24-Hour Global WinterHack 2021 [Nov 18-19]
Our gift to you in these challenging times: Open and Free for Insurers, Reinsurers, Brokers, Insurance-Related Startups and Vendors, and Students.
Last year, we hosted our first virtual global 24-hour hackathon, SummerHack 2020. After the overwhelmingly positive response, we’re excited to announce we’re back with WinterHack 2021!
Who can attend?
- Academia and insurance organizations from all over the world! Each team must have between 3 to 5 participants to compete in this Hackathon
- Insurers and Brokers who are unable to provide a full team can instead become mentors, providing industry expertise to a student team. In this case, our event team will assign an insurance organization to a student team
How does it work?
- Register your team using the registration form below, and we will get back to you with further details
- Prior to the Hackathon, you will receive access to prep material and your team’s unique communications channel
- During the event, our facilitators will guide you through the Hackathon process and will provide valuable information, templates, and support on how to apply the Design Thinking methodology to drive the best results for your solution
- You will receive the challenge at the beginning of the Hackathon
- At the end of the Hackathon, each team will present their solution in a joint final presentation to a wider global audience, and the winning team will be selected and announced by our committee of insurers
When is the Hackathon?
- Start: Wednesday, November 18th, at 8 am EST
- End: Thursday November 19th, at 9 am EST
- Final Presentations: Thursday, November 19th, at 9.30 am EST
What’s in it for you?
- Learn the Design Thinking methodology, as well as how you can apply it
- Gain tips and tricks from certified experts featured in our virtual Masterclasses
- Show your skills and impress our judges with your team’s extraordinary results
- Build Lo-fi prototypes to show the opportunities of IoT insurance
- Connect with experienced innovators (local and international)
- The achievement of conquering a 24-Hour Hackathon!
What’s the prize?
To be announced soon!
How do I join?
- Enter your email address below to join our mailing list — we will send you updates on our upcoming events and how to join the excitement!
Please do not hesitate to reach out to Insiya Meherally, our Community Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org!