EMERGE HACK

pre-conference hackathon powered by EPAM
1–2 June, Minsk
Contemporary art Gallery Y

ABOUT

EMERGE conference is all about creating global products. We believe, that to be able to create a global product you need to address a global challenge.

That is why the theme of EMERGE hack is "TECH FOR FUTURE", which is continuing the theme of the main stage at the conference, where technologies shape the way we take care of ourselves, learn, work, eat, make love, and even die in future.

WHO CAN APPLY?

We expect ideas
in the following fields:

WHO CAN APPLY?

We expect ideas in the following fields:
AGRO
& FOOD TECH
LONGEVITY
& ANTI-AGING
MOBILITY
HEALTH TECH
& WELLBEING
…as well as other ideas improving life of a human being, society and planet in future.


Participation is free of charge.
Amount of the participants is limited, so fill in the application form carefully.
You can apply either as a team (max. 4 people) or as an individual.
CHALLENGE ACCEPTED!

36 HOURS TO BUILD MVP OF YOUR DREAM

36 HOURS TO BUILD MVP
OF YOUR DREAM

1 June
10:00 — 10:30 Registration & welcome coffee

10:30 — 11:15 Workshop
Theme & speaker TBC

11:30 — 12:30 Ideas pitching
Each team/individual has 5 minutes to pitch their idea

12:30 — 13:30 Checkpoint #1: Idea & Plan
Planning & registering desirable result by the end of the hackathon

13:30 — 14:30 Lunch
14:30 — 18:00 Coding
18:00 — 19:00 Checkpoint #2: Progress and Bugs
19:00 — 20:00 Dinner
20:00 — 21:00 Relax Time: Special Art Tour
21:00 — 09:00 Coding
2 June
09:00 — 09:30 Breakfast
09:30 — 10:30 Checkpoint #3: Overnight progress
10:30 — 11:30 Pitching workshop (TBA)
11:30 — 13:00 Coding
13:00 — 14:00 Lunch
14:00 — 18:00 Coding
18:00 — 19:00 Final Checkpoint
19:00 — 20:00 Dinner
20:00 — 22:00 Demo & Judgement, Winners announcement
MENTORS AND JURY
Sergey Gonchar
Minsk, Belarus
ex-CTO & co-founder, MSQRD
Danil Khasanshin
Moscow, Russia
CEO, Komitet (vc.ru, dtf.ru, tjournal)
Darya Sesitskaya
Minsk, Belarus
Head of Marketing, Wannaby
Dmitry Kurilo
London, United Kingdom
Ex-Engineering, MSQRD
Pavel Liber
Minsk, Belarus
Senior Director, Digital Strategy & Experience Design, EPAM
Sergey Boiko
Minsk, Belarus
Director Embedded & IoT Director, EPAM
Daniel Hastik
Prague, Czech Republic
Partner, Nextech Ventures
Juri Brankovsky
Minsk, Belarus
Product Manager, Mego.Travel
Ilya Lesun
Minsk, Belarus
CEO & co-founder in new Top Secret Project in Bulba Ventures; Product Analyst, Bulba Ventures
Alexey Greysov
Moscow, Russia
UX-Designer, Russian Hackers
HOST
Aleksandr Malyshev
Moscow, Russia
CVO & Founder, Russian Hackers

PRIZE

All the teams survived till the end and successfully gone through checkpoints at the hackathon will get General Attendee passes to EMERGE (4−5 June) and a SWAG box.

Best teams will be offered STARTUP PASSES to EMERGE (includes participation in Founders Day and access to matchmaking with investors), opportunity to pitch their ideas at EMERGE to international investors, corporates and tech community from across 35+ countries and to win the main prize — € 10,000!
READY TO APPLY!

HOW TO PARTICIPATE?

1
Apply till 24 May 23:59 (GMT+3 time). Note that if you apply with a team, each team member should apply individually, entering the same Team name in the application form.
2
Give us some time for reviewing your application.
Usually, it takes up to 4 days.
3
Selected candidates get confirmation about their participation via e-mail. Final confirmations are sent to all the applicants before 27 May. Selection is based on your application form.
4
Prepare to hack! If you apply individually, try to gather missing parts of your team in our Telegram channel.

APPLY TO EMERGE HACK

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ORGANISED BY
MAIN PARTNER
HOSTED BY
VENUE
Contemporary art Gallery Y
Oktyabrskaya St. 19, Minsk