NeoHacks is a 48-hour hackathon taking place July 30- August 1, 2021 where hundreds of students from around the world will come together virtually to learn new skills, meet new friends, and build awesome projects. We provide beginner-friendly workshops, mentorship, fun games, and more. The first day of the event will be a workshop-based learnathon where you will get a chance to gain new skills. The second day will be dedicated towards your building a project with your team.

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Prizes

$95 in prizes

Best Overall

Every project submitted will be entered in this category. Winners will each receive a mystery prize!

Most Creative

Make your wildest ideas a reality and earn the best creative prize to win a $50 Amazon gift card for your team. (Subject to change)

Best Web App w/ Qoom

Sponsored by Qoom-
Teams must use the Qoom platform to be eligible for this prize. The prizes include:
• 1-year Pro Plan package (one per team)- This has a value of $140
• Feature on Qoom Project Gallery (https://www.qoom.io/projects)

Best Mobile App

Create a mobile application using any technologies of choice for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card for your team. (Subject to change)

Best Web App

Create a web application using any technologies of choice for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card for your team. (Subject to change)

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Requirements

  1. (Required) Submit through Devpost
  2. (Optional) Present to a judge virtually

In both these options, you should showcase your product and explain what your goal was and why. Both videos and presentations should not exceed 5 minutes. Make sure to check the prize descriptions to know what else is required for certain prizes.

Judges

Smaranjit Ghose

Smaranjit Ghose
Columbia University

Raghav Poddar

Raghav Poddar
Forward Kitchens

Sergei Golitsyn

Sergei Golitsyn
ZillionWhales

Alexander Kozhenkov

Dmytro Budym

Dmytro Budym

Vadim Atamanenko

Vadim Atamanenko

David Medvedik

David Medvedik
Positive Technologies

Ali Ragimov

Ali Ragimov

Maxim Kuznetsov

Maxim Kuznetsov

Dmitrii Bormotov

Dmitrii Bormotov

Kiae

Kiae
Qoom

Raghav Poddar

Raghav Poddar

Anush

Anush

Judging Criteria

  • Preparation
    Were they able to successfully display their project in the presentation?
  • Creativity/Originality
    Does the product introduce a new approach or perspective, technical, analytical, or visual?
  • Functionality
    Does the product function as intended? Is it robust and easy to interact with?
  • Design
    Is the product aesthetically pleasing? Does the design of the product elevate its message?

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