Time: 15/05/2020 – 23/05/2020 

Topic: DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Building applications or websites to serve the need of Digital Transformation by SMEs in response to and for recovery after Covid-19 pandemic.

The first nationwide Online Hackathon organized by Google Developer Groups in Vietnam

The Hackathon

We are calling for 100 teams across to compete in the program. After the conceptualization & preparation phase, 50 teams will be selected to participate in a 07-days continuous hacking. More than 50 mentors will be around to provide support for the teams to complete their projects.

 

Demoday 

Top 10 teams in the Hackathon will head for the finale. Each team will present to a board of judges and tech-lovers through GDG online channels. The winner will get tons of attractive prize and an opportunity for investment & support to make their idea come true.

2000

Audiences

 

Demoday

100

Hackathon teams

 

Nationwide

50

Mentors

 

Enthusiasm

160

Hours

 

Continuously

Timeline - Vietnam Online Hackathon 2020

19:30

Livestream

20:00

Vietnam Online Hackathon 2020 Opening

21:00

Teams meeting up with mentors and buddies

Business Model developing

09:00

Webinar 02: Building and determining product models

12:00

Buddy Time 01

15:00

Webinar 03: Customer Journey

19:00

Buddy Time 02

Deployment planning

09:00

Webinar 04:  Building product's core features

12:00

Buddy Time 03

15:00

Webinar 05: Building project development plan

19:00

Buddy Time 04: Performing music and taking photos

Deployment planning

09:00

  • Time frame registration form opened
  • Guest mentor introduction in Slack

12:00

Time frame registration form closed

12:00 - 18:00

Buddies creating a meeting link for Teams and Guest Mentors

19:00 - 21:00

Mentor 01: Teams consulted by guest mentors

Coding: 

09:00

2nd project submission:

  • Business Model (updated)
  • Project Plan

20:30

Webinar 06: Project pitching skills

Coding: 

08:00 - 22:00

19:00

Coding Time

Buddy Time 05

07:00 - 22:00

Pitching to mentors (self-arranged)

22:00

Mentors submitting teams' transcript

02:00

Buddy Time 06

09:00

Final project submission:

  • Video pitching
  • Github sourcecode
  • Project Plan + BMC

09:00

Evaluation by mentors

09:00 - 12:00

Judges's selection of TOP 10

13:30

Livestream Demoday: - Top 10 teams presenting their products - Judges marking

14:00 - 16:00

Pitching:Presentation by the top 10 teams

16:00 - 18:00

Activity:

  • Lucky draw
  • Buddies, other activities

18:00

Announcement: annoucing prizes

JUDGING CRITERIAS

IDEAS

TECHNOLOGY

FEASIBILITY

COMPLETION

SPEAKERS/JUDGES HACKATHON 2020

Mentors Hackathon 2020

ORGANIZERS

CO-ORGANIZERS

SUPPORTED BY 

SILVER SPONSORS 

CROWD-FUNDINGS

PARTNERS 

FAQs

About the organizer

Vietnam Online Hackathon 2020 is organized by Google Developer Group MienTrung, in collaboration with Da Nang Business Incubator (DNES) and all Google Developer Group chapters across the country.

Google Developer Group (GDG) is a community of enthusiasts and technology developers on the basis of Google’s product groups. GDG community has chapters operating throughout Vietnam in major cities: Ho Chi Minh (GDG VietNam & GDG Cloud HCM), Hanoi (GDG & GDG Cloud Hanoi), Da Nang (GDG MienTrung & GDG Cloud Da Nang ) and Can Tho (GDG MeKong) with over 35,000 members.

DNES is a startup support agency that aims to enhance human developments through entrepreneurship, innovation, and creativity. Established in 2016, until now DNES has incubated 50 startup projects. Every year DNES organizes over 50 tech and startup events with 6,000 participants.

Program's purposes

In 2020, due to the Covid 19 pandemic situation, we changed the format of the annual offline hackathon and would love to introduce you to our 4th edition competition this year, Vietnam Online Hackathon 2020. This effort is expected to be a connecting time and to encourage the developers community to join hands in developing specific and practical solutions to support the business community.

Topic

Topic: DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION 

“Building applications or websites to serve the need of Digital Transformation by SMEs in response to and for recovery after Covid-19 pandemic”.

Projects are encouraged to use Google Cloud Platform or Tensorflow.

Targeted participants
  • Developers come from IT companies and organizations.
  • Students from IT universities, colleges and centers across the country.
  • Highly encourage female IT students and developers to participate in the competition.
Participation's benefits

Community

  • A chance to meet up with the community including 300+ developers joining hackathon; 2000+ tech-lovers members nationwide and 60+ senior experts who are speakers and mentors for the competition
  • Free access to Google and our partners’ support programs
  • Application and creation of technological solutions to solve practical problems

Experience from the competition

  • Hacking challenge in a dynamic online working environment
  • Opportunity to win appealing awards. Awards are being updated from our sponsors and partners.

Career Opportunity

  • Connection, cooperation and career opportunities with IT companies and universities nationwide
  • Investment opportunities for potential projects
Duration of participation

Prepare for the Hackathon:

– From April 20th, 2020 – May 10th, 2020: The teams will submit a description of the project via the registration link from the Organizing Committee; individuals will register and be supported to form a contest team. The deadline for submission is on May 10th, 2020. During this time, participants will be invited to learn and experience some complementary knowledge activities.

– From May 10th, 2020 – May 15th, 2020: Organizing committee will select and publish 50 chosen ideas and teams whose members are highly qualified, to officially participate in Hackathon Online Contest. The selection is based on the criteria of the contest.

Hackathon Contest:

– From May 15th, 2020 – May 21st, 2020: The teams will be officially invited to the Vietnam Online Hackathon private group with all support staff, mentors and speakers, activities. Learning and working activities will take place continuously during the competition in accordance with the guidance of the Organizing Committee.

– During this time, besides completing the project, team will be required to submit a 3-minute Video Pitchingto the Organizing Committee for the judges.

– Each team will have 1 Mentor in charge and 1 buddy to support the teams during the working period.

Announcement and awards:

– Demo Day will be live-streamed on Youtube on May 23rd, 2020. Accordingly, the 10 Video pitching of the 10 best projects will be shown live, organizers and the judges will announce the list of winning teams. – Contestants will receive a confirmation email and complete the procedures to receive prizes from the Organizing Committee when the contest ends.

Judging criteria
  1. Idea: Maximum 20 points. Innovative solution, in compliance with the theme of the program.
  2. Technical features: Maximum 30 points. Projects using intensive, optimal and effective technology contents in the given solution are highly appreciated. Add up to 10 points for projects that use GCP or Tensorflow.
  3. Feasibility: Maximum of 20 points. The idea of solving a specific, feasible problem in terms of ultilization with the human and technical resources that the team currently has.
  4. Level of completion of the project: Maximum 20 points. Focus on finishing the core / outstanding features of the application / website
  5. Content and form of presentation: Maximum 10 points
Prize structures

FIRST PRIZE: 15,000,000 VND

A voucher worth 2 million VND for an order at https://phongvu.vn/
3 full scholarships for a job guaranteed course from CodersX.
Souvenirs from Hybrid Technologies and KMS Technology

SECOND PRIZE: 10,000,000 VND

A voucher worth 2 million VND for an order at https://phongvu.vn/|
3 slots of 50% deposit discount when attending a job guaranteed course from CodersX.
Souvenirs from Hybrid Technologies and KMS Technology

THIRD PRIZE: 5,000,000 VND

A voucher worth 2 million VND for an order at https://phongvu.vn/
3 slots of 20% deposit discount when attending a job guaranteed course from CodersX.
Souvenirs from Hybrid Technologies and KMS Technology

COMMUNITY SELECTION: 3,000,000 VND

A voucher worth 2 million VND for an order at https://phongvu.vn/
Souvenirs from Hybrid Technologies and KMS Technology 

10 FINISHING PROJECTS:
10 support packages for the “IT companies and Camping tour” in Ho Chi Minh City worth 2,500,000 VND/each, valued up to 25,000,000 VND in total. The trip is scheduled for the first weekend of June 2020.
 

In addition, the projects may:
+ Get direct offer to Batch 1 of Sun* Startup Studio.
+ Receive project development consultancy from Da Nang Business Incubator – DNES.

Contact
  • Official event information: Website: vnhackathon.com and Facebook: facebook.com/Gdgmientrung/
  • Registration information: Email: dne@dnes.vn or direct inbox official fanpage: fb.com/Gdgmientrung
  • Mentor and sponsor: Email: nhi.nguyen@dnes.vn – hotline 0938 275 699