Place:
$4,500USD + chance to pitch at the Innovation Center Demo Day on Tues, November 29th.*
- Second Place:
$3,500USD + chance to pitch at the Innovation Center Demo Day on Tues, November 29th.*
- Third Place:
$2,500USD + chance to pitch at the Innovation Center Demo Day on Tues, November 29th.*
Wednesday November 23
6:30 pm: Pre-Hackathon Webinar (link)
Friday November 25
12:00 pm: Doors Open
1:45 pm: Opening Announcements
2:00 pm: Partner Talks
2:15 pm: 60sec Team Pitches
2:45 pm: Lunch
3:00 pm: Coding Begins
3:00 pm: Breakout Sessions Begin
7:30 pm: Dinner
12:00 am: Midnight Snack
12:00- 8:00am: Hack through the night*
*The venue will be open overnight if you want to hack through the night!
*There will be prayer facilities for both men and women if you would like to come prior to prayer on Friday.
Teams of up to 5 participants are allowed. All team members must have completed the participation agreement to compete. We all start coding at the ...
Teams of up to 5 participants are allowed. All team members must have completed the participation agreement to compete.
We all start coding at the same time. This is done to keep things fair. Please don’t come in and build on top of previous projects if you want to win.
You must demo your hack in order to present. No slide-decks or power-points will be allowed. 2 minute presentation 1 minute Q&A from Judges.
Teams have full ownership of everything they build at our events and are free to do with it as they wish.
Winning teams will be subject to a code-review at some point following the event or immediately before winning.