Paperclip HK x BitwiseHacks Invitational Hackathon
The Paperclip HK x BitwiseHacks Invitational is a software application-oriented hackathon for the top talent in Hong Kong who are ready to be challenged by teaming up with peers to compete in a fun and fast-paced event for a weekend. Further, in order to ensure that all of your team members are just as talented as you, all participants must either receive a formal invitation from BitwiseHacks, or pass the application process outlined below. As an added bonus, participants will also have the opportunity to take part in the launch of the BitwiseHacks web platform during the event.
As a participant in an invitational event, get ready to compete for 24 hours for prizes, potential interview opportunities, and networking time with executives from Hong Kong corporates and startups alike. Time will be alloted for making connections, putting your teams together, and, of course, working on your project.
The working time allotted shall be 24 hours long, during which participants must write all of their code, post it on the web platform, and prepare a three minute pitch including a live demo with for two more minutes for Q&A. There will also be expert mentors around to help you out with your projects, but they won't be doing any of the work for you!
The application will check your desired role in the hackathon, programming/design/business experience and expertise, and general credentials. This application must be completed and submitted by July 31st. Once your application is submitted, we will send you your results via email. If you have been accepted, we will send you an access code to purchase your ticket on this page. Please click the links below for the application:
Business Development: http://goo.gl/forms/eRd1ggcRHTNFIsvm2
Judging: The judging panel will consist of lead developers and/or executives among BitwiseHacks corporate partners and sponsors. They will judge based on the following criteria:
Innovation: Is your product innovative in its solution, architecture, and implementation?
UI/UX: We’re looking for beauty and elegance in presentation, with a smooth user experience
Functionality: How well did your demo function?
Features: Your demo and presentation should show off powerful features relevant to your solution
Potential: Your product should have unique potential and be profitable in today’s market
About the Organizer:
Paperclip is Hong Kong's first dedicated startup campus which uniquely combines a Startup Academy with Cowork Space. Paperclip's mission is to raise Hong Kong's startup standards. The academy focuses on the lean startup methodologies and business model canvas tools. The beautifully designed, 5000 square feet space is located in Sheung Wan, the 'new Central' for startups, and is equipped with office, cowork, meeting, classroom and event space.
BitwiseHacks is a unique opportunity for high school and university students to participate in a fast-paced hackathon environment
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